Pinch (dubstep musician)

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Pinch
Birth name Robert Huw Ellis
Born 1980
Origin Bristol, United Kingdom
Genres Dubstep
Occupations Record producer, DJ
Labels Planet Mu, Soul Jazz, Tectonic, Swamp 81

Rob Ellis, better known as Pinch, is a dubstep artist from Bristol, United Kingdom [1] noted for his fusion of styles such as Reggae, World Music, and Dancehall with dubstep. He released his first album, Underwater Dancehall in 2007, on Tectonic records, which he founded. One of Pinch's most well-known tracks is "Qawwali", which references the devotional singing of the same name and features samples of harmonium and singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, which was released on Planet Mu records.[2] His songs appear on compilations such as "Box of Dub: Dubstep and Future Dub 2" (Soul Jazz Records), "Science Faction: Dubstep" (Breakbeat Science Recordings), "10 Tons Heavy" (Planet Mu) and "200" (Planet Mu).

Discography[edit]

  • War Dub/Alien Tongue 12": Tectonic TEC001, 2005
  • Punisher 12": Planet Mu ZIQ163, 2006
  • Punisher (remixes) 12": Planet Mu ZIQ163R, 2006
  • Qawwali 12": Planet Mu ZIQ133, 2006
  • One Blood, One Source/Trauma 12": (limited edition album sampler) - Tectonic TEC017, 2007
  • Pepper Spray/Cave Dream 12": Planet Mu ZIQ196, 2007
  • Underwater Dancehall 2CD: Tectonic TECCD003, 2007
  • Underwater Dancehall (Instrumentals) 2x12": Tectonic TEC018, 2007
  • Chamber Dub 12": Soul Jazz Records SJR 187-12, 2008
  • Dr Carlson/136 Trek 12": Punch Drunk DRUNK 007, 2008
  • Croydon House/Elements 12": Swamp 81 SWAMP 007, 2011
  • Swish/Tunnel Home 12": Deep Medi, 2011
  • Retribution/Get Out Of Here 12": Swamp81, 2011
  • Pinch & Shackleton : LP, Honest Jons Records
  • Fabriclive.61

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