Unlike many of the songs on Broken Knowz, Daniel leads from the start with a shimmering synth that soars over a clanking percussive element. The producer taps a cowbell like a funky metronome in the right channel before a warbling synth lead rises and squirms above everything else. It’s busy and quirky, naturally just-so. In interviews and as a DJ, Jay Daniel comes off studious and workmanlike, hyper and humbly self-aware of the Detroit music scene he inhabits. With Broken Knowz he’s fully built up his own identity
Broken Knowz" signals a departure from Jay’s previous output. Disillusioned with the constraints of drum programming and the associated deficiencies translating human feeling or emotion; he retreated to his mother’s basement, picked up his drumsticks and started recording into a multitrack mixer for the first time. This was key for Jay, as he knew he wanted the album to sound more live, more natural, and more human
Jay Daniel – Broken Knowz. Label: Technicolour – TCLRCD018. Country: UK & Europe. Also album that gets deeper and more meaningful with each new listen! Music that will keep you coming back to it again and again with its blunt bare to the bones approach to its House-Techno that also has a kind of ld-skool 90's feel to its sound that's more rooted in older technology - and better for it!
Last of the Dogons, 02:38.
Jay Daniel – Broken Knowz.
Jay Daniel is a young Detroit DJ on the rise, and undoubtedly a name that will be heard often in the next couple years View the full artist profile. Title TK presents: Feets Don't Fail WSG - Jay Daniel & Kyle Hall. Party: Anthony Naples and Jay Daniel. The city council also gave awards to Kyle Hall, Terrence Parker, Jay Daniel and the late Ken Collier in Tuesday's ceremony.
CD - Technicolour 018). Detroit's Jay Daniel first became known during the early 2010s for his tag-team DJ sets with fellow Motor City wunderkind Kyle Hall, as part of a monthly event called Fundamentals. Soon after, he began releasing gritty, stripped-down house tracks inspired by Detroit veterans like Moodymann and Theo Parrish, debuting in 2013 with an EP on Parrish 's highly regarded Sound Signature label.
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|TCLRCD018||Jay Daniel||Broken Knowz (CD, Album)||Technicolour||TCLRCD018||UK & Europe||2016|
|TCLR018||Jay Daniel||Broken Knowz (2xLP, Album)||Technicolour||TCLR018||UK & Europe||2016|
|BRTCLR18||Jay Daniel||Broken Knowz (CD, Album)||Beat Records||BRTCLR18||Japan||2016|
|BRTCLR18, none||Jay Daniel||Broken Knowz (CD, Album + CDr, Promo + Ltd)||Beat Records, Disk Union||BRTCLR18, none||Japan||2016|
|TCLRCD018P||Jay Daniel||Broken Knowz (CD, Promo)||Technicolour||TCLRCD018P||UK & Europe||2016|