Kaizen Karnak, the producer/DJ behind R1 Ryders, Proletariat Base and owner of label, Current Records, has Produced some of the most unique bass-centric tracks to emerge from London’s underground club scene.
With a production career dating back to 2003, Karnak has stopped his own colourful spend on electronic music, that touches on elements of House, Grime, Jungle and UK garage styles. Yet he remains left of centre within the landscape of UK club music.
Offerings such as ‘Rubberband’, ‘Speedbump’, ‘Low Tread’ and ‘Hydraulic’ Demonstrate his role and unpretentious production style, which he has received support on national radio by key taste makers like Toddla T, Spyro, Beijing B and Sinden. A string of releases onto his ‘R1 Ryders’ project In 2011, saw Fact Magazines report that ‘There are few acts in the UK harder than R1 Ryders’.
As a DJ, Karnak has entertains international crowd and shared lineups with some of the worlds best producers; performing at venues throughout Europe, and festivals like Outlook in Croatia and La Nuits Sonores in Lyon, France. He has provided guest mixes for the BBC and Kiss, make it a natural progression to be presenting his own Fortnightly show on FLEX FM.
In 2018 and beyond, you can expect to see Kaizen Karnak melting the boundaries of genre, as his sound pushes sound systems across the globe to the limit, delivering high energy sound system music for the masses.
Tune into Kaizen Karnak bi-weekly on Thursdays from 22:00 - 00:00