Theo Parrish

Theo Parrish

Detroit based, Chicago-born (in 1972) beatdown producer and DJ.
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Theo Parrish Discography


PF076/2 Theo Parrish First Floor (Album) Peacefrog Records PF076/2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
SS009 Theo Parrish Parallel Dimensions (Album) Sound Signature SS009 US 2000 Sell This Version
SS026, SS027, SS028 Theo Parrish Sound Sculptures Volume 1 (Album) Sound Signature, Sound Signature, Sound Signature SS026, SS027, SS028 US 2007 Sell This Version
SUBCD-3027-2 Duminie Deporres / Theo Parrish Duminie Deporres / Theo Parrish - Et Tu Brute(CD, Album) Submerge Recordings SUBCD-3027-2 US 2007 Sell This Version
SS055/56/57 Theo Parrish American Intelligence (Album) Sound Signature SS055/56/57 US 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

ELV-001 Theo Parrish Baby Steps (EP) Elevate (US) ELV-001 US 1996 Sell This Version
KDJ-18 Theo Parrish Took Me All The Way Back KDJ KDJ-18 US 1997 Sell This Version
SS 002 Theo Parrish Moonlight Music & You Sound Signature SS 002 US 1997 Sell This Version
74321457841 Theo Parrish When The Morning Comes Apricot Records 74321457841 France 1997 Sell This Version
MU002 Theo Parrish Smile Music Is... MU002 UK 1997 Sell This Version
SS-001 Theo Parrish Musical Metaphors Sound Signature SS-001 US 1997 Sell This Version
3CH-1 Rick Wilhite, Kenny Dixon Jr. & Theo Parrish Present Three Chairs* Rick Wilhite, Kenny Dixon Jr. & Theo Parrish Present Three Chairs* - Three Chairs(2x12") Three Chairs 3CH-1 US 1997 Sell This Version
SS005 Theo Parrish Roots Revisited Sound Signature SS005 US 1998 Sell This Version
SS004 Theo Parrish Pieces Of A Paradox Sound Signature SS004 US 1998 Sell This Version
SS008 Theo Parrish Summertime Is Here Sound Signature SS008 US 1999 Sell This Version
SS006 Theo Parrish Overyohead(12") Sound Signature SS006 US 1999 Sell This Version
SS007 Marsellus Pittman* / Theo Parrish Marsellus Pittman* / Theo Parrish - Essential Selections Vol. 1 Sound Signature SS007 US 1999 Sell This Version
TM-018 Theo Parrish Expressive Angles Track Mode TM-018 US 2000 Sell This Version
DOCUMENT 7 Theo Parrish That Day / How I Feel Archive (2) DOCUMENT 7 Italy 2000 Sell This Version
LT 1 / MUSTANG 1 Kenny Dixon Jr. / Theo Parrish Kenny Dixon Jr. / Theo Parrish - Lt 1 / Mustang 1(12", W/Lbl) Not On Label LT 1 / MUSTANG 1 US 2000 Sell This Version
SS013 Theo Parrish Location Of Lost Colors Sound Signature SS013 US 2001 Sell This Version
SS015 Theo Parrish You Forgot / Dirt Rhodes Sound Signature SS015 US 2001 Sell This Version
MG012 Theo Parrish Segments From The Fifth Wheel Moods & Grooves MG012 US 2001 Sell This Version
SS012 Leron Carson / Theo Parrish Leron Carson / Theo Parrish - The 1987 EP (EP) Sound Signature SS012 US 2001 Sell This Version
MU 007 Theo Parrish Dreamer's Blue's / Lost Angel Music Is... MU 007 UK 2001 Sell This Version

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May 12, 2016
edited 2 months ago
When you look upon all house music scene, there are countless of producers call themselves ultra artistic while they're all about hype & shit!

Theo is on the other hand, way ahead of them. He's not doing what is popular, he's doing what is called "timeless music". Go back a few years back in his catalogue & give an ear. You won't get feel you're listening music..You will FEEL the music.

This music is organic & has a birth, Take you anywhere you wanna go & live with you forever.

Reason is simple. Jazz & House music for me kinda like ice cream with stick. If you want to taste it, you should need it. And Theo knows how to use it best. That's why his music will live on so long.


June 25, 2015
this is more than music. this is theo parrish.


November 3, 2014
edited about 1 year ago
Just bought a signed, white label copy of Theo's new - 3 x 12" - album from EBay (for a bargain $59!) … think its officially released this month (November.)


April 27, 2014
edited 3 months ago
Mos def a real dj and producer ! Much respect


January 11, 2013
Does anyone know anything about this?

Apparently an edit by Theo of Minnie Riperton - Reasons. Doesn't seem legit to me, seems to exist only on youtube...


February 27, 2005
edited over 11 years ago
Possibly the most versatile and otherwordly DJ on the planet...can play anything, bring hard techno into a soul record with no pbm. As a producer, sometimes a bit too raw for me but as a DJ...pphheeewww! Special memories of his open-air set on the afternoon at DEMF1, ending with Prince's 'America'...a beautiful moment, and a real happy mixed crowd like you don't see much in Europe these days.


January 14, 2005
edited over 11 years ago
For me, Theo is the man. His tunes initially attracted me to Detroit house because of their grittyness and soulfulness and dirtyness and rawness and honestness. Only guys from Detroit can make house music that sounds like this, it's so amazing. To describe his sound i would use these words: deep, hypnotic, sublime.


January 20, 2004
Im mostly a techno guy, but MR. theo parrish is with no doubt in my mind, my favorite producer...his music keeps you guessing, "whats gonna happen next?"...and when it happens, it doesnt land where you expected it to...and his music is damn fine to dance to, moves your mind and your feet...I love him deeply


August 13, 2003
Theo Parrish is the future of "what was formerly known as House"..he has brought music to a new turning point and has done it with patience and sell out..true to his roots and his OWN sound,,,this man is truly inspiring, if you have ever heard any of his sets you will surely agree, i witnessed this live in Toronto and did not leave the floor all night, I was there till the lights came on and the 20 or so real heads were cheering for more.....and he did represent with two more monstewr productions...Litterely I was sweating buckets and ready to drop tears..utterely amazing!!!!!!!Pablo Toronto Canaada

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