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Elwood biography

There are three artists with the name "Elwood" on last.fm: 1) Finnish demoscene musician, Jussi-Matti Salmela 2) Elwood J. Blues from The Blues Brothers 3) The hip-hop project of Prince Elwood Strickland III 1) Pseudonym for Finnish demoscene musican and electronic tracker Jussi-Matti Salmela, who first released his music to the world wide web in 1995 with the track "Dead Lock." From Kankaanpää, Finland, Jussi-Matti began exploring the demoscene at an early age with his first musical program, a 4-channel soundtracker for the Amiga 500 in 1988. The tracks Elwood first debuted were XM modules created using the demogroup Triton's FastTracker 2 MOD file computer tracker program. When support for FT2 was discontinued in 1999, Elwood made the transition to tracking in mp3 format. His last XM module composed with the FT2, was the appropriately-titled "The Only One Left." This track was laster rendered into an mp3 and released with over a dozen others from 2000 to 2003 via his now-defunct mp3.com "Elwood79" profile page. In 2006, he briefly corroborated with a fellow demoscene musician in a project known as LoomMusic, though the duo never officially released any full-length tracks and the project is currently on hold. In recent years, as Elwood, Jussi-Matti composed "The Theme to Vertebra" for a locally-produced film in 2010. Later that year, the piece "Hey Peaches (You Leave Me Speechless)," was made commercially available to iTunes under the alias "Magellanic Milk," with intention of "building from the demoscene" and incorporating "contemporary sounds & styles." In December of 2013, Jussi-Matti returned to demoscene tracking with a brand-new take on the scene and renewed interest in creating music with the track "Spark." All of his solo work as Elwood is available at his web page, elwoodproductions.com, and his original XM MODs (with accompanying upload dates & track descriptions) may be found at the modarchive.org website. 2) Edward "Dan" Aykroyd Daniel a.k.a. Elwood J. Blues, CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, musician, winemaker and ufologist. He was an original cast member of Saturday Night Live, an originator of The Blues Brothers (with John Belushi) and Ghostbusters and has had a long career as a film actor and screenwriter. 3) Elwood is the eclectic hip-hop/pop project of singer/songwriter/producer Prince Elwood Strickland III and co-producer and songwriter Brian Boland. Born and raised in North Carolina, Strickland grew up listening to rap, soul, country, folk and pop and eventually became a recording engineer at Soho's Greene Street Recording Facility. During his decade-long stint there, he worked with artists like Tricky, Mos Def, De La Soul, the The and Adam Yauch and met Boland. The duo recorded a seven-song demo in Strickland's own studio led to a deal with the Palm Pictures imprint, and Elwood worked with acclaimed British producer Steve Lillywhite on tracks for their debut album The Parlance Of Our Times, which was co-released in early 2000 by Palm Pictures and Lillywhite's label Gobstopper.

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