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This article is about the dance music producer. For the album by The Wildhearts, see P.H.U.Q..
Also known as CL369, Hekula, The Distractor, The Fatman, The Id, Kesaraporn Duangsawan, Praetorius, Sedlex Talor,
Born (1983-01-13) January 13, 1983 (age 32)
Origin Essex, England
Genres Breakcore, experimental, gabber, IDM, grime, wonky
Instruments Programmer
Years active 2000 – present
Labels Bad Sekta (2005–present)
Bitcrusher (2009–present)
Broken Box (2011–present)
El Perro Rojo (2012–present)
Elfkore (2006)
Love Love (2006–present)
Munchkin (2003)
Next Step (2000-2004)
Sociopath Recordings (2011–present).
Associated acts Meme (a collaboration with Shortfacedbear)
Website Official Site
Bad Sekta Site
Elfkore Site

Phuq is an English producer of wonky - an experimental blend of breakcore, gabber, IDM and various other styles of electronic music.

Born in 1983 in Essex, England, he is currently based in London.

Phuq started to produce improvised industrial music and noise music under the moniker Destroy All Girls (and various anagrams of this name) in around 1995. From 2000–2004, he produced more melodic/traditionally structured, experimental electronic music (amongst many other pseudonyms) as Kesaraporn Duangsawan. In 2004, he started producing harder, more breakcore/squat party-influenced tracks under the name Phuq and has also occasionally collaborated with lo-fi musician and audio-visual artist Shortfacedbear, as Meme.

Phuq has founded several independent record labels – Next Step (2000–2004), Bad Sekta (2005–present) and Elfkore (2006) and has also released music under various pseudonyms for the labels Bad Sekta, Bit Crusher, Elfkore, Love Love, Munchkin, Next Step and Sociopath. He also initiated a small publishing imprint, Twenty Third in 2009, covering "matters of subcultural interest", as well as writing for various independent publications.

Phuq has long held close ties to the UK Free Party scene, irregularly performing on several, mainly London & Essex-based, rigs. He often appears on the London based Internet radio stations Ill FM and Pitchless Radio.

Discography (as Phuq)[edit]

  • K Muzak (Volume 1) - CD album, Bad Sekta (2005)
  • Ill FM K Liveset Bizness - CD EP, Bad Sekta (2006)
  • Metaprograms I Have Known and Loved - mp3 EP, Elfkore (2006)
  • Aaargh! - mp3 EP, Bad Sekta (2007)
  • Conspiracykore - mp3 EP, Bad Sekta (2009)
  • The Sh*t Out of Your Mum - mini CD EP, Bad Sekta (2009)
  • Asphyxiation - mini CD EP, Bad Sekta (2009)
  • More Missed Worlds - mini CD EP, Bad Sekta (2010)

Compilation appearances[edit]

  • Various Autists - CD compilation, Munchkin (2003)
  • Various Autists 2 - CD compilation, Bad Sekta (2005)
  • Mpfree 1 - mp3 compilation, Bad Sekta (2006)
  • Love-Core Volume 1 - CD compilation, Love Love (2006)
  • Shortfacedbear - Value EP - DVD, Bad Sekta (2006)
  • Memetrix - CD compilation, Bad Sekta (2007)
  • We Are Legion - mp3 compilation, Bad Sekta (2008)
  • Community - mp3 compilation, Bad Sekta (2009)
  • Pixelation - mp3 compilation, Bit Crusher (2009)
  • 5 Years - mp3 compilation, Bad Sekta (2010)
  • DJ Cattlehammer - Outdoor Dentist (Remixes) - CD/mp3 compilation, Broken Box (2011)
  • Sociopathic Breakdown Vol. 1 - mp3 compilation, Sociopath Recordings (2011)
  • Against All Odd - mp3 compilation, Bad Sekta (2011)
  • BADvinyl001 - 12" vinyl compilation, Bad Sekta (2013)

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