D-Styles

Dave Cuasito (born July 6, 1972), better known by his stage name D-Styles, is a hip hop producer and DJ. He has been a member of Invisibl Skratch Piklz,[5] Beat Junkies,[6] and Third Sight.[7] He is a resident of Low End Theory.[8]

D-Styles
Birth nameDave Cuasito[1]
Born (1972-07-06) July 6, 1972[2]
Philippines[2]
OriginCalifornia, United States[3]
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Producer, DJ
InstrumentsTurntable[4]
Years active1992-present
LabelsBeat Junkie Sound, Bully Records
Associated actsInvisibl Skratch Piklz, Beat Junkies, Third Sight

In 2002, D-Styles released his solo album, Phantazmagorea, on Beat Junkie Sound.[9] It was described by Fact as "the perfect evolution of hip hop's sample addiction: an album made entirely of samples manipulated by the human hand and overseen by a human brain."[9]

Discography

Albums

  • Phantazmagorea (2002)
  • Noises In The Right Order (2019)


EPs

Singles

  • "Return to Planetary Deterioration" b/w "Clifford's Mustache" (2001)
  • "Felonius Funk" (2002)
  • "John Wayne on Acid" (2003)
  • "Beautiful Fog" b/w "Millions of Locusts Swarming" (2007)

Guest appearances

Productions

References

  1. Aurelius, Marcus (May 2, 2014). "The Vinyl Word". Taipei Times. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  2. Larkin, Colin (2000). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Nineties Music. Virgin Books. p. 201.
  3. Katz, Mark (2012). Groove Music: The Art and Culture of the Hip-Hop DJ. Oxford University Press. pp. 192–194.
  4. Pehling, Dave (January 22, 2003). "D-Styles". SF Weekly. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
  5. Cooper, Sean. "Invisibl Skratch Piklz". AllMusic. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
  6. Huey, Steve. "The Beat Junkies". AllMusic. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
  7. DiGravina, Tim. "Symbionese Liberation Album - Third Sight". AllMusic. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
  8. "Low End Theory to shortly set off on maiden European voyage". Fact. August 2, 2013. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
  9. Fintoni, Laurent (March 7, 2014). "Forgotten Classics: D-Styles' Phantazmagoria & Ricci Rucker & Mike Boo's Scetchbook". Fact. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
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