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ABOUT REGGIE WATTS

 

Hilarious, brilliant, unpredictable – comedian/musician Reggie Watts is a staple of the international performance scene. Reggie's improvised musical sets are created on-the-spot using only his formidable voice and a looping machine. No two songs are ever the same. An avowed "disinformationist," Reggie loves to disorientate his audiences in the most entertaining way. You may not know what Reggie is going to do, but that's okay – he doesn't either.

As a solo performer, Reggie was handpicked by Conan O'Brien to open nightly on Conan's entire North American "Prohibted From Being Funny on Television" tour. Reggie was featured as "Hot Comedian" in Rolling Stone's Hot Issue 2010, named SPIN Magazine's "Best New Comedian" and "Best of CMJ" 2010, and a featured profile in GQ's Man Of The Year issue 2010. Reggie released his debut comedy cd/dvd 'Why $#!+ So Crazy?' on Comedy Central Records in May 2010. He has a new album entitled 'Reggie Watts Live at Third Man Records' which will be available limited edition vinyl Spring 2011.

On screen, Reggie has appeared on The Conan O'Brien Show, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, HBO's The Yes Men Save The World, Comedy Central's Michael and Michael Have Issues, Iceland TV, UK's "Funny Or Die," PBS' revamped Electric Company and the music video "What About Blowjobs?" for College Humor. Reggie can also be seen in short comedic interstitials during Comedy Central's late night block and has a pilot for the channel in the works.

As a musician, Reggie recorded the EP Pot Cookies through Normative Records, sang on Regina Spektor's "Dance Anthem of the 80s" and contributed two tracks to DFA Records' Spaghetti Circus. Also the frontman for Seattle rock outfit Maktub, Reggie and his band released five albums. Reggie recorded original music featured on Louis CK's show on FX and performed the theme song for Kristin Schaal's "Penelope Princess of Pets" show.

He has played sold-out solo runs at Fusebox, SXSW, Bonnaroo, Soho Theatre (London), Brian Eno's Luminous Festival at the Sydney Opera House, Montreal Comedy Festival, PopTech!, Vancouver Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, Sydney Festival, Outside Lands Festival and cities throughout the world including Amsterdam, Paris, Cologne, Madrid, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Melbourne, Cape Town and Rekjavik, among others. Reggie recently received the ARGUS ANGEL AWARD 2010 In Recognition Of Artistic Excellence at the Brighton Festival. In New York, Reggie regularly performs at The Box, UCB, Comix, the Bellhouse, Slipper Room, Caroline's, Union Hall and Moonwork. Reggie also received the ECNY Award (2009) and Andy Kaufmann Award (2006) for his brand of innovative stand-up performance.

Deliciously strange
— LA Times
 
 
Spectacularly original
— New York Magazine
 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS & ACCOLADES

 

FILMOGRAPHY

FILM

  • Steel of Fire Warriors 2010 A.D. (2008) as Mutantzoid Underling in Bar
  • The Yes Men Fix the World (2009) as Himself
  • Reggie Watts Does London (2009)
  • Why Shit So Crazy? (2010) as Himself
  • Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film (2012) as Himself
  • Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012) as Himself
  • A Live at Central Park (2012) as Himself
  • Transition (2013) as Himself
  • Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) as Tone Hanger Singer and Beatboxer
  • Creative Control (2015) as Himself
  • My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2016) as Assaf
  • Spatial (2016) as Himself
     

TELEVISION

  • Scott Batemen Presents Scott Batemen Presents (2007) as Himself
  • Saving Steve Agee (2007) as Himself
  • Superjail! (2008)
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) as Himself
  • Made Here (2009) as Himself
  • The Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (2009) as Himself
  • The Venture Bros. (2009) as The Delivery Guy
  • The Electric Company (2009-2011) as Music Man
  • The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2010) as Himself
  • Good News Week (2010) as Himself
  • Team Coco Presents the Conan Writers Live (2010) - Himself
  • Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011)
  • Cracker Night (2011) as Himself
  • Mash Up (2011)
  • Talk Stoop (2011) as Himself
  • Funny As Hell (2011) as Himself
  • Doctor Who: The Best-of Specials (2011) as Host
  • The Green Room with Paul Provenza (2011) as Himself
  • Delocated (2012) as Himself
  • Russell Howard's Good News (2012) as Himself
  • The Top 100 Video Games of All Time (2012) as Himself
  • 7 Minutes in Heaven (2012) as Himself
  • Stand Down: True Tales from Stand-Up Comedy (2012) as Himself
  • Mash Up (2012) as Himself
  • The Secret Policeman's Ball (2012) as Himself
  • Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (2013) as Himself
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2013)
  • Reggie Makes Music (2013)
  • 2013 YouTube Music Awards (2013) as Host
  • America's Next Top Model (2013) as Himself
  • Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012–2016) as Himself
  • Inside Amy Schumer (2014) as Neighbor
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015–present) as Himself


INTERNET VIDEOS

  • CollegeHumor - "What About Blowjobs?" (2007)
  • Disinformation (2008)
  • bd - "I Just Want To" (2009)
  • "Fuck Shit Stack" (2010)
  • Pop!Tech - "Reggie Watts: Humor In Music" (2011)
  • Pop!Tech - "Reggie Watts: A Send-Off In Style" (2011)
  • Funny or Die - "Reggie Watts Live" (2012)
  • TED - "Reggie Watts Disorients You in the Most Entertaining Way" (2012)
  • "Reggie Watts Is Skrillex" (2012)
  • Jash - Various Videos (2013–present)
  • "Ian Up For Whatever" - Bud Light Super Bowl XLVIII ad (2014)

 

DISCOGRAPHY


SOLO ALBUMS

  • Simplified (2003)
  • Why Shit So Crazy? (2010)
  • Live at Third Man - 12" Vinyl (2011)
  • A Live at Central Park (2012)
  • Spatial (2016)
  • Solo singles[edit]
  • "So Beautiful" (2005)
  • "Get Ready" (2014)


COLLABORATIVE ALBUMS

  • Subtle Ways (1999)
  • Khronos (2003)
  • Say What You Mean (2005)
  • Start It Over (2007)
  • Five (2009)
  • 4+1 Ensemble (Intuition, 1996)
  • From a Window (Avant, 2000)


COLLABORATIVE SONGS

  • "Closer" [Brent Laurence feat. Reggie Watts] (2004)
  • "Dance Anthem of the 80's" [Regina Spektor] (2012)
  • "Spaghetti Circus" [Still Going feat. Reggie Watts] (2012)
  • "Drunk Texts to Myself" Trevor Moore feat. Reggie Watts] (2013)
  • "We Got A Love" [Shit Robot feat. Reggie Watts] (2013)
  • "MFN" / "Housekeeping" Cibo Matto, Hotel Valentine (2014)
  • "Holy City" / "The Classic" Joan as Police Woman (2014)
  • "Sunshine" Flight Facilities (2014)

 

AWARDS & HONORS


Watts is the winner of the 2005 Malcolm Hardee "Oy Oy" Award, the 2006 Andy Kaufman Comedy Award, and the 2006 Seattle Mayor's Arts Award. He was also awarded the 2008 MAP Fund and the 2009 Creative Capitol Grant for the performing arts, and won the 2009 ECNY Award for Best Musical Comedy Act.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SOURCE:
http://reggiewatts.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggie_Watts

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