Need a gift for a gifted musician?
The SoundCloud Premium accounts also come as virtual gifts and it takes only two minutes to get one. Head over to our Gift page and check out the different Premium accounts starting at only €29 per year.
Dushume aka Amit D Patel is a thriving experimental Noise Artist from Leicester with interests in fusing Asian Underground sounds with electroacoustic music. He has not only completed a Degree in Music Technology & Innovation (BA Hons) but also further completed a Masters in the same given subject this has led him to develop a strategy which utilises various analogue and digital DJ equipment. It is the hacking of hardware uses for different means, which has enabled Dushume to create a performance strategy which works developing advance improvisations.
For the past several years Dushume has looked into different areas such as bass influenced noise music, exploring improvisations and working collaboratively. Developing a strong portfolio of creative work that explores live electronics, sampling methods and looping techniques and performing with purpose built do-it-yourself (DIY) instruments.
2013 - Dushume has just commenced a PHD part-time: "Creating Noise In The Asian Underground"
Notable performances include PACE Building, Demontfort University various concerts/ performances (2008/ 2009/ 2010/ 2011/ 2012) Sonic Arts Network, Plymouth (2007), Y Theatre, Leicester (2007) Hare And Hounds with noise legend MERZBOW, Birmingham / Leicester (2008), Summer Sundae Festival DJ Set, Leicester (2008) Phoenix Arts, Leicester (2009). Phoenix Square with Chris Carter from Throbbing Gristle (2010), For Nonclassical @ The Horse and Groom Shoreditch London (2010) wearelab, Sideshow (Part Of British Art Show 7) With John Richards Nottingham ( 2010) Dirty Electronics: Soldier & Score - 16 February 2011 - 20 February ICA London (2011) Performance Collaboration With Keith Rowe With Dirty Electronics. Mar (2011) Performing Works By Anna Meredith Collaboration With Dirty Electronics May (2012) "Bzzz" Performed "Binaural Experience" @ Phoenix Cinema Leicester 10th Nov 2012. One Finch Gig W/ Sudden Infant 25th Nov 2012 @ JT SOAR Nottingham. Quick Shifts @ Embrace Arts Leicester 9th Mar 2013, Nonclassical - Pioneers Of Electronics Festival 14th March 2013 With Dirty Electronics Ensemble @ XOYO Nightclub London, Quick Shifts @ Nottingham Contemporary 17th Mar 2013 (Collaboration With Dancers) 16th April 13 LLEAPP Concert 1, Inspace, Edinburgh / 18th April 13 LLEAPP Concert 2, Inspace, Edinburgh (lleapp.blogspot.co.uk/) Gig With John Richards (Dirty Electronics) MS Stubnitz, London, 1 May 13, Dirty Electronics with Kei Miyata in residence at the Curve Theatre, Leicester, 29th April to 10th May 2013, Dartington International Summer School 2013, Totnes, Devon 3rd-10th August 2013.World Premiere of “Svaramaya”- 23rd October @ DMU PACE, Leicester (Solo), Dirty Electronics Xmas Bash @ The Criterion, Leicester 11th Dec 2013.
For the future Dushume is working on building a custom built Software and hardware based package which will enable him to create unique sounds generating glitches, feedback, clicks, pulses, noise & Bass.