Push Button Objects

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Push Button Objects
Birth name Edgar Farinas
Also known as Guineo[1]
Origin Miami, Florida, United States
Genres Hip hop,[2] glitch hop[3]
Occupation(s) Producer
Labels Chocolate Industries, Skam Records, Schematic Records
Associated acts Ko-Wreck Technique, DJ Craze

Edgar Farinas,[2] better known by his stage name Push Button Objects (abbreviated PBO[4]), is an American hip hop producer from Miami, Florida.[2] He is one half of Ko-Wreck Technique along with DJ Craze.[5] Push Button Objects has released recordings for labels such as Chocolate Industries, Skam Records and Schematic Records.[6]

Career[edit]

In 1997, Push Button Objects released the self-titled debut EP, Push Button Objects, on Schematic Records.[7]

In 2000, his first album, Dirty Dozen, was released on Chocolate Industries.[8] It contained material from two EPs, Cash and Half Dozen, as well as previously unreleased tracks.[9]

In 2003, Ghetto Blaster, his album featuring vocal contributions from Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Mr. Lif, Akrobatik, Aesop Rock, Vast Aire, and Doseone, was released on Chocolate Industries.[10]

Style and influences[edit]

Push Button Objects's musical style has been compared to Prefuse 73 and RJD2.[11]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • Push Button Objects (1997)
  • Cash (1997)
  • Unauthorized (1998)
  • Half Dozen (1999)
  • A Day in a Life (1999)
  • Ko-Wrecktion (1999) (with DJ Craze, as Ko-Wreck Technique)
  • Ko-Wrecktion Remixes (2000) (with DJ Craze, as Ko-Wreck Technique)
  • Tosstones (2000) (as Guineo)
  • 360 Degrees Remixes (2001)

Singles[edit]

  • "360 Degrees" (2000)
  • "Fly (You Ain't)" (2002)
  • "360 Degrees (Prefuse 73 Remix)" (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Push Button Objects". Chocolate Industries. Retrieved January 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Thomas-Glass, Daniel (March 31, 2002). "Push Button Objects featuring Del, Mr. Lif and DJ Craze - 360 Degree Remixes". Dusted Magazine. Archived from the original on March 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ Macdonald, Cameron (July 4, 2003). "Push Button Objects: Ghetto Blaster". XLR8R. 
  4. ^ Reeves, Mosi (June 5, 2003). "He Said, He Said". Miami New Times. 
  5. ^ Ware, Tony (September 2000). "IDM-inent: Intelligent dance music, Southern-style". CMJ New Music Monthly: 66. 
  6. ^ Hutlock, Todd (September 1, 2003). "Push Button Objects - Ghetto Blaster". Stylus Magazine. 
  7. ^ Cooper, Sean. "Push Button Objects EP - Push Button Objects". AllMusic. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  8. ^ Cooper, Sean. "Push Button Objects - Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  9. ^ Pytlik, Mark. "Dirty Dozen - Push Button Objects". AllMusic. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  10. ^ Pemberton, Rollie (September 4, 2003). "Push Button Objects: Ghetto Blaster". Pitchfork Media. 
  11. ^ Thomas-Glass, Daniel (July 14, 2003). "Push Button Objects - Ghetto Blaster". Dusted Magazine. Archived from the original on March 21, 2015. 

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