Deconstructed Live: Pedro DJ Set

David Cooper’s Manchester-based Melodic imprint found favour with those looking for something more than breaks and bleeps out of their electronica music. Leading the charge at the label is James Rutledge, whose post-folk as Pedro having received props from the likes of Andrew Weatherall, Badly Drawn Boy and Kathryn Williams in addition to considerable press support, Wax went as far to say that “if there was a God, his hand could well have touched this.”

He went on to record for the incredible Mush Records, dropped remixes for Bloc Party, the Whip, and a four-hour remix of Radiohead’s Video Tape, earning props from electronic/hip hop glitterati Danger Mouse, Four Tet, Hood, Kevin Shields, Prefuse 73, Andrew Weatherall and…Thom Yorke. Nice.

He wasn’t the first Melodic artist to make their way to the decks of Deconstructed Live, Pedro was followed by Minotaur Shock a few months later. That set’ll follow…

Pedro/Vowels Dj Set @ Www.Deconstructed.Co.Uk by Deconstructed on Mixcloud

About Kingsley Marshall

Dr Kingsley Marshall is a film composer, producer and academic. Head of Film & Television at the CILECT accredited School of Film & Television based within Falmouth University in the UK, the subject area consists of 25 staff working with 500 undergraduates, supplemented by a postgraduate community studying from MA level through to PhD. Kingsley’s research and practice primarily orientates around the use of sound (including music and effects) in cinema and television, and the production of short and micro-budget feature films. He executive produced Wilderness (Director: Justin John Doherty, 2017) which won 13 awards at international film festivals since making its premiere at Cinequest, and Mr Whippy (Director: Rachna Suri, 2019). In 2018 he co-produced with Neil Fox the short literary adaptation Backwoods (Director: Ryan Mackfall, 2019), premiering in Portland, Orgeon and winning the HP Lovecraft award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. More recently, Kingsley recently completed the score as composer on a film project - Hard, Cracked the Wind - with director Mark Jenkin and production company Early Day Films. The film premiered at Encounters Film Festival in September 2019, and has since played festivals across the world including New York Film Festival. For over twenty years he has worked as a journalist, interviewing filmmakers, musicians, and designers for over 30 publications and broadcasters worldwide, written album sleeve notes and biographies for over 100 artists, and contributed to anthologies on hip hop and soul. He can be found on Twitter as @kingsleydc