Joker (musician)

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This article is about the British musician. For the Swedish musician, see Jonas Berggren.
Joker
Birth name Liam McLean
Born (1991-01-30) January 30, 1991 (age 23)
Bristol, England, UK
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Website jokerofficial.com

Liam McLean (born 30 January 1991),[1][2] better known by his stage name Joker, is a British record producer[3][4] who creates music in genres such as dubstep and grime. He was named "2009 king of bass music" by XLR8R Magazine[5] and was featured in the September 2009 issue of The Wire magazine.[6] He has contributed to two releases produced by the London-based record company Hyperdub.[7][8] He also run his own label known as Kapsize Recordings.[9] His debut album The Vision was released on October 31, 2011.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • The Vision (4AD, 2011)

Singles & EPs[edit]

  • Kapsize EP (Earwax, 2007)
  • "Holly Brook Park" / "80's" (Kapsize, 2008)
  • "Play Doe" / "Tempered" (Joker & Rustie / Rustie) (Kapsize, 2008)
  • "3K Lane" / "Modem" (Jakes vs Joker / Jakes) (H.E.N.C.H / Terrorhythm, 2008)
  • "Snake Eater" / "Move Dis" (Joker / TRG) (Soul Motive, 2008)
  • Top of the Game EP (Terrorhythm, 2008)
  • "Do It" / "Psychedelic Runway" (Kapsize, 2009)
  • "Digidesign" / "You Don't Know What Love Is" (Joker / 2000F & J Kamata) (Hyperdub, 2009)
  • "Purple City" / "Re-Up" (with Ginz) (Kapsize, 2009)
  • "Untitled_rsn"[a] (Tectonic, 2009)
  • Hyperdub 5.2 EP (Joker & Ginz / Zomby / Samiyam) (Hyperdub, 2009)
  • "City Hopper" / "Output 1-2" (Tectonic, 2009)
  • "Tron" (Kapsize, 2010)
  • Gully Goon Estate EP (with Terror Danjah & Illmana) (Hardrive, 2011)
  • "The Vision (Let Me Breathe)"[b] (featuring Jessie Ware) (4AD, 2011)
  • "Slaughter House"[c] (featuring Silas of Turboweekend) (4AD, 2011)
  • The Vision Instrumentals (4AD, 2011)
  • "On My Mind" (featuring William Cartwright) (Goldie & Rustie mixes) (4AD, 2011)
  • "Lost" (featuring Buggsy & Otis Brown) (incl. Redlight Remix) (4AD, 2012)
  • "Skitta" / "I Think You Should Know" (featuring Newham Generals) (Kapsize, 2012)
  • "Old Era" (Kapsize, 2012)
  • Face Off EP (Kapsize, 2013)
  • Headtop EP (Kapsize, 2014)
Notes
  1. ^ from Tectonic Plates Volume 2 compilation album
  2. ^ single also features Freddie Gibbs and an instrumental version
  3. ^ formerly known as "Here Come the Lights" as seen on vinyl edition

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