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Gottwood Presents 017 - Alec Function & Phat Sam

Gottwood Presents 017 - Alec Function & Phat Sam

Playing tracks by

Groundation, Clinton Fearon, Quantic & Flowering Inferno, Mungo's Hi, Sizzla and more.

Alec Function (aka Alec Falconer), 21 started producing in his teenage years and when he arrived at university in Newcastle and he was quick to make the obvious jump to the other side of the decks. Playing at some of the best nights in Newcastle such as Mudlove, Bedbug and Zap! he quickly found a niche for his house/garage sets. Meanwhile, his housemate Sam Crofts was soon to follow and before he knew it, he was booked to fill the gaping hip-hop shaped hole in the Newcastle student nightlife and adopted the moniker PhatSam. Bedroom sets soon had to be taken to the next level for a debut headline at Yagga Yagga, where Alec found a use for his collection of reggae & dub and they fused together a signature sound that has made it hard to see either of them individually since. We caught up with the pair for a chat...

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