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Turntable Kachina

Lofi, Beats, Electronic, Film Scores [Producer, Musician, Sound Designer]
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Biography


Turntable Kachina: A Sonic Alchemist of Vinyl and Beat Culture

Turntable Kachina, hailing from Northern Arizona and the Dine’ (Navajo Nation), is a visionary producer and sample enthusiast whose music transcends boundaries and genres. As an artist under 1st Drop Music, Turntable Kachina seamlessly blends Electronic, World, Downtempo, Techno, and Lofi music, creating a unique and immersive auditory experience that draws deeply from the rich traditions of vinyl culture and beat culture.

Origins and Influences

Growing up in the heart of the Dine’ (Navajo Nation), Turntable Kachina was surrounded by a tapestry of cultural influences. His formative years were spent amidst the vibrant sounds and rhythms of the Navajo, Hopi, and Havasupai tribes, as well as the breathtaking landscapes of the Grand Canyon National Park. These experiences profoundly shaped his musical vision, infusing his compositions with a deep respect for indigenous sounds and traditions.

The Art of Sampling

Turntable Kachina’s music is characterized by its intricate use of samples and analog expressions. With a passion for digging through decades of records, he unearths hidden gems and breathes new life into forgotten sounds. His expertise in vinyl culture allows him to craft rich, textured compositions that are both nostalgic and innovative. Each track is a testament to his ability to blend the old with the new, creating a seamless fusion of past and present.

Musical Style

In his diverse discography, Turntable Kachina explores a wide range of genres. His Electronic tracks are known for their intricate beats and lush soundscapes, transporting listeners to otherworldly realms. In the realm of World music, he masterfully incorporates traditional instrumentation and rhythms from various cultures, creating a global sonic journey. His Downtempo and Lofi productions offer a laid-back, meditative vibe, perfect for introspective moments. Meanwhile, his Techno tracks pulsate with energy, driving dance floors into a frenzy.

Cultural Connection

Turntable Kachina’s music is not just about beats and melodies; it is a profound expression of his cultural heritage. He pays homage to his roots by incorporating traditional Native American instruments and motifs into his compositions. This deep connection to his heritage adds a layer of authenticity and depth to his music, making it resonate with listeners on a profound level.

1st Drop Music and Beyond

As an artist with 1st Drop Music, Turntable Kachina has found a platform that supports his innovative approach to music. The label’s commitment to artistic freedom and exploration aligns perfectly with his own ethos, allowing him to push the boundaries of what is possible in music production.

Turntable Kachina’s influence extends beyond the studio. He is a passionate advocate for the preservation and celebration of indigenous cultures, using his music to raise awareness and foster appreciation for these rich traditions. Through his work, he aims to bridge cultural divides and bring people together through the universal language of music.

Conclusion

Turntable Kachina is more than a producer and sample enthusiast; he is a sonic alchemist, weaving together the threads of vinyl culture, beat culture, and indigenous traditions to create a musical tapestry that is uniquely his own. With a deep respect for the past and a visionary approach to the future, he continues to captivate and inspire listeners around the world. Whether you’re drawn to his electronic beats, world-infused rhythms, or introspective downtempo tracks, Turntable Kachina’s music offers a rich and rewarding auditory journey.


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Booking contacts

Agency: 1st Drop Music

Phone: 928-900-6261

Email: [email protected]





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