DJ Ceeplus and the House of Bad Knives

DJ Ceeplus and the House of Bad Knives

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Biography

DJ CEEPLUS & THE HOUSE OF BAD KNIVES:

DJ Ceeplus and The House of Bad Knives is a Texas music icon. He has been djing, producing, promoting, and supporting groundbreaking music in the Lone Star State for over a decade.

Rocking the music for the masses since the mid to late 80’s, he started out primarily playing underground dance, new wave, punk, industrial, electro, and old school hip hop. He then dove head first into the turntablist scene in the mid 90’s, where he acquired the skills and knowledge of the “turntable as a musical instrument” via the techniques of scratching, juggling, cutting and pasting the sounds on records.

Today, Ceeplus is known as a taste-making visionary; consistently & creatively mixing multiple genres of music. His open minded dj sets involve live editing, re-mixing, and scratching & blending the eclectic sounds of underground disco, fun hip-hop, electro, booty beats, indie rock, pop, old punk, rare groove funk-soul, and more.

As a promoter and event specialist Ceeplus has produced / promoted top notch concerts, events and parties throughout Texas via the promotion company Reprogram Music (www.ReprogramMusic.com) where he is founder and resident artist.

Ceeplus & Reprogram Music are music curator, talent booker, and resident dj for the wildly popular Starbucks Mixed Media Music Series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (also known as The Beats of Basquiat). In February, ‘06 Ceeplus deejayed to a crowd in excess of 7300 people while opening for the legendary Grandmaster Flash at the sold out, closing exhibit of Jean-Michel Basquiat. In the past year, the MFAH music series has brought over 75,000 people to the museum to experience a unique multi-sensory event for music fans and art lovers alike. The event was been nominated as one of the Best of Events of Houston -2005 in the Houston Press (Houston weekly) and has garnered huge recognition and acclaim for the MFAH & Starbucks.

Ceeplus is host and dj on Reprogram Radio on 90.1 KPFT. The show airs bi weekly Thursday nights/Friday mornings 12:30am –3:00am. He is the top 200 CMJ Reporter for KPFT.

Ceeplus was been chosen as the Critic’s Pick for Best Dj in the Houston Press “Best of Houston” music awards in the years 2001, 2003, and 2006.

His new mix cd, Disco, Records, Booze, TX is scheduled to be released and distributed nationally in November of 2006.

He has shared the bill with many great artist including:
John Spencer Blues Explosion, Stereolab, Tommie Sunshine, Q-bert, Joey Beltram, Felix the House Cat, Interpol, Meat Beat Manifesto, Breakestra, Sammy Hagar, Los Lonely Boys, the Roots, Quintron and Miss Pussy Cat, Dj Spooky, Grandmaster Flash, Shepard Fairey aka Obey Giant, Peanut Butter Wolf, Miss Kitten, Grand Wizard Theodore, Afrika Bambatta, Run DMC, Mix Master Mike from the Beastie Boys, Cut Chemist, Dj Shadow, Anticon, RJD2, VHS or Beta, I am the World Trade Center, Wolf Eyes, Dj Funk, Diplo, Tortoise, Josh Wink, Prefuse 73, Juan Atkins, Atmosphere, the Pharcyde, Spank Rock, David Allen of Gang of 4, She Wants Revenge, The Moving Units, Film School, Kool Keith, Jam Master Jay(rip), Blackalicious, Carina Round, Tapes n Tapes, The Zutons, Dj Dave P. and DHP of Fixed NYC, Living Legends, Nic Armstrong, Dj Craze, Mark Farina, Keoki, Chromeo, Los Lonely Boys and more. He was invited to play at the SXSW music conference from 2004-2006.

Check what some good people had to say about Ceeplus:

“Texas Fam! Ceeplus is always rocking the decks fresh when I roll through TX.”
- Dj Ztrip

“A mover and a shaker of the highest degree, America get ready for DJ Ceeplus and the House of Bad Knives!”
-Dan Kopowitz / Friendly Fire Records / Terror Bird Publicity

“DJ Ceeplus been holding it down for hip-hop, punk rock, indie rock, electro, weird out, glitch, buzz and fuck all since I can remember. He's one of the foremost experimental DJ's on the TX scene who's not afraid to take chances... “
-Matt Sonzala / HoustonSoReal / Murderdog Magazine

“Hands down, Ceeplus is so gravy.”
- DJ Jester the Filipino Fist

“Ceeplus always brings the party with an eclectic mix of tunage that can go from hipster rock and Italian disco one minute, to scatterbrained electronic and smooth as butter funk the next."
-Travis Ritter / Music Listings Editor - Houston Press

“Top 25 people in Houston that made going out at night not such a bad thing to do
#5 Dj Ceeplus and the House of bad Knives”
-Craig D. Lindsey – The North Carolina New Observer

“Dj Ceeplus murders the turntables in TX”
-Dj Swamp

“Electro experimenter DJ Ceeplus has been on the scene "for well over a decade now," spinning his patented, one-of-a-kind mix of Italo disco, hip-hop, funk, no-wave and just about any other genre you care to name. Fast approaching legendary status,. If Cee ain't the hippest dude in H-town, he's damn close. “
-John Nova Lomax / Music Editor - Houston Press

Discography

Records Disco Booze Mix Cd (2006)
Live @ Museum of Fine Arts Houston (2006)
Destroy the Disco Mix Cd (2005)
Live @ Bootleg Galley Mix Cd (2005)
Dynamite Lounge Mix Cd (2004)
House of Brown Ale (2003)

Set List

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