Bang­ing the drum for Jun­gle Nation star

Watch this space mu­sic

Evening Express (City Final) - The Guide - - MUSIC SCENE - e-mail Marie-Claire at: mc.jones@ajl.co.uk

ARIS­ING drum and bass star will make his Aberdeen de­but this week­end. un­der­ground jun­gle scene to be­come a ma­jor player in elec­tronic mu­sic. He has an “any­thing goes” ap­proach to per­form­ing, dat­ing back to 2003 when he got his first tunes signed to Ram Records, one of the AN ARTIST who has de­scribed his sound as cos­mic house will play Ori­gin to­mor­row. The hall­mark of Martinez’s mu­sic is a spacey tech-house sound with fre­quently dark and twisted touches. Signed to Guid­ance in Chicago, you can en­joy the Swedish per­former to­mor­row from 11pm. big­gest drum and bass pur­vey­ors of its time. Since then his star has been steeply on the rise with sin­gles like Air­plane, X-Ray and a remix of The Prodigy’s Smack My Bitch Up win­ning high praise from all corners. His epony­mous de­but al­bum in 2009 fea­tured a mix of drum and bass, dub­step, old school break­beat, bump­ing house and lash­ings of elec­tro and rock. Re­cent high­lights have seen him join­ing Pen­du­lum on tour, and in 2010 wow­ing the rev­ellers with a head­line set at Glas­ton­bury. He is joined by MC ID from Ram Records with sup­port from DJs Tez and Davy. Jun­gle Nation is at Ori­gin, Satur­day from 11pm.

BEAT: Drum and bass ex­pert Nick Douwma will be at Ori­gin. Nick Douwma, aka Sub Fo­cus, will play at Jun­gle Nation on Satur­day. The Lon­don-born DJ has risen through the TUNES: French elec­tro stars Les Pe­tites Pilous.

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