Disc (band)

Disc is an experimental group formed by Miguel Depedro (Kid606), Jason Doerck (J Lesser), M. C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel (Matmos). The group was most active between 1997 and 1999.

OriginSan Francisco, California
GenresExperimental electronic music, noise
Years active1997–1999
LabelsVinyl Communications, Deluxe
Associated actsKK Null
Past membersDrew Daniel
Jason Doerck
Martin Schmidt
Miguel Depedro

To produce their sound, digital media (DATs, CDs) were etched and painted, or used in broken players to produce new sounds.[1] In Gaijincd4, a "bonus" nonfunctional CD was included to suggest a multimedia disc. The double LP Transfer consisted entirely of locked grooves.



  • Gaijincd4 – CD album with bonus nonfunctional CD (December 1997, Vinyl Communications)[2]
  • 2xCD – 2×CD album (May 12, 1998, Vinyl Communications)
  • Nullsonic – CD collaboration album with KK Null(August 11, 1998, Vinyl Communications)
  • Brave2ep – CD album, (October 27, 1998, Vinyl Communications)
  • Transfer – 2x12", 10 songs and 105 locked grooves (1999, Delux Recordings)[3]


  1. ^ Kelly, Caleb (2009). Cracked Media: The Sound of Malfunction. Massachusetts: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. p. 400. ISBN 9780262013147.
  2. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Disc - GaijinCD4". allmusic.com. Allmusic Guide. Retrieved 2017-10-12.
  3. ^ Semprebon, Rolf. "Disc - Transfer". allmusic.com. Allmusic Guide. Retrieved 2017-10-12.

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