Coffman in 2008
|Birth name||Amber Dawn Coffman|
June 15, 1984 |
Austin, Texas, United States
|Genres||Indie rock, art pop, R&B, experimental|
|Associated acts||Dirty Projectors, Sleeping People|
Amber Dawn Coffman (born June 15, 1984 in Austin, Texas) is a singer and musician based in Los Angeles, California formerly based in Brooklyn, New York. A former member of Sleeping People, Coffman is best known as the guitarist for the indie rock band Dirty Projectors. As of mid 2015, she is working on her debut solo album.
She has also collaborated with electronic artist Rusko on the 2010 track "Hold On" and with Diplo of Major Lazer on the 2012 track "Get Free". In 2013 she was featured on hip hop artist J. Cole's song "She Knows" from his album Born Sinner. In 2012, she collaborated on "No Regrets" with Snoop Lion and T.I. She also collaborated with rapper Riff Raff on a song called "Cool It Down" on his Neon Icon album.
- Rise Above (2007)
- Bitte Orca (2009)
- Mount Wittenberg Orca featuring Björk (2010)
- Swing Lo Magellan (2012)
- About to Die EP (2012)
- Growing (2007)
- As featured artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
(Rusko featuring Amber Coffman)
(Major Lazer featuring Amber Coffman)
|2012||3||17||29||59||7||56||Free The Universe|
(Snoop Lion featuring T.I. & Amber Coffman)
(J. Cole featuring Amber Coffman)
- Hudson, Alex (10 December 2013). "Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman Prepping Solo Album, Working with John Cale". exclaim!. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
- Morgan Britton, Luke (9 December 2013). "Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman working on debut solo album". The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
- Larry, Fitzmaurice (26 April 2010). "Rusko: "Hold On" [ft. Amber Coffman]". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
- Laura, Snapes (15 April 2012). "Download Major Lazer's Collaboration With Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors: "Get Free"". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
- Blanco, Alvin Aqua (13 November 2013). "J. Cole ft. Amber Coffman – "She Knows"". Hip Hop Wired. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
- Singh, Amrit (26 April 2013). "Snoop Lion – "No Regrets" (Feat. T.I. & Amber Coffman)". Stereogum. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
- "Major Lazer - Belgium (Flanders) Charts". ultratop.be/nl/ Hung Medien.
- "Major Lazer - Belgium (Wallonia) Charts". ultratop.be/fr/ Hung Medien.
- "Major Lazer - Danish Charts". lescharts.com/ Hung Medien.
- "Major Lazer - French Charts". lescharts.com/ Hung Medien.
- "Major Lazer - Dutch Charts". dutchcharts.nl/ Hung Medien.
- Peak positions in the United Kingdom:
- For "Get Free": "New Chart Entries > June 30, 2012". Zobbel.de. 2012-06-30.
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- Diplo talks about collaboration with Amber Coffman and Major Lazer on MTV.com
- Stereogum's preview of "Get Free" with Major Lazer
- National Geographic announces Mount Wittenberg Orca, Dirty Projectors' album with Björk
- Pitchfork article announcing Rusko single ft. Amber Coffman
- Pitchfork review of "Stillness is the Move"
- San Diego Reader on Sleeping People
- Amber Coffman on Twitter
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