XXXChange

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XXXChange
Birth name Alex Brady Epton[1]
Also known as Armani XXXChange[2]
Origin Baltimore, Maryland[3]
United States
Genres Electronica, alternative dance, breakbeat, hip hop
Occupations Musician, record producer, remixer, DJ
Instruments Drums, synthesizers
Years active 2006–present
Labels Big Dada,[4] Vice Media [5]
Associated acts Spank Rock, Kid Sister, Amanda Blank, WIN WIN, Kele
Website Official Website

Alex Brady Epton, better known as XXXChange, is a Brooklyn-based musician, record producer, remixer and DJ. He garnered attention for his work with the musical group Spank Rock, whose influential debut album YoYoYoYoYo he produced. More recently, he has been involved with the group WIN WIN alongside Chris Devlin and Ghostdad, who released their self-titled debut in 2011 on Vice Records. The album featured vocals by Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, Lizzi Bougatsos of Gang Gang Dance, and Blaqstarr.

Highly sought-after by artists in a variety of genres, Epton has also done production or remix work for The Kills, Kele Orekeke, Björk, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Thom Yorke, TV on the Radio, Lilly Allen, Kool Keith, Kylie Minogue, and many more.[6]

Epton is an internationally touring DJ. Notable performances include the V Festival in the UK and Parklife Festival in Australia 2008, Sonar Festival in Spain and the Guggenheim in NYC 2009, Electric Zoo Festival in NYC & Ninja Tune XX in London 2010.[7]

Production Credits[edit]

2006[edit]

  • Spank Rock - "YoYoYoYoYo"[8]
    • "Backyard Betty"
    • "What It Look Like"
    • "IMC"
    • "Rick Rubin"
    • "Touch Me"
    • "Bump"
    • "Sweet Talk"
    • "Chilly Will"
    • "Top Billin' from Far Left"
    • "Coke & Wet"
    • "Competition"
    • "Outro (Screwville USA)"

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

  • Kele - "The Boxer"[11]
    • "Walk Tall"
    • "On the Lam"
    • "Tenderoni"
    • "The Other Side"
    • "Everything You Wanted"
    • "The New Rules"
    • "Unholy Thoughts"
    • "Rise"
    • "All the Things I Could Never Say"
    • "Yesterday's Gone"
    • "Meet in the Middle" (digital bonus track)

2011[edit]

  • WIN WIN - "WIN WIN" (Vice Records)
    • "Victim" (featuring Blaqstarr)
    • "Future Again (Oakland) (featuring Angela Sarakan)
    • "Releaserpm" (featuring Lizzi Bougatsos)
    • "Interleave"(featuring Alexis Taylor)
    • "Cada Buen Dia"
    • "Pop A Gumball" (featuring Andrew W.K., Matt Sweeney, Naeem Hanks)
    • "Distorted Reality 3"
    • "Ghosts/Delirium"
    • "The Nature of Transcendent Forces" (featuring Douglas Armour)
    • "Not Too Late"
    • "Not Too Late (Pt. 2)" (featuring Mika Yoneta)

Official Remixes[edit]

2006[edit]

2008[edit]

  • Björk- "Earth Intruders (xxxchange remix)" [13]

2009[edit]

  • El Guincho - "Antillas (XXXChange remix)" [18]

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASCAP ACE". ASCAP. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ Caballero, Martin. "XXXCHANGE". Weekly Dig. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  3. ^ "XXXCHANGE". Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  4. ^ Jones, Todd E. "Interview with XXXCHANGE (of Spank Rock)". Insomniac Magazine. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  5. ^ "Vice Music". Vicerecords.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  6. ^ "Replay : In Which An Artist Discusses His Top 25 Most Played Track | Prefix". Prefixmag.com. 2010-09-07. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  7. ^ "RA: XXXChange tour dates for 2009". Residentadvisor.net. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  8. ^ "Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYo". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  9. ^ "The Kills - Midnight Boom". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  10. ^ "Kid Sister - Ultraviolet". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  11. ^ "Kele - The Boxer". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  12. ^ "Dr. Octagon - Trees | Fly | Us/Canada: Reviews". Flyglobalmusic.com. 2007-01-02. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  13. ^ \ 00:00/00:00 \ (2008-03-18). "Earth Intruders Deluxe Single Set - 12"+CD+DVD - Bjork". Insound.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  14. ^ By Chris (2008-11-06). "::: Off the Radar :::: Beck is Back". Offtheradarmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  15. ^ "Freeload: Panda Bear, “Comfy In Nautica (XXXchange Remix)” « The FADER". Thefader.com. 2008-03-25. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  16. ^ "Freeload: Santogold, “LES Artistes (XXXchange Remix)” « The FADER". Thefader.com. 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  17. ^ "Freeload: Gang Gang Dance, “House Jam” (XXXchange Remix) « The FADER". Thefader.com. 2008-07-14. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  18. ^ "New El Guincho – “Antillas (XXXchange Remix)”". Stereogum. 2009-11-20. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  19. ^ "Yeasayer – “O.N.E. (XXXChange Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)". Stereogum. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  20. ^ "Thom Yorke: The Eraser (Xxxchange Remix)". Discosalt. 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  21. ^ "Matthew Dear Remixes Charlotte Gainsbourg's "Time of the Assassins" | News". Pitchfork. 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  22. ^ Daniel Koren. "MP3: TV On The Radio – “Will Do” (XXXChange Remix) at Pretty Much Amazing | PMA". Prettymuchamazing.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 

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