M.A.N.

M.A.N. first formed in 2004, although had being talked about between it's two members both called Andy for at least two or three years before when one night round at Andy N (Music and some words)'s house during a sound testing, Andy M (Vocals) started coming out with this brilliant vocals almost out of nowhere and before the pair of them knew it that night they had recorded their first few tracks.

Their brief originally was not serious - Andy N wanted to have some fun away from DIH (where he still does the vocals) and try and do something slightly more light hearted and in some cases softer.

Andy M at the time was involved in a folk group called 'Plain Jain' and co-formed August sometime later after the collapse of 'Plain Jain' with whom he still works with on keyboards and backing vocals (although he is currently working in South Korea so that is on hold at the moment).

M.A.N. however is different from both of any of the projects that either do otherwise, as although it has the spoken words structure of DIH, the structure of the songs themselves are much more freer and looser, perhaps close to a mixture of Boards of Canada meets Air or The Chemical Brothers with Andy's sometimes improvised vocals.

Their debut album 'Journeys' came out in 2006 and it was also around about this point that M.A.N. also started contributing to the DIH and friends at Christmas and have contributed to several of these albums since.

Their second album simply entitled 'M.A.N.' followed in 2008 on Hallo Excentrico as well as a two separate remix albums of the track 'Narnia'.

In 2021, after a long break Andy N gathered from various archives all of their material and became a reissue programme with lots of lost material. Hopefully new material will follow in 2022.

Albums

From Journeys to M.A.N. (2021)
(Selected of tracks from demos in 2004 and 2006 - Andys favourites)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/from-journeys-to-m-a-n-selected-m-a-n-recordings-2003-2006

Narnia Remixes (2021)
(2006, re-released 2021)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/narnia-remixes

Narnia (Minimal Impact Remixes (2021)
(2008, re-released 2021)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/narnia-minimal-impact-remixes

Narnia (Minimal Impact Long Remixes (2021)
(2008, re-released 2021)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/narnia-minimal-impact-long-mixes

Christmas with M.A.N.
(2017, comp of Christmas tracks)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/christmas-with-m-a-n-collected-tracks-2004-to-2017

From a boy to a….
(2021, unreleased full album recorded 2006 to 2010)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/from-a-boy-to-a

More from a boy to a…
(2021, out-takes and alternative tracks from 2006 to 2010 to From a boy to a…)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/more-from-a-boy-to-a

Instrumentals
(2021, instrumental versions of early M.A.N. tracks)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/m-a-n-instrumentals

My Special Child and Remixes
(2008, Charity EP - released in 2021)
https://andynproductions.bandcamp.com/album/my-special-child-and-mixes

Mis Releases

'Off the Cuff'

available for FREE DOWNLOAD from
on http://www.archive.org/details/manoffthecuff

'Narnia remix (Minimal Impact Remix)'

available for FREE DOWNLOAD from
on http://www.archive.org/details/manoffthecuff

'Narnia remixes'
available for FREE DOWNLOAD from
http://www.archive.org/details/hemp021

M.A.N. appeared on the track 'What Not to Do If
You Get Married on Christmas Eve'
on DIH and friends's 'Wedding Ep'
available for FREE DOWNLOAD from
http://www.archive.org/details/hemp020

Several M.A.N. tracks appeared on a interview
Andy N did discussing his music projects
which can be found here

http://www.archive.org/details/andyliveoncolllitspotfeb08

'Let's talk about Sex' is on appear on the comp
'Let's talk about Sex'
Available for FREE download here

http://digitalvomit.wikidot.com/dvr012

Several tracks appeared on the comp
'Guide To Successful Party Training Volume 2'
More info here - http://digitalvomit.wikidot.com/dvr019-various-guide-to-successful-party-training-volume-2

Forthcoming Releases

'From a boy to a…'
2016

The duo also have a myspace.com page
this can be found here

http://www.myspace.com/manofficial

For info contact: andy-n

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