Theo Parrish

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Theo Parrish
Tauron Nowa Muzyka 2014 - Theo Parrish.jpg
Theo Parrish at the 2014 Tauron Nowa Muzyka in Katowice, Poland.
Background information
Born 1972 (age 45–46)
Origin Washington, D.C.
Genres Detroit techno, house, experimental
Occupation(s) DJ, record producer
Years active 1998–present
Labels Sound Signature, Peacefrog Records, Submerge Recordings, Ugly Edits
Associated acts 3 Chairs, The Rotating Assembly, T.O.M. Project

Theo Parrish (born 1972[1]) is an American DJ and record producer based in Detroit, Michigan.[2] He is an owner of the Sound Signature record label.[3] He is a member of 3 Chairs,[4] The Rotating Assembly,[5] and T.O.M. Project.[6]

Biography[edit]

Theo Parrish was born in Washington, D.C. in 1972.[1] He grew up in Chicago, Illinois, listening to Miles Davis, Nina Simone, and George Gershwin.[7] He studied at the Chicago Academy of the Arts and the Kansas City Art Institute.[8] While at KCAI, he concentrated on sound sculptures, creating sonic pieces by combining live instruments, human voices, and looped recordings.[7] In 1994, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and moved to Michigan.[9]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

  • First Floor (Peacefrog Records, 1998)
  • Parallel Dimensions (Sound Signature, 2000)
  • Sound Sculptures Volume 1 (Sound Signature, 2007)
  • Et Tu Brute (Submerge Recordings, 2007) (with Duminie Deporres)
  • Sketches (Sound Signature, 2010)
  • American Intelligence (Sound Signature, 2014)

Compilation albums

  • Sound Signature Sounds (Sound Signature, 2000)
  • Sound Signature Sounds Vol. 2 (Sound Signature, 2012)
  • Black Jazz Signature (Snow Dog Records, 2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "Theo Parrish - Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  2. ^ Burns, Todd L. (April 29, 2008). "Theo Parrish: Unusual suspect". Resident Advisor. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  3. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Sound Signature Sounds - Theo Parrish". AllMusic. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  4. ^ Segal, Dave (December 1, 2005). "Data Breaker". The Stranger. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  5. ^ Mr. Beatnick (September 12, 2010). "The Essential... Theo Parrish (page 9 of 11)". Fact. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Fact mix 201: Marcellus Pittman". Fact. November 12, 2010. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  7. ^ a b Cochrane, Tom (December 24, 2009). "Theo Parrish: Sound sculptor". Junkee. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  8. ^ Rowlands, Marc (February 18, 2015). "Theo Parrish". Mixmag. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  9. ^ "Deep Space: Theo Parrish & Francois K at Cielo". XLR8R. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 

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