rowland the bastard


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Rowland the Bastard who’s name comes from his straight to the jugular style of mixing and not his attitude, can be seen rocking the dance floor from free parties in the middle of a wood to headlining the G stage a Glastonbury Festival. Commonly known as the Techno terrorist he is back on the 303 after some time spent on other projects, Rowland has been performing since 1992, his style is rough, ready and straight to the point, no mess, no fuss just pure impact! Rowland plays a mixture of Acid Techno, Percussive Techno, Hard Techno and, well, anything Avin it! Using a mixture of two, three Turntables or Traktor Pro and now since 2011 he is for the first time taking his live set on the road using Ableton and a mixture of drum machines and synths.

Rowland has had much acclaim for releasing on labels such as: Stay up Forever, Smitten, Routemaster, Pounding Grooves, Planet Rhythm, Subvert, Projex, Aciieeed, Raw plus his own imprints Bionic Orange and Infected Recordings and many many more….

Working on solo projects and many collaborations under the guises of: Rowland the Bastard,Mc Dead Mic, Dirtie Kache, Roland Deem, Rowland, Clive, Killa Watts, Money Shot, Permanent Damage, Sid’s Attic and last and definitely not least the legendary Tarball & Lungbutter, with other artists like: Dj Ant, Guy “The Geezer” Mcaffer, Chris Liberator, Lawrie Immersion, Pounding Grooves, The Rockhopper, Lucinda, Giselle to name a few. Remixed artists include: Frankie Bones, Steve Stoll, Lawrie Immersion, Guy “The Geezer” Mcaffer.

This hardworking artist has been seen all over the world by adoring fans in such countries as: Great Britain, Canada, United States of America, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Australia, Poland, Italy, France, Portugal, Finland, Netherlands, Japan and Spain pulling crowds reaching 10,000 strong getting down with his rocking grooves.