ynoT (Anthony Plamondon) has been involved in electronic music for over 15 years. Reigning from the Motor City his progression would seem obvious, but his approach is much different. While growing up just outside Detroit, he was most inspired by the Detroit 3 and DJs from the Chicago House movement. ynoT was an early member of the Chicago Music Pool, did promotional work for DJ International and New Music Pool out of New York.
In the early 90s, ynoT was a resident DJ at a nightclub in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Later as Chief Announcer at WCBN in Ann Arbor, he produced two mix shows on which aired every Friday and Saturday evening. Simultaneously he started Planet Earth Productions, which produced several successful local events.
In 1992, ynoT moved out west to San Francisco. While continuing to host events under the Planet Earth Productions banner, he also became a regular host at the SOMA districts Mariposa Loft. After a few years in Boston ynoT moved to Los Angeles in 1998 in order to immerse himself in the emerging underground movement in Southern California.
ynoT quickly made contacts in L.A., and as a result began spinning at various events, clubs, raves and industry parties. He played at events that included Michele N’Dgeochello and Electric Sky Church. In 1999, ynoT became a resident at Club Arcadia in Santa Monica.
In the year 2000, ynoT signed with the reputable Vinyl Voyage Management (VVM), an artist management group based in Los Angeles. He also started a new production company called Hyperborean. VVM and Hyperborean collaborated to throw the highly successful bi-weekly event, BE, at Club Arcadia.
Recently ynoT spun a phenomenal set at Broken, a momentous New Years Eve event put on by Flux Promotions and VVM at the Martini Lounge in Hollywood. During the last few months he has played Celebrate and CUBE at Sugar among others. Most recently he played at the hottest club on the west coast, Hollywood’s GIANT the night of Sven Vath and Pascal F.E.O.S.
Several more events are booked in early summer 2001, including High Minded, Tangent and Sanctuary all in Los Angeles. ynoT is currently resident at Essence, at The Room in Santa Monica.
ynoT resides in West Hollywood. He spins deep and tribal house, downtempo and a vicious Detroit techno set showing his roots. He has played in NYC, SF, Boston, Houston and Detroit. ynoT’s experience and musical range transcend into a smooth, deeply rich and cerebral spinning style.
deep, tribal house and downtempo