Black Dog Productions


Black Dog Productions

The Black Dog was founded by Ken Downie along with Ed Handley and Andy Turner. In 1989, they were unable to find a label to back their releases and had to start their own, Black Dog Productions. Their first full-length album, Bytes, was released on 15 March 1993. Their music was often produced under a number of different names, such as Close Up Over, Xeper, Atypic, I.A.O., Balil and the Discordian Popes.

In 1995, Ed and Andy left to focus on Plaid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaid_%28band%29] , but Ken continued working as The Black Dog on his own for a while, releasing the solo album "Music for Adverts". With new management, and an increased vigour, Downie then teamed up with Steve 'Hotdog' Ash and Ross Knight. Though they completed over a dozen critically acclaimed remixes during this period, only one album was ever released "Unsavoury Products", which featured the talents of parisian beat poet 'Black Sifichi' on vocals. In 2001, Downie teamed up with Richard and Martin Dust, owners of the label "Dust Science Recordings". Since then, they have released eight EPs and two full-length albums, "Silenced", on Dust Science [http://www.dustscience.com/] , and have started to play live again. They released a single called "Riphead" on Soma, which will also be re-issuing the "Parallel" and the three Black Dog Productions EPs as 'Book of Dogma', to be released on March 26, 2007. The band are currently in the studio recording a new album for Soma Records entitled Radio Scarecrow. [http://www.somarecords.com/]

Discography

*2008 "Detroit Vs Sheffield EP"
*2008 "Radio Scarecrow"
*2008 "Set To Receive EP"
*2007 "Floods EP"
*2007 "Remixes 2"
*2007 "Book of Dogma"
*2006 "Riphead Ep"
*2006 "Thee Singles"
*2005 "Silenced"
*2005 "The Remixes Ep"
*2005 "Trojan Horus Ep"
*2005 "Remote Viewing Ep"
*2005 "Bite Thee Back Ep"
*2003 "Genetically Modified"
*2002 "Unsavoury Products"
*1996 "Music for Adverts (and Short Films)"
*1995 "Parallel" (re-released 2003)
*1995 "Spanners"
*1993 "Temple of Transparent Balls" (re-released 2003 and 2007)
*1993 "Bytes" (reissued in 2005)

External links

* [http://www.dogsquad.co.uk/ dogsquad.co.uk] - official website
* [http://www.dustscience.com dustscience.com] - The Black Dog's Label
* [http://www.discogs.com/artist/Black+Dog+Productions Discogs: Black Dog Productions]
* [http://www.themilkfactory.co.uk/interviews/blackdogiw.htm Interview (2005)]


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