Quotes

Above Photo: © 2015 Brian McMillen


2016-01-05

“To present structured improvisational sets based on architectural spaces and compositional themes/vocabulary to envelop audiences and enlighten their consciousness.”
— David Leikam / Tyran Grillo, AllAboutJazz

2014-04-16

“I streamed the show last night. You guys were sounding great!”
— Craig Gansheimer and Erin Hartstein

2012-04-16

“Your band was super — I really enjoyed zBug.” [zBug/Splitting Glass]
— Lena Strayhorn, artist-performer

2012-04-16

“David Leikam and zBug split our minds open.”
— Benjamin Ethan Tinker, composer-performer

2012-03-30

“This part is creepy. Very good!” [zBug]
— Extian Koru, Budapest, Hungary

2012-03-29

“I was really impressed with the talent of this amazing duo!” [zBug]
— Mr. Marvin, NHM Recordings

2012-03-23

“Awesome music!”
— Katerina Rhodou, Marketing Manager, Minoan Music

2011-05-11

“You have a pedigree my friend. diG your music. Eclectic ain’t the word. Film noir multiverse ethnic blade runner desert world. Love it!”
— Nivek Ogre, ohGr / Skinny Puppy

2010-03-16

“Will always remember the distroying of a piano completely on stage at CalArts.”
— CalArts Bob, cultural icon

2009-07-12

“Fantastic. The drums were so driving, your bass was incredible, and your Moog effing GNARLY. Looking forward to next time!”
— Andrew Reichart, Argawarga Press

2009-02-09

“Great sounds! Wild & cinematic, amazingly eerie. Nice to find you …”
— Paloma Navarrete, HYPERCLASH™

2008-10-18

“… what a joy to find your musick. Very, very nice. It put my head on right.”
— Ariel Nuit, visual artist

2008-09-07

“David, Your music is very good! Records, sound, composition, perfect!”
— Eren Eroglu, jazz drummer

2007-09-22

“Fuckin’ Awesome live show with z_bug. Amazingly Good!”
— Soy Ricardo, KZSU 90.1FM Radio

2007-05-16

“Your music reminds me of me. I’m very weird and mystical and creative with a twist.”
— Ellina Talian, visual artist/photographer

2007-06-21

”The whole performance [from album, tippo :: mopus . .. … live, 13.06.2007 at 21:00] comes across as very tightly controlled, but there’s freedom within the discipline. I would push back on any attempt to pigeonhole this group in the free jazz vein, as it’s light years ahead of those perspectives.”
— James D. Armstrong, Jr., pianist jazz/classical

2007-05-10

“… there’s incredible psychedelic synthesizer space music going on in the next room courteously of z_bug (2 synths. and drums).”
— Matt Davignon, sound artist