King Britt

Genres: Children's Music Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s

Biography

Philadelphia, Philadelphia USA. Influenced as much by heavy rock as rap and electro, remixer, producer and writer Britt has long been a pioneer of eclectic house music. A record collector from his pre-teens (presently enjoying a 10, 000+ personal vinyl horde), Britt met Josh Wink while at college, where the pair established Ovum Recordings. His production of Wink’s ‘Tribal Confusion’, later sampled by the Future Sound Of London, in 1990 became a late classic of the acid house scene. As Wink went global, Britt remained American-based and made his name as a remixer, DJing (as Silkworm) for jazz-hop outfit Digable Planets. He also maintained a residency at Philadelphia’s Silk City Lounge. If his pop commercial remixes for artists such as Donna Lewis (‘I Love You Always Forever’) dented his credibility in some circles, it barely showed. His Scuba project focuses on deep house mixes, while his Sylk 130 project (featuring vocalists Ursula...

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