Oddknock

Oddknock

 Gainesville, Florida, USA
BandEDMFunk

Oddknock is a LIVE electronic musician! Not a DJ! He uses synths and samplers(no laptop) to perform LIVE. Since 1995 he has played over 200 events.His live shows consist of live manipulation of electronic music and visuals .Oddknock has been compared to Meat Beat Manifesto,Scorn and Aphex Twin.

Biography

Oddknock, aka Jacob Timmer is a solo multi-instrumentalist,who uses hardware samplers,sequencers and synths to produce and perform electronic music live. His sound is influenced by early 80s electro, breakbeat, bigbeat, drum and bass, glitch and idm. He uses the term Spacebeat to describe his cutting edge style. His live shows consist of a mix of : performance art,dance party, real time manipulation of beat heavy electronic music and eye catching visual projections. He uses his home base in , Gainesville, Fl. to play shows and produce tracks, and to frequently plan events and collabration projects with his fellow local, regional, and national live electronic musicians.

The buzz around his live performances have been covered in numerous publications including : Reax, Insite, Creative Loafing (Atlanta,Ga.), Weekly Planet (Tampa Fl.),The Gainesville Sun, and Moon Magazine. Jacobs music has been featured on a number of radio pod casts online and makes regular apparences on the local radio show Caberet Synthetiq on 100.5 The Buzz to play new songs and promote upcoming shows and events.He has beeninterviewd on both WMNF 88.5 Free Radio Tampa,Fl. as well as 88.5 Album 88 WRAS Atlanta,Ga. In 2002 Jacob was one of the first electronic musicians to perform on the long running electronic radio show The Perimeter on Kiss 105 FM Gainesville, Fl.. Since 1995 Jacob Timmer has played over 200 events and has shared the stage with various big names including: Atomic Babies,CrystalMethod, Dandi Wind,Dj Shadow, Dj. Spooky, Dubtribe Sound System, Deisel Boy, Freezepop, Hive, John B, Krust, Larve, Lords of Acid, LTJ Bukem, Roni Size, STS9, Skylab 2000, The Pharcyde, and many more.

Jacob Timmer has been commissioned to produce music for X-Box,Dodge and The UFC.Plans for the future include: a documentary on live electronic music and the full score for a major full length feature film. In addition to producing music for television and commercials, Jacob runs his own booking company and label, Metric System. Another area of interest for Jacob is re- mixes. He has an extensive back catalogue of remix work for artists such as: A Tribe Called Quest, Beenie Man, Beastie Boys, DarkMachines, David Bowie, De Champfleury, Depeche Mode, Indigo Vox, Nine Inch Nails, Outkast, and The Viirus.

Discography

Oddknock:"Parsecs and Passageways" 2007

Set List

Intro.....
Oddknock Theme
Basement Sh*t
Time is running out(for Earth)
Stained Glass Window
Vector North
Psycros Anemos
Mere Clens Desnia
Your Highness
Laughing at Heavens Gate

45-60 min.