0 Shouts - 652,167 Scrobbles
Deceptikon is Zachary Wright, an instrumental hip-hop / IDM artist from Portland, Oregon USA. After releasing a full length album on mp3.com called Approximating (e) in 1998, he signed with American label Merck Records in 2002. His label debut Lost Subject, a limited 12" ep, was released in January 2003. A full-length album on CD of the same name - Lost Subject - was released by Merck in May 2004. Another limited 12" EP, Lost Subject 2 was released by Merck in July 2004. 2004 also saw a download-only release of a live set called Live From Oregon. Wright moved to Tokyo in 2005 or 2006. In 2006 he self-released a tour CDr limited to 200 copies called Birds of Cascadia featuring 5 new tracks and 5 remixes of other artists. January 2007 saw the release of Greater Cascadia, a 12" EP again released by Merck. Following that, a full length CD of the same title was self-released in September 2007 and re-issued on CDr by Belgian label vu-us in 2009. A mix CD called Ascii Ghettoblaster was also self-released in 2007.Read More...
His next release was a download-only full length called Mythology Of The Metropolis in March 2010 on Daly City Records. In 2011, a limited 12" EP of the same title was co-operatively released by Daly City Records and Tokyo Ghost Island.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Way of the Samurai - 56,753 plays
- Germanic - 38,009 plays
- Narcissus - 30,560 plays
- The Last Four Things - 25,537 plays
- Chords Beats Coffee - 23,146 plays
- Inaccessibility - 23,478 plays
- Tokyo Burning - 23,366 plays
- Bossanovastyle A - 20,148 plays
- Figural Phonograph - 18,379 plays
- Autumn Storm - 17,955 plays