Asbest
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CH Basel – Noise Rock
Asbest
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A Tree in a Field Records
Ab67616d0000b2733aecdd31e9b81fc193f00b47 They Kill Single 2018
Ab67616d0000b273deaba9b72a58e726341a10d5 Driven Album 2018
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Dead Pig Entertainment
Pierre Gautiez
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A Tree in a Field Records
Marlon McNeill
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A Tree in a Field Records & Publishing
marlon@atreeinafieldrecords.com
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Asbest (the German term of Asbestos) is a fibre that is part of the structure and yet its existence is undesired.

As soon as an attempt is made to remove Asbest, it becomes harmful. Asbest is the systems own inherent contradiction.

The trio from Basel, Switzerland was founded in November 2016 by singer and guitarist Robyn Trachsel, bassist Judith Breitinger and drummer Jan Häfele. In January 2018 Jonas Häne (Heavy Harvest) took the position behind the drums.
In April Asbest visited the Malthouse Studios in Bristol, where Dominic Mitchison (Spectres, Velcro Hooks, LICE) produced their debut “Driven”.

Asbest use different musical styles which share a certain aggressiveness. Post punk, noise rock and shoegaze are the cornerstones. An angry to desperate reaction to the general events of our time, but it also reflects Trachsel’s personal experiences as a trans-woman in a cis- and heteronormative society.