DROID profile

From the gutters of NYC’s electro-punk dynasty emerges a neon Phoenix…

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For the past 15 years DROID has been setting the pace as New York’s most cutting-edge combination of jazz and electronic music. Blending musical influences from around the globe and beyond…from throughout the ages and into the future!

DROID is Amir Ziv (traps), Jordan McLean (trumpets & electronics), Adam Holzman (keys)

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DROID

The Latest In Roman Fashion

Where characters, themes, and values of a fallen and disgraced ancient civilization are filtered through the high-tech, fast-paced aesthetics of modern life.

 

 

 

Amir Ziv – Drums
Jordan McLean – Trumpet & Electronics
Adam Holzman – Synths & Wurlitzer

Performed live and recorded at The Lower East Side Estates on February 5 & May 7, 2011

Produced & engineered  by Amir Ziv
Mixed & mastered by Abe Seiferth at Spacebar Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Artwork by Jim Schuessler


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Incitatus
5:34

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Incitatus

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4:39
Cow
4:39

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Cow

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2:50
Let Me Know You’re Mine
2:50

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Let Me Know You’re Mine

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5:54
Albert Palms
5:54

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Albert Palms

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6:32
Tiberius
6:32

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Tiberius

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2:44
M n P
2:44

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M n P

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3:16
Heliogabalus
3:16

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Heliogabalus

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6:12
You’re Looking Not Well At All
6:12

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You’re Looking Not Well At All

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7:29
In A Cage
7:29

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In A Cage

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5:54
Fodder
5:54

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Fodder

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3:19
Dilate
3:19

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Dilate

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3:58
Drusila
3:58

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Drusila

DROID

NYC D’n’B

Originally released on the now stuff-of-legends New York electronic music label Shadow Records in 2000.

This music represents the finest in what is known as “live” drum n bass, captured at the height of the movement, in the club that was it’s home.

 

Jordan McLean – trumpet, French horn, electronics
Adam Butler – synthesizers
Tim LeFebvre – bass
Amir Ziv – drums, Metaliphone

Performed live and recorded at Izzy Bar, New York, between March 1999 & February 2000


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Bytes

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4:26
Adrenatone
4:26

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Adrenatone

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3:37
Spooky Hell
3:37

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Spooky Hell

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9:45
Poly Bell
9:45

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Poly Bell

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2:50
Chronic Dub Mania
2:50

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Chronic Dub Mania

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5:16
In Balance
5:16

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In Balance

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5:05
Floodlight Radiation
5:05

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Floodlight Radiation

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9:41
Alpha
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Alpha

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5:19
Droid City
5:19

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Droid City

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9:42
Droid Factory
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Droid Factory

DROID press

URB

"The astounding drum work of Amir Ziv..." MORE TEXT
Chris Muniz

The astounding drum work of Amir Ziv may convince even the most ruffneck kids that they’re in the hands of masters.

Chris Muniz
URB


BPM

"Droid seems to be leading the way..." MORE TEXT
MC. (Blips)

Droid seems to be leading the way as far as truly “live” drum n bass is concerned.

 

MC. (Blips)
BPM


Future Music

"A high-octane journey..." MORE TEXT
Lisa McGee

A high-octane journey – Newform jazz.

Lisa McGee
Future Music

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  • DROID Capitulus – 30sec Trailer

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DROID Capitulus – 30sec Trailer

Director Raphael Altman’s in-depth exploration of the inner workings of NYC’s electro-acoustic masterminds. Including concert footage of the band from iconic NYC venues Zebulon & Tonic, and interviews w/Adam Holzman, Yossi Fine, Jordan McLean, and Amir Ziv.

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