DAVE SITEK

PRODUCER | MUSICIAN | SONGWRITER | REMIXER

Dave Sitek is a Grammy award winning record producer, musician, songwriter, and re-mixer well known for his work as a guitarist, songwriter and producer with his band TV On The Radio. As a producer, Sitek has worked with artists including Beyoncé, Jay-Z, 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.

Biography

Sitek began as a 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).

 

In 2019, Sitek won a Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for his work with Beyoncé & Jay-Z (The Carters) on their debut album. Sitek produced and co-wrote the closing track “Lovehappy” from Everything Is Love (Roc Nation/Sony).

 

Recently, Sitek co-produced and co-wrote The Neighbourhood’s single “Sadderdaze” (Columbia), produced Weezer’s The Black Album (Crush/Atlantic), Blondie’s “Fun” from their album Pollinator (BMG), New Orleans rapper Pell’s debut label album LIMBO (Federal Prism), and Solange’s “Don’t Touch My Hair” from A Seat at the Table (Columbia). Sitek is currently working on a forthcoming album with his band TV On The Radio and is based in Los Angeles, CA.

Selected Discography

ARTIST

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CREDITS

ARTIST

Weezer

ALBUM

The Black Album (Crush/Atlantic)

CREDITS

P

ARTIST

Beyoncé & Jay-Z (The Carters)

ALBUM

“Lovehappy” (Roc Nation/Sony)
*2019 Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album

CREDITS

P, Co-W

ARTIST

The Neighbourhood

ALBUM

"Sadderdaze" (Columbia)

CREDITS

Co-P, Co-W

ARTIST

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

ALBUM

So It Is (Legacy)

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P

ARTIST

Elliphant

ALBUM

Living Life Golden (TEN, Kemosabe)

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P

ARTIST

Spoon

ALBUM

"Hot Thoughts - DAS Remix" (Matador)

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Re-M

ARTIST

Santigold

ALBUM

"Before The Fire" from 99c (Atlantic)

CREDITS

P, W

ARTIST

Solange

ALBUM

"Don't Touch My Hair" from A Seat At The Table (Columbia)

CREDITS

P, W

ARTIST

TV On The Radio

ALBUM

Seeds (Harvest)

CREDITS

P, Mu, W

ARTIST

Kelis

ALBUM

Food (Ninjatune)

CREDITS

P

ARTIST

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

ALBUM

Sacrilege (Polydor)

CREDITS

P, Mu

ARTIST

TV On The Radio

ALBUM

Nine Types of Light (Interscope)

CREDITS

P, Mu, W

*Credit Key: P – Producer, Re-M – Remixer, W – Writer, Mu – Musician

Featured Audio

1. Spoon "Hot Thoughts - DAS Remix" (Matador) - Re-M

4:16

2. Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Heads Will Roll" (Interscope) - P

3:41

3. Florence + The Machine "No Light, No Light - DAS Remix" (Island) - Re-M

4:38

4. Preservation Hall Jazz Band "Innocence" (Legacy) - P

5:29

5. TV on the Radio "Happy Idiot" (Harvest) - P, Mu, W

3:03

6. Foals "Olympic Airways" (Transgressive) -P

4:12

7. Solange "Dont Touch My Hair" (Columbia) - P, W

4:18

8. The Neverly Boys “Burn, Hollywood, Burn” (Acid Moose/Sony) - P, M, Co-W, Mu

3:58

9. THE CARTERS - "LOVEHAPPY" (Roc Nation/Sony) - P, Co-W

3:44

10. The Neighbourhood “Sadderdaze” (Columbia) - Co-P, Co-W

4:12

11. TV On The Radio "Wolf Like Me" (Interscope) - P, Mu, W

4:35

12. Weezer "California Snow" (Atlantic) -P

3:33

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