Chris Annibell is the founder of Afrokinetic, a music specialty company, marketingand 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, vinyland controllers), sound design (synthesis & sampling), music theoryand 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 artistand as one half of the production duo, Nickodemus & Osiris, Annibell has written, produced, recorded, remixedand 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 commercialsand hit cable programs like HBO’s ‘Entourage,’ his discographyand 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, APTand 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, Quanticand many more.