Julien Dyne – (born 1979 . montreal /canada) is a multi talented Drummer, Producer, DJ and Visual Artist .
Best known for his solo output on BBE records (worldwide) and Wonderful Noise (Japan), he also performs and records with Ladi 6, The Circling Sun, Some Other Planets, New Farben plus has recorded with Opensouls , Fat Freddys Drop, @peace, Tom Scott / Avantdale Bowling Club , Lord Echo, Eru Dangerspiel , Christoph El Truento , James Duncan , She’s So Rad, Nathan Haines and many other top acts
He has toured locally and internationally with artists Kody Neilson / silicon/ Opossom and Lord Echo
Julien attended the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy in Rome 2004, receiving Private Drum tuition from session master Bernard Purdie and learning valuable production tips from many other renowned guest lecturers.
He was invited back to work with the Mizell Brothers (Jackson 5 / Donald Byrd), Theo Parrish (Sound Signature), Steve Spacek ( J Dilla / Space Invadas), Mark Pritchard ( Harmonic 313), Om’mas Keith ( Sa-Ra / Erykah Badu), Andreya Triana (Flying Lotus/ Bonobo) and others as part of the ‘A Class Of Its Own ‘ recording sessions in Cologne, Germany, 2007
Julien’s debut solo full length album ‘Pins and Digits’ received air time and high praise from taste maker BBC Dj’s Gilles Peterson and Benji B, featuring on both Dj’s top 100 lists of 2009
His second full length album ‘Glimpse ‘ was released in 2011 / 2012 on BBE records worldwide and Wonderful noise records Japan (via Rhythmethod New Zealand)
Julien has toured extensively performing through out New Zealand /Australia, Europe / UK including a 9 date solo tour of Japan.
His third LP ‘december’ came out late 2013 and he accompanied it with a 6 date Japanese tour in Oct 2013
Juliens forth LP ‘teal ‘ will be released in september and he will tour Japan this coming October.
Dynes music been compiled by legendary Detroit Dj Moodymann for his Dj kicks compilation for K7 records – which led to being asked to remix another detroit legend; Amp fiddler for Moodymann’s mahogoni label coming out on 12” soon
Julien has also recently co- remixed (with frank booker ) boogie legend Leroy burgess for his track with wonderful noise artist Leonard charles
In addition he has recently also remixed tracks for, Jonny drop ( alberts favorites UK ) , marcel vogel ( lumber jacks in hell / Amsterdam ) , ghostwave ( NZ ) , Boycrush ( NZ ) and lord echo ( Soundway / wonderful noise )