Compa

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Compa
Origin Manchester, England
Genres Dubstep, dub
Occupation(s) Musician
Years active 2011–present
Labels Deep Medi Musik, Boka Records, WX/WL
Associated acts Mala, Burial, Distance,
Website www.soundcloud.com/compauk

Compa is a British electronic musician and DJ from Clitheroe, Lancashire, now living in Manchester, England, who began releasing music in 2011. His music has been released by a variety of different record labels, of which the most notable are Deep Medi Musik, Boka Records & WX/WL white label series.

Career[edit]

Compa's first major release was his 2012 single on Boka Records,[1] followed by a well-received remix of Mavado's 'Dem A Talk' track, which was noted to have sold out worldwide in its first week on-sale[2] which was released by WX/WL white label series.

In 2012, he signed to Mala (Digital Mystikz)'s Deep Medi Musik label, but he did not release his debut single[3] for the label until December 2013.

Compa has played DJ sets at notable worldwide clubs and events such as Fabric, London, where he played every room of the club in 2013, TBA Brooklyn in New York, NY, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver, CO, Solar Beach in Istanbul, Turkey, The Warehouse Project in Manchester, UK, Seminal Dubstep club night FWD in London, UK and Outlook Festival[4] in Pula, Croatia.

Discography[edit]

EPs and singles[edit]

  • Sentence/Beginning (BOKA Records, 2012)
  • Afraid (Redshift One, 2012)
  • Security/Cold Weather (Area Recordings, 2012)
  • Kalindi/Antact (Kokeshi, 2013)
  • Narabeh/Alpha (DEEP MEDi Musik, 2013)
  • Outer Lines/Timelapse (TUBA Records, 2014)
  • Let Them/Earths Orbit (BOKA Records, 2014)

Remixes[edit]

  • Dem A Talk (WX/WL, 2012)
  • Fear (WX/WL, 2012)
  • Porta - Lost (Compa Remix) (Not On Label, White Label, 2012)
  • Irrelevant - Moments (Compa Remix) (Kokeshi, 2013)
  • Insomnia (WX/WL, 2013)
  • Floetry - Say Yes (Compa Remix) (Not On Label, Self-Released, 2013)
  • Prism - Future Samba (Compa Remix) (TUBA Records, 2013)
  • DJ Q - Trust Again (Compa Remix) (Local Action, 2014)
  • Murda Dub (Killa Sound, 2014)

Sources[edit]

  • Fact Magazine, FACT Mix 431, March 2014 [5]
  • Mixmag, Mix Of The Week, May 2013,[6]
  • Fabric London, Introducing: Compa & His FABRICLIVE x Kokeshi Mix, Feb 2013,[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boka Records". Bokarecords.co.uk. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Compa vs. Mavado – Dem A Talk". Discogs.com. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "TRUSIK - Underground Bass Music". TRUSIK - Underground Bass Music. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Compa". Outlookfestival.com. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "FACT mix 431: Compa". Factmag.com. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Mixmag - MIX OF THE WEEK: COMPA". Mixmag.net. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Introducing: Compa & his FABRICLIVE x Kokeshi Mix". Fabriclondon.com. Retrieved 28 November 2014.