Damien Yates and Anton van Ringe, two former theology students view themselves as microbes in a complex food chain, decomposing and releasing the energy contained in various sonic and symbolic sources; they are also deeply concerned by the use of memory and evocation in the transmutation of strata of meaning.
Herzbeat Hotel's musical practice employs traditional instruments whose status as reservoirs of accumulated history is explored, with electronic, electric and magnetic manipulation, in an analogy of The alchemical process.
Ultimately, Herzbeat Hotel invoke illusive cultures, whose traditional and religious music they reconstitute, in a process akin to argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges' catalogue of parallel civilizations and possible heresies.
- Damien Yates – various instruments, mixing, electricity, tape manipulation
- Anton van Ringe – various instruments, tape manipulation