|Location / ||harlem, nyc|
|RA since/ ||20 August 2007|
|Last online / ||01 May 2012|
|Total posts / ||0|
Harlem-based electronic music producer Charles Noel, aka Archetyp,
About Archetyp /
has worked quietly behind the scenes of electronic music for the
past 20 years.
Charles has performed and DJed in various venues around North America
and Europe, including performances at the SONAR festival in Barcelona,
Spain, after-hours at the Detroit Electronic Music Festival, and as a
rotating resident for the "Colors" series in New York City. His music
expanded farther east in 2002 with a tour of Japan with Fumiya Tanaka
and label-mate Ricardo Villaobos, where he headlined at the
world-famous Liquid Room in Tokyo.
He also founded 2122 Corporation releasing multiple singles and EPs featuring artists like Dan Curtin, Morgan Geist, Titonton, Todd Sines and Nu Era (4 Hero). In 1995, Charles releases “Reconnaissance,” under the Monochrome alias, considered one of the first U.S. jungle EPs released. Launching his Archetype alias shortly after to cultivate his love for House, Deep Techno and Hip-Hop.
His current work presents a unique blend of Classic Funk sensibilities with the spirit of Detroit Techno and West London Broken Beat fused with Deep House melodies. Considered by his peers as a forward-thinking future music producer in NYC, Archetyp’s music has been charted world-wide and can be heard from influential labels such as Raw Fusion, Moonstarr’s Public Transit Records, Cookin, Bagpack and more.
Charles is a certified Ableton Live instructor and teaches electronic music production,
DJing and performance at the School of Audio Engineering in NYC.