Boy Harsher

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Boy Harsher is a minimal synth duo that produces dance beats infused with ethereal vocals. The music created is somewhere between electro dance, synth-pop and confessional storytelling.
Boy Harsher started in early 2013 under the name Teen Dreamz. The project was based on short stories written and read by Matthews then live scored by Muller. In January of 2014 Teen Dreamz took on the moniker Boy Harsher.
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none Yr Body Is Nothing — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Yr Body Is Nothing (Album) DKA Records none US 2016 Sell This Version
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none Careful — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Careful (Album) Nude Club Records none US 2019 Sell This Version
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Nude018 The Runner (Original Soundtrack) — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher The Runner (Original Soundtrack) (Album) Nude Club Records Nude018 Germany 2022 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

none Lesser Man EP — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Lesser Man EP (EP) Soft Science none US 2014 Sell This Version
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OR-06-2015 Pain — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Pain (EP) Oráculo Records OR-06-2015 Spain 2015 Sell This Version
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none Country Girl EP — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Country Girl EP (EP, Album) Ascetic House none 2017 Sell This Version
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none Pain II — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Pain II (Single) Nude Club Records none 2018 Sell This Version
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NUDE008, NUDE009, NUDE010 Careful Remixes, Etc. — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Careful Remixes, Etc. (Comp, Maxi) Nude Club Records NUDE008, NUDE009, NUDE010 Germany 2019 Sell This Version
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NUDE009 Tears — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Tears(12", EP) Nude Club Records NUDE009 US 2019 Sell This Version
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NUDE008 Come Closer — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Come Closer(12", EP) Nude Club Records NUDE008 US 2019 Sell This Version
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NUDE006 Want — Boy Harsher NEN (5) / Boy Harsher NEN (5) / Boy Harsher - Want(Flexi, 7", Shape, Ltd, Num) Nude Club Records NUDE006 US 2019 Sell This Version
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DJ Mixes

#35 #35 — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher #35(File, AIFF, Mixed) Bizaarbazaar #35 US 2017
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FACT 726 FACT Mix 726 — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher FACT Mix 726(File, MP3, Mixed, 320) FACT Magazine FACT 726 UK 2019
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Miscellaneous

none R?.?O?.?V. (New Beat Edit) // Part Time Punks Session — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher R?.?O?.?V. (New Beat Edit) // Part Time Punks Session (Single) Nude Club Records none US 2020
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none Electric (Kris Baha Remix) — Boy Harsher Boy Harsher Electric (Kris Baha Remix)(File, MP3, 320) Nude Club Records none US 2020

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RetroAmnesia

RetroAmnesia

May 16, 2022
Must’ve been destiny? My recent re-introduction to underworld/underground, a re-discovery shall we say, considering world dis order as it is, timing is perfect. My first encounter B.H. I thought, right away, that beat, the Melodie’s, the drifting, and bam, it was like a time tunnel back to the mid 80’s, and my hypnotized ears going, that is wicked. Like a dog to a bone, once this happens, you are the musics slave. Being from the big easy, I never let one genre or style totally capture me, thus, how I fell in to the “non techno” underground crowd, we called, “Goth”??? Naw that whattin it, then wth was it, ughhhh, I termed it, “Alternative Underground”, or “Techno Pop”. This sound led me to Acid House, and between all the electro and freestyle, and break beats, I would choose based on my mood, and type of people I wanted to hang with once I was done my gig work. What a relief to go from some wedding schism, to the deep dark void of this., delightful weirdness.

I had a wonderful Dj life. Certainly not in a $$$ sense, but depth and variety. Mostly gigging non club crowds, (boy did that change in the early 90’s, I played w a dozen Grammy artists, super bowl player only party, etc etc.), I would venture out most times, and make the riskiest place, the last stop, which more often than not, was “The Blue Crystal”. This where I wet my whistle, ( mostly gawk and stare), at the characters that made the scene. The hardies, the lites, the not dressed for this crowd at all peeps like me, and the confused and wonderful as they wore their emotions on their sleeves for all to see. The dj’s, most in New Orleans, took on dj roles at underground joints pretty seriously, were really good, and very private. I honed my people/dj skills in this scene, learning to find which dj’s were cool, and had the skills and the confidence to let a stranger “in”. The people made the joint. Dj/music second. The recreational material, well, that’s a book I write in my sleep when I hear bells and whistles, and yes, chains crackling in sync with a beat.

Years later, I became one of the biggest Dj’s for my time, in The French Quarter, home to the “Original Goth” life styles, and witnessed things in back rooms above strip clubs, I would gig, that Discogs would ban me, and you would probably too if I ever told. ??????

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