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Jonah Sharp

Jonah Sharp

Jonah Sharp


Ambient techno innovator Jonah Sharp aka Spacetime Continuum has played an important role in the 90’s in consolidating the global experimental ambient and techno scene through his Reflective Records imprint as well as a string of solo studio albums on Astralwerks and Virgin Records . He has collaborated with many artists including a live album with writer and philosopher Terence McKennna, and collaborations with Mixmaster Morri, Haruomi Hosono of Yellow Magic Orchestra Read more on Last.fm
Ambient techno innovator Jonah Sharp aka Spacetime Continuum has played an important role in the 90’s in consolidating the global experimental ambient and techno scene through his Reflective Records imprint as well as a string of solo studio albums on Astralwerks and Virgin Records. He has collaborated with many artists including a live album with writer and philosopher Terence McKennna, and collaborations with Mixmaster Morri, Haruomi Hosono of Yellow Magic Orchestra, Pete Namlook, Ursula Rucker, Move D, Tetsu Inoue and Bill Laswell to name but a few. An Edinburgh, Scotland native , Sharp started his musical life as a drummer before embarking on his career in electronic music. He was busy session drummer flirting with the late 80’s London acid jazz club scene until the discovery of the possibilities of a sampler and a drum machine had him experimenting with other styles. He came into ambient and techno as a DJ and live electronic performer as a founding member of the legendary Spacetime parties, held in a hologram factory in London in the late 80’s and early 90’s He left London for America in 1992, settling in San Francisco, where he established his Reflective label and recorded the bulk of his work to date split over a number of different project headings (Emit Ecaps, Alien Community, Reagenz, Electro Harmonix, and others).

His most consistently visible work has been as Spacetime Continuum , most of which was released by Astralwerks and Reflective He has performed live electronic music and Dj’d all over the world including a slot at the very first Detroit Electronic Music Festival in 2000 curated by Carl Craig and on Mount Fuji in front of 18,000 people during an insane torrential rain storm. He has remixed the likes of Nine Inch Nails), Meat Beat Manifesto and Matt Herbert) More recently he has completed the soundtrack for soon to be released documentary “Consume This!” and has spent time in the producers chair working with acts as diverse as San Francisco disco punk scensters Paradise Boys ,maestro tabla player Zakir Hussein and his own kids band $lotmachine. Currently he is in a studio in San Francisco writing brand new solo material and gigging/writing with talking drum maestro Sikiru Adepoju. A brand new Spacetime Continuum album is on its way as well as well as the long awaited collaboration with Mixmaster Morris for 2008. Read more on Last.fm.

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