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zBug is the premiere industrial jazz unit based in San Francisco, CA that presents structured improvisational compositional music sets, based architecture.

Current Line-Up: David Leikam, Sheila Bosco, Timothy Orr, Sean Price

They have been associated with Wadada Leo Smith, John Coltrane, Eddie Gale (Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor), Hawkwind, Pink Floyd, cEvin Key/Download, Skinny Puppy, OhGr, and Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Trio (MM3).

Styles: Ambient, Industrial, Jazz, Psychedelic Arts.


NS Design CR6 cello, Moog synthesizers, piano, drums, percussion, keyboards, modular synthesizers, electronics.

“The sacred geometry of zBug is no small thing. So enormous, in fact, that it’s invisible.” — Tyran Grillo, AllAboutJazz

“… zBug sounds very similar to Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Trio!” — John Baffa, Sound Engineer – CalArts/Lou Reed’s MM3: The Creation Of The Universe


zBug: Splitting Glass / Twilight Sunrise
zBug: Splitting Glass...

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