BLUSKREEN is an instrumental / experimental music project. Formed in 1996, the exploration began with a healthy fascination for unusual musical instruments, audio sampling, effects processing, and synthesizers. This fascination quickly grew into an obsession in the form of countless musical experiments. BLUSKREEN has developed a truly unique and riveting musical style, blending dense atmospheres, angelic melodies, and deep electronic textures to create an audible experience that defies categorization.
BLUSKREEN has released six original albums and produced tracks for film & tv.
Other projects include guitarist, sound designer, and founding member of the band SINCH since 1994, the musical half of the experimental audio / video performance duo OCULAR NOISE MACHINE with Jay Smith from Livid Instruments, and a collaborator in the experimental / ambient / western music project BARREN FIELDS.
"Jay Smith, founder of music technology company Livid Instruments, has started an organization called Every90Minutes in hopes to fight ALS with not ice-cold tap water, but red-hot grooves. A lifelong figure in the music tech industry, Smith was himself recently diagnosed with ALS earlier in the year, and along with Gravitas Recordings, has tirelessly helped curate a unique compilation of some of the best tracks from all along the electronic music spectrum."-- Thump
"If you’re going to buy one album this week, please make sure it’s Beat ALS. Not only does it feature awesome tracks from bona fide bass and beat bubblers such as Bassnectar, Au5, Buku, ill Gates, Mr Bill, Machinedrum and Psymbionic. Not only does it feature contributions from the top of the very premiership such as BT, Richie Hawtin and Nicolas Jaar. Not only does it feature this very UKF upload… Much more importantly than any of the above, every penny and cent invested in Beat ALS goes to an incredibly important cause: Every90Minutes. Every90Minutes was established by Livid Instruments founder Jay Smith. In May this year he was diagnosed with ALS. The disease many of us drenched ourselves in ice cold water for recently, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – or motor neurone disease as it’s known here in the UK – is a fatal disease that affects the ability to speak, move and breathe. It is truly devastating and every 90 minutes in America someone is either diagnosed with the disease or dies from it. Jay has founded Every90Minutes to raise as much awareness and research funds as possible. Read his story. His attitude is a blueprint for how to be a positive, progressive human."-- UKF