Cleveland, Oak Bluffs, United States
Kidnapalm was Kyle Kotarski. In the Cleveland area, he worked his way to headlining status, then began performing in other arenas. His approach to turntablism was raw and linear, often working the crowd in ways that pushed the limits of what could be done with some records and a mixer. As Kyle moved forward with his career, recording guitars with VentanA, the turntable fell away from being the hub of the culture, and the skill was no longer worth continuing to exhibit as a live performance. This may be changing, and hopefully the craft will see a resurgence with the modern fallout of quality electronic content and methods. He is releasing these mixes and much of the back catalog due to requests and demand and to stay in touch with this character he fabricated and what it means for future production efforts.