Digital Ancient is one of the recording pseudonyms for Andrew “Moon” Bain, who is a co-founder of Lustre Kings Productions, as well as a third of the prolific producing team Zion I Kings. Moon is also a visual artist, songwriter, and graphic designer.
He was active in the arts as a youth in Seattle, Washington, as a cellist in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra, and as an apprentice at Dale Chihuly’s famed “Boat House” artistic glass studios. He relocated to Providence, Rhode Island, as a young adult and earned a BFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design.
He spent 13 years living in Brooklyn, New York. He has traveled and worked extensively in the United States, Europe, Jamaica, and throughout the Caribbean, which indelibly influenced his life, art and music.
Bain is an accomplished sound recording and mix engineer with several albums and over a hundred records under his belt. With Zion I Kings, he received a Grammy nod in 2013 for Snoop Lion’s album, Reincarnated. He also produces in the writing- production team PaperStars, with Jahdan Blakkamoore, and solo as Moon Bain. Bain released his first records out of Jamaica under the name Digital Ancient, which he now uses when he performs live dub mixing.
He has written and produced records for such compelling artists as Pressure Busspipe, Chronixx, Protoje, Wyclef Jean, Sizzla, Snoop Dogg, Major Lazer, Bass Nectar, Stick Figure, Midnite / Akae Beka, Anthony B, Blakkamoore, Lutan Fyah, and many others.
Bain lives and works in the woods of Central Massachusetts. Easy Star is excited to have Digital Ancient appear on the label for the first time on the Star Chile EP.
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