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A self-taught producer, London's SBTRKT -- aka Aaron Jerome -- mixes elements of dubstep, 2-step, garage, house, soul, and techno into a bass-heavy blend of flowing melodies and intricate percussion. The project's name was intended to remove the identity of any one person from the music, and SBTRKT even performed with a mask on to preserve that concept. After years of honing his craft, in 2009 Jerome sent tracks to DJs including BBC Radio 1's Graeme Sinden and Mary Anne Hobbs, who made singles such as "Nervous" into radio hits. SBTRKT's remixes for M.I.A., Basement Jaxx, and Underworld, among others, also met with success, as did his self-released singles Timeless and Right Place. He also issued a pair of singles for the enigmatic Brainmath label, LAIKA and 2020, as well as the Break Off/Evening Glow single for Ramp Recordings, which featured Jerome's frequent vocal collaborator Sampha. SBTRKT's first gig was at the famed Fabric club; he also DJ'ed at the club Plastic People, where he met an A&R rep from the Young Turks label, which released the Soundboy Shift EP in 2010 and the Step in Shadows EP and his self-titled debut album in 2011. One of its singles, "Wildfire," featured Little Dragon vocalist Yukumi Nagano and caught the ear of rapper Drake. His remix of the song received airplay on New York's WQHT and Miami's WPOW. The year 2014 saw him release his sophomore album, Wonder Where We Land, along with a trio of EPs, Transitions I, II, and III. He returned in 2016 with Save Yourself, which featured contributions from the-Dream, Sampha, and Mabel. ~ Heather Phares
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  1.   Song
  2.   Wildfire
  3.   Hold On
  4.   Living Like I Do
  5.   Something Goes Right by Sampha
  6.   Pharaohs by Roses Gabor
  7.   Look At Stars
  8.   Step In Shadows
  9.   New Dorp. New York.
  10.   Hide or Seek
  11.   Colonise
  12.   Ride To Freedom
  13.   Gamalena
  14.   The Light
  15.   Trials of the Past by Sampha
  16.   Jamlock
  17.   I Feel Your Pain featuring D.R.A.M.
  18.   Ready or Not
  19.   Wonder Where We Land
  20.   LAIKA
  21.   Sleep in Tokyo
  22.   TBD by Sampha
  23.   Revert by The Dream
  24.   Good Morning by The Dream
  25.   Higher by Raury
  26.   Voices in My Head
  27.   If It Happens
  28.   Temporary View
  29.   Osea
  30.   Lantern
  31.   Stifle
  32.   Resolute
  33.   Kyoto
  34.   Hold The Line
  35.   IMO
  36.   One Week Over
  37.   Nervous
  38.   Never Never
  39.   The Unspoken
  40.   Go Bang
  41.   Heatwave
  42.   Problem (Solved) featuring Jesse Ware
  43.   Higher
  44.   Highs & Lows
  45.   Fright
  46.   Sanctuary featuring Jessie Ware
  47.   2020
  48.   Day 5
  49.   Gemini
  50.   Ready Set Loop
  51.   Day 1
  52.   Everybody Knows
  53.   Bury You by The Dream
  54.   Right Thing to Do by Jessie Ware
  55.   Pause For Thought
  56.   Let Them In
  57.   Look Away
  58.   Gon Stay
  59.   Kaoss
  60.   Looks At Stars
  61.   Kind Of Familiarr
  62.   Midnight Marauder
  63.   Right Place
  64.   Rundown
  65.   Soundboy Shift
  66.   Timeless
  67.   Twice Bitten
  68.   Problem (Solved) by Jessie Ware
  69.   Forgotten
  70.   Paper Cuts
  71.   War Drums by Warpaint
  72.   Spaced Out featuring Boogie
  73.   Maybe featuring Andrew Ashong
  74.   Decemberist
  75.   Problem (Solved) by Jesse Ware
  76.   Forgotten by Raury
  77.   Spaced Out by Boogie
  78.   Tamagochi
  79.   Gon Stay by Sampha

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