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21 Jumpsuit

21 Jumpsuit

21 Jumpsuit is the musical output of Carl States, a multi-instumentalist from Canton, Ohio, who divides his duties as guitarist, drummer, DJ and producer. One of the original signings with I, Absentee, he first began his musical explorations as Alpha Aesar, alongside Warren Kroll (a.k.a. Dorosoto). After the completion of that project, he began to pursue solo ventures, producing a self-titled disc of electronica, which surfaced in early 2008 as the first full-length on I, Absentee, under the alias of Speed Control Head. States has also recorded as Orlando Copping, turning up with a remix on Forrest's "Summer Sounds Asleep."

As 21 Jumpsuit, he debuted on our "Birth Certificate" compilation. His debut full-length, "I Heard You Were Away," followed later the same year. A string of live performances followed, playing alongside the likes of Nightmares On Wax and Tobacco. In 2010, he appeared as one third of Biocore 3, a one-off collaboration with Dorosoto and Mall Security. 2014 sees his return with a new, full-length album, "Hero Article," the first new 21 Jumpsuit release in six years.

I Heard You Were Away (IA010)
Hero Article (IA055)

Speed Control Head (IA002) (under Speed Control Head alias)
Birth Certificate (IA005) (exclusive track)
Alpha Aesar (IA008) (half of duo alongside Dorosoto, also features 21 Jumpsuit remix)
24/7 Bermuda Triangle (IA013) (unreleased 21 Jumpsuit and Speed Control Head tracks)
Biocore 3 (IA035) (part of trio, alongside Dorosoto and Mall Security)
Summer Sounds Asleep (IA052) (remix under Orlando Copping alias)

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