Beat Spacek

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Beat Spacek is the latest project from UK vocalist/producer Steve Spacek, a man who should really need no introduction. With boundless abilities, his work transcends genre and style – instead focusing more on swing, melody, vibe and atmosphere. From his legendary output with the band Spacek - Curvatia (2001), Vintage Hi-Tech (2003); solo work on the cult Sound In Color imprint and collaborations with the late, great J.Dilla; to his under-the-radar Black Pocket project for dBridge's Exit Records and his most recent work with Mark Pritchard as one half of Africa HiTech, his fearless approach to creation has always been progressive and highly original.

Beat Spacek sees him once again take the reigns as a solo artist creating a record that is as much a love letter to the future as it is an ode to the past. Created largely using iPhone and iPad apps, the album once again finds Steve liberated through new technologies, excited by the prospects of “the new” whilst expressing notions of the past. It’s a journey through the evolution of modern Britain from a futurist perspective.

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Beat Spacek iOS Mixtape - Limited Cassette

Featuring 60 mins of 100% exclusive unreleased beats from Beat Spacek produced entirely using apps on iOS. Limited cassette tape available at the Ninjashop.

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Beat Spacek - iOS Mixtape for Benji B

Using the same apps utilised for his last LP, Modern Streets, serial innovator Beat Spacek compiled a special mixtape for BBC Radio 1's Benji B.

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Beat Spacek Releases 'Modern Streets' Deluxe Digital Album

Beat Spacek has released a deluxe digital version of his incredible record, Modern Streets, featuring remixes from Seven Davis Jr, Animal Collective and dBridge; listen to Seven Davis Jr's Midnight mix below.

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Beat Spacek x Boiler Room Live in Sydney

Steve Spacek presents his Modern Streets album released under the Beat Spacek guise as part of an upcoming Boiler Room session with Preacha and Ben Fester streaming live from Sydney on 27 February from 11:30 - 14:30 GMT - find out more here.

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  • "RT @emeson: Songplay : Spacek - Motion Control @stevespacek Timeless!!!!!"

    Wed Mar 16 11:56:09 2011
  • "RT @dcjarvis: Big album forthcoming from @Harmonic313 and @stevespacek aka @africahitech Lovely Sun Ra sample on this one http://youtu.b ..."

    Wed Mar 16 11:56:05 2011
  • "RT @MartianLuther: @stevespacek SpaceInvadas Werd! What up King"

    Wed Jan 19 10:52:13 2011
  • "RT @adaryanani: @stevespacek listening to "curvatia" - still sounds as fresh as when i got it 10 years ago. one of my favourite albums e ..."

    Fri Nov 12 23:42:27 2010
  • "RT @MrBeatnick: @stevespacek @harmonic313 that was heavy cheers fellas"

    Sat Oct 16 06:41:12 2010

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