King Britt: talk and solo performance

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Gassmann Electronic Music Series 2022-23

King Britt: talk and solo performance


January 14, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. (talk)
January 14, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. (performance)

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

Philadelphia born and Pew Fellowship recipient, King James Britt (his real name) is a 30+ year, producer, composer and performer in the global advancement of electronic music. As a composer and producer, his practice has lead to collaborations with the likes of De La Soul, Alarm Will Sound Orchestra, Saul Williams, director Michael Mann (Miami Vice) and many others, as well as being called for remixes from an eclectic list of giants, including Meredith Monk, Solange and Calvin Harris. He is also a professor at UCSD in the computer music department and the creator of “Blacktronika: Afrofuturism In Electronic Music,” a new lecture course that researches and honors the people of color who have pioneered groundbreaking genres within the electronic music landscape.

Prof. Britt will also present a talk about his music at 4:00 p.m., also in the xMPL.


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Saturday Jan 14, 2023, 4:00 pm
Saturday Jan 14, 2023, 8:00 pm