David Wightman




June 4 2015 - Aux Magazine writes about DJ George Costanza's mixtape, "Cringeworthy."

June 3 2015 - Impose Magazine writes about DJ George Costanza's mixtape, "Cringeworthy."

May 29 2015 - DJ George Costanza releases new mixtape on Nina Pop Records entitled "Cringeworthy." Premiered on Noisey Music Blog.

April 21 2015 - DJ George Costanza releases new song This Real Forever.

April 8 2015 - Participating in a panel discussion "Blame it on the Algorithm" at Rijksakademie.

February 3 2015 - DJ George Costanza releases Best Day of My Life.

January 8 2015 - Interview with David Wightman and Jacob Ciocci about Extreme Animals in Body Literature.

December 18 2014 - Extreme Animals' "The Urgency" screened at Migrating Forms Film Festival in New York, NY.

November 18 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases new song No Matter What They Say.

October 27 2014 - David Wightman collaborated with Kari Altmann on the sound for her piece Flexia for Serpentine's Extinction Marathon.

October 2 2014 - DJ George Costanza's Country Rap Mix gets written up on the blog Tiny Mix Tapes.

September 16 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases new mix No Hosts No Masters.

September 5 2014 - DJ George Costanza's Bobby Shmurda Bootleg gets written up in Brazilian Thump.

September 4 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases his Bobby Shmurda Bootleg.

August 2 2014 - DJ George Costanza's Country Rap Mix gets reviewed in the Los Angeles Times "Essential Tracks".

July 30 2014 - Thunder Zone Entertainment releases the DJ George Costanza Glow-In-The-Dark Awareness Bracelet.

July 28 2014 - Noisey premiere's DJ George Costanza's Country Rap Mix.

July 22 2014 - "Open Up Yr Mind" Remix EP and DJ George Costanza get written up in Baltimore City Paper.

July 18 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases his "Brooklyn Girls" remix.

July 2 2014 - DJ George Costanza has a remix on the Schwarz "Open Up Yr Mind" Remix EP.

June 13 2014 - Extreme Animals "The Urgency" gets written up in Vice Magazine by Sean Patrick Carney.

June 12 2014 - Extreme Animals "The Urgency" gets written up in Rhizome by Brian Droitcour.

May 27 2014 - Extreme Animals release "The Urgency" on DVD and digital download through Undervolt & Co..

May 15 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases his "Mixtape" remix.

April 15 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases his "Pink and Blue" remix.

February 26 2014 - DJ George Costanza's remix of "Terminator" by Famous Eno and Rubi Dan earns 3rd place in Mixpak's remix contest.

January 31 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases his CHAOS IS A LADDER Mix as documentation from the Internet Art Tour of 2013. The mix was made as part of the Extreme Animals Rhizome Artbase submission.

January 30 2014 - Extreme Animals cover of "We Can't Stop" gets featured in the 10 really weird things that happened in 2013 article in Dummy Magazine.

January 5 2014 - DJ George Costanza releases his Downton Abbey Remix in conjunction with the US premiere of season 4.

January 4 2014 - Unboxing video of Extreme Animals "The Urgency."

December 31 2014 - Extreme Animals "The Urgency" gets listed in Noisey's "The Best Music Videos of 2013" article.

November 1 2014 - Thunderzone Entertainment releases a limited edition VHS of Extreme Animals' "The Urgency." Available for purchase from Thunderzone's webstore.

July 24 2013 - Awarded the Rhizome/Tumblr Internet Art Grant to execute a multi-city tour with Extreme Animals and 5 other internet artists/musicians.

July 20-21 2013 - DJ @George_Costanza's "I'm Out (CAPS LOCK Remix)" used in dance troupe Fluct's Transvalue: The Appraisal of Social Bodies at Fitness Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

July 17 2013 - The Extreme Animals remix of "We Can't Stop" (and Kyle Mabson's compilation) gets written about in the L.A. Times.

July 15 2013 - Extreme Animals made a remix of Miley Cyrus's "We Can't Stop" for curator Kyle Mabson's compilation. Listen to it here on Kyle's bandcamp or watch the video on youtube.

July 9 2013 - DJ @George_Costanza released the "I'm Out (CAPS LOCK Remix)".

June 25 2013 - Dis Magazine releases DJ @George_Costanza's "My Friend Zone Over You" Pop Punk Mix.

June 14 2013 - Curated "Personal Best: Part 4" at the Outpost in Queens, NY. Performances by Stephanie Davidson, Brian Droitcour, and Mick Barr.

June 13 2013 - DJ @George_Costanza released the "Body Party (Rock My Body Remix)".

May 26 2013 - Curated "Personal Best: Part 3" at the Outpost in Queens, NY. Performances by Notendo, Claire Evans, and Young Male.

May 1 2013 - Extreme Animals made a remix of "Hey Ho" for curator Kyle Mabson's compilation. Listen to it here on Kyle's bandcamp.

April 20 2013 - Curated "Personal Best: Part 2" at the Outpost in Queens, NY. Performances by Jacob Ciocci, Nick Faust, and Haribo.

March 15 2013 - Curated "Personal Best: Part 1" at the Outpost in Queens, NY. Performances by Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Brenna Murphy, and Alien Whale.

March 13 2013 - Extreme Animals Mini Mix "TMI or Die" is featured in Juiceboxxx's monthly podcats, the Thunder Zone. Listen here.

January 19 2013 - Extreme Animals music featured in Peter Burr's Special Effect at the Museum of Moving Image in Queens, NY.

January 17 2013 - Extreme Animals new mix gets positive reviews by Deathbomb Arc and Juiceboxxx.

January 16 2013 - Extreme Animals release new mix RIP MCA - AKA SAN DIEGO FIREWORKS 2012 FAIL-LOUD AND UP CLOSE-THE MEGAMIX" on Percussion Lab. Stream or download here.

December 6 2012 - DJ @George_Costanza released the gangnam_americano remix.

November 27 2012 - Jacob Ciocci and David Wightman are curating five covers for Showpaper, a free bi-monthly paper that lists shows in NYC. Here our the covers by artist: Spencer Longo, Brenna Murphy, Tabor Robak, Kyle Mabson, and Bea Fremderman.

October 22 2012 - Extreme Animals release the "chopped and screwed" version of Mykki Blanco's "Haze.Boogie.Life" with video.

October 11 2012 - Fly-Girls-2 (a collaboration with Al Bedell) released the "Hold the Phone!" mix available for free download here.

October 9 2012 - "Mendo Blues," a track I contributed music to on the new Colin L. Orchestra album, is featured on Vice's Noisey blog.

July 10 2012 - Fly-Girls-2 (a collaboration with Al Bedell) released the #DreamBelieveAchieve teaser/mix available for stream or free download here.

June 20 2012 - Extreme Animals made a remix of "Click Pow" by DDM ft. Rye Rye released by Deep In The Game. Listen to it here on their sound cloud.

June 1 2012 - The Extreme Animals remix of "Somebody That I Used To Know" (and Kyle Mabson's compilation) gets written about in the L.A. Times.

May 21 2012 - Extreme Animals made a remix of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" for curator Kyle Mabson's compilation. Listen to it here on Kyle's bandcamp or here on our soundcloud.

May 20 2012 - Extreme Animals' "Am I Evil" screened at Migrating Forms at the Anthology Film Archives in New York NY.

May 8 2012 - Interview with Jacob Ciocci for Decoder magazine about Extreme Animals.

March 22 2012 - The Fortress of Amplitude costume and "Big Reality" show are featured in Artforum's critics' picks.

March 15-29 2012 - NPC book and Fortress of Amplitude costume in "Big Reality" art show curated by Brian Droitcour at 319 Scholes Brooklyn NY.

January 13 2012 - The Extreme Animal's remix of Pictureplane's Body Mod gets a positive write up in The Fader.

January 11 2012 - Completed music to be featured on the forthcoming Colin L. Orchestra double album.

January 2012 - Received ASCAPlus award.

December 2011 - Extreme Animals music featured on Nu Depth's mix.

November 18 2011 - Talked on a panel at Columbia University entitled "Instrumentalization Of Music" about the crossover between art and music worlds. Other panelists include Zach Layton, Tristan Perich, Howie Chen, Jacob Ciocci, Khaela Maricich, and Melissa Dyne. 632 west 125th street, Prentis Hall. More information here.

November 2011 - Participated in Dis Magazine's "Trance War" with a new Extreme Animals song.

November 2011 - Residency at The Wassaic Project.

October 24 2011 - Extreme Animals' "Am I Evil" receives a write up in the German blog Electronic Beats.

October 4 2011 - Extreme Animals release video for "Am I Evil?"

September 23 2011 - Extreme Animals' MixpakFM mix is awarded "Mix of the Week" by MTVHive.

July 2011 through July 2012 - Residency at Harvestworks. Developing a work for music and video in which the video will be controlled in real time by the electric guitar.

July 30 2011 - Collaboration with Breanne Trammell: Yves Costanza Blue Jeans. Breanne made the video and I made the music. Video does not work on firefox5.0 yet.

July 20 2011 – Released the Soulja Boy Meets World remix available for stream or free download here.

July 3 2011 – Teeth release the Extreme Animals remix of their song Care Bear. Listen to our remix here or download it on iTunes.

June 3 2011 – Released the Nyan Cat remix available for stream or free download here or watch on youtube here.

May 9 2011 – Released the mix tape Br00tal Moods available for free download here.

March 2 2011 - Premiere of Bass Quartet Ground Bass for the UCSD Bass Ensemble led by Mark Dresser.

February 2011 – Completed Extreme Animals Remix of T3ETH song called Care Bear

January 2011 – Composed original score for Jacob Ciocci's film Silver Surfers http://eyebeam.org/projects/silver-surfers. Also, began working on many new songs for Extreme Animals upcoming tours and releases.

January 2011 - Received ASCAPlus award

December 2010 - Graduated from UCSD with PhD in Music Composition. Dissertation title Three Compositions: Bless This Mess, Wonderful Things, Music is My Life.

Fall 2010 - Taught MUS15 "Heavy Metal Music" course at UCSD, Fall Quarter.

August 2010 - Recorded Wonderful Things with Stephanie Aston (soprano), Colin McAllister (guitar), Justin Dehart (vibraphone).

August 2010 - Taught MUS14 "Avant Garde and Experimental Musical Practices of the 20th and 21st Centuries" course at UCSD, Summer Session II.

July 2010 - Fountainebleau Music Summer Session - Performance of Outside Voice for solo Bass Clarinet by Carol McGonnell. Premiere of Eight Short Pieces for piano trio.

June 4 2010 - Bless This Mess gets mentioned in the New York Times article about June in Buffalo.

June 2010 - Performance of Bless This Mess by Ensemble Surplus at June in Buffalo.

May 14 2010 - Curated New Weird San Diego Metal Festival at the Che Cafe. Performers included Riververb, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Aquapuke, 60s Residue, Monochromicity, Powerchords, Glen A. Beke, and Fortress of Amplitude.

January 2010 - Received "Meet the Composer" Grant to complete Bless This Mess For the Red Light Ensemble.

December 13 2009 - San Diego Union Tribune prints "Trying to Reach Abrasive Ecstatic Stasis" article.

June 12 through September 24 2009 - Don’t Cry Remix included in the group show "Smoke & Mirrors" at Space Gallery in Pittsburgh PA. See a picture of the installation here.

May 30 2009 - Curated New Weird San Diego Metal Festival at the Che Cafe. Performers included Riververb, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Aquapuke, Beware We Are The Werewolves Of Belial, and Fortress of Amplitude.

2004 - Made the documentary "Smells Like Burnt Speaker" chronicling Paper Rad's Year Of The Troll tour. Available/streaming now on Ubuweb.