Jeremy Kolosine

Jeremy Kolosine

Real Name:Emin Jeremy Kolosine

Electronic composer/instrumentalist.

After moving from London to the Miami area, he founded the early '80s electro-punk group Futurisk (1979-1984) and put out two 7" vinyl releases. In the '90s he was synth/guitar/vocalist for the experimental shoegazer group Shakespace and released 3 CDs. In the early 2000s, Ksine released a full-length CD of solo electro-lounge songs and 3 instrumental ambient CDs.

In 2003, Receptors was formed to concentrate on creating music and video using various 4- and 8-bit sound chips (using Gameboys, Ataris, NES, Commodore 64, and circuit-bending.) In recent years, Receptors has performed at NYC's legendary Blip Fest, CMJ and Bent Festivals, showcased at Austin, Texas' SXSW Festival and Iceland's Airwaves Fest, and in 2007 Jeremy Kolosine performed the first ever circuit-bent performance with a full symphony orchestra (The Roanoke Symphony). Receptors released a 7" vinyl split EP with side project Mommy Was an Asteroid (MWA) in 2005, and in 2007 MWA released a 10 track gameboy album on Germany's Retinascan label.

In 2007, 8-Bit Operators, an 8-bit tribute to Kraftwerk, a various-artists project spearheaded by Jeremy Kolosine, was released on Kraftwerk's U.S. home label, Astralwerks. Also in 2007 The DFA's James Murphy commissioned Receptors to produce a set of unique Real ringtones for LCD Soundsystem's "Sound Of Silver" album release. The ringtnes, which are re-interpretations of all 9 tracks on the hit album, were arranged and created in 8-bit fashion on the Gameboy synth.

In 2008 Receptors released 2 albums of tracks produced on the Nintendo DS, including the first full-length release by an artist on the Korg DS-10 titled "groKwork".

In 2009, Jeremy completed construction of "21st Century Retro-Futurists", an audio/video installation for The Taubman Museum, and joined the Blip Fest Europe / 8bitpeoples tour of Denmark and Poland (Era New Horizon Film Festival.)On 09/09/09 the Kolosine-curated 8-Bit Operators' "Wanna Hld Yr Handheld" Beatles Tribute was released. Receptors closed out 2009 with the release of the USER Deluxe EP on the world-renowned 8bitpeoples chip-music label.

In 2010, the 30th Anniversary vinyl 12inch of Futurisk's "Player Piano" LP was released on Minimal Wave Records , and Receptors' "Sleeper" CD was released on the Handheld Heroes label.

In 2011, Futurisk's "Lonely Streets Remixes" was released on Minimal Wave / Cititrax Records with remixed tracks by Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle, Chris & Cosey), Tom Furse (The Horrors), Prince Language (DFA, Editions Disco) and Complexxion from the UK.

On 12/12/2012 Receptors Music Inc released the 8-Bit Operators' Devo Tribute: Crack That Chip! conceived/compiled by Kolosine.

In 2013, Jeremy Kolosine was added to Marty Thau's legendary Red Star Records roster of artists (which includes work by Suicide, Blondie, John Cale, The Ramones, Richard Hell, Lola Dutronic, and Dub Gabriel among many others.) Exclusive remixes of Futurisk and 8-Bit Operators were included on the "Variations" 2013 Red Star release.

2014 promises the release of 8-Bit Operators' Depeche Mode Tribute, "Enjoy The Science", as well as the anticipated completion of a Jeremy Kolosine solo release. , ,
Aliases:Autocide, Clark Humphrey, Ksine, Mommy Was An Asteroid, Receptors
In Groups:8-bit Operators, Futurisk, Shakespace, The Red Window
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