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Technomancer

Nombre Real:
Roy Digre
Perfil:
Technomancer is the alias of one Roy J. Digre, a cyberpunk enthusiast hailing from the cold country of Northern Norway. For pretty much his entire life, Roy has had a fascination with both music and technology, having grown up in the 90's with computer technology advancing at an incredible rate, and so it only made sense for him to combine the two of his favourite things when in 2004 he decided to start making music on his home computer. After spending nearly a decade working with FL Studio and building his skills in production, in 2009 his first album De:Harmonized was released online by Ekleipsi, an Italian netlabel. The track Emulator garnered some attention and became a bit of a hit, featured on the compilation Synthematika One by Russian label Synthematik. The album cemented Technomancer's status as part of the new futurepop wave, although he personally considers his music to be "cyberpop". Though dissatisfied with Ekleipsi, he decided to self-release his music from then on and in 2010 he released the album 2, which got a lot of attention online. The album was far more pop oriented and a lot of the songs centered around love and relationships, very different from the more cerebral De:Harmonized album which took heavy inspiration from cyberpunk. He also started working with UK-based Max|Static on a sideproject called Laboratory 5, releasing their album "Resurrect & Reconnect" on Bandcamp in 2011. Laboratory 5 was a more experimental project that allowed Technomancer more room to find different genres to work with, culminating in the 2012 release "Rise Of The Machines" where he showed a much more free form dubstep-oriented style. 2011 saw the release of the album Mindspace which saw another evolution in his sound and production skills. The album was a bit of a concept album too, trying to tell a cohesive story rather than being a collection of songs. It was also a bit of a love letter to mind.in.a.box, borrowing heavily from their sound on tracks like Mindspace and If and seemed very inspired by their Dreamweb album. He got in touch with Per Aksel Lundgreen, known for having been a part of the early Apoptygma Berzerk and having his own projects Angst Pop, Cronos Titan and Chinese Detectives on his resume. Having been a huge fan of Apoptygma Berzerk all his life, since Welcome To Earth was the album that sparked his inspiration into full gear, and having paid homage to them on several occasions (most notably with a sample on De:Harmonized and spoken voice by Stephan Groth on Mindspace's Intelligent Design), it was a great honor for Roy to be working with Per Aksel. Together they made Ødipus Rex 2012, a brand new version of the classic Angst Pop track, produced by Technomancer. The Ødipus Rex 2012 EP hit number 5 on the European Alternative Charts, beating out artists like Madonna and 120 Days. Since then, Per Aksel Lundgreen and Roy J. Digre have worked together, producing several remixes together as Angst Pop and Technomancer and in 2013, the first official Technomancer album System Failure will be released on the label Emmo.Biz, co-produced by Per Aksel Lundgreen. Whatever the future might bring, one thing is for sure. "This is not the end... This is not the beginning of the end... IT IS THE END OF THE BEGINNING"
Variaciones de su Nombre:
Roy-Julian Digre / Technomancer
Alias:
Roy Digre
Roy Julian Digre
Zone Tripper (4)
Discografía:
Título Formato Lanzamiento Rol
Restructure CDr 2008
Hyperload Overkill CDr 2008-04-01
Pixelante CDr 2008-06-25
Restructure File 2009
De:Harmonized File 2009-08-01
De:Harmonized CD 2009-08-01
Emulator E.P. CDr 2009-11-03
Stay With Me CDr 2010-01-15
2 CD 2010-03-19
Musika Technologika CD 2010-06-11
The Future CDr 2010-08-13
De:Harmonized CDr 2010
Electronic Warfare CDr 2010-10-29
Mindspace CD 2011-02-04
Mindspace File 2011-02-04
Hardwired CDr 2011-03-11
Mindspace CDr 2011
Esc.EP CD 2011-08-01
Mindspace - Deluxe Edition File 2011-11-02
Re:Sync CDr 2012-05-26
Drift File 2013-03-08
System Failure CD 2013-05-17
System Failure File 2013-05-17
Path Of Destruction (Limited Edition) CD 2013
Path Of Destruction File 2013
D-Mn File 2014-08-08
System Failure - The Singles CDr 2014
Electronic Warfare File 2014-12-23
Electronic Warfare File 2014-12-23
Colaboraciones:
Título Formato Lanzamiento Rol
Living The Dream / Sugar & Spice Vinyl 1997 Artwork By
Please Be Mine / Images Vinyl 1997 Artwork By
Hyperload Overkill CDr 2008-04-01 Music By, Programmed By, Synthesizer, Vocals
Pixelante CDr 2008-06-25 Written By, Music By, Programmed By, Synthesizer, Vocals
R35URR3C7 & R3C0NN3C7 File 2011 Mixed By, Producer, Written-By
Ødipus Rex 2012 CD 2012-05-17 Backing Vocals
Ødipus Rex 2012 Vinyl 2012-05-16 Backing Vocals
Rise Of The Machines File 2012-12-14 Producer
D-Mn File 2014-08-08 Producer
Páginas Web:
http://www.technomancer.no
http://www.facebook.com/technomancermusic

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