After the sold out success that was the Dub FX debut performance at Electric Brixton, he’s back by huge demand to share his talents with you once again. The last party was probably the biggest Electric Empire to date, This time round it promises to be even bigger. Joining Dub FX is another star from the southern hemisphere, a rare London performance from the glitch hop funk master himself Opiuo!! As always the rest of the lineup doesn’t disappoint!
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Dub Fx, or Benjamin Stanford for those in the know, is an international street performer and recording artist who has taken Europe by storm with a combination of his live looping, hip hop grooves, drum & bass beats, reggae rhythms, rich vocals and mind boggling pedal effects. Performing whilst recording and looping is Dub Fx’s trademark, blasting out multifaceted tunes that you can’t hold still to.
Using only live performance, word of mouth, social networking and free samples to make his name known, Dub Fx is an organic and independent artist whose music has spread contagiously. From busking Britain to millions YouTube hits of such street performances to owning the stages of Woodstock and Glastonbury – and it comes as no surprise, he’s a bloody genius.
Ever wanted some extra funk in your life? What about some warm syrupy bass sauce to compliment your daily adventure? Well now you can have all that and more within the perfectly crafted sonic soundscape that is OPIUO. A Kiwi who now calls Australia home, Opiuo is a chief sufferer of intense musical addiction, spending every spare second creating audible treats and selling out venues throughout the entire world.
He’s performed alongside the likes of MC Hammer, Pretty Lights and Bassnectar and has reached #1 chart positions on Beatport, Addictech, and iTunes. In turn, inspiring and captivating people all over with his highly original and uncontrollably addictive take on fun fuelled electronic music.
His remix credits span world renown artistic icons like Infected Mushroom, Kimbra and KOAN Sound. Music from the Opiuo Lab can be found on television, in documentaries, on radio (BBC Radio One + JJJ) and specifically selected for compilations by artists such as legendary broken beat pioneer BT (Black Hole Recordings).
Record label owner, producer and DJ extraordinaire, A.Skillz’ incredible deck talents fuse funk, soul and hip-hop with D’n’B, dub-step and breaks, all sliced, mashed and cut together with a unique style of scratching and mixing.
His reputation as a true party rocker has won him prime-time slots across the world at a who’s who of major events, festivals and music industry parties including FabricLive (London), The Hit Factory (New York), WMC (Miami), Shambhala (Canada), Field Day (Sydney) and Glastonbury. Whether he’s in a club or at a festival, A.Skillz always gets the place jumpin’…As a producer A.Skillz has established himself as one of the most highly regarded in his scene, releasing countless bullets, including the infamous Insane Bangers series, a host of impressive remixes for the likes of stadium rockers Queen, dance legend Don Diablo and Northern Soul Groovers Smoove & Turrell, together with singles on the legendary Finger Lickin’ Records and the now classic artist album ‘Tricka Technology’ with breakbeat heavyweight Krafty Kuts.
Alongside his globetrotting tours and hectic studio time, A.Skillz pulls the strings at the fresh and exciting new electro soul label Jam City. Structured on the foundations of the music he loves and with it’s first release unleashed very soon, Jam City is a towering prospect built to house the finest in party rockin’, road blockin’ beats.