Drummer and composer Sébastien Forrester has until now been known as Holy Strays. Active under the moniker since 2011, the 26 year-old musician has released several singles and EPs on international labels Not Not Fun Records, Atelier Ciseaux, Morning Ritual and Something in Construction. Currently based in Southern Paris, he lived in Gabon and the Caribbean – different backgrounds that helped forge his cultural identity. Over the last couple of years, the musician has remixed Rejjie Snow, SUUNS and Forest Swords and shared stages with acts as diverse as SBTRKT, The Soft Moon and Lapalux while pursuing his academic course as a jazz drummer and slowly crafting new material, haunted by the will to experiment and develop his idiosyncrasy. Now part of Beggars Music Publishing’s roster, his skills have been extended to production for other artists, film scores and a first academic piece for church organ and percussion. His debut as Sébastien Forrester is due out next year.

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