Spector

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About Spector

There are two bands called Spector. 1. Spector the five piece band from Dalston, London. Made up of Frederick Macpherson, Christopher Burman, Thomas Shickle, Danny Blandy and Jed Cullen The band, who are fronted by former Les Incompetents and Ox.Eagle.Lion.Man singer Fred MacPherson, will be supporting Florence And The Machine on their forthcoming arena tour. They will join The Horrors on the jaunt, which kicks off in March 2012 http://www.spector.co.uk/ 2. Spector the band have been around for a while now in one shape or another, in its original conception it comprised of John-Paul Denton and John Elliott but it is now just John-Paul who writes under this name. In its early conception the pair worked on various tracks and remixes for the likes of Steve Lawler and Dave Seaman, and appeared on compilations by Nick Warren and John Digweed. They have appeared on Playstaion, PC and Wii games and written for big TV ad campaigns. In the last 2 years John-Paul has been working on various genres of music under the Spector guise and recently began to complete his new pop tinged project of electronic fuelled dance music, with collaborations on each track from various singers, including John Elliott. Record History There first release was on a label called Sog in Switzerland; they signed a tune called 'Drift away' (2002) which they would follow up with a tune called 'The Haze' later in 2004. They then appeared on Nick Warren's Reykjavik GU24 album (2003) with a track called 'Avatar' - 'Dub In Time' Following this they did a few remixes for Dave Seaman's label 'Audio Therapy' (2004). (there remix of Dave Seaman's 'Own worst enemy' appeared on a Ministry of Sound album alongside Cold Play, Gomez etc.) They then signed a track called 'Marshal Lore' 'Its Good To Talk' to Steve Lawler's imprint 'Harlem' (2004) They then signed 'Elektrify' to Forensic (2005) Following this they released a couple of tracks on 'Apache records' called Lawless (2005) and another on Nascent called 'Narcotic fuel' (2006) They were asked to do a remix for Trafik's 'Club Trafikana' album released on Global Underground (2007) After this John-Paul released a few things on his own imprint 'Alibi Vinyl' and from this he managed to get a track on a Channel 4 ad campaign (2007) and inclusion on John Digweed's Transistions 4 CD (2008)