Turntables play a huge roll in my music. Listening to my songs you will hear how I use scratching as the glue - connecting one sound to another with intricate detail.
Toronto-based turntable artist and afrofuturist Cheldon Paterson, alias SlowPitch, is a boundless sonic explorer of towering technical proficiency.
A self taught artist, he is fascinated by the interplay between improvised sound, movement, and live performance.
Over the years, he has been nominated for the K.M. Hunter Artist Award for Music and has received support from the Toronto, Ontario, and Canada Arts Councils. This year he has played at esteemed festivals such as Mutek in Montreal, Clandestino in Sweden and the Guelph Jazz Festival.
He has performed at established centres such as the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Music Gallery, Royal Ontario Museum, Gardiner Museum and the Harbour Front Centre to name a few.
He is also a founding member of revered experimental turntable band iNSiDEaMiND. As SlowPitch he has released two projects RPLCMNT and Biosphere Stargaze, both offering an eclectic array of improvised turntable sound manipulation and science fiction inspired rhythmic production sure to carry you through to another cosmic universe.