Official Followup to Radius' 2013 limited 45 Infinite Roots, Time Travel Is Real full length from 2015, both via Etc Records (EtcRecords.com) and last years, LSD PT. 1 (Division 81 Records) . This exclusive release (produced between 2009 and 2018) elaborates on Radius' Chicago bboy/hip hop (A Side) and house music roots (B Side), as well as his worldwide nomadic improvisational aesthetics and lifestyle...
-"Minor/Major" features frequent collaborator/vocalist; Lailah Reich (Dia.L & Beyond Luck)
-Self Portrait "Ascension" Cover Photo by Ramon Etc aka Radius
**Album limited to 300 copies, YOU will make this project a reality with your preorder, which funds the manufacturing and distribution. :) **
Radius has received plays & praise from the likes of; Jrocc (BeatJunkies/Stonesthrow/), LeFtO (Worldwide FM/Brownswood), Houseshoes (Street Corner Music/Dublab), King Britt (Hyperdub/BBE), Natasha Diggs (Mobile Mondays/Soul In The Horn), Nightmares on Wax (Warp Records), Tadd Mullinix (Dabrye/JTC/Ghostly International), Danilo Plessow (Motor City Drum Ensemble/Faces Records), The Black Madonna (Dekmantel/Mixmag) and more.
A self proclaimed; “Jazzcat with a drum machine”, Radius
started crafting beats in 2001. After producing tracks for local
rappers, he began to further hone his skills as a producer/
live performance artist; by winning in Chicago area beat
battles and later performing in various hiphop and electronic
showcases with the Moment Sound Crew (Garo, Lokua and
Slava). Known for his improv hardware live PA/electronic sets,
which range from a wide variety of tempos and multicolored
soundscapes; highly inspired by his hiphop, jazz, dub and
house music roots; due to a South Chicago upbringing and
a worldwide nomadic lifestyle.
Radius has rocked alongside noteworthy artists including;
Dj Shadow, Nightmares On Wax, Daedelus, Oddisee, Blu
and Exile, RC and The Gritz Band (Erykah Badu), Tank and
The Bangas, Eliot Lipp, Mndsgn,The Gaslamp Killer, Thavius
Beck, Jeremiah Jae, Ras G, Mono/Poly, Dj Houseshoes,
Anderson Paak, and Guilty Simpson.
Notable live showcases include; Dublab (Los Angeles,
Tokyo and Barcelona), B-Real TV (Los Angeles), NTS Live
Radio (London and Los Angeles), Le Mellotron (Paris), Berlin
Community Radio (Berlin), Wicked Jazz Sounds/Red Light
Radio (Amsterdam), Stop Biting Lo- Fi (Seattle), Exploded
Drawing (Austin), The Beat Swap Meet (Los Angeles and
Chicago), Push Beats (Chicago), Beat Cinema (Los Angeles),
The Beat Haus (New York), The Low End Theory (Los
Angeles), The Ramen Skate Sessions (Beats For Change,
Osaka), Left Field (Tokyo), Imazin Vol.3 (Fukuoka) and even
hosting his own residency; Electronic Buffet, with various
producers within Chicago and beyond.
Releases on his own; Etc Records, The Secret Life of Sound, Urbanwaves/HHV, Mathematics Recordings, Division 81 , BeyondLuck Music and Culture Power 45