Organic Toy Band Biography
Organic Toy was formed in 2000 when Dusan Bogdanović (drums) and Filip Čivljak (guitar) joined forces in creating something totally new. Though they have collaborated with a number of musicians, till 2010 they have worked mostly as a duo. Then, Rade Martinović (keyboards) and Marko Simić (bass guitar) joined the band.
The music of Organic Toy can be defined as a post-metal/instrumental rock incorporated with elements of lot of subgenres of rock music such as industrial/blues/punk/stoner rock and more.
Their have self-released their first album named UNFIT in 2012. Some parts of the “Unfit” were recorded in Belgrade, but the majority, including mixing and mastering was done in London’s “BonaFideStudio“. The release of album was followed with the release of the music video for the number “XX”.
Organic Toy has performed in numerous concert in underground Belgrade clubs, including one of the last concerts ever that took place in cult club “Akademija”, in Zaječar and with enormous help of band’s friends and fans, in Vienna club “Rhiz”.
Non exhaustive list of bands and artists that Organic Toy lists as an influence: Tool, Nine Inch Nails, Metallica, Soundgarden, Faith No More, A Perfect Circle, Dave Matthews Band, Coal Chamber, RATM, Alice In Chains, Tomahawk, Peter Gabriel, SRV, Mr. Bungle, Queensryche, Fantomas, Radiohead, Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Jimmy Hendrix, Living Colour, The Prodigy, Massive Attack, Queen, Masters Of Reality, Anthrax, Megadeth, Motorhead, AC/DC, Motley Crue, Vasil Hadžimanov Band, Rambo Amadeus, Demoniac, Pantera, Nirvana, Extreme…
Currently, Organic Toy are working and recording new songs.