Though famous for his Sega-sounding synth samples, Computer Jay succeeds because he’s not really either a minimalist or an obscure gear head: he gives you some bold minimal and earlier-electronica flavors, but at his base, he has one major kick pedal foot pointed straight at the recent present.
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… everybody wants a piece of him–Computer Jay, Daedelus, SAMIYAM, Dimlite, Gonjasufi, and half a dozen others all make cameos—but aside from a few monome-munchin’ beats here and there, and some great guest vocals, this thing is still Gaslamp throughout, full of nods to international psychedelia and live-sounding drum beats and synths so harsh, they could almost be guitars.
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July 5th, 2011 · 3 Comments
cover by ward robinson This wild little guy has been out for a second but we were so busy with shows, shows and shows that we didn’t get a chance to make a huge deal about it! So behold—L.A. RECORD 104! First issue of our sixth year of printing with busting-through-the-mold L.A. transplant KING TUFF [...]
October 16th, 2009 · No Comments
Download: “Happy Birthday, Flying Lotus!” Jam Session [Audio clip: view full post to listen] L.A. visionary Flying Lotus just had a birthday, and in the true spirit of birthdays, ArtDontSleep delivers a gift in his honor to the world: the “Happy Birthday Flying Lotus!” jam session featuring Lotus, Exile, Shafiq Husayn, Computer Jay and many [...]
June 26th, 2009 · No Comments
azul213 Download: AM Sessions “A Love Supreme” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Andrew Lojero at ArtDontSleep passes along the results of the inaugural AM Session—a freeform jazz jam including members of Blank Blue, the composer of the “Suite for Ma Dukes” and many more of L.A.’s new movement of free-thinking next-wave musicians. Recorded [...]