YAM WHO? - MIDNIGHT RIOT & ISM RECORDS
adv tickets @ £3 (inc b/f) - More on the door
Following the recent and biggest project to date (the new album) for Imagination ‘Night Dubbing’ Gwdihw & Sure Shot are so incredibly excited to have Yam Who? in Cardiff. 'Night Dubbing' features remixes from John Morales, Kon, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Soul Clap, J Kriv & Sleazy McQueen.
DJ's, musicians, producers, collectors, students & owners of 2 mighty labels Ism Records and Midnight Riot, Yam Who? gained international notoriety for their ground breaking re-edits & remixes and production skills in early 2003 and no one knew where they came from!
Credited with creating a genre free musical style all of their own, the London duo are inspired by Quincy Jones, Funkadelic, Herbie Hancock, Theo Parrish, Leroy Burgess, Maurice Fulton, Greg Wilson, Tensnake, Earth, Wind & Fire, Patrick Adams & Prince.
Driven to achieve a clear musical identity, and a high level of sonic quality Yam Who? set up Ism Records in 2009 whilst their latest endeavour is the Midnight Riot label, was created in 2012 and draws its name from the nationwide UK riots that they witnessed first-hand.
The Midnight Riot epic compilations continue smash the Juno Download No 1 spot on their release and are thrilling journeys into unknown territory, a place where eclectic broader minds meet, working their way smoothly through the world of Techno, Italo, Ghetto, Funk and Balearic. Falling somewhere between edit-not-edits, illicit remixes and original productions, with additional nu-disco and deep house touches, all the releases feature killer breakdown’s laced with big time euphoria.
The 2 rapidly growing labels release music from around the world from the likes of, NYC Odyssey, Joey Negro, Ron Basejam, Rayko, Rubinskee, Red Rack’em, Freekwency, 80’s Child, Genius Collective, Faze Action, Beaten Space Probe, Pete Herbert, Gemini Bros, Danielle Baldelli, Deadly Sins, PBR Streetgang, Leo Zero, Mark E, Tiny Cornelius, Heion, Avanti, Dead Rose Music Company and countless others.
Not forgetting an incredible roll-call of production credits on some of the biggest artists in the game including, John Legend, Azymuth, The Roots, Joss Stone, Sunburst Band, Crazy P, Zero 7, Fatboy Slim, Will Smith & Jazzy Jeff, Amp Fiddler, Jill Scott, Belleruche, Raphael Saadiq, Grace Jones.
Yam Who? have touched, remixed and sprinkled magic studio dust over the last 12 years.