Bleubird

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Bleubird
Birth name Jacques Bruna
Origin Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Genres Hip hop, Indie hip hop, alternative hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2000-present
Labels Fake Four Inc
Associated acts Gunporn, Prinzenallee, Les Swashbuckling Napoleons, Triune Gods, Ceschi, Sole, Alias, Astronautalis, Radical Face, Noah23, K-the-I???
Website www.bleubird.org

Jacques Bruna[1][2] better known by his stage name Bleubird is an American rapper originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is known for his rapid-fire delivery, comic relief, lyrical wit and freestyle ability.[3]

Basing most of his career out of Orlando, he toured relentlessly throughout North America and Europe playing shows with Grand Buffet,[2] Deerhoof, Sixtoo, Sole, Shape Shifters, Solillaquists of Sound and others.

Bleubird has had production help from artists such as Alias,[4] Astronautalis and Radical Face.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • The Mic Chord Noose Theory (2000) (with Cracker Jackson, as S.M.T.H.)
  • Does Man's Short Life Span Make Any Sense (2002)
  • Sloppy Doctor (2003)
  • Pretty Pretty Please (2004) (with Marcus, Nomad, Siaz & Xndl, as Gunporn)
  • From Supercold to Superheat (2006)
  • RIP U$A (The Birdfleu) (2007)
  • Don't Let Nerds Take Over Your Life (2010) (with jayrope, as Prinzenallee)
  • Fuck! (2010) (with Edison & Thesis Sahib, as Les Swashbuckling Napoleons)
  • Seven Days Six Nights (2011) (with Scott da Ros & Sibitt, as Triune Gods)
  • Cannonball!!! (2012)
  • Lauderdale (2015)


EPs
  • Sunday Picnic (2002)
  • Pilgrim of St. Zotique (2006)
  • Street Talk 2 (2008)
  • Street Talk 5 (2009)
  • JFX Meets Bleubird EP (2011)
  • Yung Planetz EP (2012) (with K-the-I??? & Sole, as Waco Boyz)


Mixtapes
  • Street Talk III: The Mixtape (2009)


Podcasts
  • Hyper Standstill (2010) (with jayrope, as Prinzenallee)


Singles
  • "Shiver Me Timbers / Skywriter" (2003) (with Les Swashbuckling Napoleons)
  • "Rocket Mouth" (2007)
  • "In Static (Strange and Gentle Things) / Wild Street Fire" (2009) (with Les Swashbuckling Napoleons)
  • "Same Train" (2011) (with Triune Gods)


Guest appearances
  • Grand Buffet - "Americus" from Pittsburgh Hearts (2004)
  • Nomar Slevik - "Nobody" from Paper Bullets (2004)
  • JD Walker - "Since Saturday" from Them Get You Them Got You (2005)
  • Sole - "Atheist Jihad" from Live from Rome (2005)
  • Caveman Speak - "Trainingwheel" from Tell All Residents (2005)
  • Rushya - "Gypsy" from Plastic (2005)
  • Candy's .22 - "Boomer" from Livin La Vida Boo Hoo (2005)
  • Scott Da Ros - "They Made Me Do It" from "They Made Me Do It" (2005)
  • Scott Da Ros - "Monster Mashout" "Humans Bury Deep" from One Kind of Dead End (2006)
  • Nuccini! - "The Dinosaur, The Monkey, The Breakdance" from Matter of Love and Death (2006)
  • Debmaster - "Skinnerd" from Monster Zoo (2006)
  • Zucchini Drive - "Easy Tiger" from Being Kurtwood (2006)
  • Estetik (Audio88 & James P Honey) - "Gangstah Pension / 60 Grad" from "Estetik" (2008)
  • Noah23 - "Elephant March" from Rock Paper Scissors (2008)
  • James P Honey - "Warm Fuzzy Feeling" from Hugely Overrated by a Tiny Few (2008)
  • Audio88 & Yassin - "Rettet Die Wale Und So" from Zwei Herrengedeck, Bitte (2009)
  • Sole - "Swagger Like Us" from Nuclear Winter Volume 1 (2010)
  • Audio88 - "Ballermannhits" from "Audio88 hat Freunde" (2011)
  • Audio88 - "Mutterfucker" from "Audio88 hat Freunde" (2011)
  • Noah23 & Krem - "Omens Rustling" from The Terminal Illness EP (2011)
  • Sole - "Hustle Hard" from Nuclear Winter Volume 2: Death Panel (2011)


Compilation appearances
  • "Matt Dylan" on Beyond Space Presents: A Guide To Burning Bridges (2005)
  • "Cartoon Love Bubbles (Remix)" on Project Mooncircle: Lunar Orbit EP (2005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bleubird's Jacques Bruna on Travel, Comic Books, and Being Called "Stupid" by Mike Patton. Broward New Times, December 22, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Cordor, Cyril. "Bleubird > Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved May 29, 2010. 
  3. ^ Sipple, Danielle (March 27, 2012). "The SXSW 2012 Musical Take Over Continues". Papercut Magazine. Archived from the original on April 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ Mosurak, Doug. "Still Single: Vol. 2, No. 4". Dusted Magazine. 
  5. ^ Thompson, Erik (January 4, 2012). "Astronautalis produces new Bleubird album 'Cannonball!!!'". Gimme Noise. Archived from the original on December 14, 2013. 

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