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The Use / Bio

Electronic Trip / Melodic Theremin

Hear why The Use's recent track has been selected by e-music titans M83, Nosaj Thing, and Junior Boys to be featured on ableton.com in the Beat The Clock contest.

The Use (formerly Cloud Cloud) is the moniker taken on by composer, beat-maker, and multi-instrumentalist Michael Durek to make a saucy blend of pulsitile, structured, yet free electronic music making use of beats, synths, theremins, and sampled sounds recorded from Durek's everyday life that stretches from glitch-hop to IDM and ambient. Durek has performed in six different countries with PAS (Post Abortion Stress), leads a group called the SK Orchestra, co-organizes the Omega Sound Fix festival, plays in George Sand, Ping Pong, and has appeared on over a dozen albums.
Influences include Autechre, Phillip Glass, Dr. Dre, and Nosaj Thing.

His debut release "What's the Use" is due out on the PAS Curated series on Alrealon Musique label Spring 2013.

General Info

Band Members
Michael Durek
Artist Name
The Use
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Active Since
Electronica / Electronic Glitchy Tunes / Melodic Theremin / Experimental / Pulsitile

Contact Info

Jersey City, NJ

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