Rupert Taylor, aka xxxy, has a unique modern take on house, techno and garage music that continues to develop and grow confirming him as one of the most exciting producers working in the underground electronic scene.
Taylor began to make waves with his individual approach to garage which seen releases on American Label; Formant, and Mancunian label; Mindset. His subsequent releases on Fortified Audio, Infrasonics and Pollen cemented his status as an up and coming artist to watch.
With his subsequent releases on Rinse and Doc Daneeka’s Ten Thousand Yen, where Taylor showcased his breakout record “Ordinary Things” through to recent hits ’18 Hours’, ‘No Matter’ and ‘Lately’; he has skyrocketed into the mindsets and line ups of the music industry elite. In addition to his solo releases, his skill set as a producer has led to him being asked to remix acts such as New Order, Pedram and Sau Poler.
The 2011 RBMA alumni is not only a renowned producer but also superb behind the decks, which is well illustrated by his Boiler Room sets, well received podcasts for Fact, XLR8R and Solid Steel, including his numerous radio shows for London underground radio stations Rinse FM and NTS radio.
With a deep knowledge of acid house, New York and New Jersey house, as well as UK garage, UK bass and techno, his DJ sets are as eclectic as his productions and have been well received in clubs and festivals around the world.