Jackson and his Computer Band

Jackson and his Computer Band is an intelligent dance music (IDM) artist consisting of Jackson Fourgeaud, a Parisian composer. Fourgeaud released his debut album "Smash" with Warp Records in 2005.

History

Jackson Fourgeaud began making music at the age of 15. After his acid house debut on Pumpking records in 1996, Sound of Barclay records released the "Sense Juice" and "Gourmet EPs" under the name Jackson & His Computer Band. In 2003, when his fourth single, album opener "Utopia" was released. "Utopia" and "Radio Caca" feature vocals by his mother, Paula Moore, a folk and blues singer. Warp Records picked up on these tracks, released on French imprint Sound Of Barclay, and signed him.

"Utopia" from the album "Smash", was used in the O2 ‘bubble’ ad campaign.fact|date=July 2008 "Minidoux" and "Hard Tits" from the album "Smash" were used in the Adult Swim "Super Violence Disclaimer," and "AcTN water Tanks" bumpers respectively. [Cite web |url=http://www.bumpworthy.com/bumps/456 |title=Super Violence Disclaimer |publisher=BumpWorthy |accessdate=2008-09-13] [Cite web |url=http://www.bumpworthy.com/bumps/492 |title=AcTN water Tanks |publisher=BumpWorthy |accessdate=2008-09-13]

Album production

"Smash" was recorded at home and in various Paris studios. Jackson's also responsible for some of the artwork, including the inside painting. As for guests, again, his mother sings on the track "Fast life"; his four-year-old niece narrates the tale of a mad king on "Oh Boy" which Jackson wrote.

Discography

Albums

* "Smash" (2005)

EPs/Singles

*"Rock On"(2005)

References

External links

* [http://www.jacksonandhiscomputerband.com Official Site ]


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