Teebs

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Teebs
Birth name Mtendere Mandowa
Origin Chino Hills, California
Genres Instrumental hip hop, Experimental hip hop, Electronic music
Occupation(s) Producer
Years active 2009-present
Labels Brainfeeder, Svetlana Industries, All City Records, My Hollow Drum
Associated acts My Hollow Drum, Flying Lotus, Prefuse 73, Jackhigh
Website soundcloud.com/teebsio

Mtendere Mandowa, better known by his stage name Teebs, is an American electronic producer and artist from Chino Hills, California.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Teebs released his first album, Ardour, on Brainfeeder in 2010.[3][4] It was followed by a compilation album, Collections 01, released in 2011 on the same label.[5][6] In 2014, Teebs released his second studio album, Estara, on Brainfeeder.[7]

Style and influences[edit]

Teebs' style has been referred to as "beat music", a style which involves recording, layering, altering and organizing several sounds including harps, shakers, drum taps and even tape peeling.[8]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Collections 01 (Brainfeeder, 2011)

EPs[edit]

  • The Tropics EP (Svetlana Industries, 2010) with Jackhigh
  • Los Angeles 6/10 (All City Records, 2010) with Daedelus
  • Speak Soon, Vol. 1 (Yellow Year Records, 2013) with Prefuse 73 as Sons of the Morning

Singles[edit]

  • "Why Like This?" (Brainfeeder, 2010)

Productions[edit]

Remixes[edit]

  • Populous with Short Stories - "Only Hope (Teebs Remix)" from Remixed in Basic (2010)
  • Nosaj Thing - "Caves (Teebs Remix)" from Drift Remixed (2010)
  • Exile - "So We Can Move (Teebs Remix)" from Radio Bonus (2010)
  • Oscar McClure - "Teebs' Never Repeat It Mix" from Compost (2010)
  • Flying Lotus - "Archway (Teebs Remix)" from Cosmogramma Alt Takes (2011)
  • Shlohmo - "Wen uuu" (Teebs Remix)" from "Vacation (Remixes) - EP (2012)
  • Hundred Waters - "Boreal (Teebs Remix)" from Boreal Remix EP (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranta, Alan (17 September 2012). "Teebs - Waldorf, Vancouver, BC, September 15". Exclaim!. 
  2. ^ "Meet Teebs – Visual artist & Musician". Art For Music. 22 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Patrin, Nate (9 November 2010). "Teebs: Ardour". Pitchfork Media. 
  4. ^ O'Connell, Jake (19 October 2010). "Teebs - Ardour". Dusted Magazine. 
  5. ^ Ryce, Andrew (11 November 2011). "Teebs: Collections 01". Pitchfork Media. 
  6. ^ Masterson, Patrick (11 January 2012). "Teebs - Collections 01". Dusted Magazine. 
  7. ^ Weiss, Jeff (16 April 2014). "You Can See, and Even Taste, Teebs' Music". LA Weekly. 
  8. ^ "Teebs: Better Living Through 'Beat Music'". NPR. 19 November 2010. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 

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