- Jeremy Kolosine
RECEPTORS is electronic artist/producer/gearhead Jeremy Kolosine, born in east London, and currently living in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Jeremy aka Ksine, is founder of electro pioneers Futurisk, and chiptune/bitpop vanguards 8-Bit Operators, among other projects. Exemplifying a longtime experimental hardware electro ideal, Receptors stands equipped these days mostly with GameBoys (running mainly the LSDJ, Nanoloop, and Korg DS-10 cartridges) but also includes Sidstation, occasional CircuitBends, and vocoded 12-bit stylophonic walkstations. In recent years, Receptors has performed at NYC's legendary Blip Fest, CMJ and Bent Festivals, showcased at Austin, Texas' SXSW Festival and Iceland's Airwaves Fest, and in 2007 Jeremy Kolosine performed the first ever circuit-bent performance(Leopold Mozart's "Toy Symphony")with a full symphony orchestra (The Roanoke Symphony). The debut 7" EP "Controller Array" was released in 2005 and Receptors' full length CD "LO" is planned for 2009. Also OUT NOW is the critically acclaimed ReceptorsMusic compilation "8-Bit Operators - an 8-bit Tribute to Kraftwerk" on Astralwerks/EMI (Check out the Receptors interview on National Public Radio). In 2009, Jeremy completed construction of "21st Century Retro-Futurists", an audio/video installation for The Taubman Museum, and joined the Blip Fest Europe / 8bitpeoples tour of Denmark and Poland (Era New Horizon Film Festival.)On 09/09/09 the Kolosine-curated 8-Bit Operators' "WANNA HLD YR HANDHELD" Beatles Tribute was pre-released online to much positive attention, with physical release planned for the near future.