Controller 7

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Controller 7
Birth name Tommy McMahon
Born San Jose, California
Origin Berkeley, California
Genres Alternative hip hop
Occupation(s) Producer, DJ
Instruments Sampler, turntable
Years active 1999–present
Labels 6months, Bully Records, Wenod

Controller 7 (born Tommy McMahon) is an underground hip hop producer from San Jose, California.


Controller 7 released the debut album Left Handed Straw in 2000. It was reissued on 6months in 2001.[1]

He has produced and remixed tracks for Anticon artists such as Sole, Sage Francis and Themselves.[2]

The Bumps mixtape was released in 2005.[3][4]




  • Expansions (2003)
  • Egg (2005)


Compilation appearances[edit]

  • "Heckles from the Peanut Gallery" on Giga Single (2001)
  • "Bunny Slippers" on Anticon Label Sampler: 1999-2004 (2004)
  • "Shades of a Former You" "Reactionnary" "I Tried to Speak, But Couldn't" "Bad Blue (Last Chance)" on Lunch Money Singles (2004)


  1. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (November 2000). "Controller 7 - Left Handed Straw". Exclaim!. 
  2. ^ Bertot, Sylvain (September 28, 2005). "Controller 7 - Interview" (in French). Pop News. 
  3. ^ Purdom, Clayton (July 20, 2005). "Controller 7: Bumps". Cokemachineglow. 
  4. ^ Miller, Derek (August 1, 2005). "Controller 7 - Bumps". Stylus Magazine. 

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