TenDJiz

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TenDJiz
TenDJiz, producer and engineer from Miami.jpg
Background information
Birth name Denis Chernyshov
Also known as TenDJiz, DJ Tengiz
Origin Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Genres Hip hop, Mashup
Occupations Record producer, Sound engineer
Labels Tengiz Rec
Website Official website

TenDJiz (born Denis Chernyshov) is a Russian-born, Miami-based producer and sound engineer, member of the Audio Engineering Society.[1] He received classical music education. TenDJiz plays piano, guitar and bass guitar. Since 2010, he has been working at his own TenDJiz Miami Studio under an extraordinary ability in the arts visa.

The Soulviet Trilogy[edit]

TenDJiz produced and mixed the Soulviet Trilogy which consists of 3 albums: De La Soulviet (2011), Q-Tipokratiya (2012) and CommoNasm (2012) that were created by blending acapellas of American hip-hop artists (De La Soul, Q-Tip, Common and Nas) with instrumentals composed from Soviet Soul and Jazz samples.

The albums from the Soulviet Trilogy have received positive reviews from critics and music industry's influential people. Jeff Weiss of The Los Angeles Times said about De La Soulviet: "the blends are artfully done and the samples are tastefully chosen."[2] Roslynn Cobarrubias, the Senior Director of Urban Marketing at MySpace Music called the concept of De la Soulviet "awesome" [3] and posted the album on her blog.[4] The Miami New Times named De La Soulviet "Mashup Revolution".[5] Okayplayer claims "TenDJiz made a splash with his De La Soulviet mixtape".[6] Chris Salmon of The Guardian said about Q-Tipokratiya: "It works rather well."[7] On-line magazine egotripland.com described Q-Tipokratiya as "pretty clever stuff."[8] Common tweeted about CommoNasm[9] and called it "Fresh"[10] The Miami New Times named TenDJiz "the mastermind behind an awesome mixtape series".[11] Soulbounce.com (winner of the 2010 Soul Train Awards) claims that "TenDJiz's production, mixing and scratching is near flawless."[12]Respect magazine described CommoNasm as "an incredibly ambitious and awing project."[13] CommoNasm was called "flawless mashup" by HipHopDX.com [14] and described as "amazing" by 2dopeboyz.com.[15] Fashion Nerrd Magazine claims that the Soulviet Trilogy is "a bridging of the gap between the two formerly antagonistic superpower nations" [16]

The albums have been featured on many on-line magazines and music websites such as: Blurt Magazine,[17] Peace Magazine,[18] Nodfactor.com,[19][20][21] Rumba Magazine (Finland),[22] Radio Nova (France),[23] Rubyhornet.com,[24][25] Thewordisbond.com,[26] Slang Magazine,[27] Fleamarketfunk.com,[28] Bamalovesoul.com,[29] Blockmuzikradio.com,[30] ProducersIKnow.com,[31] Kevinnottingham.com [32]

Mixing[edit]

TenDJiz's mixing and mastering credits include work for a two-time Grammy winner Federico Britos, Emmy winner Jorge Heilpern, Big Pooh,[33] Chaundon, Rapsody, Killah Priest, Dynas (BBE Record Label), J.Nics, Skam2, Anjuli Stars, Vurn. IMF Magazine called TenDJiz "the very talented engineer and producer".[34] The album "Elevation" by Vurn recorded and mixed by TenDJiz was named one of The Best 20 Free Albums of The First Half of 2011 on Kevinnottingham.com.[35] "The Executive Suite" LP (mixed/mastered by TenDJiz) has earned a 4.8/5.0 rating on DJBooth.net [36]

Russian Projects[edit]

In Russia, TenDJiz has produced and mixed songs for Mister Maloy (Russian), Ligalize (winner of the 2006 MTV Music Awards), CENTR (winner of the 2008 MTV Music Awards), Detsl (winner of the 2000 MTV International Viewer's Choice Awards), Bad Balance. He also produced music for a Sprite TV Commercial [37] and soundtracks for video games (Nuclear Titbit (Russian), winner of the 2004 Gameland Awards).

Selected Discography[edit]

Artist Release Year Credit
TenDJiz De La Soulviet 2011 Production / Mixing
TenDJiz Q-Tipokratiya 2012 Production / Mixing
TenDJiz CommoNasm 2012 Production / Mixing
TenDJiz Soulviet Trilogy Beats 2012 Production / Mixing
TenDJiz 2010GIZ 2011 Production (7 of 20) / Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Compilation (Big Pooh, Donny Goines, Raven Sorvino and more) The Executive Suite 2012 Mixing / Mastering
Dynas (f. Killah Priest, Reks, Ty) The Planet Fall 2012 Mixing / Mastering
Vurn Elevation 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
YNG No Sleep Till Boogie 2011 Production ("Miami" song) / Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Shanetane My Life and Women 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Stide Prince Journey To 100,000 Fans 2012 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Jae Stackz Heartache 2012 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Rabbid Mental Breakdown 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
P.O.L.O Hip-Hop FIXtape 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Pat K Ghost. Alive 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Streets Buchanon G.O.D. 2011 Mixing / Mastering
Escaleno Dance of The Nomads 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Kuumba Communication Theory 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
Alais Clay Reverse Hypnosis 2011 Recording / Mixing / Mastering
AB4F DadeTronic 2011 Mastering
Centr Kacheli (translation: Swing) 2008 Mixing / Mastering
Detsl Ulichny boyets (translation: Street Fighter) 2001 Production / Mixing
Bad Balance Kameniy Les (translation: Stone Forest) 2001 Mixing
Bad B. Aliance (Bad Balance, Detsl, Ligalize) Noviy Mir (translation: New World) 2001 Production / Mixing
Mister Maloy Budu Pagibat Malodim (translation: I Will Die Young) 1994 Production / Mixing / Co-writing

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AES Member Profile". aes.org. 
  2. ^ Jeff Weiss (October 28, 2011). "De La Soul + Soviet soul and jazz = De La Soulviet". latimes.com. 
  3. ^ Roslynn Cobarrubias (2011-11-21). "the concept of your album @DeLaSoulviet sounds awesome. Can't wait to hear it!" Twitter.
  4. ^ Roslynn Cobarrubias (December 4, 2011). "De La Soulviet is a mashup album by TenDJiz". roslynn.tumblr.com. 
  5. ^ Matt Preira (October 6, 2011). "De La Soul + Soviet soul and jazz = De La Soulviet". miaminewtimes.com. 
  6. ^ Brainchild (July 23, 2012). "Mixtape Monday: Skratch Bastid, O.G. Ron C x Frank Ocean, TenDJiz x Common x Nas". okayplayer.com. 
  7. ^ Chris Salmon (April 24, 2012). "Q-Tip mashed with Soviet soul and jazz". guardianmusic.tumblr.com. 
  8. ^ Egotrip Staff (April 11, 2012). "WATCH: Q-Tip x Soviet TV commercials – "Q-Tipokratiya" (Video Trailer).". egotripland.com. 
  9. ^ Common (2012-07-23). "Me & @Nas on 10 songs! "CommoNasm" S/O to @tengiz305 for hooking it up." Twitter.
  10. ^ Common (2012-07-22). "I heard its fresh from reliable sources!" Twitter.
  11. ^ Jacob Katel (Jul 9, 2012). "TenDJiz Talks Soviet Jazz and Hip-Hop Mashup Album CommoNasm". miaminewtimes.com. 
  12. ^ DayJobBob (July 18, 2012). "TenDJiz Offers Some 'CommoNasm' Propaganda For The Ears". soulbounce.com. 
  13. ^ Stephen Kearse (July 23, 2012). "New Music: Common Meets Nas Meets Soviet Jazz in CommoNasm". respect-mag.com. 
  14. ^ HipHopDX Staff (August 4, 2012). "TenDJiz f. Common & Nas "One Mic"". hiphopdx.com. 
  15. ^ Justice Equality Supreme (August 1, 2012). "TenDJiz – CommoNasm (Mixtape)". 2dopeboyz.com. 
  16. ^ Jonathan "Jono" Sue (July 24, 2012). "Feature: The CommoNasm Project". fnmag.co. 
  17. ^ Blurt Staff (October 6, 2011). "Listen to De La Soul Mashup Album". blurt-online.com. 
  18. ^ Peace staff (October 5, 2011). "DE LA SOULVIET Mashup Album (De La Soul acapellas x Soviet Soul/Jazz)". blog.peacemagazine.com. 
  19. ^ JLBarrow (November 1, 2011). "The Daisy Age Meets The Cold War On "De La Soulviet"". Nodfactor.com. 
  20. ^ JLBarrow (April 12, 2012). "TenDJiz "Q-Tipokratiya"". Nodfactor.com. 
  21. ^ JLBarrow (July 15, 2012). "TenDJiz – "CommoNasm" (Common and Nas Meet Soviet Soul/Jazz)". Nodfactor.com. 
  22. ^ Rumba Staff (October 28, 2011). "Tällainenkin voi toimia: De La Soul kohtaa neuvostoliittolaisen jazzin". rumba.fi. 
  23. ^ Adrien Gingold (October 12, 2011). "De La Soulviet". novaplanet.com. 
  24. ^ Alexander Fruchter (October 12, 2011). "TenDJiz De La Soulviet". rubyhornet.com. 
  25. ^ Alexander Fruchter (July 10, 2012). "Mixtape TenDJiz: CommoNasm". rubyhornet.com. 
  26. ^ J (October 7, 2011). "REMIX:De La Soul – De La Soulviet (TenDJiz Soul/Jazz Remix)". thewordisbond.com. 
  27. ^ Slang Magazine Staff (July 16, 2012). "SOULVIET". slangmag.com. 
  28. ^ DJ Prestige (October 27, 2011). "De La Soulviet: East Meets East". fleamarketfunk.com. 
  29. ^ DJ Rahdu (October 3, 2011). "TenDJiz – De La Soulviet". bamalovesoul.com. 
  30. ^ DJ Rhude (October 4, 2011). "MIXTAPE: DE LA SOULVIET". blockmuzikradio.com. 
  31. ^ Producersiknow Staff (July 17, 2012). "DON’T SLEEP: TenDJiz "CommoNasm" [REMIX PROJECT]". producersiknow.com. 
  32. ^ Kevin Nottingham (July 14, 2012). "TenDJiz: CommoNasm (Common and Nas Meet Soviet Soul/Jazz)". Kevinnottingham.com. 
  33. ^ Hip Nott Records Staff (October January 10, 2012). "The Executive Suite". hipnottrecords.com. 
  34. ^ Jahrue (October January 25, 2011). "Streets Buchanon – All That x Victory Premix". 
  35. ^ KN Staff (July 6, 2011). "Best Of The 1st Half: Top 20 Free Albums". 
  36. ^ DJBooth Staff (October January 10, 2012). "Various Artists - Executive Suite". djbooth.net. 
  37. ^ "Sprite TV commercial (music by Tengiz)". YouTube. October 12, 2009.