Chrome Hoof

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Chrome Hoof
Chrome Hoof on a dawn/dusk Summer of 2007 river beach, dressed to promote 'Pre-Emptive False Rapture'.  Flanking members hold candelabra and most are wearing silvery cowls, with Shingai Shoniwa counterpointed in matt black.
Chrome Hoof on a Summer of 2007 beach, dressed mostly in cowls, promoting Pre-Emptive False Rapture
Background information
Also known as Hooof!
Origin London, England, United Kingdom
Genres Experimental, chamber rock
Years active 2000–present
Labels Tritone Records, Rise Above, Southern, Cuneiform
Associated acts Cathedral, Cardiacs, Spektrum, The Noisettes, The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble, Kruton, 5 Mic Cluster, Booze, Krampusz, Conmungos, Wild Boar, Throne of Galaktakus, Welvinz, Kreskin, Snidey, Knifeworld, Miasma & the Carousel of Headless Horses
Past members

Chrome Hoof are an experimental chamber rock orchestra[citation needed] based in London, England. The group was formed in 2000 by Cathedral bassist Leo Smee and his brother Milo Smee. Initially performing as a duo, their music was mostly electronic. Since the start, however, the group have continuously recruited new members playing various instruments. As of 2007, the group had about ten members and instruments such as saxophone, trumpet, bassoon, violin, guitars, bass and drums.[1]

Being a large orchestra, Chrome Hoof's music spans several diverse music genres such as metal, electro, funk, jazz, disco and chamber music. Their music has been described as progressive, futuristic and psychedelic.[citation needed]






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