The band features an unusual selection of instruments: Violin & Stroh Violin, Cello, 6 String Banjo & Guitar, Bass Banjo, 5 String Banjo & Piccolo Banjo, Accordion, Oboe & Musical Saw, and two percussionists who use a double kit composed of scrap metal, metronomes, clocks and other found objects. In addition, almost everyone in the band sings at one point or another.
The Fugitive + Accordion
The Bass Banjolier
Dr Matthew Williamson
The Doctor + Oboe
Doctor of Zoology and professional actor (trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts).
The Lover + 5 String BanjoFine artist, prop-maker and CAD engineer.
The Magician + Percussion
Creative producer of Original Content London , plays keyboard and percussion in House of Strange , and produces various other projects.
Member of free improvisation band Book of Play, has performed with Ayanna Witter-Johnson and the European tour of Stars Of The Lid
The General's Wife + Viola
Writes and records as Emma Eastwood, a multi-instrumentalist singer, composer and card designer.
The Scientist + Percussion
Drummer in House of Strange and The Normal Hard Building Blocks.