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In the first ’90s, Dublin, Ireland native Marcus Lambkin transferred to NY, where he ingrained himself within the club scene being a DJ with several residencies. It wasn’t until 2006, nevertheless, after he previously transferred to Stuttgart, Germany and aligned with LCD Soundsystem’s Adam Murphy for a celebration dubbed Shit Automatic robot that he started making and remixing under that name — a mention of Murphy’s poor sketching skills. From Apr 2006 through March 2010, Lambkin released four left-field home singles — mutations of electro, deep home, common Detroit techno, and old-school rave — on Murphy and Tim Goldsworthy’s DFA label. He also remixed monitors by Dondolo, Kaos, Simian Cell Disco, Idioma, as well as the like-minded Juan Maclean. Unsurprisingly, the result elevated Lambkin’s profile being a DJ, and he begun to gig all around the globe. This all culminated within the initial Shit Robot recording, Through the Cradle towards the Rave, that was released on DFA in Sept 2010. Another few years discovered Lambkin DJing, performing remixes, and liberating another Shit Automatic robot solitary, “Teenage Bass”/”Space Competition,” in 2012. Another full-length, We Got a Like, arrived in early 2014 and presented looks by Nancy Whang, Reggie W, Luke Jenner from the Rapture, and Chicago home tale Lidell Townsell. Lambkin do remixes for Prinzhorn Dance College and Tippy Toes in 2015, also issuing the “Rishi” solitary in cooperation with Kai P and Rino S. Another Shit Robot recording, What Follows, was launched in-may of 2016 and presented guests like Alexis Taylor of Sizzling Chip, Patrick Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem, Nancy Whang, and Juan Maclean (who also combined lots of the album’s paths).

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