Jason "Human Kebab" Parsons

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Jason Parsons
Also known as
  • Human Kebab
  • Jay Parsons
Origin Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
Genres
  • Rap
  • alternative
Instruments
Years active 2005-present
Labels Sony/ATV
Associated acts Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Website ussmusic.com

Jason Parsons is a Canadian DJ and producer who works under the name "Human Kebab".[1]

Biography[edit]

Raised in Stouffville, Ontario Canada, Parsons resides in Toronto. He forms one half of Canadian alternative rock musical act, USS.[2] Parsons has contributed writing and production to all four USS recordings (Welding the C:/, Questamation, Approved and Advanced Basics), as well as to fellow Canadian artist Lights JUNO-nominated, Certified Gold second album, Siberia,[3][4][5] and Little Machines in 2014.[6]

As Human Kebab, Parsons hosts and DJ's two alternative rock radio remix shows. The first, SubSONiC, began in 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta on CHDI-FM (SONiC 102.9) followed by Rock Paper Mixers on KX 93.5 in Laguna Beach, California three years later.[7][8]

Parsons has performed multiple times as DJ alongside Canadian hip hop artist Maestro Fresh-Wes.[9][10]

Peaking at #27 in Canada's Alternative Rock chart in April 2013, the song 'Weird Science' by Toronto-based electro cock-rock band Most Non Heinous was co-written by Parsons.[11]

In the summer of 2012, Kebab was featured on the track Livin' Tonight by fellow Canadian modern rock act illScarlett.[12]

Parsons provided some production work to Elise LeGrow on her song 'Weed and Wine'. He also performed some drum programming duties for Suzie McNeil on her album Dear Love (2012).[13]

The Zone 91.3 CJZN-FM in Victoria, British Columbia Canada had Parsons host their annual one-hour special "Inside Rifflandia (hosted by Human Kebab of USS)" in September 2013.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jason Parsons". Discogs. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  2. ^ Submitted by: RockTheWalls on: Mon Mar 14, 2011 (2011-03-14). "News, Shows, Message Board, Photos and More". Niagara Music Scene. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  3. ^ Brad Wheeler. "The Junos: Who will win (not who should win)". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  4. ^ Elle Dee (2011-11-15). "REVIEW: LIGHTS @ VOGUE THEATRE – NOV 15 2011 — SCENE IN THE DARK". Sceneinthedark.com. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  5. ^ Universal Music (2012-04-27). "LIGHTS SOPHOMORE RELEASE "SIBERIA" IS CERTIFIED GOLD!". Universal Music. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  6. ^ "Lights (5) - Little Machines". Discogs. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  7. ^ ""Human Kebab" Skewers the Airwaves on Edmonton's First Modern Rock Mix Radio Show SUBSONiC". Rogers Media TV. Retrieved 2013-02-13. 
  8. ^ "Rock, Paper, Mixers". KX 93.5. Retrieved 2016-08-26. 
  9. ^ "The Chronicle". Chronicle.durhamcollege.ca. Archived from the original on 2012-07-07. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  10. ^ "Wakestock Public Enemy & Alexisonfire To Headline ... - Canada". Wakestock.com. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  11. ^ Media Source. "Canadian Active/Alternative Charts". Media Source. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  12. ^ SONiC 102.9. "illScarlett". SONiC 102.9. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  13. ^ "Dear Love - Suzie McNeil | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  14. ^ The Zone @ 91.3 :: modern rock. "Inside Rifflandia (hosted by Human Kebab of USS)". thezone.fm. Archived from the original on 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 

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