Martin Glover performing at the 2009 Ilosaarirock festival.
Background information Also known as Youth Born 27 December 1960 Origin UK Occupations Musician, Music producer Instruments Bass guitar Associated acts Killing Joke, The Verve, Brilliant, The Orb, The Fireman, Zodiac Youth, Celtic Cross, Transmission, Vertical Smile
Martin Glover, also known as Youth, (born 27 December 1960) is a record producer and a founding member and bassist of the UK band Killing Joke. He is a member of The Fireman along with Paul McCartney. Glover was born in Africa.
Glover originally named himself Pig Youth after the reggae chanter Big Youth, who was popular with late 1970s London punk bands. At age 15 he was in a punk band named The Rage, which toured with The Adverts.
Soon after exiting Killing Joke, Youth started the WAU! Mr Modo label, releasing a selection of industrial techno dubs, and heavy sound system dubs from artists like Napthali, Manasseh, Bim Sherman and Jah Warrior. These disco mixes, released in the late 1980s, are long deleted and fetch high sums in private sales.
Also during that time, Glover founded his own commercially oriented dub funk band Brilliant, which recorded one album in 1986, but disbanded later.
Youth's connections with dub continued in the mid 1990s when he was asked by Adrian Sherwood to remix some of Bim Sherman's tracks for a reworking of the Miracle album. He also recently appeared on a Ted Parsons/NIC dub album. The remix Youth contributes opens with a sample from Glen Brown's "Version '78", a track originally released on the South East label.
In the early nineties Glover formed techno and house music duo Blue Pearl with American female singer Durga McBroom. Although they only charted two songs on the Hot Dance Club Play chart, both tracks are considered classic examples of early house music and they are still remixed and played in nightclubs today. "Naked In The Rain" was a #4 hit in the UK Singles Chart and a #5 dance hit in the U.S. in 1990, which was originally issued on blue vinyl. It was followed by "(Can You) Feel the Passion" (their response to Bizarre Inc's "Playing With Knives"), which hit #1 in 1992. They also had a minor hit in the UK Singles Chart in November 1990 with the #31 hit, "Little Brother".
His Butterfly Records label has produced such artists as Take That, Wet Wet Wet, Tom Jones, The Orb, Maria McKee and Heather Nova. Youth was the co-producer of The Verve's Urban Hymns and Dolores O'Riordan's 'Are You Listening?'.
He also produced and remixed for other bands including Primal Scream, Embrace, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Art of Noise, Crowded House, Zoe, P.M. Dawn, Yazoo, Erasure, U2, Bananarama, INXS, James, Suns of Arqa, Wet Wet Wet, Depeche Mode, The Shamen, Texas, Dido, Dolores O'Riordan, Gravity Kills and Fake?. He also produces under the name Orion.
Glover is credited with founding the first psychedelic trance record label, Dragonfly Records. Youth formed other record labels such as Liquid Sound Design and Kamaflage Records. He is well known on the psychedelic trance scene and participated in collaborations such as Celtic Cross with Simon Posford and Saul Davies, Dub Trees with Greg Hunter and Simon Posford, and Zodiac Youth.
He performed both full-on trance as well as chill-out DJ sets at several Return to the Source parties and released a mix album, Ambient Meditations 3 on their label in 2000. His Butterfly Studios were also home of the Return to the Source offices circa 1999 - 2002.
He is a member of the band Transmission with Simon Tong of The Verve, Paul Ferguson of Killing Joke and Tim Bran of Dreadzone. He has also played guitar on several tracks on the 2007 Client album "Heartland." In 2008 he produced the Delays album Everything's the Rush, the Futureheads' This Is Not The World and worked on the debut album of American band The Daylights.
In mid-2010 Martin Glover teamed up with Alex Paterson (The Orb) to compile a retrospective compilation album of tracks from the WAU! Mr Modo label. The album titled "Impossible Oddities" was released on CD and double vinyl on 25 October 2010 via Year Zero records.
Artist Title Record company Credit Alien Sex Fiend Who's Been Sleeping In My Brain? Anagram Records Produced The Futureheads This Is Not The World Nul Records Produced Embrace Forthcoming Title Tbc Independiente Produced Vega 4 Love Is The Music Taste Media Produced The Music Come What May Virgin Produced Missy Higgins Forthcoming Title Tbc Virgin Co-writer Howie Day Stop All The World Now Sony (US) Produced Marilyn Manson Mobscene Interscope Add. Prod/Remix Dido Don't Think Of Me BMG Production The Fireman The Fireman Hydra Writer/Producer Vanessa Mae The Capulets and The Montagues Prod/Mix Shack HMS Fable London Producer The Verve Urban Hymns Hut Producer The Verve Bitter Sweet Symphony Hut Producer The Verve Lucky Man Hut Producer The Verve Sonnet Hut Producer Embrace Good Will Out Independiente Produced/Mixed Embrace Come Back To What You Know Hut Producer Embrace Higher Sights Hut Producer Embrace All You Good Good People Producer Beth Orton Best Bit Heavenly Producer PM Dawn Set Adrift On Memory Bliss Island Add Prod/Mix Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You Remix U2 Night And Day Island 12" Remix James Seven Mercury Producer Heather Nova Oyster V2 Producer The Orb Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld Island Co-Prod/Co-Writer The Cult She Sells Sanctuary Beggars Banquet Add Prod/Mix Blue Pearl Naked In The Rain Malarky Produced Sugarcubes Vitamin One Little Indian 12" Remix Blue Pearl Blue Pearl Big Life Production Art Of Noise Art Of Love China Production/Remix Crowded House Together Alone EMI Production The Drum Club Drums Are Dangerous Instinct Production Heather Nova Oyster Big Life Production Heather Nova Siren Sony Production FAKE? Switching on X MusicTaste Production
- ^ Arrested Motion: Interview with Gaye Advert / Preview: “Beyond Punk” @ Signal Gallery. 10 August 2010
- ^ Amazon.com: Listing for Dolores O' Riordan's 'Are You Listening?'
- ^ http://www.discogs.com/Suns-Of-Arqa-Jaggernaut-Whirling-Dub/release/430326
- ^ Andy Taylor exclusive interview
- ^ http://www.youth.me.uk/music.htm
Killing Joke Jaz Coleman · Kevin "Geordie" Walker · Martin "Youth" Glover · Paul Ferguson
Paul Raven · Martin Atkins · Dave Kovacevic · Nick Holywell-Walker · Ben Calvert · Geoffrey Dugmore · Reza Udhin · Ted Parsons · Dave "Taif" Ball · Dave Grohl · Chris Kimsey · Troy Gregory
Studio albums Extended PlaysTurn to Red · Almost Red · Birds of a Feather (EP) · Jana Live EP · In Excelsis Singles"Nervous System" · "Wardance" · "Change" · "Requiem" · "Follow the Leaders" · "Empire Song" · "Chop-Chop" · "We Have Joy" · "Birds of a Feather" · "Let's All Go (to the Fire Dances)" · "Me or You?" · "Eighties" · "A New Day" · "Love Like Blood" · "Kings and Queens" · "Adorations" · "Sanity" · "America" · "My Love of this Land" · "The Beautiful Dead" · "Money Is Not Our God" · "Change: The Spiral Tribe Mix/The Youth Mixes" · "Exorcism" · "Millennium" · "Pandemonium" · "Jana" · "Democracy" · "Intellect" · "Love Like Blood/Intellect" · "Loose Cannon" · "Seeing Red" · "Hosannas from the Basements of Hell" · "Invocation/Implosion" · "European Super State" Live albums CompilationsAn Incomplete Collection 1980-1985 · Laugh? I Nearly Bought One! · Wilful Days · Alchemy: The Remixes · Wardance: The Remixes · The Unperverted Pantomime · Chaos for Breakfast · For Beginners · Inside Extremities: Mixes, Rehearsals and Live · Bootleg Vinyl Archive Vol. 1 · Bootleg Vinyl Archive Vol. 2 · Rmxd · The Peel Sessions 1979–1981 · Duendes - The Spanish Sessions Related articles Book:Killing Joke Category:Killing Joke
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