Al-Berto & the Fried Bikinis is a project that works with the help of a lot of friends along the way.
One part of the band is playing live, another part of is recording/writing songs and yet another part is promoting the project.
Here the chronological introduction to the band members:
Reto Dula Eller       General supervision (the guy that says what you 
                      don't like to hear), recording supervision, 
                      artwork CD, guitar live/recording
Beat Barmettler       Recording supervision, bass live/recording,
                      backings live, arrangement live

Tabea Schwab          Lyrics-, melody- & communication supervision, 
                      backings live/recording

Cooper Roberts         Music placement in movies, video clip supervison, 
                       keyboards/samples live, lyrics supervision & inspiration
Thoemsy Infanger       Drums recording

Lukas Speissegger       recording producer (the man with the braincable)
                        bass, guitar, drums, backings, keys recording.
                        arrangement recording
Jerome Galli            drums live/recording, arrangement live
Raphael Zingg           guitar, harmonica live, arrangement live
Roli Wuersch            drums live/recording, arrangement live/recording

Erich Schneider         mixing/lights live, event organisation
Raphael Raffs Walker    guitar live, arrangement live
Nik Fehlmann            guitar/vox live, arrangement live

Jwan Steiner            percussions/drums live

Anna Bucher		akkordeon live
The fried bikini project started before the music as a picture gallery for bouldering in engelberg in 2003. A year later it transformed into a blog for travelling, climbing and surfing with funny fictional stories and became
Having recorded some songs on an classic 8-track in 2005 and starting to film with the first still cameras in 2006, it was obvious to support the movies with the recorded sounds. those were much liked on youtube, often for the music. That was the turning point when music became the driving horse of the project and concert offers started to come in and a band was needed.
All ever since climbing and surfing remained a very important part of the project. It's the worldwide family of the climbing scene that made the sounds of this project travel that far.