N-Type is a multi award-winning DJ, producer, radio presenter and label owner. He is best known for his input in the growth of the Dubstep genre from its infancy to a worldwide phenomenon. He is a foundational member of the Croydon Dubstep family and affiliated with the legendary record shop Big Apple Records.
His radio career accelerated when he started a regular show on the South West London pirate station Delight FM back in the late 90s that acted as a launchpad for his multi-decade career. He is now one of the longest running members of East London station Rinse FM and saw its transition from pirate to legal FM broadcaster. He has also featured on several shows on BBC Radio 1 over the years, including Maryanne Hobbs and Mistajam with guest mixes and regular track plays. In 2020 N-Type joined forces with Croydub legend SGT Pokes to start the Pirate Copy Podcast which has now become a regular show on Bristolʼs SWU FM First Thursday of the month 11-1am. You can also catch him on Rinse FM for a power hour, second Thursday of every month at 2-3am. Expect to hear the freshest Dubplates and guest mixes from artists at the forefront of Dubstep, Grime and bass driven music.
N-Type is the label boss at Wheel & Deal Records which has released music consistently since 2009 and introduced artists such as Dismantle, Flux Pavilion, Mr.K, Ben Verse, LX One and Benton amongst others. N-Typeʼs first label venture was Terrain Records started in 2005 which was an outlet for multi-genre productions and one of the first labels to release 140bpm Future Jungle.
Wheel & Deal Records has regular parties in London and Europe with events at clubs such as Fire and Lightbox, Cable, Birthdays, The Nest, Corsica Studios, Peckham Audio as well as hosting festival stages at Tomorrowland (Belgium) and party boats at Outlook Festival (Croatia).
Renowned for his upfront and eclectic selection, technical mixing and crowd pleasing shows, N-Type performs on 3 – 4 decks (Vinyl or CDJ) and has also toured Europe and the USA with fellow pioneer DJ Hatcha performing on 6 decks and 2 mixers spectacle Back 2 Back in the summer of 2012. In 2019 he also collaborated with Youngsta on a sell out Australia Back 2 Back tour.
N-Type has made regular appearances at many festivals worldwide, including: Glastonbury, Big Chill, Park life, Lovebox, Detonate, Global Gathering, Mysteryland (Netherlands), Dour (Belgium), Tomorrowland (Belgium), Shambhala (Canada), Symbiosis Gathering, (USA), Infrasound (USA) plus many more. He has also supported acts such as The Prodigy, Pendulum and Dizzee Rascal on their UK arena tours.
He has built up a consistent catalogue of releases on some of the biggest Dubstep Labels such as Tempa, Dub Police, Black Acre, Black Box and his own imprints with Wheel & Deal Records, Terrain and Sin City Recordings. He has also remixed artists such as Wiley feat Emeli Sande, David Boomah, Leon Anthony, Utah Jazz, Cinnamon Chasers, Lemon D (Valve), Big Black Delta, J Sweet and Big $hot. His current focus is on his Dubstep & Grime production with many new releases penned in with Wheel & Deal Records and new collaborations with Kromestar, under the Krome & Type label.
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