Damien Geve Dunmore, a.k.a. "Stick3X", is a multi-talented bassist, songwriter and vocalist whose eclectic foundation draws from numerous musical influences, including Sun-Ra, John Coltrane, Little Richard, Bootsy Collins, Japan, Mick Karn, David Sylvian, Prince, Weapon of Choice, Fishbone, and Bad Brains. His brand of fusion has been acknowledged throughout his career as an excellent blend of the best of funk, rock, jazz, reggae and Afro Middle-Eastern
influences. The result is a trans-cultural sound, which is perfected when combined with his physically demanding and intellectually stimulating stage performance.
Stick (as his close friends call him) is one of the founding members of the highly regarded act, Daddylongleggs, which included Mike Watson, Robert Walter and Brian Jordan. His involvement with the band spanned over a decade and obtained national recognition playing to crowds as large as 4,000. Even though they remained in the artistic underground (without a record deal in sight), their style was respected by the music industry and continued as a significant influence, as evidenced by acknowledgments on the albums of Stone Temple Pilots (formerly Mighty Joe Young, who got their start opening for D.L.L), Henry Rollins Band and Fishbone, among others.
Stick3X's purpose and mission have always been to provide alternative information and a political direction that supersede the limitations of the mainstream, conservative and mediocre elite. He intends to continue contributing to social and environmental causes, thereby allowing his music to convey a timely political message.
The magnitude of his commitment to justice, and to utilizing his music as a catalyst for the elevation of consciousness, is apparent through his participation in numerous benefits at various venues, including: U.C.S.D's Che Caf?, The Triton Pub, The Casbah and Centro Cultural de la Raza. Organizations that have benefited from his performances are: Green Peace, Amnesty International, Animal Liberation League, Big Mountain Support Committee, Mumia Abu Jamal and Coalition for Peace in the Middle East.
Stickman was involved with Square Circle, a multi-dimensional project which released it's first album (CD), "Say Hello to Square Circle"--an urban underground music style--on March 31st. His vocal ability and mastery of the fretless electric bass, as well as his stellar musical arrangement and production skills, serve as a solid foundation for all of the projects he's been involved with. He has also performed with the San Diego-based band Psydecar, Liquid American Culture, and has completed his first solo album, "2003x".
Throughout his career he has collaborated on various projects and performed with many great musicians, including: Melvin Gibbs (bassist and producer, Henry Rollins Band); Lonnie Marshall (a.k.a. Meganutt); the late nut snack with the late Nutt Orchestra; Zack Najor; Robert Walter; Sea of Ash; Universal Djinns; LCD; T.Irie Dread; Sprung Monkey; Buc 0 Nine; Angelo Moore; Fishbone; Bad Brains; Jacklegg3; FountainHead and Depeche Mode.
Stick Has just finished recording Bass on Nyofo Tyson's New Album La guitara Turka and is Finishing an album with Hip Hop Artist Snow-Cap-1 who's already getting air play on local and College radio, a record deal is pending . Stick is currently playing in the band Year Of The Dragon with former members of the band Fishbone Dirty Walt Kibby and Spacey T and John Montgomery of Cake Cutter Stick3x is available for Bass and Vocal coaching, as well as Video and studio session and music production. Email for info: firstname.lastname@example.org