Jimmy Urine

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Jimmy Urine
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Jimmy Urine performing at The Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ on March 29, 2013.
Background information
Birth name James Euringer
Also known as Little Jimmy Urine
Born (1969-09-07) September 7, 1969 (age 44)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Industrial rock, alternative rock, synthpunk, electronic rock
Instruments Vocals, guitar, synthesizer, drums
Years active 1995–present
Labels Uppity Cracker, The End Records
Associated acts Mindless Self Indulgence
The Left Rights
Serj Tankian

James Euringer (born September 7, 1969), known professionally as Jimmy Urine, is an American singer and musician. He is best known as the lead singer and programmer of synthpunk band Mindless Self Indulgence.

Early life[edit]

Urine was born and raised in New York City, New York. He graduated from a Catholic high school.[1]

Career[edit]

Mindless Self Indulgence[edit]

Before starting Mindless Self Indulgence, Urine worked with his brother Markus Euringer, releasing an album entitled Mindless Self-Indulgence. Markus and Jimmy became the founding members of Mindless Self Indulgence and soon found guitarist Steve Montano (Steve, Righ?) and drummer Jennifer Dunn (Kitty). Markus released a second album, Crappy Little Demo, with Jimmy before he left the group.

Side projects[edit]

Urine has also taken on a musical side project, a collaboration with Steve, Righ?. They created a 39 track album under the name The Left Rights. The Left Rights have also released a second album titled Bad Choices Made Easy. Urine is also a composer for the video game Lollipop Chainsaw,[2] where he also voices the character Zed. Urine and Serj Tankian are currently collaborating on an album entitled Fuktronic.[3]

Remixes[edit]

Urine has done remixes for Deep Forest, KoRn, Serj Tankian, Insane in the Brain, and Serart. He has been known to completely restructure the songs he remixes as well add his own vocal parts. He also produced the original version of "Revolution" by Aimee Allen.

Film[edit]

Urine provided the voice for The Body in M Dot Strange's 2012 animated film Heart String Marionette.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Urine married Chantal Claret, lead singer of Morningwood, on January 18, 2008.[5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smyers, Darryl (March 23, 2012). "Jimmy Urine from Mindless Self Indulgence: "People Hear Us and Say, 'Where the Fuck Do They Come From?'"". Dallas Observer. Retrieved September 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ Spencer. February 1, 2012 . 2:23pm. "Lollipop Chainsaw Boss Battle Composer Is Also A Zombie Boss". Siliconera. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  3. ^ http://www.serjtankian.com/content/fuktronic
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1527821/
  5. ^ Wilson, Michael; Halbfinger, David M.; Otterman, Sharon (June 2, 2007). "Best Bar Mitzvah Ever!! with Chantal Claret". Eastvillageradio.com. Retrieved June 3, 2007. 
  6. ^ "Mindless Self Indulgence". www.mindlessselfindulgence.com. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  7. ^ "An interview in which Jimmy mentions drinking his urine". Retrieved 2007-06-03. 

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