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  DJ Scientist "The One Man Band Instrumentals"  
  eqx-024 | Format: LP / Digital
  Release Date: September 24th, 2010  
  Video for Bad Jokes (Vocal Version): Youtube  
  Free Track (Vocal Version): No New York  
  Pictures Ceschi: bundle of pictures DJ Scientist | zip  


(01) The One Man Band Broke Up
(02) Half Mast mp3
(03) No New York mp3
(04) Hangman mp3
(05) Fallen Famous mp3

(06) Serious Business
(07) Bad Jokes
(08) Long Live The Short Lived mp3
(09) Swallowed Salt
(10) Julius’ Final Song mp3
(11) Outro

The vocal version of the album can be found here.


Ceschi’s album “The One Man Band Broke Up”, entirely produced by DJ Scientist, was released in June 2010 and immediately became a success on the independent market. Many magazines and fans already designated it “album of the year”, Okayplayer called it “a significant piece of art”, giving it 89 of 100 points, while URB mag even stated it is „one of the best conceptual hip hop records to drop in the past decade“.

Aside from Ceschi’s incredible lyrical talent, many reviewers honorably mentioned the beautifully arranged and detailed production work backing the vocals, recognizing it as a major force behind the success of the album. On the instrumental version of “The One Man Band Broke Up”, that is now released as a beautiful limited vinyl picture disc on Equinox Records, one can hear how meticulously those songs have been put together and arranged, and how all tracks, alongside sundry interludes and vocal samples, result in a new and one of a kind album that is equally as entertaining, bright and powerful as any Blockhead or RJD2 release. With cinematic drums, a large variety of sounds and samples as well as chopped live instruments, main tracks like “Half Mast”, “No New York” and “Hangman” stand out with hard hitting beats while the more mellow and folky tunes like “Bad Jokes” or “Long Live The Short Lived” give the album the smooth melancholy bliss Scientist is known for.

Without even trying, “The One Man Band Instrumentals” by DJ Scientist could possibly be one of the best organic sounding instrumental hip hop releases this year.

About DJ Scientist:

Over the past few years, DJ Scientist has become an important figure in the German Hip-Hop and Electronic scene. Running the international label Equinox Records and publishing a magazine (DEAD Magazine), he still takes his time to dj at clubs, release mixes, expand his record collection and, last but not least, produce music.

Starting his DJ-career in 1995 and releasing several mixtapes to spread his name in his home town of Munich, he put out his first record in 2001 – a dj tool called “Mad Science Breaks”. One year later the dark and melancholic “Misantropolis EP”, mainly produced by him, was the first release on Audiac. Since then, Scientist put his main effort into his label Equinox Records, which now has its headquarters in Berlin. In 2005 he produced 3 tracks for the critically acclaimed “Welcome to the Neo Golden Age – A Sound Exposure Vol.1” Compilation. Being part of the Equinox 10inch Series, his 4 track “Journey Goodbye EP” (2006) contained the outstanding “Atarius” as well as the soulful and bluesy “Autumn Leaves”. Since late 2007 DJ Scientist is mainly producing and recording music with rapper/multi-instrumentalist/singer Ceschi (from New Haven/Connecticut). Releases so far are the singles “Same Old Love Song” (2009, with 2Mex, Awol One & Myka Nyne) and “Count On It / Bad Jokes” (2008) as well as the first album with Ceschi “The One Man Band Broke Up”, released in june 2010.

Apart from his production work, DJ Scientist has performed and shared stages with artists such as Sage Francis, The Pharcyde, Noah23, M.I.A., DJ Faust & DJ Shortee, Sole & The Skyrider Band, Egyptian Lover, Marc Hype & Jim Dunloop, DiViNCi, Boca45, Thesis Sahib, Mirko Machine, Busy Bee, and many others.





Release Info | Pressemitteilung Pictures of Release  
pdf download (english) web medium rgb | 72 dpi | 500 px  
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  bundle of pictures DJ Scientist | zip  
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