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Members / Projects

Note:
1/ Zita Swoon’s story is a series of projects like Plage Tattoo,  Sunrise, A band in a box, Dancing with the sound hobbyist, or Big Swoon. Some musicians participate  in a single project, others in all of them.
2/ This page is currently under construction

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Current projects:
See also: the collaborations page at the official Zita Swoon website.

A/ Stef Kamil Carlens solo

Stef Kamil Carlens (guitar, vocals, percussion, keyboard …)

B/ Dancing with the sound hobbyist (2010) (ZS + Rosas)

Stef Kamil Carlens (organ, electric and acoustic guitar, vocal, dance)
Aarich Jespers (percussion)
Kapinga Gysel (vocal, xylophone, dance)
Bart Van Lierde (electric bass, upright bass)
Amel Serra Garcia (percussion)
Simon Mayer (dance, vocal, percussion)
Eva Tshiela Gysel (vocal, xylophone, dance)
Wim De Busser (piano, keyboard)

Choreography: Simon Mayer
Coaching choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
Musical direction Stef Kamil Carlens

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Past Projects

1/ Before Moondog Jr.
It all started when Stef Kamil and Aarich Jespers met in 1989 and decided to make music together. It took a while before making music with friends became being joined in a band. Kamil and the Beatband became SKC Moondog, which changed into A Beatband… when they recorded their first EP, Jintro travels the word in a skirt.

Around that time Stef Kamil Carlens (guitar, vocals) gathered the following musicians: (tbc)

Steven “Neil” Bruyneel (guitar)
Bas Deriemaeker (bass)
Aarich Jespers (drums)
Bart Luypaert (bells and percussion)

Due to the succes of dEUS, and Stef being occupied, an inactive period follows.

2/ Moondog Jr. (mid 1995 – dec 1996)
When Island records offers Stef Kamil -as a result of their deal with dEUS- a chance to record an album, the band is called Moondog Jr. and has these members:

Benjamin Boutreur (sax)
Stef Kamil Carlens (guitar, vocals)
Tomas De Smet (bass)
Aarich Jespers (drums)
Tom Pintens (multiman!)

3/ Sunrise (mid 1996-mid 1997)

Benjamin Boutreur (sax)
Stef Kamil Carlens (guitar, vocals)
Tomas De Smet (bass)
Klaas Janzoons (violin, keyboard, trumpet)
Piet Jorens (percussion, keyboard)
Aarich Jespers (drums)
Tom Pintens (multiman!)

4/ I paint pictures on a wedding dress + Life = A sexy sanctuary (Big Swoon pt.1) (mid 1997-mid 2002)

Stef Kamil Carlens (guitar, vocals)
Aarich Jespers (drums)
Tomas De Smet (bass)
Bjorn “Wolf” Eriksson (guitar)
Tom Pintens (multiman!)

5/ Plage Tattoo/Circumstances (ZS + Les ballets C de la B + Muziektheater transparent) (june 1999 – dec 1999)
This production, created for the ’99 Holland Festival, resulted in a 70 dates tour throughout Europe.

Stef Kamil Carlens (vocal, electric guitar, melodica, Yamaha CP70, sampling)
Aarich Jespers (electric drums)
Bjorn Eriksson (electric guitar, electric bass pedalsteel)
Tamayo Okano (dance)
Koen Augustijnen (dance)

6/ A song about a girls + Big City + Big Blueville (Big Swoon pt.2)

Stef Kamil Carlens (guitar, vocals)
Kapinga Gysel (vocals)
Eva Gysel (vocals)
Aarich Jespers (drums)
Simon Peysier (guitar)
Amel Serra Garcia (percussion)
Bart Van Lierde (bass)
+
Joris Caluwaerts (keyboard)
Leonie Gysel (vocals)
Kobe Proesmans (percussion)
Tom Pintens (multiman!)

7/ A band in a box (feb 2006 – oct 2009)
A band in a box is an off stage project. The band takes place in the middle of the venue with the crowd around it.

Stef Kamil Carlens (guitar, vocals)
Hugo Boogaerts (sax, flute)
Kapinga Gysel (vocals)
Eva Gysel (vocals)
Aarich Jespers (drums)
Simon Peysier (guitar)
Amel Serra Garcia (percussion)
Bart Van Lierde (bass)
+
Joris Caluwaerts (keyboard)
Leonie Gysel (vocals)
Tom Pintens (multiman!)

8/ Dancing with the sound hobbyist (jan 2009 – may 2009)

Stef Kamil Carlens (organ, electric and acoustic guitar, vocal, dance)
Aarich Jespers (percussion)
Kapinga Gysel (vocal, xylophone, dance)
Bart Van Lierde (electric bass, upright bass)
Amel Serra Garcia (percussion)
Simon Mayer (dance, vocal, percussion)
Tuur Marinus (dance, vocal, percussion) (2nd crew)
Eva Tshiela Gysel (vocal, xylophone, dance)
Joris Caluwaerts (piano, keyboard)

Choreography: Simon Mayer
Coaching choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
Musical direction Stef Kamil Carlens

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