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Kenny Dixon Jr., better known by his stage name Moodymann, is an American musician based in Detroit, Michigan.[3] He is an owner of KDJ Records.[4] He is a member of 3 Chairs.[5]

Contents

1 Career 2 Style and influences 3 Discography

3.1 Studio albums 3.2 DJ mixes 3.3 EPs 3.4 Singles 3.5 Productions

4 References 5 External links

Career[edit] In 1997, Moodymann released Silentintroduction, the debut album which compiled previously released tracks, on Planet E Communications.[6] It was followed by Mahogany Brown in 1998.[7] Forevernevermore was released in 2000.[8] Moodymann released Silence in the Secret Garden on Peacefrog Records in 2003.[9] It was followed by Black Mahogani on the label in 2004.[10] His free EP, Picture This, was released in 2012.[11] He released the seven-track ABCD in 2013.[12] In 2014, he released the self-titled album, Moodymann.[13] Style and influences[edit] Moodymann is considered to have "developed hybrid modes of recording and performance incorporating analog and digital media — the playing of 'real' instruments with 'pushing buttons live'."[14] In 2011, his "Dem Young Sconies" was chosen by NPR
NPR
as one of the 10 tracks that define the Detroit
Detroit
techno sound, and Denise Dalphond wrote that Moodymann captured the gritty sound on the track.[15] Discography[edit] Studio albums[edit]

Silentintroduction (1997) Mahogany Brown (1998) Forevernevermore (2000) Silence in the Secret Garden (2003) Black Mahogani (2004) Black Mahogani II (2004) Det.riot '67 (2008) Anotha Black Sunday (2009) Picture This (2012) ABCD (2013) Moodymann (2014)

DJ mixes[edit]

Moodymann Collection (2006) DJ-Kicks (2016)

EPs[edit]

The Telephone (2001) I Guess U Never Been Lonely (2012)

Singles[edit]

"I Like It" b/w "Emotional Content" (1994) "Moodymann" (1995) "Long Hot Sex Nights" b/w "The Dancer" (1995) "The Day We Lost the Soul" (1995) "Don't Be Misled!" (1996) "I Can't Kick This Feelin When It Hits" b/w "Music People" (1997) "U Can Dance If U Want 2" (1997) "In Loving Memory" (1997) "Dem Young Sconies" b/w "Bosconi" (1997) "Silent Introduction" (1997) "J.A.N." (1997) "Music Is..." (1997) "Joy Pt. II" (1997) "Amerika" (1997) "Forevernevermore" (1998) "Just Anotha Black Sunday Morning with Grandma" (1998) "Sunday Morning" b/w "Track Four" (1998) "Black Mahogany" (1998) "Shades of Jae" (1999) "The Thief That Stole My Sad Days... Ya Blessin' Me" (1999) "Don't You Want My Love" (2000) "Deleted Rehearsals" (2000) "Analog: Live" (2000) "J.A.N." (2001) "Nmywagon" (2001) "Sweet Yesterday" (2003) "Shattered Dreams" (2003) "Silence in the Secret Garden" (2003) "Untitled" (2004) "Ampapella" (2005) "How Sweed It Is" (2005) "I'd Rather Be Lonely" (2007) "Technologystolemyvinyle" (2007) "Ol' Dirty Vinyl" (2010) "Freeki Mutha F*cker (All I Need Is U)" (2011) "Why Do U Feel" (2012) "Sloppy Cosmic" b/w "Hangover" (2014)

Productions[edit]

Norma Jean Bell - "Yes I Am (I'm Gonna Get You)", "Nobody" and "Mystery" from Come into My Room (2001) José James
José James
- "Desire ( Moodymann Remix)" from Desire & Love (2008) Andres - II (2009) Rick Wilhite - "Drum Patterns & Memories ( Moodymann Mix)" from The Godson & Soul Edge (2010) José James
José James
- " Detroit
Detroit
Loveletter" from Blackmagic (2010) Junior Boys
Junior Boys
- "Banana Ripple ( Moodymann Remix)" from Even Truer (2013)

References[edit]

^ "Moodymann". Red Bull Music Academy.  ^ "RA: Moodymann". Resident Advisor.  ^ Stats, Eddi (May 17, 2012). "Audio: J Dilla x Moodymann – Dillatroit EP (Preview + Tracklisting)". Okayplayer.  ^ Bush, John. " Moodymann - Biography". AllMusic.  ^ "3 Chairs retrospective from Theo Parrish, Moodymann and Rick Wilhite". Fact. September 22, 2009.  ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Silent Introduction - Moodymann". AllMusic. Retrieved August 9, 2014.  ^ Bush, John. "Mahogany Brown - Moodymann". AllMusic. Retrieved August 9, 2014.  ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Forevernevermore - Moodymann". AllMusic. Retrieved August 9, 2014.  ^ Battaglia, Andy (July 8, 2003). "Silence In The Secret Garden - Music - Musical Work Review". The A.V. Club.  ^ Burns, Todd (July 15, 2004). " Moodymann - Black Mahogani - Review". Stylus Magazine.  ^ Switlicki, Lukas (April 19, 2012). " Moodymann - Picture This (EP)". Earmilk.  ^ Sussman, Jesse (May 31, 2013). " Moodymann Drops New Album". XLR8R.  ^ Lynch, Will (March 1, 2014). " Moodymann - Moodymann". Resident Advisor. Retrieved December 1, 2015.  ^ Zuberi, Nabeel (2004). "Sound Exchange: Media and Music Cultures". In Downing, John D. H. The Sage Handbook of Media Studies. Sage Publications. p. 436.  ^ Dalphond, Denise (May 27, 2011). Glasspiegel, Wills; Bishop, Marlon, eds. "Get Familiar With Detroit
Detroit
Techno: 10 Essential Songs". NPR. 

External links[edit]

Mahogani Music Moodymann discography at Discogs

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 33926678 LCCN: n2008023967 MusicBrainz: 17d69e72-9cf2-496f