Deridian Black & White
'The door stands quietly watching me, the bolt is locked I have no key, I tried to knock and it screamed, 'Leave me be!' Cursing at the hinges that kept it stopped and like a rock that's trying to fly, it caught a breeze and reached into the sky...' Deridian is a musical ensemble which draws from a variety of genres including rock, jazz, world and funk. The songwriting is primarily folk based, meaning the music was written to fit the lyrics and not the other way around. However, the main propellant in the mix is the use of rhythmic dissonance to affect as well as effect the listener. Much of the unusual rhythms found in Deridian's music comes from across the world - India, Africa, Cuba, Spain as well as some American born rhythms found in 70's jazz-fusion and progressive rock.