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Dead Kousin studied a BA (hons) in Music Composition (Manchester Met. '97-'00) and under one of Massive Attack/Sabres of Paradise's sound Engineers at Weston College of Music.
Nearly two Decades of composition and production/engineering experience.
MC back in the day with DJ Hardware (also performed with DJ Hype, Dr S. Gachet etc.)
Interested in music as a uniting force - a language that words can't speak.
Looking for collaborators, remixers, fixers and glitchers...
Sometime remixer and producer for Vic Ryder, Ghetto Grade (TA), Warriors from the East (TA), Lewcock, Jive Poetic (NY), The James Thorn Band (and lyric writer), Pete the Temp, Tamara Parsons-Baker, Inflatable Buddha and Armitage Skanks/Woody.
I also spent a year in Tanzania working with a youth empowerment project and ran a music club with the students. Some of our recordings are on the Umoja Muziki Club page. (Link above).
Tunes that stretch the mind and the ear
Dead Kousin uses - Open MT (ModPlugTracker (Up the Oldskool!))
Destroy FX (and other FREE VST plug-ins)
Zoom digital 4-track
Korg Monotron, Delay and Duo
MPC 500, Kaoss Pad 2, various pedals and Soundcraft 124fx Notepad (live set-up)
Check out -
Aphex Twin, Autechre, Clark, Squarepusher, Boards of Canada, Fourtet / Fridge, Amon Tobin, Two Lone Swordsmen, Wauvenfold, Bomb the Bass, Orbital, Public Enemy, De La Soul, Disposable Heroes of Hip-Hoprisy, ColdCut, DJ Krush, DJ Shadow, Cassette Boy, Thom Yorke, 310, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, John Cage, Eduardo Polonio, Sixtoo, Sole, Alias, CloudDead, Sage Francis, B.Dolan, Jeru the Damaja, BrainTax, Bonobo, Hint, Quantic, Jeff Mills, Plastikman / Richie Hawtin, Eat Static, Si Begg, Ganja Kru, Rufige Kru, Soldiers of Midian, The Bug, Benga, Dom and Roland, Future Sounds of London, Talvin Singh, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Tabla Beat Science, Tinariwen, Etran Finitawa, Manu Chau, King Tubby, Scientist, NailBomb, Sepultura, Nirvana, Metallica, Therapy?, Machines of Loving Grace, Johnny Cash, The Beatles, Herbie Hancock, BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Musique Concrete, Rephlex, Warp, MoWax, Ninja Tune...
Thanks for listening.
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