De Manen Opzij (The Manes Aside) is the title of a project where 4 musicians from different disciplines have come together. Thomas Hoste and Maarten Marchau are two experienced musicians from the Flemish folk scene. Together they form Mótha, an improvisation project that starts from traditional in- struments, but produces a completely new sound by means of electronics. Simon Segers is a drummer for De Beren Gieren, Black Flower and MDCIII, among others. Colin H. Van Eeckhout is the frontman of sludge metal band Amenra and has an experimen- tal solo project that bears the letters of his name: CHVE.