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DJ Sprinkles "House Music is Controllable Desire You Can Own" ranked #152 on NPR's list of The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+.
DJ Sprinkles listed in Thump's 20 Greatest Gay DJs of All Time.
DJ Sprinkles Just Sold Out London's Dance Tunnel in Three Minutes.
Ranked #39 in Wikipedia's top transgendered and transsexual musicians trending topics (as of November 2013).
Listed in Mixmaster Morris' Top 100 DJ's 2013.
Midtown 120 Blues ranked #24 Die 50 besten elektronischen Alben der letzten 25 Jahre.
It's very rare that three hours of a single DJ doesn't feel like enough, but Sprinkles was just insanely good at ADE; when we think about this year's event, there's little question that his set will be the one we remember most.
Transgendered performer, legendary House DJ, artistic intellectual and creator of a number of celebrated classic releases, Thaemlitz is easily amongst the most interesting and bravest of contemporary musicians and for that reason an asset to any artistic movement.
DJ Sprinkles "Midtown 120 Blues" is the best album of 2009 because it makes us wonder if other producers - hell, other people - were as consistently brave as Thaemlitz, what this world indeed would be coming to.
Thaemlitz's [piano] playing works like Nina Simone's, opening up between jazz and modern classical a huge harmonic space in which to articulate complex emotions.
From the Imaginary Landscapes of John Cage through Walter/Wendy Carlos, Throbbing Gristle, Sylvester, and Patrick Cowley to the contemporary transgendered interventions of Terre Thaemlitz and Matmos' digital reshaping of the world, electronic music has been used as a vehicle to express sexual transgression, as a way of transforming society.
Terre Thaemlitz is looking through things as if they were made of glass, seeing all the light reflections and loving them more than the glass object as a whole.
The audio and video track "Between Empathy and Sympathy is Time (Apartheid)" by Terre Thaemlitz from the album "Lovebomb" is definitely the first, very sublime Protestsong of the 21st Century.
We were all very impressed by Terre Thaemlitz, who is probably one of the best musicians I ever worked with - including studio-mixing of acoustic instruments.
...and still Terre's most cherished review after all these years: