Bing Ji Ling

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Bing Ji Ling
Birth name Quinn Luke
Genres Rock, soul, R&B, roots rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums
Labels Tummy Touch Records
Associated acts Phenomenal Handclap Band, Tommy Guerrero
Website bingjiling.com

Quinn Luke, also known as Bing Ji Ling, is a New York City based producer-musician. Luke has released three full-length albums as a solo artist, as well as numerous singles, collaborations and remixes. He is also a former member of Phenomenal Handclap Band. As a member of the Phenomenal Handclap Band, Luke has toured the world, supporting acts such as Bryan Ferry, Franz Ferdinand, Simian Mobile Disco, and the Gossip, as well as playing festivals such as O2 Wireless (U.K.), Latitude (U.K.), Field Day (Australia) and BBK Live (Spain). As Coppa, a duo composed of Luke and legendary crate-digging haven Groove Merchant's Chris Veltri, Luke has also produced a series of 12-inch singles that have earned the praise of Space Disco tastemakers such as Idjut Boys, Prins Thomas and Todd Terje. As Q&A (formerly Expanding Head Band), a duo with Tussle songwriter Alexis Georgopoulos, Luke has releases on DFA Records, Smalltown Supersound, and Lo Recordings. Luke is also a constant member of legendary skater-cum-musician Tommy Guerrero's group, who regularly wow crowds at various international festivals such as Fuji Rock Festival (Japan). Most recently, Luke has worked in a collaborative project with Paul "Mudd" Murphy under the name Paqua, on Murphy's Claremont 56 label out of London.

On March 22, 2011, Bing Ji Ling released his solo album Shadow To Shine.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • "doodle loot doot doodle a doo" (2004)
  • "Fire & Ice Cream" (2006)
  • "June Degrees In December" (2008)
  • "So Natural" (2009)
  • Shadow To Shine' (2011)

full discography here: http://www.discogs.com/artist/Bing+Ji+Ling

References[edit]

1.Thompson, P. (2009, August 13). Pitchfork. Phenomenal Handclap Band. Retrieved November 10, 2011 from http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/13376-the-phenomenal-handclap-band/

2.The Phenomenal Handclap Band (2011) . Retrieved November 10, 2011, from http://www.friendlyfirerecordings.com/Bands/PHCB/phcb.html

3.My Spoonful (2011). Retrieved November 17, 2011, from http://myspoonful.com/bing-ji-ling

4.BING JI LING AT THE TOP OF THE STANDARD. Retrieved November 17, 2011, http://www.nypress.com/blog-8756-bing-ji-ling-at-the-top-of-the-standard.html

5.http://sfist.com/2004/12/13/interview_bing_ji_ling.php