[artists] andrew duke

Andrew Duke

Releases on Afe:
From the Deep End [afe095lcd]

On the web:

Andrew Duke has been composing, producing, remixing and performing music since 1987, plus scoring and sound design for film, television, video, web, theatre and radio.

His music is consistently referred to by the media and listeners alike as continuously presenting a unique and distinct sound.

In 2003 he was nominated for Album of the Year (Electronica) at the Canadian Independent Music Awards for his "Sprung" album (Bip-Hop, France).

In 2005 two PSAs he scored for the Racism: Stop It! campaign were recognized with national awards.

He has been commissioned for 55+ remixes (for artists such as Aaliyah, Pink Floyd, Chicks On Speed, Heavy Meadows, David Kristian, etc.) and has licensed 125+ tracks to compilations.

He regularly tours his solo live PA and his jazz/improv group, the Andrew Duke Ensemble.

Duke’s sound design and music has been used on TV channels including BBC Channel 4, Discovery Science, CBC, CTV, Outdoor Life Network and Much Music.

Based in Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) he operates the Cognition Audioworks label and webzine.

Afe released his "From the Deep End" double disc in April 2007.

"Andrew Duke creates music that sounds like it has a reason for living" (The Wire, UK);

"He often seems to be inventing new genres" (Cyclic Defrost, Australia);

"A unique producer with a strong perception and approach of his own to electronic music" (Koert Notario, Courthouse Int'l Audio, The Netherlands);

"Andrew Duke renews faith in the world of slow-mo techno" (Igloomag, USA);

"Andrew Duke reinvents himself almost with every release" (All Music Guide, USA);

"Andrew Duke puts his soul into his experimental music" (Halifax Daily News, Canada);

"The man behind the East Coast electronic music scene, Duke displays a different facet of his skill with every release" (Exclaim, Canada).