is a musician
and record producer
. He is based in Colombia
He records under various guises, notably, Quantic, The Quantic Soul Orchestra
, and The Limp Twins. His music draws upon elements of salsa
, bossa nova
. Holland plays guitars
, double bass
. Much of his sound is original composition with little in the way of sampling
of other artists' material.
Holland also has his own label Magnetic Fields
on which he releases heavy soul and funk. He has also taken on remix
duties for over 30 songs.
His albums The 5th Exotic
(2001) and Apricot Morning
(2002) featured vocals from British artists including soul singer Alice Russell
. In 2003, he assembled The Quantic Soul Orchestra
, a new project aimed at producing 60s/70s style raw funk, playing guitar himself, and featuring other musicians including his saxophonist sister, Lucy Holland."
In 2007, Holland moved to Cali
. He set up an analogue studio and recorded and released The Quantic Soul Orchestra album Tropidélico
(2007) and the self-titled debut from his tropical-dub side project, Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno (2008), which featured a variety of musicians from the area. He subsequently assembled the Combo Bárbaro (lit. "group of barbarians", referring to non-Europeans).
Holland's 2008 collaboration with Nickodemus... Read More