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Originating from Europe and settled in Washington DC in 1980’s to answer the “burnt” feeling trying to satisfy the “system” Add in the many hours learning midi programming on various synths, drum machines, samplers & tone modules under the direction of Bob Bozak and James Ozz initially. Described by Punch Drunk Drummer Eriq “You left the industrial-goth sound and replaced it with some mysterious-other worldly sounding sense of humor funk ” Burntsystems is the pseudonym created in the early 1990’s by electronic musician Christian V. In an answer to the call of the “burnt” feeling trying to satisfy the “system” or tirelessly trying to conform to the ever changing pop culture landscape of the early 1990’s and even present day. Born Heidelberg West Germany to a Norwegian Mother and his father an Army Chopper pilot from Bronx NYC brought the turn of the century European techno industrial, his sister’s disco back in the late 70’s, 80’s pop and new wave and that sampler from Radio shack got on layaway when he was a young American at just 11 years old. (His Dad who rocked out every night on an acoustic guitar-singing Nitty Gritty, classic 50’s bands and his own Rockabilly originals) His Norwegian uncle would play piano and singing his head off every summer from ages 1-10. Reel to reel listening of his quite famous Grandfathers Norwegian Opera. His Mom’s choir practice live from ages 0-33. Christian V was destined to become a singer/songwriter. Taught classical violin and piano in grade school and joined the junior high chorus team by 6th grade-influenced by his mother’s classical, his father’s classic rock, older sisters Disco, Euro-techno, Philly electro, D.

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  • burntsystems

    It doesn't get more electronic unless the singers were robots instead of Witches! It's official, One Year in the making. Hours of travel and studio time. Magically produced to give you new distinct new sounds never compiled together until now... Witchrock is here, ladies and gentlemen, witches and warlocks, fairies and vamps, trolls and demons, jedi and blue shirts, evil and good, master and learner, find your path or make your own. ♥ ♥ ♥ 93

    6 Jul 2013 Reply
  • amuzedtodeath

    Where has your talent been all these years?

    2 Sep 2009 Reply
  • burntsystems

    For Burnt! SpACEpOp album 2000-Sounds similiar to the knife

    8 Jan 2008 Reply