Mike Textbeak has a long history in electronic music with his releases on labels such as Sequel Sound, Carlos Peron's Dark Daze, Tundra (San Francisco), Lasergun (Berlin), Post_Religion, Bleak (Vienna), Pale Noir (Madison, WI), Vaatican Records (France), Xynthetic (Canada), 21/22 Corp, Swishcotheque (UK), Colin Johnco (France), and many more. He co-owns the Philtre Com imprint with co-conspirator Claus Muzak aka Lucas Kuzma of The Strange Agency (musical instrument iPhone iPad app company). He was commissioned for the Precarious mix for Disaro Records, a mix for Ritual Chicago, Hip Hop Break It Radio out of Houston, the official Grim Harvest Halloween 2012 Mixtape for Мишка with actor Omar Doom (of Quentin Terentino's Inglorious Basterds), XLVR for the clothing company NVR MND, the massive 5 hour 3 part COVENFVCK mix, mixes for Pulse Radio (UK), PBS (Australia), Clan Destine Records (UK), and AMDISCS label in the Czech Republic among many others.
His music has been featured on compilations with artists such as Coil, Attrition, Sleepchamber, Nocturnal Emissions, and Portion Control. He has opened for Sinden, Umberto, Tamara Sky, Bestial Mouths, Larry Tee, Nitzer Ebb, Light Asylum, Test Department, Skin Town (Nick Turco of Zola Jesus), Meat Beat Manifesto, and The Legendary Pink Dots to name a few. He has remixed many artists including Cyanotic (Glitch Mode Recordings), Tamara Sky (DJ/Model Lil Death LA), Bestial Mouths (ClanDestine), and ∆AIMON (Tundra/Artoffact). From the early ‘90s Columbus, Ohio electronic music scene, when Mike was a member of Body Release with Titonton Duvante (Residual Records), Todd Sines (Frankie, Planet E, Peacefrog, YORE, Seventh City), and Charles Noel (aka ARCHETYPE, ARCH_TYP…21/22 Corp, Bag Pak), through the mid ’90s early 2000’s with his band Bath, to his current endeavors, he has always pushed the envelope with his compositions, visual artwork, text collages, and genre-blasting DJ sets.
Catch Textbeak's weekly radio show TXTBK's CHVяCH XV BяXK3N 7ANGvAG3 (now in it's fifth year. New broadcast every Saturday at 1pm Eastern / 10am Pacific / 6pm UK
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Saturdays 6pm Pacific / 9pm EST
& Sundays 1am GMT on Nightbreed Radio