Andrew Lee Isaac Vowles (born 10 November 1967), also known as Mushroom, is an English musician, known for being a founding member of the trip hop/abstract art collective Massive Attack, along with Robert Del Naja (3D)
|Birth name||Andrew Lee Isaac Vowles|
|Also known as||Mushroom|
|Born||10 November 1967|
|Genres||Trip hop, electronica|
|Instruments||Drums, percussion, turntables, keyboards|
|Associated acts||Massive Attack|
The Wild Bunch
Vowles was born in Bristol. Prior to Massive Attack, Vowles, along with Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Nellee Hooper, Adrian Thaws and others were the Wild Bunch crew, named after the western film of the same name by Sam Peckinpah. Several members of The Wild Bunch formed Massive Attack.
Vowles remained a member of Massive Attack until shortly after the release of their third full-length album, Mezzanine, in 1998. Interviews with band members have pointed to differences of opinion in the creative direction the band should go.
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