Photek

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Legal name: Rupert Mathew Swain Parkes

Also performs as: Aquarius (drum 'n bass artist Rupert Parkes), Code of Practice (UK drum n bass producer Rupert Parkes), Phaze 1 (UK drum n bass producer Rupert Parkes), Special Forces, Studio Pressure, System X, The Sentinel (UK drum n bass producer Rupert Parkes), The Truper

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Rupert Parkes, known as Photek, a Los Angeles-based British record producer, film & TV composer, and electronic music DJ.

Photek is currently the composer on the hit show How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) starring Viola Davis, which premiered as the top-rated broadcast drama of the Fall among adults 18-49. How to Get Away with Murder is created and executive-produced by Peter Nowalk, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and Bill D'Elia also serve as executive producers.

Photek has contributed music to a long list of film, TV and video game productions as far back as Blade in 1998. He also scored Fox Television's Gang Related (Imagine Entertainment) with director Allen Hughes, making 2014 one of his most prolific years yet.

A game-changer in the UK dance music explosion of the 90's, and after three consecutive Grammy Award nominations, his music has earned universal respect and acclaim. His Grammy nominations in the category of Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical were for Daft Punk "End of Line" from the Tron: Legacy movie soundtrack in 2012, Moby "Lie Down In Darkness" in 2013 and Bob Marley "One Love/People Get Ready" in 2014.

As a composer, Photek has fused his London underground pedigree with a new wave of film and TV music that elevates picture and electrifies audiences today in 2015.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Modus Operandi Photek 4.5 5
2000 Solaris Photek 3.35 1
2007 Form & Function, Volume 2 Photek 3
2012 KU:PALM Photek 3.5 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Risc vs. Reward Photek 5 1
1998 Form & Function Photek 3.5 3

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 FACT Mix 226: Photek Photek 1
2012 DJ-Kicks: Photek Photek 4

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Still Life / The Rain Goldie / Photek 5 1
1995 The Seven Samurai Photek 5 1
1995 U.F.O. / Rings Around Saturn Photek 5 1
1996 T’Raenon Photek 5 1
1997 Ni - Ten - Ichi - Ryu Photek 5 4
1998 Modus Operandi Photek 5 2
2000 Mine to Give Photek 5 6
2004 No Joke / Baltimore Fabio & Photek 1
2005 Fake I.D. / Mercury Photek & Teebee 1
2011 CLOSER Photek 5 1
2012 Acid Reign / M25FM Photek & Pinch 5 1
2012 Levitation: The Remixes (DJ-Kicks) Photek 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Ni Ten Ichi Ryu (TeeBee remix) / Sidewinder (Infiltrata & Hochi remix) Photek / Special Forces 1
2013 One Photek 1
2013 Two Photek 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Natural Born Killa EP Photek 5 1
1996 The Hidden Camera Photek 5 2
2000 Terminus Photek 5 3
2011 Avalanche Photek 5 1
2011 Aviator EP Photek 1
2012 DJ-Kicks EP Photek 1

Broadcast

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Radio One Essential Mix Photek 1
2012 Radio One Essential Mix Photek 1

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