CASPA

Today, Caspa is synonymous with the underground. If you don’t know Caspa you don’t know Dubstep. With an epic list of tour dates taking him to every corner of the globe he still finds time to host a bi-monthly night at the world famous Fabric. Not content with running 3 labels , producing dancefloor bomb after dancefloor bomb and the acclaimed album ‘Everybody’s Talking, Nobody’s Listening’, his remix skills are in higher demand than ever, remixing for the likes of Deadmau5, Miike Snow, Swedish House Mafia, Depeche Mode, Kid Sister and Adam F & Horx feat Redman to name just a few.

This is his story so far…

Growing up in West London on a diet of Jungle and Hip Hop, Caspa started DJ’ing and experimenting with beats after a promising Basketball career was cut short by injury.

In 2003, under the pseudonym Quiet Storm, the track ‘Bass Bins’ was picked up by BBC 1xtra’s J Da Flex and things started to snowball. Founding his own label Storming Productions in 2004, Caspa also began a weekly radio show on the iconic Rinse FM. Signing up and working with the likes of Search & Destroy, Dubchild, Toasty Boy, DJ Narrows and Oris Jay the label soon became established as one of the dominating underground labels of the time.

After receiving a demo from Swedish producers L-Wiz, a thoroughly impressed Caspa decided to start a sister label ‘Dub Police’; its aim to focus entirely on exciting new artists and provide a platform to the new and quickly emerging genre Dubstep. With a string of successful releases from artists such as L-Wiz, N-Type, Rusko, The Others and of course his own productions under the Caspa alias, the label began to grow in to one of the trail blazing labels of the emergent genre. Meanwhile Caspa was also having success on other labels with releases like ‘Rubber Chicken’ which was snapped up by Tempa and soon became an underground anthem.

Amidst the ever growing hype, Caspa and fellow label artist Rusko were approached by Fabric to mix the 37th instalment of the legendary FabricLive series. Following on from such legends as John Peel and Fabio & Grooverider, this was the first commercially available dubstep compilation and played a significant part in bringing the genre into the limelight and introducing it to many new listeners worldwide. His anthemic remix of TC’s ‘Where’s My Money’ pushed things even further and his mix on Deadmau5 and Kaskade ‘I Remember’ further still.

2009 saw Caspa take things to the next level with a series of high profile gigs & festival performances from Glastonbury and Global Gathering to sharing the main stage with Lily Allen and The Arctic Monkey’s at Serbia’s Exit Festival. Not content with rounding up the year with an epic US Tour, his huge remix of Hard by Breakage feat Newham Generals became Zane Lowe’s hottest record in the world at Radio One and was almost immediately followed by his mix of Adam F and Horx featuring Redman ‘Shut the Lights Off’ – which on it’s debut play was also crowned with the same honour.

2010 saw Caspa smash up the clubs with his Subscape collab ‘Geordie Racer’ and his remix of Ludacris’ ‘How Low Can You Go’ – the first official dubstep remix of a major US rap-star. Equally his remix of ‘One’ by Swedish House Mafia has made major waves also. In the summer his epic My Style compilation hit the shops, while on the release front, ‘Back for the First Time’ got everyone talking, with support from Zane Lowe, Annie Mac and Mistajam and daytime and afternoon spins and an official playlist on radio 1. This instrumental then got a massive vocal topline from Mr Hudson to become ‘Love Never Dies (Back for the First Time)’

The touring continued with a host of major festival dates in summer 2010 including hitting the main stage at Sonar just before the Chemical Brothers headline set and rocking Bestival, Global Gathering, SW4 and more in the U.K. On top of this, Caspa then played dates at Hardfest and the legendary Lollapalooza in the U.S. and that’s not to mention dates in Ibiza, Germany, Australia/New Zealand and even India!

The first few months of 2011 were on studio lockdown and summer festival bookings included Glastonbury, Global Gathering and Creamfields in the UK, Primavera and Monegros festivals in Spain and B’estfest in Romania. 2011 ended for Caspa with Stereosonic in Australia and a massive US tour.

On top of working on his artist album, 2011 saw Caspa remixing the likes of Katy B’s ‘Easy Please Me’ and Buraka Som Sistema’s ‘Hangover’, tracks which dominated the airwaves and clubs alike. On the release front 2011 brought you ‘Neck Snappah’ , ‘Fulham 2 Waterloo’ and the his ‘Not For The Playlist EP’ (which includes ‘Sir rock Alot’, ‘Champion Skank’, ‘It Is What It Is’ and ‘Hot Shoe Shuffle’). There’s now a free Caspa app available for iPhone too.

2012 saw the completion of Caspa’s new artist album entitled ‘Alpha Omega’, a standout USA tour, Asia tour and even more remixes. April 2013 will be the month of release for Caspa’s second artist album, the first one on Dub Police.

Big things happening for sure…..but what else would you expect from the dopest ghost in town?! ..

To find out more about Caspa…
Website
Twitter
Facebook

Bookings ::
UK & EU – Nickreddick@primarytalent.com
US & Canada – Brad@windishagency.com

DISCOGRAPHY

Albums

Everybody’s Talking, Nobody’s Listening! Fabric / Sub Soldiers 2009 BUY
Alpha Omega Dub Police 2013 BUY

Singles & EPs

Cockney Violin / Dub Warz Dub Police 2006 BUY
For The Kids EP Dub Police 2006 BUY
Rubber Chicken Ammunition 2006 BUY
Louder / Noise Disorganiser Pitch Black 2007 BUY
Way Of The Dub / Bushido (Caspa Remixes) Dub Police 2007 BUY
Ave It: Volume 1 Sub Soldiers 2007 BUY
Floor Dem / My Pet Monster Digital Soundboy 2008 BUY
Ave It: Volume 2 Sub Soldiers 2008 BUY
Ohh R Ya Dub Police 2008 BUY
Bread Get Bun Aquatic Lab 2008 BUY
The Takeover / Marmite Fabric / Sub Soldiers 2009 BUY
Caspa & Rusko – Louder VIP / Power Shower Sub Soldiers 2009 BUY
Soulful Geeza Dub Police 2009 BUY
Back For The First Time / Geordie Racer Sub Soldiers 2010 BUY
Ready Eddy Dub Police 2010 BUY
Love Never Dies (Back for the First Time) Sub Soldiers 2010 BUY
Fulham 2 Waterloo / Bang Bang Dub Police 2011 BUY
Neck Snappah Sub Soldiers 2011 BUY
Not for the Playlist Sub Soldiers 2011 BUY
Sell Out EP Sub Soldiers 2012 BUY
WAR ft. Keith Flint EMI UK 2012 BUY
On It ft. Mighty High Coup Dub Police 2012 BUY
Setting Sun Dub Police 2013 BUY

Remixes

Lennie De Ice We Are I.E. Y4K 2000 BUY
Matty G West Coast Rocks Argon Records 2007 BUY
N-Type Way of the Dub Dub Police 2008 BUY
TC Where’s My Money Dstyle 2008 BUY
Scion A/V Remix Project – Grand Puba EP Scion Audio/Visual 2009 BUY
Kid Sister Right Hand Hi Warner Music 2009 BUY
Rusko Cockney Thug Sub Soldiers 2009 BUY
Adam F & Horx Shut the Lights Off Breakbeat Kaos 2009 BUY
Miike Snow Black & Blue Sony Music 2009 BUY
DeadMau5 & Kaskade I Remember EMI Records 2009 BUY
Breakage, David Rodigan & NG Hard Digital Soundboy 2009 BUY
Swedish House Mafia One EMI Records 2010 BUY
Buraka Som Sistema Hangover Enchufada 2011 BUY
Katy B Easy Please Me Sony Music 2011 BUY

DJ Mixes

Fabric Live 37 Mix CD Fabric 2007 BUY
My Style Dub Police 2010 BUY

Miscellaneous

Moments Of Love White Label 2007
Lost In Bed-Stuy White Label 2008
Plan B ill Manors (Caspa Remix) 2012 FREE DOWNLOAD

LATEST RELEASES

DP101: MAD MAN FEAT. RIKO
DP101: MAD MAN FEAT. RIKO
RELEASED July 2014
DP099: MYSTYLE 004 ALBUM SAMPLER
DP099: MYSTYLE 004 ALBUM SAMPLER
RELEASED June 2014
DP092: BE SEEING YOU
DP092: BE SEEING YOU
RELEASED May 2014

UPCOMING SHOWS

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