The current prog scene is alive and kicking, as the Bremen-based formation Rubber Tea shows with their debut "Infusion": Canterbury reminiscences, dark crimson sonic clouds and female vocals reminiscent of the Renaissance. Already the album cover with its imaginative colours, psychedelic sunrise as well as animal and fable figures invites to an exciting journey. Keyboarder Lennart Hinz, guitarist Jonas Roustai, bassist David Erzmann, drummer Henri Pink and singer Vanessa Gross explain what awaits us.
eclipsed: How do you come up with a band name like Rubber Tea?
Jonas Roustai: We shared our first rehearsal room with a somewhat rustic plant lover, who in turn used the room as storage space for his rubber tree collection. One day he told us that one could make tea from the juicy leaves ...
eclipsed: Aha. And how do you prepare your own "musical tea"?
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eclipsed is a music magazine based in Aschaffenburg and has been on the German market since 2000. It is aimed at friends of sophisticated rock music who want to go on a new acoustic voyage of discovery month after month.
eclipsed deals in detail with the rock greats of the 60s and 70s in the areas of art rock, prog, psychedelic, blues, classic, hard rock and much more as well as with the current scene in these areas.