CHRIS LIBERATOR

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Perhaps the most loved and respected Acid Techno D.J. of all time……

it is fair to say that Chris has probably played more squat parties, underground raves, technivals, festivals, clubnights, and parties worldwide in his 18 years as a D.J. than any other person alive, and is still completely dedicated to the music and the scene he got involved with when he started doing parties with the other two Liberators, Julian and Aaron back in 1991.

STYLE : plays FUNKY TECHNO, HARD TECHNO, and ACID TECHNO. Also plays occasional Punk sets, and party sets of old 80’s dance, Hip-Hop and Reggae.

HAS PLAYED : all over U.K. and Ireland, all over Europe, Japan, U.S.A., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, South Korea, South Africa, Colombia and many other places. Was the first Acid Techno D.J. to play in Brazil, Venezuela and Poland and was instrumental in starting the movement in these countries which he still visits regularly..

PRODUCTIONS : Hundreds of releases and remixes on several labels under his own name or in collaborations with Lawrie Immersion, D.A.V.E. The Drummer, D.D.R., Geezer(Guy Mcaffer), Ant and many, many others on a range of labels old and new including Noom, Prolekult, Polymeric, Eukatech, Routemaster,Choci’s Chewns, Solid, Highland Beats, S.U.F.,Cluster, Smitten, TEC and many more . Is currently working hard on a whole range of new releases with Sterling Moss for release on a range of labels within the SUF collective and beyond, as well as occasional projects with Lawrie Immersion, D.A.V.E. The Drummer, Guy “Geezer” Mcaffer, Darcmarc and Lenny Dee amongst others.

PRODUCTION HIGHLIGHTS : “ONE NIGHT IN HACKNEY” (with D.A.V.E. The Drummer as Dynamo City), “LONDON ACID CITY” (as Lochi with Lawrie Immersion), “Soul Mantra”, “System Test”, “I’m Bored” (with Sterling Moss), “3 Day Illegal Rave Party From Hell” (with Punk Floyd) and many more…His album “Set Fire” was the first electronic music album to be released in Brazil.

ALBUMS : “Set Fire”, “Punk Floyd have Landed” (with Punk Floyd), “Welcome to the fluorescent era” and “The house that Ha-Lo built” (with D.A.V.E. The Drummer as Ha-Lo).

DJ MIXES : “CL 01”,02 and 03 (Trust The DJ), “Walking The Dog” (Routemaster), “We Want You” (Malfaiteurs), “Prolekulture” (Prolekult), “Modernistic Acid Trance pt 3” (V.C.F.) and many more. With the Liberators he was also responsible for the seminal acid techno mixes “It’s not intelligent, it’s not from Detroit…but it is fucking ‘avin it” 1 and 2, and “Advanced technologies no.1” (Input).Latest mix release is the live “Maximum Minimum” set available for download from 909london.com.

LABELS : Runs STAY UP FOREVER and CLUSTER, new acid label HIVE, and Super-Conductor with Aaron Liberator,as well as his own labels Maximum Minimum and Yolk, and Wah Wah with Aaron Liberator and Guy Mcaffer.

DID YOU KNOW? : Chris runs the SUF Collective of labels with Aaron Liberator (doing A+R and accounting),and is involved with the new techno download site 909london.com…his voice features on numerous records including “One Night In Hackney” (alongside D.A.V.E. The Drummer), “I’m Bored”, ”London Acid City”, ”Set Fire” and several other productions he’s been involved with….He has regularly appeared in DJ magazines top 100 DJ’s(reaching as high as 38 in the late nineties, an unprecedented feat for a strictly underground DJ)…Chris used to be a punk and was in Anarcho punk band Hagar The Womb, as well as later Indie combos before getting into Techno….is now in a new punk band DOGSHITE playing bass…has been on three JOHN PEEL sessions with Hagar The Womb, Liberator and friends, and Ha-Lo…is fiercely against the greedy mentality of capitalism…supports Amnesty International and Liberty…doesn’t do Facebook ..smiles a lot when he Dj’s….plays nearly 100 pecent on vinyl… and is a vegetarian!

CAN BE BOOKED : On his own as a DJ
With D.A.V.E. The Drummer ( 4 deck set)
With Ant (4 deck set)
With PUNK FLOYD (DJ/Live set)
With Sterling Moss (Live set)
With the Liberator DJ’s
Back 2 back with various other DJ’s from the collective

Guy “Geezer” McAffer has been writing and producing his own brand of avin’ it dance music for the past 15 years, and alongside Chris Liberator, DDR, Ant, Rackitt, D.A.V.E. The Drummer and the rest of the SUF crew, has been instrumental in the birth and development of the underground Acid Techno sound that is unique to London.
Geezer singles ( and his many collaborations with a huge range of artists under various pseudonyms) have appeared on labels as diverse as Stay Up Forever, Tortured, Smitten, Eukatech, Routemaster, Intensiv, Cluster, Infected, Boscaland and Bionic Orange, and he is the mastermind behind the R.A.W.(Ripe Analogue Waveforms) label, as well as running the acid label WAH WAH with Chris and Aaron Liberator, and SHARK with Lawrie Immersion . His awesome live sets have been ecstatically received across the world from Japan to Venezuela.

STYLE : plays LIVE SETS of his own TECHNO and/or ACID TECHNO. Also plays DJ sets of 70’s Funk, and late 70’s punk and reggae classics.

HAS PLAYED : across the U.K., all over Europe, Japan, U.S.A., Russia, Brazil, Venezuela, Canada and Australia.

PRODUCTIONS : Guy has featured on every single one of his own R.A.W. releases which have been championed by a host of dj’s including Carl Cox. As Geezer he has appeared on numerous labels including Infected, Smitten, Stay Up Forever, Wah Wah, Bionic Orange Skankadelic and Routemaster, and as the mighty Shredder for Cluster. His many collaborations with D.D.R., Aaron Liberator, D.A.V.E. The Drummer, Lawrie Immersion, Carl Hendrickse, Chris Liberator, Gizelle, Gav Skankadelic, Ant and many others have seen his prolific output turn up on many of techno’s leading labels including Tortured, Solid, and Pounding Grooves, as well as just about every label associated with the London Acid Techno sound. He has also been instrumental as JAH SCOOP in creating the Techno/heavy dub fusion found on labels like the massively influential Highwire.

PRODUCTION HIGHLIGHTS : “R.A.W 9”(R.A.W.), “ The Badger”( Bionic Orange), “Santa Pod” (with Aaron Liberator as Crash ‘N’ Burn on S.U.F.), “Lick It” (as Jah Scoop and Daddy Spanners, with Aaron Liberator on Highwire) , “Mad Cows On Acid” (with D.D.R. on Smitten),”It’s Funky But It Ain’t House”( with Chris Liberator as Carbine on S.U.F.), “Sonic Eruptor”(with Rowland The Bastard as Tarball and Lungbutter on Bionic Orange), “Sonar”(with Lawrie Immersion as Sarcoblast on Routemaster), “Mosquito’s Tweeter”(with D.A.V.E. The Drummer as Temperature Drop on Cluster) and many more…

ALBUMS : “ ‘AVE SOME OF THAT YOU WANKERS!” (R.A.W.) and “Punk Floyd Have Landed” (with Chris Liberator and DDR as Punk Floyd on Smitten)

DJ MIXES : Guy is currently working on a Jah Scoop live mix for 909london.com.

LABELS : Runs R.A.W., WahWah (with Chris and Aaron Liberator), and Shark (with Lawrie Immersion).

DID YOU KNOW? : Guy plays keyboards in several bands including 90’s festi/dance outfit Back To The Planet (alongside D.A.V.E.The Drummer and Carl Hendrickse amongst others!), Raw Funk All-stars, and Birds Of Prey, a live band based around U.K. Hip-Hop artist Falcon Burns. He is also the guitarist in new retro-punk outfit DOGSHITE (with Chris Liberator and Tiddles of “Acid Ska” fame) who release their debut single soon…He is a massive fan of Frank Zappa, sings Chas and Dave and Celine Dion songs very loudly when drunk, and hates the word “Hence” so never use it in a sentence when around him ‘cause you never know what might happen!!

CAN BE BOOKED : As GEEZER, on his own as a LIVE ACT for Techno or Acid-
Techno
With PUNK FLOYD (DJ/Live set with Chris Liberator and DDR))
As DANGEROUS CANOPY (live set with DDR)
As AUDIO PANCAKE (live set with Carl Hendrickse)

Also DOGSHITE (punk band) can be booked through Suf bookings