Our next residency in club Expirat welcomes Compa (UK) with local support from WRK and Vru Dubz. For this session the sound will be powered by Irie Warriors Sound System.
Following his debut appearance on Get Darker TV in March 2011, Compa released his inaugural 12" single with one of Dubstep's foundation imprints Boka Records (Tracks "Sentence" and "Beginning"), and his infamous bootleg of Mavado’s "Dem A Talk" which sold out worldwide within one week of its release, and at the tender age of just 21, he's newly signed to Mala's Deep Medi Musik label, perhaps the most revered seal of approval in underground Dubstep circles.
The Compa sound has received acclaim from across the board with key influences like BBC 6 Music's Gilles Peterson & Nerm showing praise, as well as MistaJam, Toddla T and B-Traits on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, not forgetting J:Kenzo, Jay 5ive, Plastician and N-Type amongst others on the prestigious Rinse FM. Tracks have even found their way into the record bags of scene pioneers Chase & Status (Ram, Mercury, Renegade Hardware), US Dubstep ambassador, Joe Nice (Dub War, Reconstrvct) and of course Mala (Deep Medi, DMZ) who has now signed Compa to his seminal Deep Medi Musik label.
In addition to performances in the Netherlands, Croatia, Belgium, Portugal, Germany, Czech Republic, Turkey, Poland, Estonia, Greece, China and India, Compa has also toured Sweden, Canada and North America twice-over since the start of 2012....and yet despite his tour schedule and between studio time, you can still hear Compa play live on Sub FM once a month, Monday 18:00-20:00 GMT.
++ WRK is a founding member of the oldest group of promoters and DJs from Targu Mures (Romania), LBC Kru. Alongside them he was responsible for organizing the first electronic music parties in his hometown, and later, in the early 2000s the event series 'Fundamental Breaks' that brought to the city the most renowned drum and bass and breakbeat DJs from all over the country of the time. He started DJing in 2003, and after getting a residency in the local club Avi-Cola, played warm-up and after sets with Rapala for a series of exclusive nights promoting all varieties of broken beats. Ever since, he's been an active member of the movement, playing mostly bass heavy music, from deeper dubstep to the more forward thinking electronic beats and occasionally old school 2step/garage.
++ Vru Dubz is a soundman, Dj, promoter and sound system builder, based in Timisoara. Member of High Kulture crew he started collecting music and planing parties in the past years, now he is a regular on the Romanian bass music scene, playing music to make people skankin' on conscious sound.
++ Irie Warriors built their sound system in 2012, becoming Irie Warriors Sound System. Operated by Dani and Low Freq, their music resides both in rockers and steppers rhythm. Playing in major festivals and dances around the country Irie Warriors Sound System impresses by its versatile and militant sound. Come and join their dances to hear early reggae, rub-a-dub, digital dancehall and one drop music selection.