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DJ Sprinkles

Currently known for provocative and difficult works which range from deep listening ambience to electro-acoustic abstractions to neo-expressionist piano solos, in the past due ‘90s, multimedia producer and computer musician Terre Thaemlitz resurrected his club music moniker, DJ Sprinkles — a name he utilized previous in the decade mainly because a fresh York City club DJ. A Minnesota-born transplant (by method of Missouri), Thaemlitz found its way to N.Con.C. in the past due ‘80s to wait art school in the Cooper Union. He ultimately made his method into the golf club tradition through his association with homosexual activist causes, financing his mixing abilities for benefit celebrations and so on. He began a long-running mixtape series known as Deeperama that centered on little, underground releases, frequently breaking classic paths months before various other DJs. In 1991; he also got a residency on the infamous transsexual membership Sally’s, where Thaemlitz (as DJ Sprinkles) was rotating when he was honored an Underground Grammy for DJ of the entire year. Developing weary of membership viewers who clamored for major-label produces, by the middle-‘90s, Thaemlitz changed his focus on the increasing ambient motion, keeping home music in the backburner. On the turn from the millennium, Thaemlitz, right now a reputed manufacturer under his delivery name, relocated to Japan and resumed his DJ actions (like the Deeperama combine series), continuing along with his even more experimental compositions aswell. His first discharge as DJ Sprinkles, the 12″ one “Sloppy 42nds,” found its way to 1998 by himself Comatose Recordings imprint; ten years would pass prior to the discharge of his first full-length beneath the name Midtown 120 Blues in ’09 2009.

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