Longwalkshortdock esentially started the first time Dave King heard gritty electronic music in early eightys videogames. Strongly influenced by these sounds and melodys, Dave started recording and looping segments as a child. He also got a taste for sampling and recording; Taping segments of his piano practice to fool his parents into thinking he was practicing in the other room. Dave then noticed he was writting his profile in the third person……… After briefly considering the pretentious implications of doing this he decided to continue on with it. After the early years of video game loops, longwalkshortdock went through many years of musical genre infidelity and learned to play many instruments in many styles. After collecting gear, ideas, and collaborators, Dave decided to move from his home town of Calgary to Vancouver to take a degree in sound production and recording. Dave has worked in the studio and played live shows with a host of talented artists. Some highlights include : Playing Live @ Soundwave Music Festival w/Phil Western 04/05, and Opening for Alex Patterson (The Orb) solo @ Soundwave 07….. god i love Soundwave…. anyway, Since then longwalkshortdock has been putting together a large body of work both for album release this year (2008) and for live use in the hopes of creating a positive ear related experience. Also, watch for some remix work, some already available on Beatport.com. Dave also hopes to do some recording and production work for some of vancouvers more talented up and comers like Mike Soviet. Dave then decided that was enough information in the Bio for the time being and decided to stop adding to it right in the middle of typ
Footnote : Did you hear they found him on a cave on the moon? Thats what i heard….