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Encyclopedia > DJ Spooky
DJ Spooky
DJ Spooky performing at the Sundance Film Festival, 2003
DJ Spooky performing at the Sundance Film Festival, 2003
Background information
Birth name Paul D. Miller
Also known as That Subliminal Kid
Born 1970 in Washington, DC, USA
Genre(s) Electronica
Jazz
Illbient
Dub
Reggae
Occupation(s) Disc jockey
Music producer
Years active 1998 – present
Label(s) Asphodel Records
Associated
acts
Dave Lombardo
Website http://www.djspooky.com/

DJ Spooky, That Subliminal Kid (born Paul D. Miller, 1970), is a Washington DC-born electronic and experimental hip hop musician whose work is often called 'illbient' or 'trip hop'. He is a turntablist and producer. He borrowed his stage name from a character in a William S. Burroughs novel. Image File history File links DJ Spooky at the Sundance Film Festival, 2003. ... The Sundance Film Festival is a film festival in the United States, and ranks alongside the Cannes, Moscow, Venice, Berlin, and Toronto festivals as one of the most prestigious in the world. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Electronica is a term that covers a wide range of electronic or electronic-influenced music. ... Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans at around the start of the 20th century. ... Illbient music is an offshoot of the intelligent dance music (IDM) movement, similar in style to ambient music but far different in theme. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... { Reggae is a music genre developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... In the music industry, record producer designates a person responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Asphodel Records is a San Francisco based record label. ... Dave Lombardo (Sr. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location Location of Washington, D.C., with regard to the surrounding states of Maryland and Virginia. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world. ... Illbient music is an offshoot of the intelligent dance music (IDM) movement, similar in style to ambient music but far different in theme. ... Trip hop (also known as the Bristol sound) is a term coined by United Kingdom dance magazine Mixmag, to describe a musical trend in the mid-1990s; trip hop is downtempo electronic music that grew out of Englands hip hop and house scenes. ... A stage name, or a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers (such as actors, comedians, musicians, clowns and Pornographic actors. ... William Seward Burroughs II (pronounced ) (February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, essayist, social critic, painter and spoken word performer. ...


Growing up in DC, Spooky became interested in punk and go-go music, and attended Bowdoin College in Maine, earning degrees in French literature and philosophy. He began writing science fiction and formed a collective called Soundlab with several other artists. Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Go-Go is a subgenre of funk music developed in and around Washington, D.C. in the mid and late 1970s. ... Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1794, located in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... The Princeton Sound Lab is a research laboratory in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University. ...


In the mid-1990s, Spooky began recording a series of singles and EPs. His debut LP, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, is now widely regarded as a formative influence on illbient. Riddim Warfare (see 1998 in music) was an underground hit that include collaborations with Dr. Octagon and other cult figures in indie rock. Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... Songs of a Dead Dreamer is an electronica album by DJ Spooky, released on 2 April 1996 (see 1996 in music). ... Illbient music is an offshoot of the intelligent dance music (IDM) movement, similar in style to ambient music but far different in theme. ... See also: 1997 in music, other events of 1998, 1999 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events February 15 - Sir Edward Elgars unfinished third symphony, completed by Anthony Payne is performed for the first time at the Royal Festival Hall. ... Keith Matthew Thornton, better known as Kool Keith, is an American rap artist and record producer. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ...


He then worked with several other artists on various collaborations and mix CDs, returning in 2002 with Modern Mantra (see 2002 in music). That same year saw the release of Optometry, a widely acclaimed collaboration with avant-jazz players Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Guillermo E. Brown and Joe McPhee. (This album also features portions of a breaks record by Billy Martin of Medeski Martin & Wood.) For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans at around the start of the 20th century. ... Matthew Shipp (born December 7, 1960) is an American free jazz pianist. ... This article is about the jazz bassist. ... Guillermo E. Brown is a jazz drummer who has perfomed or recorded with Matthew Shipp, David S. Ware and others. ... Joe McPhee (born November 3, 1939 Miami, Florida) is an American jazz musician. ... In popular music a break is an instrumental or percussion section or interlude during a song derived from or related to stop-time – being a break from the main parts of the song or piece. ... Medeski Martin & Wood, or MMW, is a jazz trio originally formed in 1991, consisting of John Medeski on keys, Billy Martin on drums and percussions, and Chris Wood on double bass and bass guitar. ...

DJ Spooky on the cover of The Wire, 1995
DJ Spooky on the cover of The Wire, 1995

DJ Spooky also composed the score for the 1998 film SLAM, featuring poet/actor Saul Williams in the lead role. The film went on to win both the Cannes Camera D'Or and the Sundance Festival Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. Image File history File links Wire_cover. ... Image File history File links Wire_cover. ... The Wire is a British avant garde music magazine, often nicknamed the chinstrokers bible. It was founded in 1982 by jazz promoter Anthony Wood and journalist Chrissie Murray, and concentrated on contemporary jazz and improvised music. ... Saul Williams Saul Stacey Williams (February 29, 1972 - ) has been considered a powerful voice of the hip hop generation as a poet, preacher, actor, rapper, singer and musician. ... The Sundance Film Festival is a film festival in the United States, and ranks amongst the top five events of its type in the world. ...


In 2004 DJ Spooky released a book, Rhythm Science published by MIT Press. The same year saw the launch of his film/music/multimedia performance piece "DJ Spooky's Rebirth of a Nation". A live audio/video re-mix of D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation which includes footage from choreographer Bill T. Jones and a score newly composed by DJ Spooky, "Rebirth of a Nation" was commissioned by the Lincoln Center Festival, The Festival d'Automne a Paris, The Spoleto Festival USA, and the Vienna Festival. DJ Spooky continues to tour the world performing this work. MIT Press Books The MIT Press is a university publisher affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... D. W. Griffith David Llewelyn Wark Griffith, commonly known as D.W. Griffith (January 22, 1875–July 23, 1948) was an American film director. ... The Birth of a Nation is a famously controversial film which promoted the superiority of the white race. ... The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. ...


2005 sees the release of "Drums of Death", DJ Spooky's CD based on sessions he recorded with Dave Lombardo of Slayer. Other guest artists include Chuck D. of Public Enemy and Vernon Reid of Living Colour. The record was co-produced by Jack Dangers of Meat Beat Manifesto. Dave Lombardo (Sr. ... Slayer is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1982 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. ... Carlton Douglas Chuck D Ridenhour (born August 1, 1960) is an American rapper, composer, actor, author, radio personality and producer. ... Public Enemy, also known as PE, is a seminal hip hop group from Long Island, New York known for their politically charged lyrics, criticism of the media, and active interest in the concerns of the African American community. ... Image:Vernonreid. ... Living Colour is a hard rock group formed in New York city in 1984 by African American musicians. ... Meat Beat Manifesto, often shortened to Meat Beat or MBM, is an electronic music outfit originally consisting of Jack Dangers and Jonny Stephens formed in 1987 in Swindon, UK. This was also the hometown of the band XTC, who helped Meat Beat get started. ...


In 2006 DJ Spooky produced two extensive compilations of classic Jamaican music from the archives of Trojan Records, the 40 year old Jamaican record label founded by Chris Blackwell and Lee Gopthal. The U.S. release, In Fine Style: DJ Spooky Presents 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records focused on "selections" from the archive, while the UK and worldwide release, Riddim Come Forward was a continuous mix. The compilation features a roster of Jamaica's most renowned artists and producers like Lee "Scratch" Perry, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, U-Roy, King Tubby and Prince Jammy. Trojan Records Trojan Records is a label specialising in ska,rocksteady,reggae and dub music. ... Chris Blackwell (born June 22, 1937) is the founder of Island Records. ... Lee Scratch Perry Lee Scratch Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry, on March 20, 1936, in Kendal, Jamaica) is a reggae and dub artist, who has been highly influential in the development and acceptance of reggae and dub music in Jamaica and overseas. ... Robert Nesta Marley, OM (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981), better known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Peter Tosh on the cover of his album The Toughest Peter Tosh (October 19, 1944 – September 11, 1987) was a pioneer reggae musician, as well as a trailblazer for the Rastafarian movement. ... U-Roy (born Ewart Beckford September 21, 1942 in Jones Town, Jamaica, also known as The Originator, Hugh Roy) U-Roys musical career began in 1961 (see 1961 in music) when he began DJing at various sound systems, eventually working with King Tubby. ... King Tubby King Tubby (born Osbourne Ruddock, January 28, 1941 – February 6, 1989) was a Jamaican electronics and sound engineer, known primarily for his influence on the development of dub in the 1960s and 1970s. ... King Jammy, born Lloyd James in Kingston, Jamaica), and worked as Prince Jammy together with King Tubby. ...


DJ Spooky is also a professor of music mediated art at the European Graduate School where he co-teaches (with Michael Schmidt) Intensive Summer Seminars in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. The European Graduate School (EGS) in Switzerland is a privately funded graduate school founded by the non-profit European Foundation of Interdisciplinary Studies. ... Michael Jack Schmidt (born September 27, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio) is a former professional baseball player, playing his entire career for the Philadelphia Phillies, and is widely regarded as having been the greatest third baseman in the history of baseball. ... Saas-Fee is a Swiss village and tourism centre in the Saas-Valley in the Wallis mountains. ...

Contents

Discography

Albums

  • Drums of Death DJ Spooky vs. Dave Lombardo (Thirsty Ear) [April 2005]
  • Optometry (Thirsty Ear) [July 2002] THI 57121.2
  • Modern Mantra (Shadow/Instinct) (DJ mix record) [May 2002] SDW 135-2
  • Under the Influence (Six Degrees) (DJ mix record) [September 2001] PRCD 1056-2
  • Riddim Warfare (Outpost-Geffen) [September 1998]
  • Haunted Breaks Volumes I and II (Liquid Sky Music) [October & December 1998]
  • Synthetic Fury EP (Asphodel Records 0110) [February 1998]
  • Songs of a Dead Dreamer (Asphodel Records 0961) [April 1996]
  • Necropolis (Knitting Factory Works KFW 185) [March 1996]

See Drums of death (sic) ... Thirsty Ear Recordings is an American independent record label. ... Asphodel Records is a San Francisco based record label. ... Songs of a Dead Dreamer is an electronica album by DJ Spooky, released on 2 April 1996 (see 1996 in music). ...

Singles and EPs

  • Optometrix 12” (Thirsty Ear) [June 2003] THI 57132.1
  • Catechism featuring Killah Priest (Synchronic) [August 2002] SYC 002
  • Subliminal Minded EP-Peace in Zaire Remixes (Bar None Records) [October 1999]
  • Peace in Zaire (with remixes by Ambassador Jr., and The Dub Pistols) promotional/White Label Only (Outpost/Geffen) [April 1999]
  • Object Unknown (with remixes by DJ Spooky and Kut Masta Kurt) (Outpost/Geffen CD; Asphodel vinyl) [August 1998]
  • Galactic Funk (Asphodel 101) [1996]

Paul D. Miller and miscellaneous albums

  • ftp>snd>untitled> Nest Magazine CD, accompanying November 2001 issue
  • Another Forensic Charade, accompanying catalogue to exhibition at Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden, September – December 2001 (limited edition)
  • The Viral Sonata Asphodel Records. Originally accompanied installation for The Whitney Biennial 1997.
  • Death in Light of the Phonograph: Excursions into the Pre-linguistic Asphodel Records [September 1996] (limited edition) Originally accompanied installation at Annina Nosei Gallery.

Collaborative releases and mix records

  • DJ Spooky presents Riddim Come Forward: 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records: a 2CD label mix for Trojan Records, UK release [October 2006]
  • DJ Spooky presents In Fine Style: 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records: a 2CD label mix for Trojan Records [June 2006]
  • Celestial Mechanix: a label mix for Thirsty Ear Records [June 2004]
  • Riddim Clash with Twilight Circus (PLAY Label) April 2004
  • Rhythm Science Audio Companion - C-Side: companion to Rhythm Science book [2003]
  • Dubtometry fearturing Mad Professor, Lee “Scratch” Perry, and others - a remix of “Optometry (Thirsty Ear) [March 2003] THI 57128.2
  • Catechism (DJ Spooky w/Killah Priest) (Blue Juice Records/UK) BJ007 [6/26/01]
  • Anodyne (Main, core and Peripheral mixes) Picture disk w/Sound Secretion (BSI Records) Cat. BSI 014-1[10/00]
  • The Quick and the Dead DJ Spooky and Scanner (Sulphur Records) Meld series [1/31/00] Cat No. MELCD001 (UK) BBWULCD004 (US)
  • DJ Spooky vs. The Freight Elevator Quartet: File Under Futurism (Caipirinha Records) [September 1999]
  • 10” DJ Spooky and Merzbow (Manifold Records) [2000]
  • 10” DJ Spooky and Quoit (Manifold Records) [2000]
  • 10” DJ Spooky and Arto Lindsay (Manifold Records) [July 1999]
  • Kaotik : Transgression DJ Spooky and Totemplow (Manifold Records) [June 1999]
  • 10” DJ Spooky and Alan Licht (Manifold Records) [1998]
  • Template 12” DJ Spooky and Totemplow (Manifold Records) [1998]

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Film scores

  • Quattro Noza (Fountainhead Films) Sundance competition finalist (2003)
  • SLAM (Offline/Tri-Mark) Grand Prize winner, Sundance (1998); Cannes, Camera D'Or (1998) October 1998 commercial release.

Multimedia, web and misc. projects

  • Marcel Duchamp remix, LA Museum of Contemp. Art (2002)
  • Stuzzicadenti DJ Spooky and Diego Cortez [May 2000]

Marcel Duchamp. ...

Remixes

  • Sub Rosa Revisited, a catalog mix. Sub Rosa SR 201 [Nov. 2003]
  • Meat Beat Manifesto - "Storm The Studio R.M.X.S." Tino Corp. [Sept. 2003]
  • Merzbow – Ikebana Merzbow Important Records [2003]
  • "Rock the Nation" (DJ Spooky sound Unbound instrumental remix) with Michael Franti and Spearhead (Six Degrees Records) [2001]
  • Kahimi Karie Tilt Polydor KK Records (Japan) [2000]
  • Hydroponic Sound System Routine Insanity/Evolution Records [Sept. 2000]
  • Show Lee Netsu: Electro: snd>>cd: zero sum mix BMG Funhouse (Japan) BVCR-11015 [Oct. 1999]
  • Cibo Matto – "Swords and Paintbrush" Warner Bros. [TBA 1999]
  • Steve Reich – "City Life" Coalition/None Such Recordings [March 1999]
  • KoЯn – "Got the Life" Immortal/Epic [November 1998] (Limited Edition)
  • Skeleton Key – "Wide Open" (DJ Spooky's Full Spectrum Mix) Capitol Records
  • Nick Cave – "Red Right Hand" for Scream 2 soundtrack Capitol Records 12/97
  • Metallica – For Whom the Bell Tolls "The Irony Of It All" 4:41 for Spawn Soundtrack, Immortal/Epic Records, New Line Cinema; 8/97 EK68494
  • Arto Lindsay – "Mundo Civilizado Inversion Mix" 7:28, Gramavision 6/97 GLP 79519
  • Bally Sagoo – Tum Bin Jiya "Isomorphic Flux Mix" 6:47 Higher Ground/Sony
  • The Swirlies – "In Harmony: DJ Spooky's Retrograde Transposition Mix" (6:15) Taang! Records
  • Free Kitten – Jam #1 "Spatialized Chinatown Express Mix" (6:24), Kill Rock Stars 11/97. KRS 286
  • Earth Crooked Axis for String Quartet "Kool Stereo Arc" Dub Mix (8:42)
  • Hovercraft Stereo Specific Polymerization "Mad Psychotic Hyper-Accelerated Lower East Side Mix" (5:57)
  • Walter Ruttman's Weekend for Engaged Magazine Vol. 6, London, UK
  • James Plotkin Sawtooth Swirl "DJ Spooky's Irreducible Gated Momentum Dub Mix" (9:40) [1997] (Rawkus ptv 1136-2)
  • Ben Neill – "Sistrum into Grapheme" Astralwerks
  • Ben Neill – "Pentagram: La Mer Mix and Undertow Mix" (Verve Antilles) 1996
  • DJ Krush – "Ryuki" (Lulu's Peace Mix) TVT Records
  • Spookey Ruben – "Incedental Drift Mix" TVT Records
  • Hooverphonic – "2Wicky" Epic
  • Sublime – "Doin' Time" (Life Sentence Remix) 5:43 MCA Records; 9/97
  • Yoko Ono – "Rising" on "Yes, I'm a Witch" Astralwerks 2006

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Tracks on compilations, soundtracks and miscellaneous releases

  • "Strictly Turtableyzed Hmm.." on Hi-Fidelity Dub Sessions (Guidance Recordings) [2004]
  • "That Subliminal Kid vs. The Last Mohican" on Thirsty Ear Presents The Blue Series Sampler (The Shape of Jazz to Come) (Thirsty Ear) [2003]
  • "Catechism" (instrumental) (Blue Juice Records/UK) BJCD013 [Sept. 2002]
  • "FTP>Bundle / Conduit 23" on VA: An Anthology of Noise & Electronic Music (Sub Rosa/SR 190) April 2002 8:07
  • "If/When" on Scissors (Play label/Japan; Play 002) 6/01
  • "Another Forensic Charade" on Electric Ladyland - Clickhop Version 1.0 Mille Plateaux Records 2001
  • "Rapper’s Relight" on one:it’s all good, man Saul Goodman records 2/01
  • "Reciprocal Presupposition and Dance of the Morlocks" on '"Condo Painting'" soundtrack Gallery Six Records, 4/00
  • "Conduit 23" for “Wreck This Mess Remission 2” Noise Museum
  • "Turn Table Eyzd, UMM" for Hi-Fidelity Dub Chapter II Guidance Recordings GDRC-575) 1/00
  • "Interlude" DJ Spooky and Vinicius Cantuaria for Onda Sonora (Red Hot and Lisbon)
  • "Stereo Specific Polymerization" (Beneath the Underdog Mix) (Word Sound Records) 10" [1998]
  • "Reciprocal Presupposition; Seuqigolana" (Suntropic Inversion Mix) for The End of Utopia (Sub Rosa/SR132) [1998]
  • "Haunted: Ill Konceptual Mix" for Kunsthaus, Zurich
  • "Soon Forward, Synaptic Dissonance" for Asphodelic (Asphodel) [1999]
  • "Polymorphia 2000: Ill Konceptual Mix" for Kunsthalle, Vienna
  • "Solar Physics" DJ Spooky and Sir Menelik for Rawkus Records
  • "He Who Leaves No Trace" for Invisible Soundtracks (Leaf Records)
  • "Reconstruction and The 6th Degree" [1998] on Electric Ladyland 5 (Mille Plateau 48)
  • Discord w/ Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Torn and orchestra. Live in Japan. [1997] (Güt/For Life FLCG 3028)
  • Iannis Xenakis: Kraanerg (w STX Ensemble) [1997] (Asphodel 0975)
  • Iannis Xenakis: Analogiques A + B on Ianissimo! (w/STX Ensemble) [1997] (Vandenburg Wave VAN 0003)
  • The Western Lands (A Dangerous Road Mix) w/ William Burroughs, Bill Laswell, etc. on Material; Seven Souls [1997] (Triloka/Mercury 314 534 905)
  • "Island Of Lost Souls" on The Freestyle Files [1997] Studio K7 (Germany)
  • "Soon Forward, Anansi's Gambit" (DJ Spooky's On the Island of the Lost Souls Mix), and "Why Patterns" on Incursions in Illbient [1997] (Asphodel 0968)
  • "Zero Gravity Dub" on Synthetic Pleasures Vol. 2 Caipirinha Productions [1997]
  • "Black Djinn Trance" (w/Bill Laswell, Jah Wobble) on War Smash Hits [1996] (Sub Rosa Records SR 105)
  • "Primary Inversion" on This is Home Entertainment 2 [1996] (Liquid Sky Music/Jungle Sky Records HE 008)
  • "The Terran Invasion of Alpha Centauri Year 2794" on Dub Terror Exhaust with Bill Laswell [1996] (Subharmonic Records)
  • "Machinic Phylum" (Crippled Symmetries Mix) on Future Audio [1996] (Freeze Records)
  • "The Nasty Data Burst" & "Journey" (Paraspace Mix) on Valis: The Destruction of Syntax (Subharmonic Records)
  • In Visual Ocean on Gilles Deleuze: In Memoriam (Mille Plateaux Records)
  • Collaboration with Amiri Baraka on Black Dada Nihilismus on Offbeat: A Red Hot Sound Trip [1996] Red Hot/Whitney Museum/Wax Trax-TVT compilation released in conjunction with The Whitney Museum's "The Beats: A Retrospective" installation.
  • "Temporally Displaced" , also on Offbeat
  • "Step In Stand Clear" on Storm of Drones (Sombient)
  • "Vorticities" on State Of the Union [1996] (Atatvistic Records)
  • "Muzique Mecanique Dub" and "Muzique Psychotique" on Electric Ladyland Vol. 3 (Force X Records).
  • "Fourth Inversion" on The Resonance Found at the Core of the Bubble [1996] (Bubble Core Records)
  • "Surface Noise" (Theme of the Hungry Ghost), Sonic Soul Records 001 [1996]
  • "Prologue (The Duchamp Effect)" on Mind The Gap 15 Gozno Circus GC021 [1997]
  • "Object Unknown", "Pandemonium", and "Degree Zero Launch" CD-ROM (The Product) [TBA 1998]
  • "Hologrammic Dub" on The Night Shift [1996] (C&S Records)
  • "Galactic Funk" on This is Home Entertainment (Home Entertainment Records/Liquid Sky Music)

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Sideman Appearances

  • Lost Objects w/Bang on a Can, Concerto Köln, Rias Kammerchor Teldec Classics, Germany 8573-84107-2 [5/01]
  • Gary Lucas Golgothaon "Improve the Shining Hour" Knitting Factory [2000]
  • Pilgrimage – 9 Songs of Ecstasy [1997] Point Music 314 536 201-2/4
  • Ben NeillThe Gold Bug [1998] Antilles Records
  • Arto LindsayMundo Civilizado [1996] For Life/Ryko/Bar None

Bang on a Can is a musical organization based in New York City which was founded in 1987 by three American composers who remain its artistic directors: Julia Wolfe, David Lang, and Michael Gordon. ... The Knitting Factory is a New York City music club, in its heyday specializing in jazz and experimental music (though these are no longer its main focus). ... BEN NEILL is a composer, performer, and inventor of the mutantrumpet, a hybrid electro-acoustic instrument. ... Arto Lindsay (born May 28, 1953) is an American guitarist and singer. ...

Similar artists

Saul Williams Saul Stacey Williams (February 29, 1972 - ) has been considered a powerful voice of the hip hop generation as a poet, preacher, actor, rapper, singer and musician. ... DJ Krush was born in 1962 in Tokyo. ... Amon Tobin performing live. ... DJ Logic (born Jason Kibler) is a turntablist active primarily in jazz and with jam bands. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Brian Joseph Burton, better known by his stage name Danger Mouse, is an American producer and DJ whose most recent work is with Cee-Lo as the duo Gnarls Barkley. ...

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Dj Spooky (aka Paul Miller) is a multimedia DJ and Creative Commons advocate who remixes not only music but also film/cinema and fine art.
Spooky’s film Rebirth of a Nation intersperses modern images with cuts from D.W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation (now in the public domain) to create a new work interpreting the original.
Dj Spooky: The basic idea here is a choreography of ideas: think dance, think image, think sequence, think nonlinear soul for your third earhole.
DJ Spooky - definition of DJ Spooky in Encyclopedia (269 words)
DJ Spooky (born 1970) is a Washington DC-born illbient and trip hop musician, turntablist and producer.
In the mid-1990s, Spooky began recording a series of singles and EPs; his debut LP was Songs of a Dead Dreamer, which is now widely regarded as the beginning of illbient.
DJ Spooky is also a professor of music mediated art at the European Graduate School where he co-teaches (with Michael Schmidt) an Intensive Summer Seminar in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.
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