Leicester, United Kingdom
Listen to anything by Disgraceland and any number of thoughts and emotions run through your head. The foundations of the burgeoning moombahton production style ensure that a thread of forward-thinking, instant exuberance runs throughout - but this new global bass style is smartly offset by a depth and resonance that can only come from someone who is steeped in the history of UK dance music.
Leicester-based producer John Stanhope - aka Disgraceland -has long excelled at blending a curious mind and suave approach to production. With a history of gigs that includes playing alongside names like Goldie, Randall, Andy C, Kevin Griffiths, Harry'Choo Choo' Romero, Clive Henry, Grooverider and Fabio. His pedigree speaks for itself.
Successfully traversing house, techno, trance and drum & bass, it is moombahton – the US invented, mid-tempo, heavy and bass-driven global sound – that has his attention now. With tracks like All of My Zeros Are Greater Than Your