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Alex Epton (PKA xxxchange)
Birth name Alex Brady Epton[1]
Also known as Armani XXX
Sen change[2]
Origin Baltimore, Maryland[3]
United States
Genres Electronica, alternative dance, breakbeat, hip hop
Occupation(s) Musician, record producer, remixer, DJ
Instruments Drums, synthesizers
Years active 2006–present
Labels Big Dada,[4] Vice Media[5]
Associated acts Spank Rock, Kid Sister, Amanda Blank, WIN WIN, Kele
Website sites.google.com/site/alexxxxxxxxxxchange/

Alex Brady Epton formerly known as XXXChange. is New York based record producer, mixer and film composer. working as the in-house producer / engineer for XL records in new york. since joining XL in 2014 alex has worked with a diverse assortment of artist including FKA twigs, Wiki, Ratking, Amber Mark, Jamie xx, willis earl beal, vampire weekend and skepta." [6]

In addition to his work as a record producer mixer and remixer alex has scored several television commercials and short films including "GANG" directed by clayton vomero, and "Juvenile" directed by Jovan Todorovic [7]

He garnered attention for his work with the musical group Spank Rock, whose influential debut album YoYoYoYoYo he produced. More recently, he has been involved with the group WIN WIN alongside Chris Devlin and Ghostdad, who released their self-titled debut in 2011 on Vice Records. The album featured vocals by Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, Lizzi Bougatsos of Gang Gang Dance, and Blaqstarr.

Highly sought-after by artists in a variety of genres, Epton has also done production or remix work for The Kills, Kele Okereke, Björk, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Thom Yorke, TV on the Radio, Lily Allen, Kool Keith, Kylie Minogue, and many more.[8]

Epton is an internationally touring DJ. Notable performances include the V Festival in the UK and Parklife Festival in Australia 2008, Sonar Festival in Spain and the Guggenheim in NYC 2009, Electric Zoo Festival in NYC & Ninja Tune XX in London 2010.[9]

selected Production discography credits[edit]

FILM WORK

GANG 2015 short film dir. Clayton Vomero.


- composed and mixed OST


Juvenile 2016 short film dir. Jovan Todorovic


-composed and mixed OST

MUSIC PRODUCTION / MIXING WORK


Neon Indian "Night School" mixing & addl. production


Amber Mark "Monsoon" mixing & addl. production


Kali Uchis "Lottery" "Melting" produced


Prince Rama "Extreme Now" produced and mixed


Larry Gus " I Need New Eyes" Mixed


the Kills "Midnight Boom" Produced


Win Win "Win Win" "Double Vision" "Primaries" Produced and Mixed


Spank Rock "yoyoyoyoyoyo" produced


Peaches "Burst" produced


Kele"The Boxer" produced


Bjork "earth intruders" (xxxchange remix) produced and mixed


Kylie minogue "all the lovers" (xxxchange remix) produced and mixed


TVOTR "will do" (xxxchange remix) produced and mixed


Thom Yorke "eraser" (xxxchange remix) produced and mixed

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Production credits pre 2011[edit]

2006[edit]

  • Spank Rock – "YoYoYoYoYo"[11]
    • "Backyard Betty"
    • "What It Look Like"
    • "IMC"
    • "Rick Rubin"
    • "Touch Me"
    • "Bump"
    • "Sweet Talk"
    • "Chilly Will"
    • "Top Billin' from Far Left"
    • "Coke & Wet"
    • "Competition"
    • "Outro (Screwville USA)"

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

  • Kele – "The Boxer"[14]
    • "Walk Tall"
    • "On the Lam"
    • "Tenderoni"
    • "The Other Side"
    • "Everything You Wanted"
    • "The New Rules"
    • "Unholy Thoughts"
    • "Rise"
    • "All the Things I Could Never Say"
    • "Yesterday's Gone"
    • "Meet in the Middle" (digital bonus track)

2011[edit]

  • Kele – "The Hunter"
  • WIN WIN – "WIN WIN" (Vice Records)
    • "Victim" (featuring Blaqstarr)
    • "Future Again (Oakland) (featuring Angela Sarakan)
    • "Releaserpm" (featuring Lizzi Bougatsos)
    • "Interleave"(featuring Alexis Taylor)
    • "Cada Buen Dia"
    • "Pop A Gumball" (featuring Andrew W.K., Matt Sweeney, Naeem Hanks)
    • "Distorted Reality 3"
    • "Ghosts/Delirium"
    • "The Nature of Transcendent Forces" (featuring Douglas Armour)
    • "Not Too Late"
    • "Not Too Late (Pt. 2)" (featuring Mika Yoneta)

Official Remixes[edit]

2006[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

  • El Guincho – "Antillas (XXXChange remix)"[21]

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASCAP ACE". ASCAP. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ Caballero, Martin. "XXXCHANGE". Weekly Dig. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  3. ^ "XXXCHANGE". Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  4. ^ Jones, Todd E. "Interview with XXXCHANGE (of Spank Rock)". Insomniac Magazine. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  5. ^ "Vice Music". Vicerecords.com. Archived from the original on April 26, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  6. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/alex-epton-mn0001898984
  7. ^ http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/23896/1/gang.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ "Replay : In Which An Artist Discusses His Top 25 Most Played Track | Prefix". Prefixmag.com. September 7, 2010. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  9. ^ "RA: XXXChange tour dates for 2009". Residentadvisor.net. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  10. ^ https://www.discogs.com/artist/563484-Alex-Epton
  11. ^ "Spank Rock – YoYoYoYoYo". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  12. ^ "The Kills – Midnight Boom". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  13. ^ "Kid Sister – Ultraviolet". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  14. ^ "Kele – The Boxer". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  15. ^ "Dr. Octagon – Trees | Fly | Us/Canada: Reviews". Flyglobalmusic.com. January 2, 2007. Archived from the original on May 25, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  16. ^ \ 00:00/00:00 \ (March 18, 2008). "Earth Intruders Deluxe Single Set – 12"+CD+DVD – Bjork". Insound.com. Archived from the original on December 19, 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  17. ^ Chris (November 6, 2008). "::: Off the Radar :::: Beck is Back". Offtheradarmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  18. ^ "Freeload: Panda Bear, "Comfy In Nautica (XXXchange Remix)" « The FADER". Thefader.com. March 25, 2008. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  19. ^ "Freeload: Santogold, "LES Artistes (XXXchange Remix)" « The FADER". Thefader.com. February 29, 2008. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  20. ^ "Freeload: Gang Gang Dance, "House Jam" (XXXchange Remix) « The FADER". Thefader.com. July 14, 2008. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  21. ^ "New El Guincho – "Antillas (XXXchange Remix)"". Stereogum. November 20, 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  22. ^ "Yeasayer – "O.N.E. (XXXChange Remix)" (Stereogum Premiere)". Stereogum. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  23. ^ "Thom Yorke: The Eraser (Xxxchange Remix)". Discosalt. January 12, 2010. Archived from the original on April 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  24. ^ "Matthew Dear Remixes Charlotte Gainsbourg's "Time of the Assassins" | News". Pitchfork. April 15, 2010. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  25. ^ Daniel Koren. "MP3: TV on the Radio – "Will Do" (XXXChange Remix) at Pretty Much Amazing | PMA". Prettymuchamazing.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 

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