American producer Jim-E Stack (James Horton Stack) first became known for making driving yet melancholy experimental club music, then gradually developed a more song-driven style and collaborated with several prominent indie and left-field pop artists. On early releases such as 2014's Tell Me I Belong, he constructed busy, bass-heavy dance tracks featuring chopped-up R&B vocal samples and wistful, teary-eyed melodies juxtaposed with slightly aggressive beats. Since then, his music has become more refined and sophisticated, and he's worked with artists such as Bon Iver, Empress Of, HAIM, and Charli XCX. The former two later returned the favor, joining him on his 2020 sophomore effort, EPHEMERA.
A drummer since his youth, Stack was raised in San Francisco and started producing hip-hop beats in 2008; eventually the sounds of U.K. grime and ... Read Full Biography