Redlight (musician)

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Birth nameHugh Pescod
Also known asClipz, Conqueror, Lobster Boy, Animal Youth, Kilo
Born (1980-02-19) 19 February 1980 (age 40)[citation needed]
OriginBristol, England
GenresDancehall, house, grime, garage, UK funky, deep house, drum and bass
Occupation(s)DJ, producer, radio DJ
Years active1999 – present
LabelsMTA, Digital Soundboy, Lobster Boy, Polydor

Hugh Pescod, better known as Redlight, is a British DJ, record producer, re-mixer and composer from Bristol.[1]


Redlight was brought up around 90s warehouse rave culture in Bristol. His music and career has spanned over a decade, having spent 12 years grafting on the underground, popping up for air in 2012 with a couple of Top 10 UK hits in the national charts. He has since then released his debut solo album entitled 'X Colour'

He has collaborated with artists such as Mobb Deep, Raekwon (Wu-Tang Clan). Remixed acts including Mary J. Blige and Tink, defining genres, remaining one of the UK’s most consistent and exciting producers of recent years with many more to come.

His aim of being true to himself and making the most of opportunities, creating music, art and friendships has been central to everything he has done, drawing inspiration from street culture, independence and productivity.

With his label Lobster Boy embracing a love for House, Techno, Hip Hop and vocal-lead dance music, whilst channelling his knowledge and love of Jungle, DnB and bass music, it is a whole new genre-free ‘cross-cultured dance music’ label. After exploring a versatile sound on his debut album, the visionary producer has taken things back to his club roots with a mixtape - Templates Volume 1 which focuses on tracks crafted specifically for his world-renowned DJ sets. The mixtape series is all about club music. For most of the events Redlight plays, he usually comes with new productions every time. The mixtape series is a culmination of all these productions and is a selection of the best tunes and remixes he has done and will continue to do so.

Early career[edit]

Starting out in the early 2000s under the alias DJ Clipz, with a string of releases on various drum and bass labels including Full Cycle and Digital Soundboy.[2] In 2009 he diversified his production style and adopted the alias Redlight, setting up the label Lobster Boy for his productions and debuting with his single "Rock The House" / "Twist Up" and the Lobster Boy EP.

2010 saw the release of two dance floor recordings: the first, "Stupid" on Shy FX's Digital Soundboy, featuring the vocals of Roses Gabor, and the second single, "What You Talking About!?" on Chase & Status's MTA Records, which featured Ms. Dynamite. In 2011 Redlight released two more tracks via Digital Soundboy in the shape of "Source 16" and "Progress" as well as his 2nd release on the MTA label "Get Out My Head". He has also remixed artists from the likes of Cee Lo Green and Maverick Sabre to Ms. Dynamite.

In 2012 he released his second single "Mosquito" / "Planet X" on the Lobster Boy imprint. His UK Top 10 track "Lost in Your Love" was released on Polydor and came with an official video.[3] Later that year he has taken up the alias Animal Youth, which was used to release his remixes of the songs "Lose My Breath" by Destiny's Child and "Try Again" by Aaliyah through the single "Keep Up" / "Try Again".[4][5] The single "Sixty Forty Zero" / "Crackle" was also released with this alias.

A single, "Switch It Off", was released on 22 April 2013. It was originally an independent, self-released free download before it was given new remixes by Ben Pearce and Paleman. On 10 March 2014, he released the 36 EP with appearances from Raekwon, Syron and Lotti. The title track entered the UK Singles Chart at number 81. The tracks "36" and "Get Money" were released as singles before the release of the EP and were given music videos.[6][7]



Year Album
2015 X Colour
2016 Templates Volume 1
2018 Active

Extended plays[edit]

Year EP
2009 Lobster Boy
2014 36

Singles as Redlight[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK Dance
BEL (Fla)
2009 "Rock The House" / "Twist Up" Non-album single
2010 "Source 16" / "Progress"
"Stupid" (featuring Roses Gabor)
"What You Talking About!?" (featuring Ms. Dynamite) 38
2012 "Get Out My Head" 18 4 34 67 24
"Lost in Your Love" 5 3 52 5
2013 "Switch It Off"
2014 "Get Money" (featuring Raekwon) 36 EP
"36" (featuring Lotti) 81 21 78
"Cure Me" (featuring LOLO) 131[17] 28 Non-album single
"9TS (90s Baby)" 59 15 126
2015 "Gold Teeth" X Colour
"Lion Jungle" (featuring Prodigy of Mobb Deep)
"Threshold" (featuring Melisa Whiskey)
2016 "Here with Me" (featuring Tayá) Templates Vol. 1
"New Flows" Non-album single
2017 "I'll Be Waiting" (with Liv Dawson and Kojo Funds)
"Zum Zum" (featuring Sweetie Irie) Active
2018 "Ride That Thing"
"So Nice" (featuring Asabe)
"Get Wavey"
"Seasons" (featuring Karen Harding)
2019 "Sports Mode" Non-album single
"Charge Up" (featuring Asabe)
"Fried Eggs"
"Show Me" (with Flava D and Shanique Marie)
2020 "Gucci"
"—" denotes singles that were not released, or did not chart.

Singles as Clipz[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
2019 "Down 4" Non-album single
2020 "Again" (featuring Ms Banks, Ms Dynamite and Jaykae)
"—" denotes singles that were not released, or did not chart.

Produced songs[edit]

Year Title Artist Album
2004 "Pressure Release" (produced as Clipz) Tali Lyric On My Lip
2007 "Gotta Keep On" (produced as Clipz) Ben Westbeech Welcome To The Best Years Of Your Life
"Pusherman" (produced as Clipz)
2010 "Feels So Real" (as co-producer) Rusko
(featuring Ben Westbeech)
"Get It In" Jammer
(featuring Camalot and Shiv Lizzy)
"Love Sick" Roses Gabor Non-album single
"Selecta" Mz Bratt
2011 "Where We Gonna Go" Maverick Sabre
"Sugar" Ben Westbeech There's More To Life Than This
2012 "Stars" Roses Gabor Stars (single)
"Night Sky"


Year Title Artist
2008 "Showdown"[a] Pendulum
"Where's My Money" (Clipz Remix) TC
"Squeeze Me" Kraak & Smaak
(featuring Ben Westbeech)
2009 "Back To Daylight" Dub Pistols
(featuring Ashley Slater)
"Do Nah Bodda Mi" Roots Manuva
"I'm in the House" Steve Aoki
(featuring Zuper Blahq)
"Remedy" (Jungle Revenge Lakota 94 Remix) Little Boots
"Shake It" (Jungle Revenge Remix) Toddla T & Herve
(featuring Serocee)
"Trippin" (Redlight X-Ray Remix) Platnum
2010 "Box of Secrets" Zarif
"Commander" Kelly Rowland
(featuring David Guetta)
"Empty Vessels" The Maccabees
(featuring Roots Manuva)
"Get Wild" Kano
(featuring Aidonia & Wiley)
"I'm Fly" Donae'o
"I Need Air" Magnetic Man
(featuring Angela Hunte)
2011 "I Want You (Hold On to Love)" Cee Lo Green
"Live Your Life" Erick Morillo & Eddie Thoneick
(featuring Shawnee Taylor)
"Neva Soft" Ms Dynamite
2012 "Lost" Joker
"Inside My Love" Delilah
2013 "Pour It Up"[b] (with Seb Chew) Rihanna
2014 "Powerless" (Redlight Animal Youth Remix) Rudimental
(featuring Becky Hill)
"Sheezus" (Redlight Deconstructed Mix) Lily Allen
"Closer" Rae Morris
2015 "Wet Dollars" Tazer x Tink
"Spectrum" GoldLink
"My Boy My Town" Mabel
2016 "Weekend" Louis the Child & Icona Pop
"Dance With Me" Eugy x Mr Eazi
2017 "Wet Cat (Sooo WET)" (Redlight's Damp Dog Remix) Justin Martin
"Falcon Eye" Off Bloom
"Sunrise (Refix)" (with Yxng Bane and Abra Cadabra) Jillionaire, Fuse ODG & Fatman Scoop
2019 "No Cap" DigDat & Loksi
"Givenchy Bag" Wiley
(featuring Future, Chip and Nafe Smallz)
2020 "Again" Clipz
(featuring Ms Banks, Ms Dynamite & Jaykae)
"Energy" (Clipz Remix) Disclosure
"This World" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Maria Somerville and Infinite Coles)
2021 "Walk Alone" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Infinite Coles and Berwyn)
"Dream I Never Had" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring A. K. Paul)
"Patients (Fucking Up a Friday)" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Aitch and Infinite Coles)
"That Sky" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Maria Somerville and James Massiah)
"Burnt Toast" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Berwyn and A. K. Paul)
"Pretending Nothings Wrong" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Kean Kavanagh and Ghostface Killah)
"Caviar" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Ghostface Killah and Inifinte Coles)
"I Don't Want This Feeling to Stop" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Flohio)
"The Night" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
(featuring Berwyn and Maria Somerville)
"Lay Your Head" (Clipz Remix) Everything Is Recorded
  1. ^ also remixed as Clipz
  2. ^ bootleg remix released as "Pour It Zero's"

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Release
2010 "Scarewear"
(Rusko featuring Redlight)
2019 "Run Up"
(Chris Lorenzo featuring Redlight)
Late Checkout


  1. ^ Johnson, Tom; Thijs Engels. "Redlight vinyl & CD release discography at RollDaBeats". Rolldabeats Discography Database. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  2. ^ Johnson, Tom; Thijs Engels. "DJ Clipz vinyl & CD release discography at RollDaBeats". Rolldabeats Discography Database. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Redlight - Lost In Your Love". YouTube. 27 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Animal Youth - "Keep Up" / "Try Again" -". EARMILK. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  5. ^ Banquet - Animal Youth – Keep Up / Try Again
  6. ^ "Redlight feat. Lotti - 36". YouTube. Redlight. 15 February 2014.
  7. ^ "Redlight - Get Money ft. Raekwon". YouTube. RedlightVEVO. 23 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Lobster Boy EP by Redlight". Drum & Bass Arena Download. Drum & Bass Arena. Archived from the original on 2 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Redlight feat. Lotti - 36". SoundCloud. Redlight UK. 24 January 2014.
  10. ^ "Redlight feat. Raekwon - Get Money". SoundCloud. Redlight UK. 21 February 2014.
  11. ^ "36 EP". SoundCloud. Redlight UK. 6 March 2014.
  12. ^ a b "United Kingdom Charts: UK Singles & Albums Top 100". The Official Charts. Retrieved 6 October 2012.
  13. ^ Peak positions for singles on the UK Dance Chart:
  14. ^ "Redlight - Belgium (Flanders) Charts". Hung Medien.
  15. ^ "Redlight - Dutch Charts". Hung Medien.
  16. ^ Peak positions for singles on the Scottish Singles Chart:
  17. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "CHART: CLUK Update 23.08.2014 (wk33)". Zobbel. Retrieved 23 August 2014.

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