Municipal Youth - Data Mode EP
(dubstEP012) Bass Star Records
Municipal Youth – Data Mode EP
Title: Data Mode EP
Artist: Municipal Youth
Label: Bass Star/Geomagnetic.tv
Format: Digital Download / CDR
Release: 2011 World Wide
# Name Time Bpm
1 Data Mode 5:33 140
2 Gettin Busy 5:36 140
3 Bionic Comando 6:03 140
While most 12 year olds are busy playing video games and thinking what after-school sport they might want to try, Aleks took hold of his first set of turntables and grew up on the decks. Born Alexander Lee Limon from San Luis Obispo California, he taught himself how to mix records using duplicate copies of a hip hop album. Collecting records throughout adolescence, his music tastes quickly grew towards electronic music and began playing Breakbeats, and later branched out to include UK Hardhouse, Techno, and NRG. After consistently listening to DJ Morgan's weekly show Rhythm Asylum on KCPR 91.3FM, he saw an opportunity to work with the established DJ & Producer and introduced himself the first chance he got. Impressed with Aleks' enthusiasm and dedicated talent, he was invited to play on the show where his first appearance was so successful he turned into a regular guest. After 3 years of continuously spinning he received his first gig at Morgan's event, Access. From then on, Aleks knew his passion lay in the underground electronic music scene. He continued to grow a name for himself all over Central California, producing his own club nights from 1998-2000. Shortly after the San Luis Obispo scene was at its peak, and Aleks being at the top of the game, knew it was time to move on.
San Francisco met Aleks with open arms as he set down to plan the next stage of his career. By now having over 11 years experience under his belt, it was no surprise he was offered a gig for Audio Metamorphosis' Audio Transformation within months of his arrival in March 2003. Since then Aleks has played with some of Northern California's best production companies with top billing like TELIC, Audio Metamorphosis, Sound Asylum, Preserve, Stilldream, OmniEra and Nocturnalism Entertainment. Although Aleks has now been DJing for over half his life, he has taken his love for music to the next level by producing his own tracks.
A sought after producer, remixer, and mentor, DJs and up & coming producers all over the SF Bay Area come to Aleks for advice, and if they're lucky, some collaborations. Aleks is a great team with friend and roommate Denise (djdenise.com) as well as newly London UK dweller Apot. Known for his desire to spread his innovative sound & lend a helping hand for a technical question, Aleks is well-respected for his talents among fellow DJs, and his ability to rock the crowd for his fans. His passion cannot be denied, and how far he will take it knows no end. Check out a wide variety of his work, ranging from breaks to hardhouse & everything in between.
Bass Star Records formed in summer of 2007 and is focused primarily on breaks, dub step, electro house and down tekno grooves. Expect lots of wild unpredictable new cuts coming from this phatty side project from Geomagnetic Records Label Group.
Geomagnetic.tv www.geomagnetic.tv was established in the summer of 2001. Their first major international release is the legendary DVD project “MAGNUS” geodvd001. Since then they have signed as label artists many of the leading producers in the worldwide electronic music movement. Geomagnetic launches multitudes of successful projects each year. Based in San Francisco and focusing mostly on visual and music related projects, you can expect to see lots more cutting edge releases on the way from this award winning crew! Geomagnetic.tv was started by Spook one of the founders of the prominent San Francisco 3D FX and Multimedia boutique known as Minds Eye Media (est.1995). www.mindseyemedia.com http://www.discogs.com/label/Geomagnetic.TV
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