“For the last three decades and some change, [he] has been at the forefront of the many revolutions and catalytic movements that have shaped the tenor of electronic music.” – Reverb
King Britt has spent over thirty years producing, composing, and performing electronic music. As a composer and producer, his practice has led to collaborations with the likes of De La Soul, Madlib, Kathy Sledge, director Michael Mann (Miami Vice) and many others, as well as being called for remixes from an eclectic list of giants, from Miles Davis to Solange, all the way to Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa. Most recently, Britt collaborated with MacArthur Fellow Tyshawn Sorey for their project Tyshawn & King (2021). In his role as performer, he has traveled globally playing thousands of venues and festivals. Britt brings to Big Ears Festival his Blacktronika experience, a series of curated workshops and panels. Since its inception as a university course, designed to honor all the innovators of color who have contributed and are undeniable responsible for the advancement of electronic music, it has also developed into a festival that has been presented in San Diego (UCSD), Los Angeles (MoCA), and Brooklyn (Public Records/The Nursery).