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Dynamite, Kraak & Smaak
Machine Gun, Noisia
Spacetrip 82, Karton
Zombielicious, Zombie Nation
Criniere De Lion EP, Sexual Earthquake In Kobe
Exposed, Dom Kane
Bringing, Marcus Rombo
All Is Machine, Far Too Loud
Make & Do, Merka
Nightmare, Specimen A

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[color=#31ABC6]The HarderFaster guide to Production: Reason - Part Two[/color] , 25th Aug
[color=#31ABC6]The HarderFaster guide to Production: Reason - Part One[/color], 19th Aug
[color=#31ABC6]Track Arranging 101 - from loops to magnum opus - Part 2.[/color], 16th Feb
[color=#31ABC6]Track Arranging 101 - from loops to magnum opus - Part 1.[/color], 28th Jan
[color=green]There will be mud! Waveform Festival: Reviewed[/color], 1st Oct
[color=#31ABC6]Funk in the Plaza[/color], 13th Mar
[color=red]Sami gets his Norq!s out: let the birthday shenanigens begin![/color], 2nd Feb
[color=#31ABC6]Dirty vibes for filthy minds [/color], 1st Feb
[color=#31ABC6]An interview with the Techstyle crew – the birth of a new attitude.[/color], 8th Mar

HarderFaster DJs >> VoodooBass
Music Style:...deep, funk-tinged breakbeats and tough 4/4...
From:born in Cairo, Egypt, I grew up in Exeter, Devon and am currently based in London.
Date of birth:30 January
Residencies:NORQ!
Management Agency:NORQ! DJs
Bookings Contact:to book me or any of the NORQ! residents, call me on +44 (0)7837 578901 or email voodoobass@gmail.com


No. of records:Vinyl - in the hundreds
CD's & Digital - in the thousands
Started playing:I first started playing music for people in venues back in the mid to late 90s, dropping punk, ska, indie and metal n a rock club. After moving to London, I quickly got hooked on the electronic scene, and started mixing in late 2001.
All time top 3 tunes:aaargh... I could maybe do a top 20, but three's nowhere near enough!
Website:New NORQ! website coming very soon!
Sample set:the majority of sets I play are based on a mixture of broken and 4/4 beats, from funky breaks through electro-tinged, tribal and tech flavours, working up to full-on tear-out tracks, all underpinned with the biggest basslines I can find. I make sure the tunes I play have plenty of guts and bollocks, but like to keep a set accessible with reworkings and bootlegs of classic anthems from across all genres.

I can also play 'bar' sets consisting of broken beat, nu-jazz, deep house and liquid D&B if required.
Worst DJing moment:equipment failure or inebriated people falling onto decks never fails to put a damper on things...
Would most like to play:cities in hot countries near beaches
Most enjoyable set you've played:the first ever NORQ! was pretty special!
When you're not DJing you're:sleeping, eating, learning production techniques, cooking.
Favourite Venue:La Terazza, Paloma and Liquid in Barcelona have to be the amongst the nicest clubs I've been to so far, and in London, you can't fault Fabric, Turnmills and The End are at the top of the game. However, I do love unofficial and underground party-zones as well!
Favourite Promotion:Anything with a solid music policy and a friendly, up for it crowd
Favourite Producer:Roxiller (Chris Carter & JHz), Merka, John B, Autobots, Aquasky
Favourite Label:Fingerlickin', Shadow Breaks, Y4K, Hardcore Beats, Whole Nine Yards, Trouble on Vinyl, Intercom, Moving Shadow, Hospital, to name just a few....
Biggest Influence:Herbie Hancock. The guy's amazing!
Drink:Toilet Duck/Domestos
Non-music pastime:I don't really have one. Even when I sleep, I dream of music in some way, shape or form
Words of wisdom:Do not put off until tomorrow that which you can avoid altogether.
Other Comments:The devil made me do it.

Last updated:
23 Mar 2006

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Past Sets
Updated 08-01-06 00:01
It's hard to bring to mind all the places I've ever stepped up to the decks in, but here's the ones I can remember at the moment...

LONDON
Deep Blue, The Fridge, Turnmills, Fire Club, Hidden, 414, George 4th, Play Bar, Southside Bar, Cler...[expand]

Upcoming UK Sets
Updated 08-01-06 00:01
5/02/2006 NORQ! First Birthday - The Southside Bar, 125 Cleveland St, London W1

4/03/2006 Twisted -- The Fridge, Brixton Hill SW9

Recent photosets featuring VoodooBass
Lost Dawn presents 'Boutique
Raving Buddha (30th April, 2011)
(Photos: VinDiesel)
A great fun Saturday afternoon/evening down at Raving Buddha listening to an excellent range of diverse music.
Thirsty Thursdays - Welcome Home Shaf!
Freedom (5th October, 2006)
(Photos: Adam Symbiosis)
What a night. I think we were all a bit shocked at just how many HFers came out. And welcome home to our very own biker, Shaf.
Harderfaster presents Thirsty Thursdays
Freedom (31st August, 2006)
(Photos: Adam Symbiosis)
As always, a fantatstic party. Here's to the next one!
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HarderFaster Christmas Party 2017, 2nd Dec
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Koha - Christchurch Earthquake benefit, 5th Jun
Lost Dawn presents 'Boutique, 30th Apr
HarderFaster Xmas Party 2010, 18th Dec
HarderFaster Xmas Party 2009, 28th Nov
Thirsty Thursdays: Laptop Warriors, 5th Mar

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