About Split Sofa
Derby, United Kingdom
Formed in the mid 90's by Lewie Docksey,Split Sofa started life as a recording side project to channel his creative talents.
As the years have passed,Split Sofa has matured into a small group of talented,like minded musicians who bring their own style & experience into the mix.
The musicians who are in Split Sofa are:
Lewie Docksey - Vocals, Guitar
Joe Nicklin - Lead Guitar
Martin Gilman - Guitar
Gareth Williams - Bass, Vocals
Dave Shipley - Drums
Predominantly still a recording artist,Split Sofa have now taken their music to the stage and have proformed live to many people - none of whom have heard any of their original material before. The responce has been amazing,spurring the band to hurtle headlong into further projects.
Split Sofa is fresh,new & unique;it has developed a new sub-genre with pop and prog that they call Sofa Rock.Influences for the band include: Pink Floyd,Love,The Doors,Caravan,Gong,Kula shaker,The Beatles, & music from the late sixties early seventies prog rock pysch.
The band have just released 'The 7th Level' - Seding it out to celebs in the uk and radio internet stations worldwide in the hope of introducing the world to Sofa Rock.
The band have the drive and with a backlog of new songs the band are now working on a new project with a view of a 2009 release.