Lee Negin is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, synthesist, videographer, producer and recording engineer. He was a pioneer in the international Indie/techno/new wave movement of the 1980s, and his recordings receive airplay and distribution around the world, and are available at iTunes, amazon, Rhapsody, bandcamp, cdbabay, etc.
He is listed as an influential artist in "The International Discography of the New Wave." He has several critically acclaimed videos on YouTube. His music is an eclectic blend of psychedelia-ambient-techno-dreamscape-world-tribal-trance-funk-alternative-metal-electronica-social satire- with Buddhist, Taoist, Shamanic Undercurrents.
Leaving the USA 23 years ago (San Francisco), he has lived in India, UK, Japan (15 years), Warsaw, Poland and for the past 6 years in South Korea. He has traveled in over 40 countries. Currently a university professor.
Three CDs of new material were released in 2011: "Hungry Ghosts" in February, "Wu Wei" in September and "Reflections of Waking Dreams" in December. "Hungry Ghosts" was selected by Dandelion Radio (UK) as one of the top 50 albums of 2011 (#32). Several EPs, singles and new videos were also released. One of his songs, the techno classic "Nothing Goes Right" from the 1980's appears on a compilation released on a German label, Genetic Music, in March 2010. His track "Without Reason" appeared on a compilation from Daidalos Records (Chile) in September, 2011. His You Tube videos have received international recognition.
2012 will see the release of several new videos, singles, and albums. 19 May saw the release of his new album, "Technodelic Transmissions," an 11 track collection of techno-psychedelic delicacies. 2012 will also see Negin's return to live concerts, with possible dates in select European and Asian cities.
- "Two Sides." 6-song 7" Vinyl EP. Passing Phase Records A2Z-111, 1980
- "Wired For Sound" b/w "Nothing Goes Right." 7" Vinyl Single. Passing Phase Records A2Z-121, 1981
- "Balance." 13-track CD. Passing Phase Records A2Z-333, 1994
- (note: all of the above are available on-line at various sites. Google "Lee Negin")
- "Nothing Goes Right" appearing on "Genotypes" compilation CD, Genetic Music gen030. Released 13 March 2010. geneticmusic.de
- New "Single," "Tranquil Abiding" released 23 March, 2010. Passing Phase Music (BMI), A2Z-XYZ.
- "Nothing Goes Right," remastered in 2010, released as a digital single 06 April, 2010. Passing Phase Records. Info click (here)
- New "Single," "Mind...the Gap" released 19 April, 2010. Passing Phase Music (BMI), A2Z-YYY
- (note: this song will be released on a CD of experimental, electronica, techno, trip hop, neo-psychedelic, Dreamscapes including "Tranquil Abiding" and other new material, projected for 2011)*
- Music video for "Nothing Goes Right" released 07 May, 2010
- New Music Video and Digital Single released 22 May, 2010. "Red Hawk's Vision Quest." Details and links on following page. Passing Phase Music (BMI)
- New Music Video released 23 May, 2010. "Mind ...the Gap."
- New Music Video and Digital Single released 01 June, 2010. "Masks." Another collaboration with my friend, visionary artist Red Hawk, SpecialOpsDarkAngel. D
- New Video released 13 June, 2010. "Mind...the Gap." Version 2.
- New Video and Digital Single released 18 June, 2010. The third video in my collaboration with visionary Shaman graphic artist Red Hawk, S.O.D.A.. The video and single are entitled, "The Dance." Video on You Tube and single available at my international outlets.
- New Digital Single released 18 June, 2010. Entitled "Without Reason."
- Video for "Without Reason." Released 2 July, 2010.
- New Video and Single. Released 13 October, 2010. "Piercing the Veil." Video collaboration with Red Hawk, S.O.D.A. (our 4th). Single available at iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, etc. internationally
- New Video and 2 New Singles. Released 21 November 2010. "Mandala 1" is a fractal animation music video done in collaboration with a cutting-edge studio in London, 'teamfresh.' It is on You Tube and several more sites (link). Also available as a digital single for download at Amazon, iTunes, etc. Another single, "Mandala 2" has also been released, and a fractal animation video--the second in the series--will soon be released.
- 19 December, 2010 New video, "Mandala II" now on YouTube. The second in a series of collaborations between 'teamfresh' of London and Negin.
- 09 January, 2011 Release of new EP, " Surfing the Microcosmic Orbit: Video Themes, Volume 1" exclusively available at Bandcamp
- 18 January, 2011 New Music Video! "Appearance is That...," my new collaboration with Red Hawk, S.O.D.A.
- 01 February, 2011 "Hungry Ghosts" unleashed!
- 19 March, 2011 Release of new music video, "Parting Clouds," a collaboration with Swiss Shamanic artist, Seelenflug.
- 24 April, 2011 Release of new music video, "Dream Time," the second collaboration with Swiss Shamanic artist, Suleenflug
- June 2011 Release of Music Video, "Cheeze Turns On"
- July 2011 Release of Music Video, "Cheeze Takes Off"
- August 2011 Release of music video and digital single, "WTF"
- 03 September, 2011 Release of new video and digital single, "(If You Cry) Cry With One Eye"
- 12 September, 2011 My song, "Without Reason" appears on a compilation from Daidolas Records (Chile)
- 26 September, 2011 New CD Release, "Wu Wei"
- December 2011 New CD Release: "Reflections of Waking Dreams"
- 2011- early 2012 Released more videos: CYBERiTu (with single), "Giverny" and "The Floating World"
- 19 May, 2012 New Album Release, "Technodelic Transmissions."