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Welcome to the official Ski Oakenfull Website.
Ski is an Artist, Keyboard player, Producer, Remixer and Composer living in London. Having started his career with The K-Creative who were signed to Gilles Peterson's Talkin' Loud label in 1991, he has gone on to release three solo albums, Life Changes, Rising Son, and Short Circuits, play keyboards with bands such as Galliano, Raw Stylus & Two Banks of Four, remix over 50 tracks, and work at Xenomania. He currently releases music on his own label, Primaudial Records, writes & produces with artists such as Incognito, Dave Lee, Valerie Etienne. He has an Ambient Electronic project called Ayota, and also makes regular radio shows. Alongside his production work, Ski holds the position of Head of Education & Curriculum at Point Blank Music School where he manages courses in electronic music for their BA (Hons) degree programmes. He has also made over a hundred tutorial videos for the school's YouTube channel which have racked up over nine million views, and has recently become an Ableton Certified Trainer. Please have a look around this site, and feel free to leave a message.

Following the release of the 2005 LP 'Rising Son', 'Short Circuits' is Ski Oakenfull's third solo album. Inspired by the soulful sound of 90's Chicago House, and the more Techno flavours from Detroit, 'Short Circuits' is a collection of 14 instrumental electronic tracks, written and produced over a 10-year period. Ski offers one cover version, a dubbed-out version of the MAZE dance floor classic, 'Twilight'.
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TRACKLIST
Kenny Burrell - Up The Street, Round The Corner, Down The Block [Fantasy]
Raulzinho - Estamos Ali [Phillips]
Eumir Deodato - Tremendão [Ubatuqui]
Tuma Da Gafiera - Samba De Morro [Musidisc]
Luiz Enrique - Samba Skindim [Companhia Brasileira De Discos]
Quarteto Em Cy - Barravento [Forma]
Os Cobras - Uganda [RCA Victor]
Raulzinho & Impacto 8 - Cantaloupe Island [Equipe]
Sergio Mendes & Brasil 77 - Home Cooking [Elektra]
Flora Purim - From The Lonely Afternoon [Warner Bros]
Azar Lawrence - Novo Ano [Prestige]
Michael White - Let Love Be Your Magic Carpet [Elektra]
Raul De Souza - Daisy Mae [Capitol]
Sonny Rollins - Gwaligo [Milestone]
George Duke - Brazilian Sugar [Epic]

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