Plumps DJs are internationally renowned UK DJ/Producer duo Andy Gardner and Lee Rous of London, whose passion for innovation and non-conformist attitude to electronic music has fuelled their fire for over a decade. Notorious frontline pioneers of the breakbeat genre in late 90’s, the Plump DJs have diversified in recent years incorporating broader styles in dance. Though their sound is still widely thought to maintain a breakbeat aesthetic. Landing back to back club hits in 2016 the duo are firmly back on the top of the breaks charts again, with releases on Punks music and their own Grand Hotel record labels.
Self admitted suckers for bass and ‘the groove’, the duo fuse their favourite styles from their misspent youth into what they call ‘Plump Music’. The multi genre influences of Acid, Breakbeat, House, Funk, Garage, Disco, HipHop, Electro, Miami Bass, Rave, Rock, Techno and Soul, are melted together on a daily basis at their Soho recording studios. The creative hub from which Andy & Lee make their music, in the centre of the sound shaping city of London. The results of which have led the duo to the four corners of the world to perform their purist four deck live show, notching up over 1200 appearances to date.
During their prolific musical career spawning over 100 singles, 6 albums, and 5 compilations to date. Their list of collaborators and remixes reads like a dream line up at superfestival: Mark Ronson, Gary Newman, Deadmou5, Fatboy Slim, Orbital, Jermaine Jackson and Louise Rhodes… The list goes on, and yet the duo have still managed to maintain relevance on a world scene with recent cross genre support from the artistes like Porter Robinson, Eats Everything & A-Track. To add to essential UK radio support and plays from BBC Radio 1 DJ’s Annie Mac, Mista Jam and Annie Nightingale, galvanizing an already established list of Plump enthusiasts.
Their legendary 10 year residency at Fabric Nightclub, and subsequent regular shows at their home towns coolest venues XOYO & The Nest are testament to the success of the Plump DJs in the London to this day. Further afield their performances have graced the main stages at Glastonbury UK, Coachella USA, Fuji Rock JAP, Breakfest AUS, and the Berlin Love Parade GER to name a few. Some of the worlds best nightclubs and venues have also felt the power of repeat Plump DJs shows, Womb in Tokyo, Avalon LA, and even The O2 London are all on the ‘smashed it’ list.
Gardner & Rous are true innovators of sound who proudly co-created the popular Breakbeat genre of the last decade with their initial releases on Finger Lickin’ Records. Pioneers of production whose shared passion for electronic music and the art of making people dance, has inspired a generation of dance floor experiments. The ever-evolving sound of Plump DJs continues to be met with enthusiasm from discerning dance music fans worldwide. Listen then to the sound of Plump Music.