Arthur Russell

  • Real name
    Charles Arthur Russell
  • Aliases
    Dinosaur, Dinosaur L, Indian Ocean, Killer Whale
  • Location
    United States of America
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  • First event on RA


  • When Arthur Russell died of AIDS on April 4, 1992, at the age of 40, the obituary in The Village Voice read: "his songs were so personal that it seems as though he simply vanished into his music."

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  • 3 Dec 2009

    In an extract from his new book on Arthur Russell, Tim Lawrence explains the story of how one of the most famous tracks in dance music history came to be.
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Past events

    • Thu, 27 Jul 2017

      Norbergfestival 2017

      Arthur Russell, Susanna, Ikonika, Irradiation, Fiedel, Kasia, Manni Dee, Pharmakon, Erosion Flow, Zuli, Beatrice Dillon, Annika, SKY H1, Folded Visuals, JASSS, Dold, KUF, Kara-Lis Coverdale, Zora Jones, Ash Koosha, Jesse Osborne-Lanthier, Nick Klein, Your Planet Is Next, Evol, Scanner, Christoffer Berg, SIREN DJs, 111X, re:ni, Clora, Sybil, Coucou Chloe, Moonbow, Sarah Davachi, Ewa Justka, Forces

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    • Thu, 29 Jun 2017

      Les Siestes Électroniques

      Arthur Russell, Huerco S, Tako, Dynamons, The Other, Ron Morelli, Harvey Sutherland, Gaussian Curve, Seekersinternational, Marie Davidson, Kate NV
      Enjoy this blissful French festival with a superb selection of DJs and live acts across four days, free of charge.

    • Thu, 28 Jul 2016

      Norbergfestival 2016

      Arthur Russell, Kliin, DJ Stingray, Borusiade, Sully, DjRUM, Aïsha Devi, Gábor Lázár, Karen Gwyer, Mount Liberation Unlimited, LCC, Amnesia Scanner, Peder Mannerfelt, Apeiron Crew, Dinamarca, TOXE, Demian Licht, Nidia Minaj, Sissel Wincent, Pan Daijing, Mechatok, Daniel Araya, Christoffer Berg, Mobilegirl, Gareth Clarke, Nadah El Shazly, Matthew Collings, Ewa Justka

    • Thu, 19 May 2016

      Moogfest 2016

      DJ Harvey, Kode9, Amos, Pereira, Arthur Russell, Taped, Actress, Hieroglyphic Being, Kyle Hall, Floating Points, Ben Frost, Mad Professor, Bicep, Lunice, Veronica Vasicka, Afrikan Sciences, Shimon, Heathered Pearls, Laurel Halo, Julia Holter, Grouper, Grimes, Darwin, Bob Moses, Julianna Barwick, Larry Gus, The Blessed Madonna, Marc Fleury, Karen Gwyer, Mykki Blanco, Dawn of Midi, Antenes, CFCF, Alessandro Cortini, Jlin, M. Geddes Gengras, Suzanne Ciani, Andrew Benson, Gwenno, Laurie Anderson, Blood Orange, ADULT., Lawrence Lek
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