From the gutters of NYC’s electro-punk dynasty emerges a neon Phoenix…
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)
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
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
"The astounding drum work of Amir Ziv..."
The astounding drum work of Amir Ziv may convince even the most ruffneck kids that they’re in the hands of masters.
"Droid seems to be leading the way..."
Droid seems to be leading the way as far as truly “live” drum n bass is concerned.
"A high-octane journey..."
A high-octane journey – Newform jazz.
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.