Following up on their first single “Sakurajima” (whose name come from the famous Japanese volcano), this new track is equally eruptive, but with perhaps even more shimmering sonic colors. Led by the guitar work of Clément Nourry, the main composer of this Brussels power trio, “Ants” is a dialogue with the saxophone of Marti Melia and alternates between hot and cold moments, between sultry swells and feverish accents. “Ants” sounds...

Under the Reefs Orchestra unveils its new music video "Sakurajima" today. This dreamlike and brutal animated film (made up of hundreds of collages) was written by Yoann Stehr and David Delruelle. The music and images are inspired by the almost divine way in which the Sakurajima volcano in Japan reigns over the city of Kagoshima, whose inhabitants often protect themselves with transparent umbrellas from the rain of its ashes. In...

Under The Reefs Orchestra is an instrumental power trio that blurs the lines between jazz and alternative rock. Clément Nourry, guitarist, composer and close collaborator of Yokaï and Nicolas Michaux is joined by the saxophonist Marti Melia (Flat Earth Society) and the drummer Louis Evrard (Robbing Millions, Ottla). Together they create a soundtrack haunted by the ghosts of Moondog and Adrien Belew.

A sonic-minded power trio of obsessive, biting...

Today Under The Reefs Orchestra releases a new single taken from their debut album out on June 5th. The track is called Hana. It’s a beautiful and fragile meditation, an instrumental five steps waltz, a lunar getaway above a world gone wrong.

Hana is a lullaby for an unborn baby girl…
Hana is a tribute to the grace of giraffes
Hana is a Japanese sculptor living south...

On April 2nd, the Belgian instrumental jazz rock trio Under The Reefs Orchestra will release "Une Ile" - "an Island" - the first single from its eponymously titled album. The song is a brilliant sonic landscape of Clement Nourry's virtuoso guitar and Marti Melia's robust saxophone which combine to give the song the feel of post rock and mellow jazz ala Mulatu Astatke. At times, "Une Ile" brings into the...