16bit

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16bit
Origin London, United Kingdom
Genres Dubstep, Brostep
Years active 2007–2011
Labels MTA
Associated acts Chase and Status, Björk, Noisia, Amon Tobin
Past members Eddie Jefferys
Jason Morrison

16bit were an electronic music act from London, UK, consisting of Eddie Jefferys and Jason Morrison.[1] They were signed to Chase & Status' MTA Records.[2]

Biography[edit]

16bit are electronic music artists best known for producing dubstep. 16bit's debut release in January 2008 was In The Death Car EP which featured the track "Chainsaw Calligraphy" which was recognised for its innovative qualities at the time.[3]

Fourteen of 16bit's songs were used as the soundtrack for the iOS and WiiWare video game Lilt Line.[4]

They produced Björk's first single off her 2011 album Biophilia, co-produced "Mutual Core" and remixed both "Mutual Core" and "Hollow".[1][5] The album was subsequently nominated for two Grammy awards.[6] British rapper Professor Green announced via Twitter that 16bit were to produce his single "At Your Inconvenience".[7] Their remix of Noisia's "Machine Gun" was used in a trailer and various TV spots for Transformers: Dark of the Moon.[8] The remix was also used in the trailer for Far Cry 3.

16bit won 'Best Mix' at the 2010 Dubstep Forum Awards for their 'Milky Pie Mix' and came second top in the Best Producer category.[9] They stated that they'd been working on their debut album for a 2012 release.[1] In mid-2012, the duo split to pursue solo production careers for unknown reasons.

Eddie Jefferys is now working under the alias Moody Good and will be releasing his debut album with MTA Records this year.[10] Jefferys has produced a single for the rap group Foreign Beggars entitled "Anywhere" and also provided additional production for the Chase and Status track "Gangsta Boogie VIP". Eddie also produced "I Am the Narrator", a song from Plan B's third studio album iLL Manors.

Discography[edit]

Albums and EPs[edit]

  • In The Death Car EP (12") (2008)
  • Cobra/Jump/Can You Show Me What Head Is (12") (2009)
  • Swine Flu (12") (2009)
  • The Tale Of The Exploding Fist EP (12") (2009)
  • Panic (12") (2010)
  • Chainsaw Calligraphy EP (12") (2010)
  • 16 Bit Edition 1 (12") (2011)
  • 16 Bit Edition 2 (12") (2011)
  • FRZR9000/Skullcrack (12") (2011)
  • Dinosaurs/Boston Cream (12") (2011)
Remixes
  • Plan B - "She Said"
  • Torqux - "Relentless"
  • SKiSM - "The Blank"
  • Propatingz feat. Dakini - "Babylons Scared"
  • Noisia - "Machine Gun"
  • Amon Tobin - "Surge"
  • Chase & Status - "Hitz"

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