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Subject: Demographics

From: "David Bivins" <dbivins@...
Date: 1999-10-28

O.k., I'll jump in the sandbox.

Name: David Bivins

Performing name: Bald Bastard

Hair: none

Age: 29

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Occupation: some sort of e-commerce web strategy guy

Modules: 1 ea. of 100, 110, 120, 420, 800, 900. On the way are 1 ea. of
410, 420 and 800 (I think)

MOTM case: SKB pop-up mixer case

Other Instruments: Olson Solid State Rhythm Instrument, TR77, TR-606,
DR-55, DR-110, DR-220A, Oberheim DX, E-mu SP-12, MPC2000, Jomox XBase09,
Moog Source, Moog Prodigy, ARP Axxe, FR-777, TB-303, SH-101, Analogue
Systems FB3, Furman RV-2, Casio VZ8m, Yamaha TX81z, Akai AX80, Chinese
children's accordion, crappy bongos, dog, Alesis Wedge, Zoom 1201, Sound
Forge, M13, lots of other stuff buried under piles of paper, synths, cats

Styles: minimal techno, dark electro... I'd like to think I'm
original-sounding, but probably not. No releases, played live several times
using secret improvisational techniques

Fave artists: The Fall, Roy Harper, Nick Drake, Mark Eitzel (and AMC), Coil,
Cabaret Voltaire, Jammin' Unit, Mike Paradinas, Boards of Canada, Carl
Craig, The Wedding Present, Adi Newton (The Anti-Group, Clock DVA), Richie
Hawtin, all that newer German stuff on the Hausmusik and Kollaps labels,
Jack Dangers, Adrian Sherwood, Jeremy Enigk, Einstuerzende Neubauten, John
Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Jack Dangers, the Orb, David Bowie (esp.
Ziggy Stardust), Spectrum, FSA, Mercury Rev, W. Carlos (esp. Clockwork
Orange), Soft Cell (Non-Stop...), Glenn Gould playing Bach, Michael Nyman's
Greenaway scores and string quartets

Current obsessions: electro dub, running as many oscillators from different
synths together as possible, finding time to solder, begging Paul for a
voltage-controlled coffee maker module (1V/oz.)