Distance (musician)

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Distance
Birth name Greg Sanders
Also known as DJ Distance
Origin London, England
Genres Dubstep
Occupation(s)
Years active 2003–present
Labels
Associated acts

Distance (born Greg Sanders) is a British dubstep producer and DJ.[1][2][3] He also founded the record label Chestplate, whose sonic direction followed his style, fusing metal influences with dubstep templates.[4][5]

Distance's involvement in Mary Anne Hobbs' 2006 BBC Radio 1 Dubstep Warz show[6][7][8] lead to wider notoriety for him and also the genre as a whole.[9] He is also known for having worked with artists such as Skream and Benga. His style is noted for being dark and full of distortion.[10][11]

Career[edit]

Chestplate Records[edit]

Distance founded Chestplate in 2007.[12]

Artists[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • My Demons (2007)
  • Repercussions (2008)
  • Dynamis (2016)

Extended plays[edit]

  • Trust My Logic/Horizon (2003)[13]
  • Nomad (2004)
  • Studio Gangsters (2004)
  • Closer than you think (2004)
  • Replicant (2005)
  • 1 on 1/Empire (2005)
  • Bahl Fwd/Temptations (with Skream) (2006)
  • Travels/Wiseman (with Skream) (2006)
  • Traffic/Cyclops (2006)
  • Fallen/Taipan (2006)
  • Feel me/Battle sequence (2007)
  • Political Warfare/Radical (with Skream) (2007)
  • Fallen (Vex'd remix) (2007)
  • Aqualung/Nomad (Scuba remix) (2007)[14]
  • Headstrung/No sunshine (2008)
  • V/Present day (2008)
  • Victim Support/Misfit (2008)
  • Violate/Silence (2008) (with Cyrus)
  • Night Vision/Traffic (remixes) (2009)
  • Twilight/V (Pinch remix) (2009)
  • Clockwork/One Blood, One source (Distance remix) (with Pinch) (2009)
  • Choke Hold/Surrender (with Benga and Cyrus) (2009)
  • Skys Alight/ 1 Regret (2009)
  • Menace/Beyond (2010)
  • Falling (2010)
  • No warning/Jungle fears (2010)
  • Meanstreak (2011)
  • A result of sound/ Desterted (2012)
  • Blue Meanie/Searching (2012)
  • Reboot/Bazurk (2012)
  • Aftershock/Blame (with Tunnidge) (2012)
  • Troubles/Rugged (2012)
  • Set you free/Gorilla Force (2013)
  • Outer Limits (2014)
  • Long Live the Groove (2015)
  • Survivors (2016)
  • Clash/Scratch The Surface (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dubstep OG Distance Signs Mesck as First Non-UK Artist to Chestplate | Thump". Retrieved 2016-08-31. 
  2. ^ "The Month in Grime and Dubstep", Pitchfork, October 19, 2006
  3. ^ "SPRACI - DJ DISTANCE (uk) DUBSTEP JAN 26th @ RHINO ROOM". spraci.com. 
  4. ^ "DJ Distance". Discogs. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  5. ^ "30 minutes of Distance". fatkidonfire.com. 
  6. ^ Wilde, Gervase de. "Put a bit of dub in your step". Retrieved 2016-08-31. 
  7. ^ MP, John McDonnell (2008-08-25). "The next dubstep". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-08-31. 
  8. ^ "Mary Anne Hobbs - Dubstep Warz - BBC Radio 1 - 10/01/2006 - GetDarker". 2006-01-10. Retrieved 2016-08-31. 
  9. ^ Meadow, Matthew (2016-01-09). "Relive The Moment When EDM Changed Forever Ten Years Ago Today". Your EDM. Retrieved 2016-08-31. 
  10. ^ Advisor, Resident. "Review: Distance - Dubstep Allstars Vol. 8". Retrieved 2016-08-31. 
  11. ^ "101 of the 303: Dubstep | Thump". Retrieved 2016-08-31. 
  12. ^ "Chestplate artists and releases". Discogs. 24 December 2016. 
  13. ^ "Distance - Outer Limits EP". databeats.com. 
  14. ^ "Distance - Long Live The Groove". databeats.com. 

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