DJ Spooky with DEV79

Friday, October 9, 2009 - 9:00pm

North Star Bar

While prolific and highly regarded as a writer and conceptual artist, Paul D. Miller is probably most well known under the moniker of his "constructed persona as "DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid". Miller has remixed and recorded with a panoply of artists ranging from Metallica to Steve Reich to Killah Priest, and has performed in a uniquely wide variety of situations throughout the world. His latest CD - a compilation of classic reggage tracks - is In Fine Style, DJ Spooky Presents 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records!!!! Other recent releases are Drums of Death, with Dave Lombardo of Slayer and Chuck D. of Public Enemy; the groundbreaking Optometry (Thirsty Ear Records); and Millers award-winning book Rhythm Science (MIT Press). He is currently touring the world with his multimedia/film/performance piece DJ Spookys Rebirth of A Nation.

Dev79 has been bangin‘ it out for over 9 years with an unparalled hunger for that fresh fresh good good. Numerous mixtape, vinyl, and CD releases have dropped from labels such as Seclusiasis, Slit Jockey, Dead Homies, Sonicterror, Zenapolae, SPB, Akhenation. He is the DJ columnist for the Philadelphia City Paper. His ruckus DJ performances keep dancefloors raw and sweaty throughout Philly and beyond, with a deep selection of underground urban sounds you'll find him slangin’ a unique blend of bassline, hip hop, grime, dancehall, electro, dubstep and more. Dev79 has shared bills with Girl Talk, Drop the Lime, Jokers of the Scene, Jammer, Junior Sanchez, Cobra Krames, Dara, Vex'd, Plastician, Kid Kameleon, Skepta, Digital Mystikz, and Math Head.