Music / Jonah Dempcy

Jonah Dempcy is an Electronic Jazz musician. Starting in 1998, he took traditional jazz and filtered it through the lens of electronica, creating a unique style thatís hard to identify.

His blog and website can be found here, his YouTube channel can be found here, his record labelís website can be found here, and his record labelís Soundcloud can be found here.


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    Under Jonah Dempcy 
  • Allís Fair in Love of Wax (December 23, 2011)
  • Personal Space (December 23, 2011)
  • All I Have Is Time (February 9, 2012)
  • Here To Stay (February 9, 2012)
  • Broken Beats Unbreak My Heart (June 8, 2012)
  • Dark Soul (June 8, 2012)

    Under Revolution Void 
  • Viva la Revolucion EP (September 25, 1999)
  • Like a Secret Dream (July 25, 2000)
  • Increase the Dosage (April 4, 2004)
  • Thread Soul (August 21, 2006)
  • The Politics of Desire (June 24, 2008)
  • Oldskool Breaks Mix 1996-98 (November 2, 2008)
  • Let 1,000 Flowers Bloom (July 15, 2011)

    Under Ferraux 
  • 13 Assassins (June 12, 2012)
  • Fire Hips and Ice Lips (June 12, 2012)
  • Lioness (June 12, 2012)
  • Reverberator (June 12, 2012)

    Under The Insider 
  • Allís Fair in Love of Wax (April 14, 2009)

    Under Silver Server 
  • Nobody (March 12, 2012)

Tropes present in Jonah Dempcy's works:

  • Digital Piracy Is Okay: To the point where every single piece of music he has ever made is free completely free.
  • Epic Rocking: His tracks, like a large amount of jazz, can easily go beyond the seven-minute mark.
  • He Also Did: Shocked that he has an entire section of discography released under a name you've never heard of? He also regularly speaks about philosophy. Some of his song titles and samples reference this.
  • Guest-Star Party Member: Over time, Lucas Pickford, Cochemea Gastelum, Michael Shrieve, Seamus Blake and Matthew Garrison have appeared on Revolution Void records, to name a few.
    • Jason Trefts assists with Silver Server
  • Genre-Busting: Although he sticks mainly to the various types of electronic jazz, he has also dipped into Dubstep, Ambient, House, IDM, Hip-Hop, Trip-Hop, downtempo, and even straight-up electronic rock.
  • I Am the Band
  • I Have Many Names
  • Information Wants to Be Free: Again, to the point where every single piece of music he has ever made is free.
  • Instrumentals: The majority of his works.
  • Improv
  • Out of Order: The order in which the albums are recorded doesnít seem to have much effect on their release dates.
  • Pop-Cultural Osmosis: He's (sadly) probably best known for the soundtrack to Amorphous+. A side effect is that those who have heard of him don't know anything besides Revolution Void note .
  • Sampling
  • Shout-Out: A pretty blatant one. One of his songs is called ďI Love Daft PunkĒ.
    • Another one, rather obscure, is his song "Infornography", which is named after a chapter of Serial Experiments Lain. Also, the song "As We May Think" is a shout out to the essay by Vannevar Bush, first published in The Atlantic in July 1945 in which he expresses his concern for the direction of scientific efforts towards destruction, rather than understanding, and explicates a desire for a sort of collective memory machine with his concept of the memex.
  • Rule of Cool: The reason for naming his first band "Revolution Void".
  • Teen Genius: As this blog post indicates, he got into music at the ripe old age of 14.