Kyp Malone

born on 27/2/1973

Kyp Malone

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Kyp Malone

David Kyp Joel Malone (born February 27, 1973) is a multi-instrumentalist and member of the bands TV on the Radio and Iran.

Malone formed Iran with film director/singer/songwriter Aaron Aites in 2000. Malone later joined Tunde Adebimpe and David Sitek in TV on the Radio for the recording and release of Desperate Youth, Bloodthirsty Babes. He writes, sing and play instruments in the band. He addresses in his texts racism, show-bizness and politics in an indirect manner, with poetry and images.[1]

Malone has also contributed to work by Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, including producing Robinson's 2009 album Summer Of Fear.[2] In 2009, Malone released a solo effort under the name Rain Machine, later touring to support the album.[3] Malone has also toured and played with Jolie Holland, and was an influence and early champion of singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten.[4][5][6] Malone was featured in the 2002 Bay Area indie film Scumrock.[7] Malone also recorded with the Malian band Tinariwen on their 2011 release Tassili. The album was recorded in the Algerian desert near the Libyan border.[8]


  1. Pierrot, Gregory (November 2013). There Will Be Mixed Blood: TV On the Radio, Werewolves Like Us.
  2. LaBate, Steve (2007-10-16). Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson: Summer of Fear. Paste Magazine. Retrieved on 2011-03-07.
  3. Ayers, Mike (2009-09-25). Kyp Malone Gets Deep and Desperate on 'Rain Machine'. Spinner (website). Retrieved on 2011-03-07.
  4. Lawrence, Jordan. Jolie Holland & Kyp Malon. Columbia Free Times. Retrieved on 8 March 2011.
  5. Hilton, Robin. First Listen: Sharon Van Etten, 'Epic'. Retrieved on 8 March 2011.
  6. Smith, Dane, Confidence a plenty, 18 January 2011. URL accessed on 5 February 2011.
  7. Malone, Kyp. Scumrock. imdb. Retrieved on 6 April 2011.
  8. Rohter, Larry (2011-09-01). Blues From the Desert, Recorded On Site. New York Times. Retrieved on 2011-09-01.
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