Dax Pierson

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Dax Pierson
Origin Oakland, California, United States
Genres Ambient, instrumental hip hop
Occupation(s) Multi-instrumentalist, producer
Instruments Keyboard, sampler
Years active 2002–present
Labels Anticon
Associated acts Subtle, 13 & God

Dax Pierson is an American multi-instrumentalist. He is a member of Subtle and 13 & God. He has contributed for underground hip hop musicians such as Themselves, Odd Nosdam and Jel.


On February 24, 2005, Dax Pierson was seriously injured and left paralyzed from the chest down when the Subtle tour van hit a patch of black ice in Iowa during their US tour with Department of Eagles. Though still a member of the group, he can no longer play the autoharp and no longer tours with the group. On May 28, 2009, it was announced that Dax Pierson won $18.3 million in a lawsuit with Ford Motors.[1][2][3]



  • Intro To (2002)
  • Pablo Feldman Sun Riley (2006) with Robert Horton


13 & God[edit]



  1. ^ "Dax Pierson of the band Subtle Awarded $18 Million Settlement against Ford". 24-7 Press Release. May 31, 2009. 
  2. ^ Marston, Jennifer (May 28, 2009). "Dax Pierson Awarded $18.3 Million". XLR8R. 
  3. ^ Breihanon, Tom (May 28, 2009). "Subtle's Dax Pierson Awarded $18.3 Million in Injury Lawsuit". Pitchfork Media. 

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