biography

1988 -Born

DSC00017.JPG

1995 -Music school

Joins the conservatoire nationale de musique Francois Mitterrand learning recorder (flute), basics of music theory and joins the children's choir.

IMGP0795.JPG

2001 -orchestra

Joins the orchestra of the conservatoire nationale de musique Francois Mitterrand as percussionist and main drummer. He also joined the adult's choir around the same time for the next 6 years.

drum Era - 2000

While in high school, Gary Mach chooses to learn drums. As a new drummer, he joins his first band at school. A rock cover band called "The Unknowns", where they scored a few gigs in different institutions around the island.

2006 -Graduation

Gratuates from College de La Confiance as a free spirit.

School over = more drumming.

Same year, ABRSM Grade 5 Percussion & drums PASSED.

l8 comers - 2005

Joins a project band called "Mélanie and the Late comers for a music competition organised by IBL. The band was chosen for finals and WON the first place.

kindergarten - 1991

Picks up the recorder (flute) at the age of 4. Was taught music notation and playing the recorder by a nun from a convent who was my very first teacher. 

Drummer and vocalist on his very first album which was recorded with "Mélanie and the late comers". After being the winner of the IBL competition in 2005, the band won an album production fully sponsored by IBL.

They had the golden chance to compose and record their own songs.

skeptikal - 2006

Drummer for "SKEPTIKAL", a Mauritian rock band, from Dec 2006 to March 2010. Had an amazing rock adventure.

universe city - 2010

Joins a University in Malaysia to learn Music and Audio Technology and to be specialised in digital music production. It was a 3 good years of experimentation in the audio universe.

Versatile - 2008

Lead singer for the band "Versatile", a Mauritian indie rock band formed by music students sharing the same passion for music. They did their last live in August 2008.

Inspired by electronic music around year 2006 - 2007, Gary Mach composed and produced some electronic tracks.  The project was called "Sickrets - Feelings can be heard" which was completed in 2009.

Sickrets

Feelings can be heard

2011 -offroads

During his journey in Malaysia, Gary Mach joins a band called" OFFROADS" for 3 amazing years, making music and touring around the country.

graduation - 2013

Graduates from Music & Audio Technology studies. Acquires skills and knowledge in audio for sound designing and studio production.

Qualities earned: music composition and beat making, music production and studio session player.

2015 -swatt

Forms his first team for live sound service suppliers under the name " Sound Wise Audio Technology Team" sWatt which was later incorporated in 2019 in Mauritius as a company Ltd.

hometown - 2016

Back to his motherland after 6 years, he starts his home studio, while offering his audio technology services. .

2017 -babani soundsystem

Reunites with one of his old friends and decides to join forces and spirits to make electro sega, inflenced by Mauritian traditional music. A lot of research, and experimentation took place to be able to produce this fresh genre of music. 

king of none - 2017

Main drummer for a local Djent band called "King of None" for a year. 

2017 -conservatoire

In 2017, Gary Mach also joins the Conservatoire Nationale de musique Francois Mitterrand as a drum teacher and performs as the drummer of the orchestra.

2018 -flasbak

In January 2018, Gary Mach was asked to be the project drummer for Flasbak, a local band, for their coming tour in Reunion island. The single was called "Mari Fer Goutchei" and was recorded and produced in Mauritius and released in May 2018. The project lasted for six months before changing course.

2019 -babani

Tours Reunion Island in May and September with the band Babani Soundsystem for a last musical ride.