About Us

3Head is a musical collective of a number of quality & recognised musicians comprising: Al Macaulay; Calina de la Mare, Ras B; Spider Johnson; Dave Woolfson and with Duncan Forbes who’s mixed and co-produced our forthcoming 3rd album and additional female vocals from Laura Basakinci.
Full Artists Biogs below.

Back in 2021 with a host of new tracks, remixes & collaborations + new live sets as both DJ and full band, plus a new album (coming in 2022).
We can’t wait for the year ahead!

Calina de la Mare

Original band member, composition & violinist

A founder member of 3head, Calina is a freelance professional violinist. She mixes up performing and composing work.  Diverse projects include playing with session orchestra COOL Music; founder member of Clod Ensemble;  session player with many artists including playing with Tindersticks and Nerina Pallot for many years. Arranging/composing work includes orchestrating and co-composing the string quartet parts for Maya Youssef’s new tracks: release 2022. She is Creative Lead and Workshop Leader for Soundbox Ensemble – composing music with disabled young people.

Al Macaulay

Founder & head honcho. Plus he plays drums & writes the tunes

Composition, percussion, keys & co-production. (Ex founder Tindersticks) played on their first 6 albums and soundtracks as well as working as a session musician with Cousteau and Scott4 and a very early incarnation of Levitation among others. He has a film-tv c.v. as long as your arm. Recently he has been playing a lot of Coltrane live as well as co-producing 3head.

SPIDER (Johnson Etienne)

Lead male vocals, toasting, rhythm and solo guitar and bass

 Vocals and guitar. (Lee “Scratch” Perry, Mad Professor, Scientist, Big Youth, Horace Andy, Dizzie Rascal, Wiley, Tinie Tempah, Estelle, Madness, UB40 & Kioko to name just a few).

Spider J is a Professional Mentor/Artist Producer at Roundhouse, Camden, where he sits on the Board of Trustees, as well as recording with Madness and Producing, Songwriting & Mentoring Kioko.

Duncan Forbes

Co-producer & re-mixer

(Spooky & Duncan Forbes) Label boss of 49 North Records and with recent acclaimed releases through the !K7 record label Duncan’s most emphatically made his mark on the global scene as one half of legendary duo – Spooky – alongside Charlie May; releasing a string of landmark singles and albums over 3 decades, not to mention timeless remix / production work for International heavyweights like Depeche Mode, M83, Sasha, William Orbit, Mr.G and Apparat.

Lara Basacinci

Female vocals on 3Head’s 3rd album

Laura is a well-known singer in Turkey. Her recent projects include ads for national TV, as well as 3head.

Ras B

Lead male vocals & toasting

(The Bug & On U Sound)

After exploding onto the scene with 3head, Ras B worked on cuts with Adrain Sherwood and then the Bug to huge acclaim.

Exclusive Band Interview – courtesy of the wonderful James Endecott on Soho Radio