This page was updated on June 27th 2019.
Marlon Cairenius was born Marlon Juhani Cairenius in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Marlon has 3 brothers and His parents were Finnish immigrants. He became a Musician shortly after meeting R.h.oZ and would also become a Chef at a Bistro called Leroy’s Rumour Mill. Marlon made his music debut on December 20th, 1997 with a song called ‘Unknown’ on the ‘Scalpel Stitch’ release ‘For The Love Of Static’ from the ‘Mode series’.
Born: May 21, 1978 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 31, 2019 (age 40) in Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Marlon had very little Musical training before he began writing and recording his unique blend of music. Marlon was mostly self-taught except for a music class Marlon had at Beatty-Fleming Sr. Public School.
Musical Style and Influences
Marlon Cairenius music is generally Avant-garde Electronic psychedelic with Lo-fi elements of Punk, Industrial and Jazz. Marlon’s influences include ‘Type O Negative’, ‘Corrosion of Conformity’, ‘Dayglo Abortions’, ‘Skinny Puppy’ and ‘The Legendary Pink Dots’.
Marlon released 40+ independent Albums and over 100 singles from 1994 to 2019. The formats used include Record’s, Tape’s, CD’s, Usb stick’s and Digital downloads. These recordings included collaborations with several different projects beginning with a guy named ‘Dan’ in 1994, ‘Mobile Depression’ in 1995, ‘Scalpel Stitch’ from 1995 to 2019, ‘Electroniek symphoniek’ from 2007 to 2011 and ‘JnM’ from 2006 to 2019. In addition to being sampled by several other musicians, Marlon has created and also has been featured in several Podcasts over the years.
Marlon created a lot of Samples over the years including a large collection of Sound fonts for various music projects. Marlon also contributed a huge amount of content for the Spunjet Baby Soundpool.
The equipment used to write and record include the 2004 version of Multitrackstudio software from Bremmers audio design, Windows Xp on a Dell Latitude 2110 computer, a Creative labs Extigy, a M-audio Keystation 49 with Marlon’s Sound fonts, Marlon’s drum samples, a Zmx52 mixer for input for guitar and a JM2 Phantom powered microphone.