Born: 27 / 5 / 1987

Location: Portland

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Douglas Appling (born May 27, 1987), better known by his stage name, Emancipator, is an American producer and DJ based in Portland, Oregon, United States. He launched his music career by self-releasing his debut album, Soon It Will Be Cold Enough, in 2006 while he was a college student. He has released eight studio albums (two of which are collaboration albums), two live albums, five EPs and three remix collections. He also founded his own record label, Loci Records, in 2012 and formed a live band called the Emancipator Ensemble in 2013.


2006 Soon It Will Be Cold Enough
2010 Safe in the Steep Cliffs
2013 Dusk to Dawn
2015 Seven Seas
2017 Baralku

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