Dave Sitek

David Andrew Sitek (born September 6, 1972) is an American musician and record producer, known for his work with his band TV on the Radio. He has also worked with bands such as Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liars, Foals, Celebration, Little Dragon, Beady Eye, and Weezer, and produced free jazz-influenced remixes of songs by artists such as Beck and Nine Inch Nails, and has contributed a solo track to the Red Hot Organization Dark Was the Night charity compilation.[1] He is also a photographer and painter.

Dave Sitek
Sitek in 2004
Background information
Birth nameDavid Andrew Sitek
Also known asMaximum Balloon
Born (1972-09-06) September 6, 1972 (age 49)
GenresIndie rock
  • Musician
  • record producer
  • Guitar
  • keyboards
  • bass
  • drums
Years active2001–present
Associated acts

In April 2008, Sitek was named number one in NME's Future 50 list of the most forward thinking people in music today.[2]

In 2009, Sitek contributed a cover of "With a Girl Like You" to the AIDS benefit album, Dark Was the Night, produced by the Red Hot Organization.

A solo album from Sitek under the moniker Maximum Balloon was released on September 21, 2010, on Interscope with individual songs released as singles commencing June 15, 2010. The record includes contributions by many guests including David Byrne, Tunde Adebimpe, and Karen O.[3]

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