Tied & Tickled Trio
|Genres|| Electronic music |
|Associated acts||The Notwist, Lali Puna|
Tied & Tickled Trio is a German electronica/dub/jazz musical collective. It was founded in 1994 by Markus Acher and Christoph Brandner in Weilheim, Bavaria as a polyrythmic duo playing drums only. After the joining of sculptor Andreas Gerth (electronics) and Markus' brother Micha (bass), the core of "Tied & Tickled Trio" was formed and their style turned to jazz. This trend later was fixed with new member coming – Johannes Enders, a studied jazz sax player.
The collective shares members with The Notwist, Lali Puna and other bands from the Morr Music label.
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