Martyn (musician)

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Martyn
Birth name Martijn Deijkers
Born Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Genres Dubstep, drum and bass, house, techno
Occupation(s) Producer, DJ
Years active 2005–present
Labels 3024, Brainfeeder, Revolve:r, Ostgut Ton
Website 3024world.com

Martijn Deijkers (sometimes spelled Deykers), known professionally as Martyn, is a Dutch producer and DJ from Eindhoven.[1] He started his career by DJing drum and bass in 1996,[2] but began to include more of a dubstep influence after first hearing Kode9's "Sine of the Dub".[3] He released his first 12" singles in 2005,[4] incorporating elements of both techno and jungle.[5] Deijkers' first album, Great Lengths, was released in 2009.[6] In 2010 he released Fabric 50, the 50th installment of the Fabric Mix DJ series.[7] Martyn's second studio album, Ghost People, was released in 2011 on the American label Brainfeeder.[8]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Great Lengths (2009)
  • Ghost People (2011)
  • The Air Between Words (2014)

Compilation albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • Newspeak (2013)

Singles[edit]

  • "Get Down" b/w "Black Lies" (2005)
  • "Nxt 2 U" b/w "Deepwood" (2005)
  • "Cloud Convention" b/w "Believe It" (2006)
  • "I Wonder Why" b/w "Share My Wings" (2006)
  • "Velvet" b/w "Twenty Four" (2007)
  • "Broken" (2007)
  • "Natural Selection" b/w "Vancouver" (2008)
  • "Left Hander" b/w "Shook Up" (2010)
  • "Masks" b/w "Viper" (2011)
  • "Hello Darkness" (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Macdonald, Cameron (30 October 2008). "Martyn: Beyond London Dubstep". XLR8R. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. 
  2. ^ IMO Records. "Martyn Biography", IMO Records Retrieved on 25 June 2012.
  3. ^ Clark, Martin (23 May 2007). "Grime / Dubstep". Pitchfork. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Sherburne, Philip (14 April 2009). "Martyn: Great Lengths". Pitchfork. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  5. ^ Rainho, Ricardo. "Martyn Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Buttimer, Colin (11 May 2009). "Martyn Great Lengths Review". BBC Music. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. 
  7. ^ Anderson, Rick. "Fabric 50 - Martyn". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  8. ^ Patrin, Nate. "Martyn: Ghost People album review". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 

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