DJ /rupture

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DJ /rupture
Birth name Jace Clayton
Origin Boston
Genres Breakcore
Dubstep
Electronic
Hip-hop
Jungle
Turntablism
Instruments Turntables
Years active Late 1990s–present
Labels Tigerbeat6
Soot Records
Associated acts Nettle
Website Mudd Up!

DJ /rupture is the pseudonym of Jace Clayton, a New York-based American DJ and producer. He used to play in the drum and bass collective Toneburst, and DJ'ed in Boston during the late 1990s.

In addition to his music, /rupture is becoming a voice on the blog scene with musical and non-musical posts on his website, "Mudd Up!".

Influences[edit]

Clayton has mentioned Edgard Varèse, the Hanatarashi, King Tubby, Pere Ubu, Steely & Clevie, Gregory Whitehead, Timbaland, Mannie Fresh, DJ Scud and Wiley as impacting his creative work.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles & EPs[edit]

  • Rummage About (split 12" with Config.sys) (Soot Records, 1999)
  • $ Vol. 7 (split 7" with Kid606) (Tigerbeat6, 2001)
  • Rude Descending A Staircase (7") (Tigerbeat6, 2002)
  • Split EP (split 12" EP with The Bug vs. The Rootsman) (Tigerbeat6, 2003)
  • Special Gunpowder EP 1 (12" EP) (Tigerbeat6, 2004)
  • Special Gunpowder EP 2 (12" EP) (Tigerbeat6, 2004)
  • No Heathen (split 12" with Com.a & Wicked Act) (Shockout, 2004)
  • Dem Nuh Know Me (split 12" with Team Shadetek & Wayne Lonesome) (Shockout, 2004)
  • Little More Oil (12" EP with Kid606 & Sister Nancy) (Soul Jazz Records, 2005)
  • Redux (12" EP) (Broklyn Beats, 2005)
  • Miss Nemesis (7") (Ek-ke, 2006)
  • Quémalo Ya (split 12" with Filastine) (Shockout, 2007)
  • Shallows EP (12" EP with Matt Shadetek) (theAgriculture, 2009)

DJ Mixes[edit]

  • 1 + 1 = 3 (cassette) (self-released, 1999)
  • Gold Teeth Thief (self-released/Tigerbeat6, 2001)
  • Minesweeper Suite (Tigerbeat6, 2002)
  • 58.46 Radio Mix (self-released, 2003)
  • Post Election Mix (radio broadcast on Resonance FM, 2004)
  • Shotgun Wedding Vol. 1: The Bidoun Sessions (with Mutamassik) (Tigerbeat6, 2004)
  • Low Income Tomorrowland (Applecore Records, 2005)
  • Soot Fall Tour 06 (with Filastine) (self-released, 2006)
  • Improvisation for Guitar + Turntables (with Andy Moor) (Soot Records, 2006)
  • Shotgun Wedding Vol. 6 (with Filastine) (Tigerbeat6, 2007)
  • Live in France (with Andy Moor) (Soot Records, 2007)
  • Porque Soy Sonidero Y Voy A Muchos Lugares (self-released, 2008)
  • Uproot (theAgriculture, 2008)
  • New York Tropical Vol. 1 (with Geko Jones) (self-released, 2009)
  • K-K-Kumbia (self-released, 2009)
  • Solar Life Raft (with Matt Shadetek) (theAgriculture, 2009)
  • Curiosity Slowdown (self-released, 2010)
  • Harlem is Nowhere (with Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts) (self-released, 2011)
  • Dreamachine / Beyond Digital (cassette with Palm Wine & Maga Bo) (Palm Wine, 2011)
  • Change the Mood (self-released, 2012)
  • Sunset Park Rent Strike Mix (self-released, 2012)
  • 1100 vs. 2200 (with Sonido Martines) (self-released, 2013)

Appears on[edit]

  • "RKK13" – Natti Tone Scat (2000)
  • VA – Paws Across The World 2003 Tour (2004)
  • VA – Open up and say...@<%_|^[!] (2004)
  • The Wire Tapper 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mudd Up! April 25, 2009 [1] Access date: June 18, 2008

External links[edit]