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CHICKS ON SPEED

Concert
on 19 June 2009 on occasion of the 9th anniversary of yoox.com in Bologna


Music and wearable sculptural art

For the new album 'Cutting the Edge', Chicks on Speed have created artful instruments inspired by fashion such as the high-heeled guitar made of a stiletto and other musical objects developed from fashion accessories.

On 19th June 2009, Chicks on Speed perform on stage at the anniversary concert for the online designer store yoox.com in Bologna.

Chicks on Speed, who are renowned for their surreal music, film, art work as well as wearable sculptural art and fashion collections (for Insight, Crystal Ball and Yoox.com), have collaborated for this album with Mark Stewart, Kathi Glas, Anat Ben‐David, Christopher Just, Patrick Pulsinger, to name a few.


About Chicks on Speed
The group met while studying at the Munich Art Academy in the late-1990s. Chicks on Speed was founded by Melissa Logan (New York) and Alex Murray-Leslie (Bowral, Australia). They collaborate with numerous artists, especially A.L. Steiner, Kathi Glas and Anat Bendavid. The band has an own clothing label! Chicks on Speed have worked in fashion, art and music with Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Charles de Castelbajac, Douglas Gordon, Peaches, Amanda Lapore, Jeremy Scott etc www.chicksonspeed.com.

Watch out the video 'Super Surfer Girl' by the female band Chicks on Speed from their fifth album 'Cutting the Edge' (29 May 2009) with tracks "to encourage people to be courageous and humorous".


Source: Original article with video on http://www.fashionoffice.org/music/2009/chicksonspeed6-2009.htm.


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