|Hometown||New York, NY|
|Band Members||Seer (writer, vocals) ; Father Dude (writer, vocals) ; Konrad (producer) ; Illmind (producer)|
|# Years Experience Performing Live:||2|
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:||6|
|Market Draw:||New York: 800+|
|Venue History:||The Knitting Factory Brooklyn - New York, NY; The Mercury Lounge - New York, NY; SOBS - New York, NY; The Samsung Exerience - New York, NY; Tammany Hall - New York, NY; Hudson Terrace - New York, NY; GunBar - New York, NY; Theater bar - New York, NY; The Red Bull Space - new york, NY|
|Opener Experience:||Zak! Downtown; The Kid Daytona|
|Performing Rights Society:||ASCAP|
|Discography:||Blood Moon Single—2012; The Shark & The Helicopter LP—2011; No Reality Single—2011; Outside the Lines EP—2011; Smokey Robotic LP—2010|
The NYC and Vancouver, BC -based musicians are breaking new ground with a genre of music they call “Superfuture,” which transcends reality with a style that incorporates, but is not limited to, a blend of hip-hop, soul, pop, and electronic.
In just under a year and a half, Smokey Robotic has recorded over 200 songs, filmed 18 videos, and joined forces with renowned artists like Redman, Eek-A-Mouse, Skyzoo, and Yoon Mi Rae & Tiger JK (Korea).
Additionally, Smokey Robotic has collaborated with numerous visual artists from across the globe, garnering the attention of major media outlets like The Atlantic, New York Magazine, NY Post, and TMZ. In addition, prominent music blogs such as Pigeons & Planes, The DJ Booth, CollegeDJ.net, kevinnottingham.com, 2DopeBoyz.com, Mathhattan, and more, who have commented on Smokey Robotic’s innovative sound and approach, as well as the art and vision that comes with it.
Over the past year, the group has been featured in a national TV campaign for Movado watches, charted number one on The Hype Machine twitter Music Chart, chosen as the top A&R Pick on CrazedHits.com, and received over 1M views on YouTube. They also produced a #1 song on Korean music charts, which was followed by the release of the music video, in collaboration with “the Creators Project” (Intel and VICE), a global celebration of art and technology featuring visionary artists from around the world that are pushing the boundaries of creative expression.
In the past year Smokey Robotic has performed at the CMJ Music Marathon, Irving Plaza, the Knitting Factory, Sullivan Hall, New York City’s Luxurious Hudson terrace rooftop lounge, and headlined one of Manhattan’s largest Fashion Week after parties at the red Bull Loft. They were also invited to shady records / Burn it Down showcase in February.
Smokey Robotic continues to surprise fans and music writers with their alternative approach to Hip Hop with every project. In March, their single, “Blood Moon” received over 24,000 plays in just the first two days of release.
Smokey Robotic Members:
- Seer (vocals)
- Father Dude (vocals, drums, guitar)
- Konrad OldMoney (producer)
- Illmind (producer)