edIT performing at Symbiosis Gathering 2009
|Birth name||Edward Ma|
|Also known as||The Con Artist|
|Origin||Los Angeles, California|
|Genres||Electronic music, glitch, IDM, glitch hop, experimental hip hop|
Alpha Pup Records
Glass Air Records
|Associated acts||The Glitch Mob|
After growing up in Boston, Edward Ma began DJing and got into music production while he was studying at the University of Southern California. From there, he built his name in the Los Angeles underground and began his career in the late 1990s as The Con Artist. He was a resident DJ at Konkrete Jungle in Los Angeles and he hosted a Dublab radio show. He has produced tracks for underground hip hop artists such as Sole and Busdriver. He has also worked with P.E.A.C.E. and Myka 9 of Freestyle Fellowship, Daddy Kev, Hive, Dntel, Emanon and Phoenix Orion.
Following the release of his debut, Ma continued to work at the fringes of hip hop and electronic music. In 2006, he co-founded The Glitch Mob with band members Josh Mayer (Ooah) and Justin Boreta (Boreta).
Ten years after his debut solo album release, Crying Over Pros for No Reason (2004), edIT released Crying Over Pros For No Reason (Deluxe Edition) through The Glitch Mob's Glass Air Records imprint on December 9, 2014. The anniversary re-issue included five new tracks and was released in digital and vinyl formats.
- Crying Over Pros for No Reason (2004)
- Certified Air Raid Material (2007)
- Crying Over Pros for No Reason (Deluxe Edition) (2014)
- "Battling Go-Go Yubari in Downtown L.A." b/w "Crunk De Gaulle" (2007)
- "The Game Is Not Over" b/w "More Lazers" (2008)
- Sole - "Uck rt" from Uck rt (2001)
- Busdriver - "Somethingness" from Temporary Forever (2002)
- Acid Reign - "Acid Hip-Hop" from Time & Change (2008)
- Travis Barker - "Cool Head" from Give The Drummer Some (2011)
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