Barrow-In-Furness, United Kingdom
DJ GRIPPER - Began DJing in 1986 at free parties. Began to organise and promote his own clubnightsu and gigs across the north west of England influenced by his love of hip hop, funk & soul based music.
DJed all over the UK throughout the late 80s/early 90s at many of the UKs seminal club nights and raves. Constantly supporting alternative soulful music, Gripper continued to play at selected clubs and parties across the world. Having began producing his own music and remixing for the likes of Usher, Shaun Ryder and KRS-One, Gripper has noteable releases (as Gripper) on cult labels such as ATIC, Grand Central Records and Upskirt Records (under the pseudonym Hugo Madrid).
Currently producing a host of bands and artists across the genres at his East Beach Studios, and running weekly gigs at his own venue, Barrow Underground Music Society
Live sets and shows including his monthly 6 hour residency ay Amsterdam's Kashmir Lounge at www.soniczooradio.co.uki