Gold Panda

Gold Panda

Gold Panda is a 28-year-old London fellow named Derwin. ("I just call myself Derwin Panda for the moment," he says.) He caught our attention recently with the striking "Quitter's Raga". If there's anything wrong with the track, it's the brief, two-minute run time-- "so short it breaks your heart," wrote Music Critic Mark Richardson. Quitter's Raga" also came on the Pitchfork "The Top 100 Tracks of 2009" list as number 75. Gold Panda’s journey has been a long and intermittently strange one. Initially, the Essex, UK artist spent his day-job time... more