edIT (musician)

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edIT
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edIT performing at Symbiosis Gathering 2009
Background information
Birth name Edward Ma
Also known as The Con Artist
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Electronic music, glitch, IDM, experimental hip hop
Occupations Producer, DJ
Instruments Keyboards
Labels Planet Mu
Alpha Pup Records
Glass Air Records
Associated acts The Glitch Mob
Website soundcloud.com/edit

edIT (born Edward Ma) is an American electronic music producer and DJ based in Los Angeles, California. He is a member of The Glitch Mob.[1]

History[edit]

Edward Ma began DJing and got into music production while he was studying at the University of Southern California. From there, he built his name in the Los Angeles underground[2] and began his career in the late 1990s as The Con Artist. He was a resident DJ at Konkrete Jungle in Los Angeles and he hosted a Dublab radio show. He has produced tracks for underground hip hop artists such as Sole and Busdriver.[3] He has also worked with P.E.A.C.E. and Myka 9 of Freestyle Fellowship, Daddy Kev, Hive,[4] Dntel, Emanon and Phoenix Orion.[5]

He is an old friend of Aloe Blacc and Daedelus[2] and has contributed a remix of "Dumbfound" to Daedelus' single "Something Bells" in 2004.[6]

His first solo album, Crying Over Pros for No Reason, was released on Planet Mu in 2004.[7]

His second solo album, Certified Air Raid Material, was released on Alpha Pup Records in 2007.[8] It features guest appearances from Abstract Rude, The Grouch, TTC, Busdriver and D-Styles.[9]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Battling Go-Go Yubari in Downtown L.A." b/w "Crunk De Gaulle" (2007)
  • "The Game Is Not Over" b/w "More Lazers" (2008)

Productions[edit]

Remixes[edit]

  • Daedelus - "Dumbfound (edIT remix)" from "Something Bells" (2004)
  • Busdriver - "Sun Shower (edIT remix)" from "Sun Shower" (2007)
  • The Grouch - "Artsy (edIT remix)" from "Artsy" (2008)
  • Machinedrum - "Let It (edIT remix)" from "Let It" (2010)
  • Cursa - "Connections (edIT remix)" from Starting Point EP: The Remixes (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Borghi, Lily (July 6, 2010). "Free Mixtape from The Glitch Mob (plus edIT solo track)". LA Weekly. 
  2. ^ a b Fintoni, Laurent (September 23, 2008). "edIT | The Game is Far From Over". Spannered. Retrieved June 24, 2011. 
  3. ^ Reeves, Mosi (November 1, 2007). "edIT Takes IDM to the Dancefloor". XLR8R. 
  4. ^ Fulton, Katherine. "edIT". Allmusic. 
  5. ^ "edIT". Sputnikmusic. 
  6. ^ "Daedelus: Something Bells". Textura. October 2004. 
  7. ^ Hunter, Jonny (October 28, 2011). "edIT - Crying Over Pros For No Reason". Sputnikmusic. 
  8. ^ Earp, Matt (November 19, 2007). "Certified Air Raid Material". XLR8R. 
  9. ^ Ranta, Alan. "edIT - Certified Air Raid Material". Tiny Mix Tapes. 

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