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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. ~ 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.   Look At Stars
  7.   Pharaohs by Roses Gabor
  8.   Step In Shadows
  9.   New Dorp. New York.
  10.   Hide or Seek
  11.   Colonise
  12.   Day 1
  13.   2020
  14.   Trials of the Past by Sampha
  15.   If It Happens
  16.   Everybody Knows
  17.   Day 5
  18.   Wonder Where We Land
  19.   Pause For Thought
  20.   Jamlock
  21.   The Unspoken
  22.   The Light
  23.   Look Away
  24.   Nervous
  25.   LAIKA
  26.   Ready Set Loop
  27.   Go Bang
  28.   Sleep in Tokyo
  29.   Problem (Solved) featuring Jesse Ware
  30.   Higher by Raury
  31.   Gon Stay
  32.   Osea
  33.   Lantern
  34.   IMO
  35.   Ride To Freedom
  36.   One Week Over
  37.   Fright
  38.   Right Thing to Do by Jessie Ware
  39.   Heatwave
  40.   Sanctuary featuring Jessie Ware
  41.   Voices in My Head
  42.   Never Never
  43.   Temporary View
  44.   Kaoss
  45.   Looks At Stars
  46.   Kind Of Familiarr
  47.   Midnight Marauder
  48.   Right Place
  49.   Rundown
  50.   Soundboy Shift
  51.   Timeless
  52.   Twice Bitten
  53.   Gamalena
  54.   Hold The Line
  55.   Kyoto
  56.   Resolute
  57.   Highs & Lows
  58.   Stifle
  59.   Higher
  60.   Problem (Solved) by Jessie Ware
  61.   Forgotten
  62.   Paper Cuts
  63.   War Drums by Warpaint
  64.   Spaced Out featuring Boogie
  65.   Maybe featuring Andrew Ashong
  66.   Decemberist
  67.   Problem (Solved) by Jesse Ware
  68.   Forgotten by Raury
  69.   Spaced Out by Boogie
  70.   Tamagochi
  71.   Gon Stay by Sampha

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