Todd Terry

Todd Terry

Todd Terry (born 18 April 1967 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American DJ and music producer and remixer, one of the producers who helped to define New York's house music during the 1980s.Fact|date=February 2007

Career

Terry's productions can be described as a varied collection of samples blending the sounds of classic disco, the more introspective Chicago sound pioneered earlier in the decade, plus plenty of hip-hop attitude and sampling piracy.Fact|date=February 2007

Much of Todd Terry's early work in the late 1980s is considered a milestone in the development of both progressive and modern deep house.Todd Terry has been responsible for releasing two of the most respected crossover remixes of the house era: "I'll House You" by the Jungle Brothers and "Missing" by Everything But the Girl by the mid 1990s.

Among his fans, Todd Terry is known as Todd the God, God Terry, Todd Godrry, Godd Gerry (or, occasionally, simply God, because he might be a Five Percenter, but this is unconfirmed).

Todd's tracks "Something Goin' On" and "Keep on Jumpin'" were both UK Top-10 hits as well as Us Hot Dance Music/Club Play #1's, with the vocals provided by Jocelyn Brown and Martha Wash. freestyle diva Shannon was the featured vocalist on the Top Twenty hit "It's over Love" in 1997.

In 1999 Todd Terry released "Resolutions", successfully embracing the then-still avant-garde drum 'n' bass aestethics.

Terry also has several aliases such as Swan Lake, Orange Lemon, Royal House, Amy Studt, Black Riot, CLS, Masters at Work (although this moniker he gave to Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez & "Little" Louie Vega in 1990), Dredd Stock, House of Gypsies, Limelife, Hard House, Tyme Forse, and the Gypsymen.

Todd Terry became one of the best-paid DJs in both Europe and the United States. He normally performs on four turntables, mostly playing his own tracks.

In October 2004, "Weekend" by the Todd Terry Project appeared in popular video game , playing on House Music radio station SF-UR.

elected Remixes

*Björk - "Hyperballad"
*The Cardigans - "Love Fool"
*Everything But The Girl - "Driving," "Missing," "Wrong"
*10,000 Maniacs - "More than This"
*Garbage - "Stupid Girl"
*Yes - "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
*Meredith Brooks - "Bitch"
*The Rolling Stones - "Saint of Me"
*Duran Duran - "Electric Barbarella"
*Martha Wash - "Runaround"
*Ultra Naté - "Joy"
*Playgroup featuring kc Flightt - "Front 2 Back"
*Yazoo - "Don't Go"
*Anita Doth - "Universe"

ee also

*List of number-one dance hits (United States)
*List of artists who reached number one on the US Dance chart

External links

* [http://www.discogs.com/artist/Todd+Terry Discography from Discogs.com]


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