Discogs Presents: The Cult Of Vinyl – Why Collecting, Digging, and Sampling Still Matters
Tuesday, March 17th
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taimur (Blkmarket Music / The Selectors) DJ resume includes multiple appearances at world renowned clubs, festivals, and parties: NYC’s Public Records, House of Yes, Output (RIP), Francois K’s Deepspace party, club LOVE (RIP); Residency at Miami’s ATV Records, Electric Pickle (RIP) and Space Terrace; Detroit’s infamous Need I Say More party & TV Bar, UK’s fabriclondon, Craig Richards’s Houghton Festival, The Lion & Lamb, Fold; Berlin’s Panorama Bar & Club der Visionaere; Montreal’s STEREO; Verona Italy’s Veniceberg club; Amsterdam’s Trouw (RIP); Chicago’s Smart Bar; Moscow’s Arma17 & Gipsy; Romania’s Sunwaves; Ibiza’s Zoo Project; B018 in Beirut; Dubai’s Analog Room; Istanbul’s new Suma Han club; Japan’s Technique Record Boat Party (Tokyo), Club Bonobo (Tokyo), Club Mago (Nagoya), Club Stomp (Osaka); St Martin’s SXM festival, and many more. As head of buying and distribution at Halcyon Records from 2008 until mid-2014, Taimur’s work helped lead the resurgence of the local Brooklyn scene. With twelve + years of history and accolades for helping to revive one of the world’s most important dance music scenes, Taimur and Blk|Market Membership hold an esteemed position as architects of New York’s contemporary scene. On the strength of these accomplishments, Taimur has devoted himself full-time to his DJ & production career, his new record label Blkmarket Music, and to The Selectors, his new event series. The 3rd EP is out by T.A.O. which is a collaboration between Taimur, Amo and Ostara. The 4th EP on the label by New York legend Reade Truth entitled ‘Violent Rose.’ The 5th release (2 part vinyl) is by Craig Richards from fabriclondon under his Scumdolly guise which have 2 unreleased tracks by Craig from over 17 years ago with remixes by Rhadoo, Subb-an & Adam Shelton, Taimur & Alexander Gentil Remixes. Upcoming releases for 2020 feature a Gosub & Taimur collaboration which is about to drop end of February, the 2nd T.A.O follow up E.P, and releases by Meta.4, Do or Die, Ibrahim Alfa (Lost Tracks), and Maroje T just to name a few.