Kill Freeman

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Musical artist

""Kill Freeman”" (Born Jamie Freeman, 5 November 1983), is a British/American musician based in London, England. His first official release ‘Wanted’, is a collaboration with Polish visual artists Dorota Stanczyk and backed Dave Lichtenstein (son of Roy Lichtenstein). Recorded at 25th Street Recording, California US, 'Wanted' is released on Palila Records in Japan.

Early life

Freeman suffered a temporary loss of hearing between the ages 10 years and 11 years old. After three operations he regained 87% of his hearing but needed to attend speech therapy to relearn pronunciation but lost his American accent. After returning home to Southminster, Essex, he was given a range of music and musical instruments from friends and family. He is self-taught guitarist, singer, saxophonist, pianist, drummer and producer.

Hearing Test Results Post Operation

Artistry

Over the last ten years, Kill Freeman travelled and recorded in multiple countries, Peru, Japan, India, Australia, France, Germany and United States of America, developing his sound. Influences are noted to included musicians such as John Martyn, Jeff Buckley, John Butler, Thom Yorke, Tool and Erkin Koray.

Peru, Cusco. 2014

Music Career

Freeman's debut single, “Wanted", was released digitally through Pallia records and was funded via the crowd sourcing platform Kickstarter. [1]

The music video for “Wanted” was nominated and won the Oakland new music awards Mayhem Festival Awards. [2]


Other projects

Kill Freeman has appeared in the art-house movie Djin Bird - Entoptic directed by Boris Levy and Andrey Zouarii.

Discography

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Single Release Japan ‘Wanted’ 2015

Crowd Funding

In 2014, Kill Freeman ran a successful Kickstarter project to fund his first recordings and the music video 'Wanted'. Notable backer, Dave Lichtenstein (son of Roy Lichtenstein, was an early supporter. [3]


Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result
2014 Oakland Music Awards '’Wanted Template:Won

References

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