Ed Rush

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Ed Rush is the recording name of Ben Settle, a jungle / techstep / neurofunk DJ who often produces tracks in collaboration with Optical.

Biography[edit]

Hailing from west London, Rush came to prominence with the release of the track Bludclot Artattack in 1993 (a collaboration with producer Nico Sykes).[1] He released tracks such as Guncheck (1995), Killamanjaro and Skylab EP (both 1996), recording chiefly for Sykes' No U-Turn Records imprint. His work of this time is included in the Techsteppin (1996) and Torque (1997) compilation albums. In 1998, he joined forces with Optical to create their own drum and bass record label called Virus Recordings.[2] Their album from the same year Wormhole is considered a genre classic.[1]

Discography[edit]

Ed Rush[edit]

  • "The Force Is Electric" / "Gangsta Hardstep" (12") No U-Turn
  • "Bludclott Artattack" (12") No U-Turn
  • "Don Bad Man" (12") Lucky Spin Recordings
  • "Baracuda Part 1" (12") Deejay Recordings
  • "Guncheck" (12") No U-Turn 1995
  • "Technology" / "Neutron" (12") No U-Turn 1996
  • "Killamanjaro" / 'Subway" (12") Prototype 1996
  • "Mad Different Methods" (12") Nu Black 1996
  • "Mothership" (12") No-U-Turn 1996
  • "Skylab" / "Density" / "The Raven" (12") Metalheadz 1996
  • "Sector 3" / "Coma Tone" (12") No U-Turn 1996

Ed Rush & Optical[edit]

  • "Funktion" / "Naked Lunch" (12") V Recordings
  • "Lifespan" / "Crisis" (12") Virus Recordings
  • "Medicine (Matrix remix)" / "Lifecrisis" (Origin Unknown remix) (12") Virus Recordings
  • "The Medicine" / "Punchbag" (12") Virus Recordings
  • Wormhole Album Sampler (2x12") Virus Recordings
  • Wormhole LP (5x12") Virus Recordings
  • "Zardoz" / "Satellites" (12") Virus Recordings
  • "Bacteria" / "Gasmask" (12") Virus Recordings
  • "Watermelon" / "Sick Note" (12") Virus Recordings
  • Creeps LP (5x12") Virus Recordings
  • Socom EP (2x12") Virus Recordings
  • "KerbKrawler" / "Capsule" (12") Virus Recordings
  • The Original Doctor Shade (4x12") Virus Recordings
  • Out Of The Box (CD) Virus Recordings
  • "Kerb Crawler" / "Compound" (Remixes) (12") Virus Recordings
  • Chameleon (CD) Virus Recordings
  • Travel the Galaxy (CD) 99999 Groove Attack

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RA: Ed Rush biography". residentadvisor.net. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ed Rush Biography - The IMO Records Blog". imorecords.co.uk. 14 October 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 

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