Zomboy

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Zomboy
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Background information
Birth nameJoshua Mellody
Born (1989-06-01) June 1, 1989 (age 29)
OriginPenzance, United Kingdom
GenresDubstep, drumstep, electro-house, glitch hop, hybrid trap
Occupation(s)Songwriter, DJ, record producer
Years active2010-present
LabelsNever Say Die, No Tomorrow Recordings
Associated acts
Websitezomboyofficial.com

Joshua Mellody,[1][2] better known by his stage name Zomboy, is an English dubstep music producer, songwriter, and DJ.[3]

Biography[edit]

Zomboy debuted in 2011 with the track Organ Donor, which was released on Never Say Die Records Game Time EP.[4] His debut EP was in top 5 of the Beatport dubstep charts for over 8 weeks.[5] At the end of the year, his music and remixes were licensed to compilations on labels like Warner and Ministry of Sound.[5]

In 2012, he released his second EP, The Dead Symphonic EP.[6] In March 2013, he released the single Here to Stay[7] featuring Lady Chann on No Tomorrow Records. In September 2013, his Reanimated EP was released in two parts, of which Pt. 1 was released on Never Say Die Records & Pt. 2 on No Tomorrow Recordings. His debut album entitled The Outbreak on Never Say Die Records was released in August 2014. 2016 saw the release of the Neon Grave EP, featuring four tracks; remixes of these tracks were released in an EP in early 2017.[8][9]

2017 also saw the release of an EP entitled Rott N' Roll Part 1 coinciding with a US tour; the remixes of this EP were released that November.[10][11]

Zomboy cites influences such as Skrillex, Reso, Rusko and Bare Noize. He studied Music Production at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford.

Discography[edit]

  • Game Time EP (2011)
  • The Dead Symphonic EP (2012)
  • Reanimated EP (2013)
  • The Outbreak LP (2014)
  • Resurrected LP (2015)
  • Neon Grave EP (2016)
  • Rott N' Roll Pt.1 (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved September 1, 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Zomboy". Allmusic.
  3. ^ "Zomboy is coming!". DJ Mag. Retrieved 4 May 2013.
  4. ^ "iTunes - Zomboy - Game Time EP". iTunes.
  5. ^ a b "Zomboy". Beatport.
  6. ^ "iTunes - Zomboy - The Dead Symphonic EP". iTunes.
  7. ^ "iTunes - Zomboy - Here to Stay". iTunes.
  8. ^ https://www.beatport.com/release/neon-grave/1719665
  9. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/neon-grave-remixed-ep/1197870589
  10. ^ http://ukf.com/words/exclusive-zomboy-unveils-wtf-first-single-long-awaited-debut-album/
  11. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/rott-n-roll-pt-1-remixed/1309036703

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