Tom Middleton @ 'The Bodega'Cork on May 23 2008 for the Generic People.
Just listen...this is why Tom Middleton is a true legend!!
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Tom Middleton has done it all; he is a reknowned DJ, producer and remixer. He was born into music being classically trained in piano and cello from a young age, the man is steeped in music which is evident when he gets behind the ones and twos. His talents as a formidable DJ,& Producer can be seen by the dizzying array of artist albums & ground breaking mix cds that he has compiled.
Having been a DJ since 1988 when house music took over. There is not much he has not seen or not been involved in the music world. A chance encounter whilst clubbing in 1989 with the Aphex Twin Richard D James led to his arrival on the production scene. He has released under too many monikers to mention them all, pseudonyms, include Global Communication , Jedi Knights and Chameleon.
Some of Tom’s musical landmarks have included
• Global Communication's 1994 ambient album 76:14 is widely considered to be a landmark of the genre.
• The sound of the cosmos (2002) voted into the top ten mix cds by Muzik
• The Trip 1 and 2(2004) (2006)
• His Crazy Covers series
• Life Tracks(2007)
• Renaissance 3D
The last twelve monthshave seen an increasing demand on Tom’s time and has seen the release of LIFETRACKS an album ten years in the making. Summer 2007 saw him taking up the Manumission residency in Privelege . Tom rocked the world’s largest club throughout the summer and with typical aplomb litreally blew the place apart with his eclectic sets that for many revitalised an eclecticism and reinvigoration of what the islands original vibe was all about.
His current tour sees him promoting a triple mix cd release for Renaissance which has taken in cities from Tokyo to Hong Kong to Cork City.