- 6 years ago
Duke Dumont, 26, has made a big splash in the scene, equally known for his memorable DJ sets as he is for his "catch you off guard" productions.
In 2006, Duke was crowned Diesel U Music champion, beating thousands of other producers to be considered the best unsigned producer in the world by a host of music industry judges, consisting the like of 2manyDJs. Previous winners for this award include producers such as Mylo and DJ Yoda.
Duke Dumont rose to prominence in 2007 with the release of Lean & Bounce, featured on his debut EP "Regality" on Turbo Recordings. A fusion of low pitched vocal hooks, with a finely tuned techno lead, combined with an unbeatable bassline, created one of the dance records of the year. Championed by the likes of Erol Alkan, SMD, Switch, Jesse Rose, Armand Van Helden and literally thousands more.