Somerfaan co-founded the industrial band Battery-9 with his friend Paul Riekert in 1995.
They caused a raucous in SA between 1995 – 2000 with their insane live performances consisting of heavy guitars, distorted vocals & live action painting.
Battery-9 produced four albums during this period & won the South African Music Award for Best Rock Album in 1998.
The band achieved cult status & headlined numerous festivals in this period.
In 1999 Battery-9 supported Faithless & The Prodigy on their national tours.
In 2000, Somerfaan decided to go Solo.
He has produced 4 albums since.
· 2017 – Singles: “Did I steal your words?” & “Donker dae” both feat Lanimybru
· 2016 – Alien boogie stuff
· 2011 – Laaste Somer
· 2007 – Kyk Of Sy Kyk (winner: MTN SAMA award; best Alternative album)
· 2004 – Uiters Geheim (winner: SABC2 award; best Electronic album)
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