Alvin Risk

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Alvin Risk
Birth name Marcio Alvarado
Also known as Alvin Risk
Origin Washington, DC[1]
Genres Electronic
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2003-present
Associated acts
Website Alvin Risk Official Site

Marcio Alvarado better known by his stage name Alvin Risk, is an American electronic music producer, singer and DJ from Washington, D.C.[1] He has released music on OWSLA, Dim Mak, and Ministry of Sound.[2] He has also released under the label Memory LTD. Risk is the brother of Painted Face, singer and producer Allie Alvarado.[3] Alvin Risk was on the radio show DVDASA on January 15, 2014.


Studio albums[edit]

  • My Lightyear (as Telemetrik) (2008)


Title EP details Tracks
The Making Of[4]
  1. "At Last"
  2. "Someone"
  3. "Safe"
  4. "Wave"
Two Strokes Raw (with Tittsworth)
  1. "La Campana" (featuring Maluca)
  2. "Pendejas"
  3. "Porcacheese"
  4. "Carter Boost" (featuring Scottie B)
  1. "Psychotic"
  2. "Survival" (featuring Sirah)
  3. "Infinity"
  4. "Pray" (featuring Jason Aalon Butler)
  1. "Zoom!"
  2. "Put 'Em Up" (featuring Jason Aalon Butler)
  3. "TR0NCE" (with HYX)
  4. "Wash Dat"
  1. "Alone"
  2. "Dark Heart"
  3. "Safe"
  4. "Monsters"
  5. "Wave"


Year Song Label
2011 "One" (with Bulletproof) Black Sun Empire Records
2013 "Skyclad" OWSLA
2013 "Empty Hearted" (with Designer Drugs) Ultra Records
2013 "Try It Out" (with Skrillex) Big Beat / OWSLA

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album Label
2012 "Cities" OWSLA Presents: Free Treats Vol. II OWSLA

Production credits[edit]

Title Artist EP details Tracks
Undreamt EP[5] Painted Face
  1. "Undreamt"
  2. "Favorite One"
  3. "Sum of Me"
  4. "Girls in Love"
Paper Heart EP
  • Released: 6 January 2015
  • Label: Unsigned
  • Formats: Digital download
  1. "Tug of War" (Long Edit)
  2. "Ribbons of Gold"
  3. "Undertow"
  4. "Paper Heart"


Year Song Artist
2010 "Back Up in This" Designer Drugs
"Etheric Device" Glass Candy
"Starlight" Risqué
"July Flame" Laura Veirs
2011 "Fly by Night" Cerebral Vortex
"Through the Prism" Designer Drugs
"Jericho" Jamaica
"Cameras" Matt & Kim
"Back Flash" Edan Everywhere
"Diminishing Returns" Ali Love
"Stay Awake" Example
"Dance Without You" Skylar Grey
"Roman" Housse De Racket
"Dirty Dancer" Oh My!
"Kill The Noise" Kill The Noise
"Earthquakey People" Steve Aoki featuring Rivers Cuomo
"Eyes" Kaskade featuring Mindy Gledhill
2012 "We Are Young" fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
"We Are Young" (Alvin Risk Remix Part II) fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
"Make It Bun Dem" Skrillex & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley
"Nemesis" Neil Davidge
"Messiah" I See MONSTAS
"Firestarter" The Prodigy
2014 "Electro Remix" Hans Zimmer & The Magnificent Six


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