Having been an impact on the UK jungle scene since the early nineties, Photek was instrumental in the formation of the more thoughtful side of the drum and bass genre. With a wide array of influences, from jazz to classic techno, the Ipswich native’s eponymous label has been at the centre of the forward-thinking offshoots of the scene.
Risc vs. Reward: Photek
Returning to dancefloor music after 4 years, the buzz around Rupert Parkes at the minute is palpable. With a string of EP’s set for release on his reinvigorated Photek Productions imprint, the Samurai master is back with a big new sound. We caught up with him to talk about the old days, his return to the fray, and the imprint dubstep had on his music…