After more than a decade DJing other people’s records in dark rooms all over the globe, in 2004 Shit Robot – aka Dubliner Marcus Lambkin – finally departed his adopted New York home for a small country town outside of Stuttgart, where he got on with the overdue task of releasing his own music.
After a series of club 12”s, Lambkin released his debut album, ‘From The Cradle To The Rave’ in late 2010.
With guests including James Murphy, Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip and Nancy Wang, the 10-track record was described as a “great bleep forward” by the Guardian and “something special” by Pitchfork, and sealed with a nice 7.1.
In 2011, Lambkin introduced The Shit Robot Show, his first live AV offering. TSRS has lit up clubs and festivals the world over, including prime slots at Electric Picnic, Nuits Sonores, Lovebox, SXSW and more.
His second LP,’We Got A Love’, landed in 2014, with Lidell Townsell, Museum of Love, Reggie Watts and
Nancy featuring. Pitchfork called it “a solid set of impeccably produced club jams, all rinsed through an atmosphere that’s never less than jubilant”. His off-schedule 2015 single,‘Where It’s At’ became something of a sleeper hit, both in its original form and the crucial Jonny Aux remix. He rounded off 2015 with a release on S
tuttgart label, KitJen. January 2016 saw the release of quickfire club 12”‘OB-8’/‘Torpedo’ on DFA, which was debuted on Tim Sweeney’s Beats in Space, before the arrival of his third album,‘What Follows’, on DFA/PIAS in April. The nine-tracker featured guests Alexis Taylor, Nancy Whang, New Jackson, Museum Of Love and Jay Green. Plus remixes from Roman Flugel, Spencer Parker, New Jackson and Khotin.
The Robot continues to DJ the world over, and 2017 promises more new material, including the recently released collaborative project with Juan Maclean, Autofac, out on NYC’s Let’s Play House