1.8.7. (musical artist)
Who is 1.8.7.?
1.8.7.: 1.8.7 is a pseudonym for Jordana LeSesne, a musician and producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She became widely known in the mid-1990s as an American Drum and Bass producer. The Village Voice described her as being "[w]idely regarded as the top U.S. drum'n'bass producer" She has released of over 50 tracks which includes three full length albums, several EPs, and many remixes under the alias "1.8.7". The album When Worlds Collide, released in 1997, became known for its "dark pummeling assaults". Several of her tracks have appeared as videos on MTV Amp as well as MTV Europe. She has also licensed tracks for numerous compilations as well as the Sci Fi Channel. Both of her albums charted in the Top 25 of both the CMJ and Mixmag U.S. for 1997 as well as 1998. Her works have been reviewed by the likes of Spin, Rolling Stone, Urb, Mixer, Mixmag, Raygun, and Vibe as well as Knowledge – the U.K. Drum and Bass magazine. In 1999 she was listed in Raygun's "Who's Who of International DJs". She was one of the headlining DJ's on Knowledge Magazine's 28 city "Kung Fu Knowledge" tour in 1999. She also made Out Magazine's OUT100 for the year 2000.
- also known as 1.8.7, 187
- born in Pittsburgh
- profession: Record producer, disc jockey, musician
- member of musical group 1.8.7 vs. Drunken Hoodlumz
- genre: Drum and bass
- albums: "Quality Rolls", "The Cities Collection", "When Worlds Collide", "When Worlds Collide EP 1", "When Worlds Collide EP 2"
- official website: www.facebook.com/pages/Jordana-aka-187/49089429814