Electric Birds may be the single project for Mike Martinez, co-owner from the Deluxe record label since 1995. The imprint offers accumulated a varied roster of quality produces by famous brands Matmos (whom Martinez offers collaborated with), Disk, Blectum from Blechdom, and Satisfact. Martinez’ early rings included John Henry Western and Cars Obtain Crushed; the latter released full-lengths within the Goldenrod and Mod Lang brands. In 2000, he released his Electric powered Birds debut, a fantastic album that mixed computer processing with an increase of standard instrumentation and included creation efforts from Matmos. After Martinez’ second launch, 2001’s Panorama, as well as the EP’s collection Strata Structures (for Belgium’s U-Cover), he authorized Electric Parrots to Mille Plateaux, the premiere Western label for experimental techno. The very first full length launch for the label, Gradations, made an appearance in Apr of 2002.