Julien Dyne ( b. 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 Soul /Hiphop artist Ladi 6 and has recorded with Opensouls , Fat Freddys Drop, Sola Rosa , Eru Dangerspiel , Christoph El Truento , James Duncan , She’s So Rad and many other top New Zealand acts .
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 ‘ is out now 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 and has recently finished a 9 date solo tour of Japan.
Julien is also an accomplished visual artist, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Auckland 2002 , his work has been exhibited through out New Zealand and has featured in publications such as Art New Zealand , Art News and in the Book , ‘Seen This Century’, 100 Contemporary New Zealand Artists a collectors Guide, By Warwick Brown.