Quasamodo

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Quasamodo
A mid-twenties African American man wearing a sequined military jacket and dark sunglasses. He is walking while waving his right hand, which is adorned with a white glove. His left hand is bare.
Photo of Dimitris Nassios aka Quasamodo during a live performance in Athens, Greece for the release party of "Movin' On"..
Background information
Birth name Dimitris Nassios
Born (1978-09-16)September 16, 1978
Wimbledon, U.K.
Genres Nu-funk, Soul music, dance, funk, disco
Occupations Singer-songwriter, record producer, composer, musician.
Instruments Keyboards, Bass, Saxophone.
Years active 2003–to date
Labels Freestyle Records, Bombastic Jam, Jalapeno Records, Timewarp.
Associated acts Quasamodo, The Q Orchestra, Smokey Bandits.
Website www.quasamodo.com

Quasamodo (real name Dimitris Nassios) is a composer, lyricist and producer born in Wimbledon, UK in 1978. In 2007 he released his first album "Truth Be Told" under the alias Quasamodo (Quite Unusual And Slightly Awkward Music Of Diverse Origin) through Timewarp Music. Upon completion he released a track called "Move Sucka" with Basement Freaks on Goodgroove Records, a pioneer label in the Nu-funk scene in 2008, then "Let's Funk" for Manmade Records in 2009 and did the vocals for Basement Freaks track "Ya Need a Funky Band" on SunsetSoul Records again in 2009. These collaborations with George Fotiadis from Basement Freaks led to birth of a new project called the Smokey Bandits and together wrote their first album, Debut. As Smokey Bandits they remix "I Want Freedom" by Chris Joss for ESL Music. In January 2012 he releases his latest album "Movin' On" with Bombastic Jam.

By 2009 Quasamodo was not only writing music but performing his music through a series of live performances with his new project The Q Orchestra In 2009 he signs his second album Journey Through Sounds under a new alias The Q Orchestra through Freestyle Records UK. It was released in June 2010. His latest works include a single with Greek singer Thaliah called "My Friend Is Blue" and the "Can't Hold Me Down" EP from the renowned UK label Jalapeno Records, home to artists such as Kraak & Smaak and Smoove & Turrell.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Artist Label
2014 The Big Picture Quasamodo Jalapeno Records
2014 Looking Back Facing Forward (Part 2) Quasamodo Hunchback Records
2013 Looking Back Facing Forward (Part 1) Quasamodo Hunchback Records
2013 Can't Hold Me Down EP Quasamodo Jalapeno Records
2012 Movin' On Quasamodo & The Q Orchestra Bombastic Jam Records
2010 Journey Through Sounds The Q Orchestra Freestyle Records
2010 Debut Smokey Bandits Klik Records
2010 Bollywood Man Quasamodo feat. MC Coppa Bombastic Jam
2009 Let's Funk Quasamodo Manmade Records
2008 Move Sucker Basement Freaks & Quasamodo Goodgroove Records
2008 Ya Need A Funky Band Basement Freaks & Quasamodo SunsetSoul Records
2008 By Your Side Quasamodo Timewarp Music / La Suite 5 Compilation - Planetworks
2008 Cheeky Bastard/Funk Off Quasamodo Timewarp Music
2008 Deseo Brutal/Do Yo Thang Quasamodo Acis Jazz Magazine (Italy)
2007 Truth Be Told Quasamodo Timewarp Music
2007 Scream For Daddy Quasamodo Timewarp Music - "Freestyle 4 Funk" Compilation
2006 Rhyth 'mo Quasamodo Timewarp Music - "Save Your Funkin Ears" Compilation

Remixes[edit]

Year Title Album Label
2012 Let's Get It Started Basement Freaks Remixed Jalapeno Records
2009 Out Of My Head Valique - R.A,W Mixed Freestyle Records
2009 Gypsy Breaks Basement Freaks - Gypsy Breaks Analigital Records
2009 Nancy Teddy Presberg - Outcries of a Sea of Red Outright Music
2008 Pump It Umbo & Balatz - Pump It Timewarp Music
2009 Le Magnifique Trotter - Faixa Preta Timewarp Music
2008 Foster Fatty Teddy Presberg - Blueprint of the Soul Remixes Outright Music
2008 Space Funk Doctor Music Project - Dancing With Dracula Timewarp Music
2008 Scream For Daddy Valique Remix Quasamodo - Scream For Daddy Freestyle Records
2007 Electric Duo Deep Collective - Electric Duo Timewarp Music
2007 Mamma Didn't Lie Danny Massure - Mamma Didn't Lie Spring Strut
2007 Nu Hobo On Da Block Basement Freaks - Nu Hobo On Da Block Timewarp Music
2006 Sunday Groove Geriba - Sunday Groove Innvision Records
2006 Diskotekk & Dub Master Timewarp Inc - Dub My Funky Groove Remixes Timewarp Music

References[edit]

Review on International MTV Iggy
2 Board Magazine Review Summer 2010
Athens Voice Magazine Interview
Athens News Agency Review
MTV Greece Album Review

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