D*Note

D*Note

Profile:
D*Note's blend of Ambient, Nu-Jazz, Drum & Bass, House and rare groove springs from Matt Winn (Matt Wienevski) and musical friends consisting of keyboard player Matt Cooper who records as Outside, guitarist Keith Osbourne, and others. Vocalists have included Beth Hirsch, Pamela Anderson, Ceri Evans of Sunship, Dee Major and more. Other collaborators include scratching from Charlie Lexton as Cool Breeze, rappers Navigator and Krazy Cool D-Zine.

The debut album Babel had 4 singles, each of which enjoyed good reviews in their day. Criminal Justice built on the energy of the debut and included highlights such as the title track, Iniquity Worker and The Garden Of Earthly Delights with notable performance by vocalist Pamela Anderson. To avoid confusion with the celebrity Pamela Anderson Lee, Anderson now goes by P.Y. Anderson.

Anderson also contributed to their eponymous 1997 album D*Note moving distinctly towards a house sound with her vocals delivering passion and power in the anthem Waiting Hopefully. 4 Hero and Deep Dish provided top-notch remixes. Fuchsia Dog of 2002 continued in the house dance direction.

The sixth D*Note album is more thoughtful and deep. Laguna arrived in 2006 featuring Beth Hirsch; who is well known for her vocals on the first AIR album Moon Safari. Laguna features a version of Joni Mitchell's Edith and the Kingpin among others. It includes several covers described by Winn as "hidden gems, the sort of things that music lovers love finding.... an attempt to use the distinctive D*Note sound and marry it to strong American songs, connecting 70s folk rock with drum & bass."

Matt Winn has also made several short films. Coming Down is one of his soundtracks. He also directed January 2nd, the movie.
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D*Note Discography

Albums

AVCD-11131 D*Note Babel (Album) Dorado, Intercord Record Service AVCD-11131 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
AVCJ-60016 D*Note Criminal Justice (Album) TVT Records AVCJ-60016 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
AVCJ-60038 D*Note Coming Up(CD, Album) Jazz Not Jazz Records AVCJ-60038 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
CDVCRDJ2 D*Note D*Note (Album) VC Recordings, Virgin, Dorado CDVCRDJ2 UK 1997 Sell This Version
VCRD 19 D*Note Coming Down (Album) VC Recordings VCRD 19 UK 1997 Sell This Version
C4M00202 D*Note Fuchsia Dog(CD, Album) Channel Four Music C4M00202 UK 2002 Sell This Version
NWCD798 D*Note featuring Beth Hirsch D*Note featuring Beth Hirsch - Laguna(CD, Album, Promo) New World Music NWCD798 UK 2006 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BASL 009T D/Note* Featuring Krazy Cool D-Zine D/Note* Featuring Krazy Cool D-Zine - Now's The Time (Maxi) Baseline Records BASL 009T UK 1991 Sell This Version
DOR002 D*Note The Scheme Of Things Dorado DOR002 UK 1992 Sell This Version
DOR006 D*Note Rain(12") Dorado DOR006 UK 1992 Sell This Version
DORO 11 D*Note The More I See (Maxi) Dorado DORO 11 UK 1993 Sell This Version
DOR028 D*Note Iniquity Worker Dorado DOR028 UK 1994 Sell This Version
DOR031 CD D*Note Criminal Justice (Maxi) Dorado DOR031 CD UK 1995 Sell This Version
DOR034 D*Note The Garden Of Earthly Delights (Single) Dorado DOR034 UK 1995 Sell This Version
7243 8 94650 6 8 D*Note Lost And Found (Single) VC Recordings, VC Recordings, VC Recordings 7243 8 94650 6 8 Italy 1997 Sell This Version
SPRO-12731 D*Note Waiting Hopefully (Single, Maxi) VC Recordings, VC Recordings SPRO-12731 US 1997 Sell This Version
WBADJ 21 D*Note Kite Hill(12", S/Sided) VC Recordings WBADJ 21 UK 1997 Sell This Version
WBADJ 21 A-01-1-1 D*Note Coming Down(12", S/Sided) Not On Label WBADJ 21 A-01-1-1 UK 1997 Sell This Version
VCRDDJ 40 D*Note Say What You Mean (Maxi, Single) VC Recordings VCRDDJ 40 UK 1998 Sell This Version
VCRTDJ 62 D*Note D*Votion '99 VC Recordings VCRTDJ 62 UK 1999 Sell This Version
VCRT 62 D*Note D*Votion 2000(12", W/Lbl) VC Recordings VCRT 62 UK 1999 Sell This Version
VCRDDJ62 D*Note Featuring Beth Hirsch D*Note Featuring Beth Hirsch - D*Votion 2000(CD, Single) VC Recordings VCRDDJ62 UK 2000 Sell This Version
DNOTE1 D*Note Past Masters EP VC Recordings DNOTE1 UK 2001 Sell This Version
VCRDDJ 94 D*Note Shed My Skin (Single, Maxi) 541 VCRDDJ 94 UK 2001 Sell This Version

Compilations

TVT 5211-2 D*Note The Remixes(CD, Comp) TVT Records TVT 5211-2 US 1995 Sell This Version