phidippus
CONTACT

SEEKING

Background Singer, Lead Guitar, Vocalist.

ABOUT

1974: Conceived, born shortly after.
1977: Kicked preschool teacher in head.
1977: Plane to USA.
1979: Discovered Queen, Kenny Rogers and Blondie.
1984: Played first instrument, the autoharp.
1985: Joined a break dancing troop.
1986: Dad buys Amiga 1000. 'Sampled' music discovered.
1987: Discovered 'Teletunes'.
1990: I get an Ensoniq EPS-16+ sampling workstation for my birthday. Oh no.
1991: Lost my virginity to a swimmer who shaved her legs earlier that day.
1997: First CD EP, "Penitence", released under the name "Emptyhead".
1998: Second CD EP, "Voluptuous", released. After receiving a copy I mailed, the staff of Peter Gabriel's record label enjoy the CD as they write memos.
1999: Remixes reach Europe.
1999: Corporate whoring begins. Companies as diverse as Vh1, Smirnoff, The E! Channel, etc. start licensing my music.
1999: I have a severe mental breakdown.
2000: Found the love of my life and met my first son.
2001: New Vision America, my dance record label is launched.
2002: After 3 singles are released, New Vision America dies a quiet death.
2002: My second son is born. My life is saved, I just don't know it. I stop writing music.
2003: I go to jail. My life is saved again. This time I know it.
2005: I start writing music again and score the best selling on-line game, "Belle's Beauty Boutique".
2007: First full length CD finished. About time.
2008: I start singing on my songs.
2009: I have another massive breakdown.
2010: Search for female vocalist starts. What a bitch, no pun intended.

Screen name:
phidippus
Member since:
Nov 23 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

The Art of Noise, Queen, Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode, Nitzer Ebb, Tangerine Dream, The J. Geils Band, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Nirvana, Jiri Ceiver, 808 State.

EQUIPMENT

Dell XPS M1530
M-Audio NRV10
Event Electronics Tuned Reference 5
M-Audio Axiom 25
Shure and Seinheiser microphones
Sony Headphones

MUSIC