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Depth Charge [UK]

Postby lampard.serg » 12 Apr 2018, 05:48

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BIOGRAPHY

Jonathan Saul Kane (born 1969) is an English DJ, musician – releasing material since 1989 as Depth Charge and The Octagon Man, amongst others. He is also the owner of the record labels DC Recordings and Electron Industries.

HISTORY

He is well known for his pioneering use of samples, particularly from cult films in the martial arts, spaghetti western and pornographic genres. He has also made tracks celebrating his favourite football team (Brazil on the 1990 single Goal) and player (on the 1998 single Romário). Jonathan Saul Kane is often credited for inventing "trip-hop" and "big beat"; he used kung-fu film samples before Wu-Tang Clan. His other aliases include Alexander's Dark Band, T.E.T and Grimm Death.

As a confirmed Kung-Fu movie fan, Kane was involved in setting up the company Made in Hong Kong, which licensed Chinese movies, particularly those made by the Shaw Brothers. Many of these movies are examples of the Heroic bloodshed genre (The Killer, A Moment of Romance). Made in Hong Kong was the first company to release Chow Sing Chee (Stephen Chow) Films on VHS in the UK.

DISCOGRAPHY

Albums:

1994, 9 Deadly Venoms, CD/2LP
1999, Lust, CD/2LP
1999, Lust 2, CD/2LP
2002, Spill - Rare & Unreleased Tracks 1993-1998, CD/2LP

Singles, EP's:

1989, Depth Charge, 12", Vinyl Solution
1989, Bounty Killers, 12", Vinyl Solution [UK Number 84]
1990, Goal, 12", Vinyl Solution
1990, Dead By Dawn, 12", Vinyl Solution
1991, Depth Charge vs. Silver Fox, 12", Vinyl Solution
1992, Bounty Killer II, 12", Vinyl Solution
1994, Hubba Hubba Hubba, 12", Vinyl Solution
1995, Legend of the Golden Snake EP, 12"/10"/CD, DC Recordings [UK Number 75]
1995, Shaolin Buddha Finger, 12", DC Recordings
1995, Queen of the Scorpion, 10", DC Recordings
1996, Sex, Sluts and Heaven, 10", R&S Records
1997, Disko Vixen EP, 2x12", DC Recordings
1997, Disko Alien, 10", DC Recordings
1998, Disko Airlines, 2x12", DC Recordings
1998, Romario, 12"/CD, DC Recordings [UK Number 84]
1998, Blue Lipps, 12"/CD, DC Recordings [UK Number 96]
1999, Bounty Killer 3 EP, 12", DC Recordings
2000, The Goblin, 10", DC Recordings
2002, Robotomo/Honour, 12", DC Recordings
2003, I Dream (Depth Charge Vs. The Octagon Man), 12", DC Recordings
2004, Hi Voltage Man, 12", DC Recordings
2009, Mecha Squirrel, 12", DC Recordings

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