AUTOGRAMM – “JESSICA DON’T LIKE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL”
JESSICA 7″ SINGLE (2017)
December 29, 2017
Is it no coincidence that maybe three Vancouver musicians chose the German word “Autogramm” as the name of their band? It begins as an idea in Berlin, Germany in 2014, when the Jiffy Marx is visiting the C.C. Voltage in the city that mayor Klaus Wowereit called “poor but sexy.”
No, it is not! It is a reunion of sorts. The two have no more contact for some years. C.C. is moving to Berlin and starting the punk band Dysnea Boys, with members of California’s Social Unrest, and after a short time in London, playing with the Loyalties who have members of the Professionals and Michael Monroe. Jiffy Marx had moved to Brooklyn, New York many years earlier, where he started the band Hard Drugs and was involved in the arts community creating books and comics. When the two met on a canal in 2014, they were drinking beer, smoking cigarettes and making fun of a future band project with its focus being to only tour sunny destinations. California and Spain are a high priority!
On a Mexican holiday in February 2017, Jiffy Marx convincesThe Silo to work on a few demos that C.C. and he are sharing, and Autogramm is born! The debut single and video for “Jessica Don’t Like Rock “n” Roll” is being released in January 2018.
The band members are Jiffy Marx of Brooklyn’s Hard Drugs and Vancouver’s Blood Meridian, CC Voltage of Berlin’s Dysnea Boys, London’s Loyalties and Vancouver’s Black Halos and Spitfires, and The Silo of Vancouver’s Black Mountain, Lightning Dust and Destroyer.