Jimmy Edgar is an American electronic musician, graphic designer, photographer, fashion designer, and filmmaker from Detroit, Michigan.Influenced by funk, street beat, Detroit techno, and R&B, early in his career he released two experimental glitch albums under the namesMichaux and Kristuit Salu and Morris Nightingale. His first solo album Color Strip (2006) came out on Warp Records after he signed to the label at age 18. This release was followed by XXX (2010) on !K7 Records in 2010. After his last solo LP Majenta (2012), he has released several EPS on his own Ultramajic Records, often designing the album covers himself.
He is known as a member of the music duo Black Affair along with vocalist Steve Mason, and has also been a part of the side-projects X Districtwith Laura Clarke, Her Bad Habit, the duo Plus Device, the group Creepy Autograph, and the duo JETS with Machinedrum. Currently based inLos Angeles, he tours frequently as a collaborator and solo artist, and has performed at venues such as Bang Face, I Love Techno, and the Detroit Electronic Music Festival. Edgar has also showcased his painting and fashion photography at a number of international exhibitions, and is known for making short films and directing music videos, often of an abstract nature.