Starkey

On Ninja Tune

Starkey continues Ninja Tune's fine run of EP's with Open The Pod Bay Doors,  the kind of transcendental, melodic and immaculately produced music that will see Starkey fit in nicely within the label's roster. The EP is a good example of Starkey's (aka PJ Geissinger from Philadelphia) multifaceted and genre-crossing talents as a producer that have been gaining much acclaim ever since his 2005 debut. Starkey's original grime and bass leaning productions can be heard throughout (his own Seclusiasis label is at forefront of Street Bass in the USA), especially on "'Rayguns" and "Blood Roses", but it's his compositional talents and more delicate blemishes seeping into his beats which are really starting to make Starkey stand out. Lead track "Open The Pod Bay Doors" is an epic statement of intent that builds in the most beguiling of ways, at once melodic, futuristic and tough.

Starkey comes with much support. He has been heralded in Pitchfork, FACT, The Wire, DJ Mag, Radio 1 and chosen by Mistajam on 1Xtra as one of the first DJ's for his new Daily Dose of Dubstep residency. He has worked with Tinie Tempah, Trim, Virus Syndicate, Kozzie whilst co-writing/producing with the likes of Guy Sigsworth and Aaron Levinson. This EP will see Starkey build on the huge success of his Space Traitor EPs by pushing experimentalism in bass culture while maintaining a rich melodic and harmonic language. Don't be surprised to see Starkey producing for some of music's biggest names in the not too distant future.

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Ninja Jamm is Live!

Ninja Jamm is officially live worldwide and available to download FREE right now at the App Store!

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Starkey and FaltyDL - Ninja Tune Showcase Tonight in Boston - Stream Live at 7 PM PST/10 PM EST!

The Heavy at SXSW 2012

The Heavy will be playing a number of shows over 16/17 March at this year's South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas - all shows, venues and times above.

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Starkey - 'Open The Pod Bay Doors (Remix)'

Starkey has teamed up with Central Spillz to remix his recent Ninja Tune single "Open The Pod Bay Doors".

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    Tue Apr 15 19:20:37 2014

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