Chris Annibell is the founder of Afrokinetic, a music specialty company, marketing and producing DJ & live music events since 2003. Chris is a talented musician, DJ, songwriter, music producer, remix artist, marketer, and music educator with over 20 years of experience in the music industry.
As an educator, Annibell has extensive experience teaching music production (Ableton Live, Logic Pro), DJing (Serato DJ, Pioneer Rekordbox, vinyl and controllers), sound design (synthesis & sampling), music theory and snare drum & drum kit. He was a senior instructor at the internationally acclaimed electronic music school DUBSPOT in New York City, and has been a guest speaker at highly regarded cultural institutions including the Museum of Modern Art, and the Clive Davis School of Recorded Music at NYU Tisch.
As a solo artist and as one half of the production duo, Nickodemus & Osiris, Annibell has written, produced, recorded, remixed and performed on a great many releases. With titles on record labels such as Giant Step, Luaka Bop, MCA, Modiba, and WonderWheel; and music placements in TV commercials and hit cable programs like HBO’s ‘Entourage,’ his discography and production credits continue to grow.
As a DJ, Annibell has held residencies at some of New York City’s most revered venues including Le Bain, APT and Le Poisson Rouge. He has shared the stage with music luminaries from across the sonic spectrum, including artists such as Gilles Peterson, Bernie Worrel, King Britt, Thievery Corporation, Soulive, Ben Watt (everything but the girl), Osunlade, Jean Grae, Terry Hunter, Tortured Soul, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Quantic and many more.