Dave Sitek

Biography


Dave Sitek is a record producer, musician, songwriter, and re-mixer well known for his work as guitarist, songwriter and producer with his band TV On The Radio. As a producer, Sitek has worked with artists including Yeah Yeah Yeah's, Solange, Santigold, Foals, Kelis, and Beady Eye, and has produced remixes for artists such as Beck, The Naked and Famous, Run The Jewels, Florence & The Machine, and Spoon.

Sitek began as musician in Columbia, Maryland before starting indie-rock band TV On The Radio with Tunde Adebimpe in 2001. The band has since released six albums to critical acclaim, most recently 2014’s Seeds (Harvest). In April 2008, Sitek was named number one on NME's Future 50 list of the most-forward thinking people in music. After initially making a name for himself as an artist, Sitek quickly established a parallel career as a sought after record producer, producing albums including Holly Miranda’s The Magician’s Private Library (XL), Yeah Yeah Yeah’s It’s Blitz (Interscope), Kelis’ Food (Ninja Tune), and Beady Eye’s Be (Columbia).

Recently, Sitek produced Preservation Hall Jazz Band's album So It Is (Legacy), Blondie's "Fun" from their album Pollinator (BMG), New Orleans rapper Pell's label debut album LIMBO (Federal Prism), and Solange’s “Don’t Touch My Hair” from A Seat at the Table (Columbia). Currently Sitek is working on a forthcoming album with his band TV On The Radio. Dave Sitek is based in Los Angeles, CA.

 

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Selected Discography


ARTIST ALBUM CREDIT
Preservation Hall Jazz Band So It Is (Legacy) P
Elliphant Living Life Golden (Record Company TEN, Kemosabe) P
Spoon "Hot Thoughts - DAS Remix" (Matador) Re-M
Santigold "Before The Fire" from 99c (Atlantic) P, W
Solange "Don't Touch My Hair" from A Seat At The Table (Columbia) P, W
TV On The Radio Seeds (Harvest) P, Mu, W
Kelis Food (Ninjatune) P
Yeah Yeah Yeah's Sacrilege (Polydor) P, Mu
TV On The Radio Nine Types of Light (Interscope) P, Mu, W
Florence & The Machine "No Light, No Light - DAS Remix" (Island) Re-M
Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man (Parlophone) P
TV On The Radio Dear Science (4AD) P
Foals Antidotes (Transgressive) P
Beck "Dark Star - DAS Remix" (Interscope) Re-M
TV On The Radio Return To Cookie Mountain (4AD) P, W
TV On The Radio Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes (4AD) P, W
Alt-J "Fitzpleasure - DAS Remix" (Atlantic) Re-M
TV On The Radio Ok Calculator (Self-release) P, W
 
P- Producer W- Writer Mu- Musician Re-M- Re-Mixer
 

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