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Dieselboy
Dieselboy
Dieselboy
Background information
Birth name Damian Higgins
Born 1972
Origin Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Genre(s) Drum and bass
Occupation(s) DJ, Record producer
Years active 1991 - Present
Website www.djdieselboy.com

Dieselboy is the stage name of Damian Higgins, an American drum and bass DJ and producer. Image File history File links Information_icon. ... Shortcut: WP:NPOV Wikipedia policy is that all articles should be written from a neutral point of view. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (960x1280, 202 KB) Dieselboy performs at a rave in Springfield Massachusetts in 2004. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... 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. ... Drum and bass (commonly abbreviated to DnB, drum n bass or drum & bass) is a type of electronic dance music also known as jungle. ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... A stage name, or a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers (such as actors, comedians, musicians, and clowns). ... Drum and bass (commonly abbreviated to DnB, drum n bass or drum & bass) is a type of electronic dance music also known as jungle. ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ...


Dieselboy is a common name in the American drum and bass scene. He has been around since its early inception, playing a key role in its expansion across the United States. From his early beginnings in 1991 as a regular guest radio DJ on WRCT in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he has consistently kept with the music, moving from mixtape to CD to gig. After building his name through a selection of underground mixtapes, Dieselboy took a trip to the UK, where he worked on Tech Itch Recordings' Scythe 12" with Technical Itch. On his return, Dieselboy continued his rise through the American DJ ranks and went on to release two best selling mixed CD's for the Surburban Base USA label. Drum and bass (commonly abbreviated to DnB, drum n bass or drum & bass) is a type of electronic dance music also known as jungle. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WRCT is a non-commercial freeform radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Allegory of Music on the Opéra Garnier Music is an art form that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. ... For the album by Los Abandoned, see Mix Tape (album). ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit ÄŒeské Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... Look up Gig in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Gig may be: A slang term for a musical engagement A contraction for gigabyte An archaic term for a type of light carriage A type of spear A similarly designed type of fishing tackle A contraction for Captains Gig, a type... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... Mark Caro, better known as Technical Itch, is a British electronic music artist, disc jockey, and founder of Technical Itch Recordings and Penetration records. ...


1998 saw Dieselboy continue his trek through the DJ circuit and his Sixeleven DJ Mixseries Vol 1 steadily climbed the retail charts. 1998 also saw Dieselboy tie with LTJ Bukem for Best Drum & Bass DJ at the Global DJ Mix Awards. He was the first American drum and bass DJ ever to be nominated. Aside from DJing, Dieselboy initiated Philadelphia's first 21+ drum and bass weekly (a recurring club event) entitled "Platinum" - which ceased as a weekly on October 14th, 2004 after a 6.5 year run. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... LTJ Bukem is the stage name used by the drum and bass musician, producer and DJ Danny Williamson (born 1967, London). ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... General Name, Symbol, Number platinum, Pt, 78 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 10, 6, d Appearance grayish white Atomic mass 195. ...


Early 1999 saw Damian complete a North American tour with Technical Itch & Decoder in support of his track Atlantic State whilst the end of 1999 saw the release of his fourth mixed CD on the Moonshine label entitled A Soldier's Story, which sold extremely well (more than any other drum and bass release in America that year) [citation needed]. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Decoder is the stage name of Drum and bass and Jungle producer Darren Beale. ...


2000 saw Dieselboy joining forces with Palm Pictures/Island Recordings and his releases The Descent, Invid, Render and a full length album on Palm Pictures label called The 6ixth Session. To date, his 'The 6th Session' is the best selling drum n' bass mix CD in the history of electronic music, followed by his ultra-successful 2002 release, 'projectHUMAN' [citation needed]. Palm Pictures is a US based entertainment company owned and run by Chris Blackwell. ...


Dieselboy, teaming up with DJ Dara and AK1200 created a new project called Planet of the Drums in 20022006. This drum and bass powerhouse rocked venues across North American with tour dates showcasing this amazing crew of DJs. Promotional shot of DJ Dara DJ Dara is an Irish drum and bass DJ operating mainly in North America. ... AK1200 (left) seen here with Alkivar (right) at a rave in Springfield, Massachusetts (taken 2003) AK1200 is the stage name of a Florida-based musician Dave Minner working in the jungle and drum and bass genres. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


March of 2004 saw a new mixed CD release, The Dungeon Masters Guide. A genre defying mix CD with remixes of tracks by Josh Wink, Tiësto, Technical Itch, and many more. With the release of this mix CD compilation, Dieselboy also released a Triple vinyl LP pack featuring remixes by various artists such has Gridlok, Kaos, Karl K, Jae Kennedy, Stratus, and KC. Cover of the 4th printing of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters Guide The Dungeon Masters Guide (DMG or DMs Guide; in earlier editions, the Dungeon Masters Guide) is a book of rules for the seminal role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons. ... Josh Wink Josh Wink aint rave you gimp Josh Wink (born Joshua Winkelman in 1970) is an electronic music DJ, label owner, producer, remixer, and artist. ... Tiësto (born Tijs Verwest on January 17, 1969 in Breda, Netherlands) is one of the worlds most famous trance DJ figures in the electronic dance music scene. ... Mark Caro, better known as Technical Itch, is a British electronic music artist, disc jockey, and founder of Technical Itch Recordings and Penetration records. ... Gridlok is drum and bass producer and DJ based out of San Francisco, USA. He used to be a classical violin player before he submerged himself into the drum and bass realm. ... KAOS can mean: KAOS 89. ... A Stratus cloud is a cloud belonging to a class characterized by horizontal layering with a uniform base, as opposed to convective clouds that are as tall or taller than wide (these are termed Cumulus clouds). ... KC may also refer to Kellogg College, University of Oxford. ...


In April 2006, Dieselboy released the album "The Human Resource" under his new label Human. Step into Dieselboy’s laboratory, as he builds the beast known as THE HUMAN RESOURCE. Disc One ‘SELECTED WORKS,’ is the first CD compilation from the album. This 12-song un-mixed sonic monster includes club anthems and VIP remixes from )EIB(, DJ Fresh, The Upbeats, Dieselboy + Kaos and more.


Disc Two ‘EVOL INTENT ASSEMBLE THE MONSTER’ features a continuous DJ-mix from one of America’s top d’n’b DJ/producer crews, Evol Intent, hand picked by Dieselboy to stitch together some of the best of the HUMAN catalog, plus exclusive tracks and remixes from Gridlok, Infiltrata + Hochi, Vector Burn, Dieselboy + Technical Itch and others.

Contents

Discography

Singles

  • Patriot Games EP (2x12") – Tech Itch Recordings
  • The Trans-Atlantic Link Part 1 (12") – Tech Itch Recordings
  • The Descent (12") – Palm Pictures (1999)
  • Invid (12") – Palm Pictures (2000)
  • Render (12") – Palm Pictures (2000)
  • Invid (Remixes) (2x12") – Palm Pictures (2002)

For a complete listing of Dieselboy's releases see his entry on Rolldabeats


DJ Mixes

  • Drum And Bass Selection (CD) – Suburban Base
  • Drum And Bass Selection USA (CD) – Moonshine
  • 97 Octane (CD) – Moonshine
  • Sixeleven DJ Mixseries, Vol. 1 (CD) – Sixeleven Records (611)
  • A Soldier's Story (CD) – Moonshine
  • System_Upgrade (CD) – Moonshine
  • The 6ixth Session (2xCD) – Palm Pictures
  • Project Human (2xCD) – Human Imprint Recordings
  • DJ World Series: D & B From The United States (CD) – DJ Magazine
  • The Dungeonmaster's Guide (2xCD) – Human Imprint Recordings
  • The Human Resource (2xCD) – Human Imprint Recordings

unrealeased This article is about the album The 6ixth Session by musical artist Dieselboy. ... The Dungeonmasters Guide is a drum n bass compilation album by Dieselboy. ...

  • Substance D Due for Fall 2007 – Human Imprint Recordings

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