James Patrick is a 15+ year DJ, producer, curator, and educator. He is a sound artist who thrives on bringing together the creative energy and ideas of his community. Through collaboration and experimentation, he creates immersive environments that explore the evolving definitions of sound art. His record label (Timefog Recordings) and events are both supported by some of the greatest names in electronic music, and his personal recordings continue to make waves in the international electronic music circuit.
Jon Davis (bass & bass clarinet), John Keston (keyboards) and Graham O’Brien (drums) comprise the trio DKO. Spontaneous experimentalists with studied ears and gratuitous chops, the three craft percussive electronic postjazz fans of the late 60’s Miles Davis groups, Headhunters, Can, Fela Kuti & Squarepusher will likely enjoy.
Through his professional involvement in both academic and popular electronic realms, James curates and develops internationally recognized festivals and events in the electronic music and arts. James is the owner of Gamut Gallery, Slam Factory, and Midwest Digital Arts in Minneapolis, platforms that he uses to foster and showcase new ideas and talents in the field of technology arts. James is also the recipient of many awards, including the American Composers Forum MECA award.
James has more than ten years of professional experience directing events and playing music alongside other innovators in the genre, including Morton Subotnick, Alvin Lucier, Pole, Speedy J, Richard Devine, Bruno Pronsato, Akufen, Rich Hawtin, Magda, Barem, Deadbeat/Crackhaus, and many others.