Composer, performer, producer and technological conceptualist Joshua Fried’s work spans experimental music, DJ culture and live art. He has remixed They Might Be Giants, drummed on electric shoes, and put headphones on Downtown NYC’s most mercurial stars.
Based in New York City, Fried has performed solo at Lincoln Center, The Kitchen, Danceteria, La MaMa, BAM, Joe’s Pub and le Poisson Rouge (all NYC), in Los Angeles, Miami, Tokyo, Berlin, Milan, Paris and across Europe. His production credits include Chaka Khan, Ofra Haza, and avant drone-master David First.
In 1986, Joshua released the single “Jimmy Because (My Name Is)”on Atlantic Records, produced by Joe & Arif Mardin with guitar by Fred Frith.
Jimmy Because (Deluxe Version) 7:18
Jimmy Because (A La Carte Version / Radio) 3:56
Jimmy Because (Accapella To Go) 1:37
Jimmy Because (Special Mix Of The Day / Dance Version) 6:55
Jimmy Because (House Fries Chicago Style / Fast Version) 2:20