Kid Dakota is the musical moniker of Darren Jackson. Formed in 1999, Kid Dakota released two albums on LOW's Chairkicker's Union - So Pretty (2002), and The West is the Future (2004) - and two albums on Graveface Records - A Winner's Shadow (2008), and Listen to the Crows As They Take Flight (2011). He is currently working on his fifth album, Denervation, which will be released on Graveface Records on 02/10/2018.
Darren is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, engineer, teacher, and producer. He owns and operates Shortman Studio in Northeast Minneapolis. In addition to creating and recording music, he is currently a Ph.D. student in ASPECT (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought) at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His areas of research are early twentieth-century avant-garde film, film theory, and philosophy
Photographer: Brieanna Waters