Jamie Watts grew up in Texas playing piano relentlessly. As the son of a computer engineer, he spent his off-time punching in BASIC code for games like "Oregon Trail". He didn't realize technology and music could be combined until late nights listening to Dallas-based radio show "The Grey Zone". It was there that he found the sounds of The Orb, FSOL, Soul Oddity, Propellerheads, Coldcut, and The Chemical Brothers. ...show more
Jamie Watts grew up in Texas playing piano relentlessly. As the son of a computer engineer, he spent his off-time punching in BASIC code for games like "Oregon Trail". He didn't realize technology and music could be combined until late nights listening to Dallas-based radio show "The Grey Zone". It was there that he found the sounds of The Orb, FSOL, Soul Oddity, Propellerheads, Coldcut, and The Chemical Brothers.
Two turntables and a DOS-tracker later, he was translating his inspirations into his own compositions. In the early 00s he found his new home in Philadelphia, immersed in its burgeoning psychedelic music scene, and performing at Gaian Mind festival and club nights. Working at a blistering pace, he navigated the rapidly changing music industry in order to share his music with the world. The digital revolution brought the ability to collaborate with anyone at any time.
Within online communities of music producers, he cut his teeth on projects such as the time-sensitive "One Minute Massacre" compilations. During this time he met Peter Vanek in Belgium and embarked on their electro-acoustic project "KiloWatts & Vanek", which showed just how much could be done without even being in the same studio. As the dawn of interconnectivity grew, he engaged in a flurry of collaborative projects. Skeetaz, with breakbeat cohort Bil Bless brings hard-hitting digital glitched-out psychedelic funk. ...show less
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