Josh Wink

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Josh Wink

Josh Wink (real name Joshua Winkelman) is an electronic music DJ, label owner, producer, remixer, and artist. He is a native of Philadelphia, United States. Wink's style is a mixture of techno, acid, house, drum and bass, and experimental music. In 1995, he released several hits, including "Don't Laugh," "I'm Ready" (which hit #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart) and "Higher State of Consciousness," which topped the dance charts in Europe. He has had many recent club hits such as "How's Your Evening So Far?" (with Lil Louis) and "Superfreak (Freak)" and has also gained a lot of attention for his remixes of FC Kahuna, Paul Oakenfold, Moby, Towa Tei, Ladytron and Depeche Mode, among others.

Josh Wink also has founded his own successful record label called Ovum Recordings with King Britt. He also has worked with Ursula Rucker and Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails.

Josh Wink also recorded some releases as Wink, Winc, Winks, Winx, The Crusher, E-Culture, and Size 9.

In 1996 two albums surfaced: A Higher State Of Wink's Work, which is a compilation of Wink's early 12 inch singles, and Left Above the Clouds, under the name Winx.

In 1998, he released the Herehear album to positive reviews and the 20 To 20 EP appeared in 2003.

In addition to his artist albums, Wink has released many DJ mix albums, two of his most well-known being Volumes 1 and 2 of the Profound Sounds series.

He is a strong supporter of new DJing technology, most specifically utilizing, demonstrating and advocating the Final Scratch application.

All of the above albums were released on his Ovum imprint with the exception of the first two.

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