Erik Sumo, civic name Ambrus Tövisházi
is the surrealist in our band of outsiders, since his business is surreal amusement with a strong influence of musical genres from past decades. The Budapest based producer and singer/songwriter plays in different bands and releases under different pseudonyms. In his home country the most famous one is the weird eclectic pop band called “Amorf Ördögök”, in which he plays the Keyboard. The 7-man band does shows all around the country and has up to now released three albums. Besides he works as a DJ on Budapest’s legendary Tilos Radio, where his sets represent an even wider sound-spectrum as with the “Crate Soul Brothers”, a group he is not part of anymore. Furthermore Ambrus contributes to soundtracks for both, experimental cinema (at the moment he is composing the soundtrack for a christmas movie by Peter Gardos entitled “The Real Santa”) and TV-shows (the NBC used a remix of Amorf Ördögök’s “Tündérdomb” for their action series “Las Vegas”). Anyway, the internationally most famous of Ambrus’ pseudonyms is “Erik Sumo”, under which he released 12’’ on “Pulver Records”. His 2002 release “Just a Woman” was a laid back house-tune that entered many playlists and charts of people like Giles Peterson and of course the souls and bodies of the fans.