Douglas Appling, better known by his stage name Emancipator, is an American trip hop producer based in Portland, Oregon. His tracks have been included in compilation albums such as Hydeout Productions 2nd Collection. His debut album, Soon It Will Be Cold Enough, was released in 2006. Rolling Stone Japan published an interview with Appling in November, 2008. Appling's song Wolf Drawn was featured in the trailer for Toby Dawson - Lost and Found, an upcoming documentary on the Olympic medal winning mogul skier Toby Dawson. In April 2011, Appling announced he would be contributing to the soundtrack of The Last Cause, a proof-of-concept science fiction short film written and directed by Linh Mai. In November 2012 Appling founded his own label Loci Records. His third album, Dusk to Dawn, was released on January 29th 2013 on Loci Records. The first single, Minor Cause, was released January 9th, and can be downloaded for free at Loci Records' Bandcamp site.