CHAT is a semi-virtual band, composed of two human beings (Aramis & Soliville) and four fictional alien members (Yakaa, Makaa, Yopaa and Meeee). The band was created by Aramis Kaktus, a Norwegian visual artist, lyricist and composer, and Soliville Kaktus, a Norwegian singer and song writer. Their style is a blend of Sufi rhythms, experimental chants and a wide range of other influences from other music genres.The band's first album, “Just for the suck of it”, was released in Oslo/Norway as a limited edition. The second studio Album, “The Solar System” was released in February 2007 in Oslo, featuring the following tracks:
"Take me to paradise.", "Transformation" and "The Solar System".
The band founders identify CHAT as "A zero gravity, cross-cosmos and pan-planet music band based on the moon” that merges the creativity of human beings and Extra-terrestrials and other forms of existence in other planets.
The name CHAT is composed of the organic relationship between (Cosmos, Hyper, Altitude, and Transformation).
The band members are described by the founders as:
Aramis: Composer, lyricist, virtual drums and lead guitar player from planet Earth.
Soliville : Lead vocals and lyricist from planet Earth.
Yakaa: an influential Asteroid guitar player from planet Mars. He is the twin brother of Makaa; born on Mars, while Makaa was born on Jupiter, he studied music at the “Universe Institute of Vibes” -Planet Mercury.
Makaa: A multi-system virtual drummer from planet Neptune. Makaa had his education in wireless drum performances at the “Conkoosh Academy of Noise”-Moon Galileo.
Yopaa: A spectacular keyboard player from the Sun, she is the hottest woman in the cosmos. She had her major in music orientation and de-fragmentation of consciousness. She is influenced by “Unguzzuzz Uzz Ozz Buzz”.
Meeee: A Bass player and lyricist from planet Venus. She uses her 24 fingers to create unforgettable bass tones and grooves.
The band members met at the “Institute of Vibes” -Planet Mercury where they decided to form CHAT, and tour Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune and finally land on Earth.
The band’s Album (The Solar System) is a release of Cell - a Norwegian Indie music label, and produced by Mixing Life-Norway.