Since the release of his superb debut EP, ‘Don’t Get Me Wrong’, on Music From Memory offshoot Second Circle back in January 2017, Dazion – AKA producer, DJ, live performer and visual artist Cris Kuhlen – has been a man in demand.
The fabulous response to that record, which perfectly showcased his love of “goofy” drum machine percussion, kaleidoscopic analogue synthesizers, battered guitar effects pedals, lilting melodies and humid special effects, has seen attention fall on a producer whose exotic and far-sighted musical vision is deliciously difficult to pigeonhole.
Kuhlen likes to work predominantly with unloved and little known electronic hardware. These hulking beasts form a key part of his computer-free live shows, in which he performs semi-improvised jams full of heavy percussion hits and spooky synthesizer noises.
Very fitting with Amsterdam Dance Event’s “ADE Hangover” event, during which Crate Diggers Amsterdam takes place, Dazion has supplied us with his Top 10 Songs For A Slow Start. Enjoy and come see Dazion play at Crate Diggers this Sunday!
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Crate Diggers Amsterdam is part of Amsterdam Dance Event’s free ADE Hangover on Sunday the 21st of October. Join us at NDSM-Wharf for some Digging and Dancing!