A heavy dose of crackly textures, turntable wobbles and uniquely mesmerizing drones create lush audio landscapes and euphoric rhythms. Toronto-based turntable artist Cheldon Paterson, alias SlowPitch, is a boundless sonic explorer of towering technical proficiency.
A self trained artist, Cheldon is fascinated by the interplay between improvised sound, movement, and live performance.
Over the years, he has been nominated for the K.M. Hunter Artist Award for Music and has received support from the Toronto, Ontario, and Canada Arts Councils.
He has played at esteemed festivals such as Mutek in Montreal, Clandestino in Sweden, VIA Music & New Media Festival in Pittsburgh and the Guelph Jazz Festival.
He has performed at established centres such as the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Music Gallery, Royal Ontario Museum, Gardiner Museum and the Harbour Front Centre to name a few. VIEW PAST SHOWS
He is also a founding member of revered experimental turntable band iNSiDEaMiND. As SlowPitch Cheldon has released two projects (RPLCMNT and Biosphere Stargaze) and has another on the way VIA Montreal/Swiss Label Phonosaurus title Emoralis, All offering an eclectic array of improvised turntable sound manipulation and science fiction inspired rhythmic production sure to carry you through to another cosmic universe..