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Maximum Balloon

Born 6 September 1972.

David Andrew Sitek

Biography

David Andrew Sitek (born September 6, 1972) is an American musician, guitarist and record producer, best known as a member of the band TV on the Radio. He has also worked with bands such as Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liars, Foals, Celebration, Little Dragon, and most recently Beady Eye, and produced free jazz-influenced remixes of songs by artists such as Beck and Nine Inch Nails, and has contributed a solo track to the Red Hot Organization Dark Was the Night charity compilation. He is also a photographer and painter.

In April 2008, Sitek was named Number One in NME's Future 50 list of the most forward thinking people in music today.

In 2009, Sitek contributed a cover of "With a Girl Like You" to the AIDS benefit album, Dark Was the Night, produced by the Red Hot Organization.

A solo album from Sitek under the name Maximum Balloon was released on September 21, 2010 on Interscope with individual songs released as singles commencing June 15, 2010. The record includes contributions by many guests including David Byrne, Tunde Adebimpe, and Karen O.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Maximum Balloon

    Maximum Balloon 2010

    Reviewed by Garry Mulholland
    Interesting vocalists ensure David Sitek’s latest project is never bland.
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