Dave Phillips has been a purveyor of radical sound since the mid 80's, as a founding member of the influential 'fear of god' and since 1991 as part of the schimpfluch-gruppe.
'homo animalis' was composed between 2009 and 2011 and thoroughly reworked and conceived as an album between 2012-2014. the work describes a phase in dp's life/work marked by incisive personal
experiences formed into sound. an intensification of the compositional approach and the increased use of classical instruments
are some of the more noticable sonic aspects.
dp's humanimalism is a concept worded here for the first time. it describes a developed
humanoid existence that has overcome the erroneous religious and material phases and has grown into an empathic creature
that has made a clear shift towards an emotion-based existence, with social and environmental senses as primary and inherent
humanimal manifesto voiceover on 'rape culture' by meira asher