Recently we fell for Back2Black, the latest EP from Philly producer King Britt (read our review here), and so we were beyond delighted when he agreed to open our new series of exclusive mixes – the Backseat Mafia Takeover Mix, with his Summer Vibes mix.
Most people in the know, know of King Britt (His real name). Working up through Philadelphia clubs including the legendary Silk City, he became the original DJ for Digable Planets, and has worked with the likes of De La Soul, Madlib, Alarm Will Sound Orchestra, Saul Williams, Alison Moyet, Gonjasufi and many more, remixing for many artists including, Miles Davis, Meredith Monk , Solange and Calvin Harris.
He’s composed for films like Miami Vice, and released albums under his own name as well as Sylk130 and sci fi pseudonym, Fhloston Paradigm. His biggest productions for Josh One, Ursula Rucker and H Foundation, are now Ibiza staples.
He hosts Transmissions, a monthly radio show on NTS Radio, and is an assistant teaching professor at in the computer music department at the University of California San Diego, with focus on production and recording research.
We going to be bringing you the best in both established and up and coming DJ’s and producers in the future right here on Backseat Mafia, so please go check out the brilliant mix from King, and follow us on Mixcloud.