Box office Poison was his next band he wrote and produced and did occasional lead vocals for. He started as Drummer but after finding it difficult to find a Cello player that could improvise he decided to take a few lessons and play the cello, but rather than just play classical style he turned it into a unique instrument he called a Punk Cello. It was put through an effects unit and played in a different way to a normal cello often making Wolf, Dolphin, Saw and other sounds as well as musical riffs. On recordings he often played keyboards, Koto, percussion or drums and few other instruments as well as Punk Cello.
Live he would mainly play Punk Cello, do the occasional lead vocal and on occasion Keyboards.
In his next band 'Psykick Holiday' he did pretty much the same instruments occasional adding Trumpet to the proceedings.
(Links and more info about both bands a bottom of page.)
He occasional guested live with other bands, mostly doing Bongos or occasional Keyboards and on many recordings he produced he would do percussion of some sort, Punk Cello featured fair bit on many cult themes tracks and even one off guitar bits.
Out of all the arts he does he considers being a musician the least important and the thing he is least gifted at although some would beg to differ when it comes to his punk cello playing.
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