On top of the hills above the city of Brussels, winter is particularly harsh and night comes very early. You only see very few people in the streets, going from a house to another. The street belongs to the lonely crows perched on the walls of that old prison that some tourists think is a castle or a museum.
But inside Spector Studio, the tubes’ heaters, the vintage drum machines and compressors’ heat make a good shelter for the passionate musicians. The VCO’s transistors are comfortably set in a small chip, called UA726, originally used for guided missiles, keeping them at the temperature of 73°C thus making the notes of Elvis in tune.
Elvis is a unique modular synthesizer made by an unknown genius for the band Jethro Tull in the beginning of the 70s, also called « The Modular Beast » in his past life. D&D took him out from a horrible guy’s hands and took care of him, bringing him back his health and his melodic as well as his psychological and electrical stability.
During this winter, D&D and Moss meet at Spector Studio and start to make the basic arrangements for what would become their 1st single : “I Failed For You” which was playlisted in many synthpop, new wave and future pop radio programs around the world and was considered as a promising track.
Then the band decided to work on a full album with a more elaborated production including real drums, percussions, guitar & bass, a lot a synth, Elvis on every track and several guest friends on backing vocals. The concept is simple : Moss’ voice & lyrics are dark, D&D’s music is disco, it’s made in Belgium = DARK BELGIAN DISCO !
Moss comes from a very ancient district called « Marollen », this mythical neighborhood is full of history, its inhabitants are considered as being tough guys, speaking a strange language made of Flemish, Spanish, French & Yiddish. D&D come from Paris and settled in Belgium because they think good weather sucks.
For sure the members of Frozen Nation share a common passion for New Order, Kraftwerk, John Foxx, The Psychedelic Furs, PIL, among many others but they also love Giorgio Moroder & Disco Music..