Claude Young - Minimal Input Mix
Wed 9th Jan, 2008 ITM-FMin
Electronic composer, videographer, sci-fi junkie, apple computer expert & world class DJ are but a few of the hats worn by Claude Young Jr. This Detroit (USA) native who now resides in Glasgow (Scotland / UK) & Tokyo (Japan) was born the son of legendary WJLB (Detroit USA) radio personality, station founding member and production master Claude Young Sr. Claude Sr. through his radio show in Detroit was partly responsible for million sellers for such artist as Isaac Hays, David Bowie, Quincy Jones, Elton John, Falco, Al Green, Kraftwerk, Jody Watley, Erik B & Rakim, Run DMC and many more artist crossing a diverse musical landscape during the 70’s & 80’s.
Claude Jr’s editing & production skills in studio (taught to him by his father & years of experimentation alone) saw him work on a string of records for both independent and major record labels starting in the early 1990s. Warner Brothers, RCA Records, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) / Sony Playstation (Mamoru Oshiis Ghost in the SHell), Takkyu Ishino, Technasia, Gary Numan, Carl Craig, Joey Beltram, Inner City and 4Hero are but a few of the artist and labels either remixed or edited by Young Jr. during his 16 year music career. Relocating to London in 1995, Young embarked on a string of DJ tours & electronic music lectures world wide lasting almost a decade notably performing in Spain, Japan, China, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Australia, France & Austria regularly. In 2005 CyJ relocated to Tokyo (Japan).