Ant TC1

Ant TC1 along with Hidden Agenda founded Dispatch Recordings back in 2001, Ant
originally helped out with the management side of the label before finding his feet
within the realms of production; which was a natural progression for him having DJ’d
on pirate radio and in clubs from the age of 14 (since 1992). His first release alongside
frequent production partner Stress Level appeared on Dispatch after almost 3 years
of hard work getting their collective sound where they felt it needed to be before
even thinking about turning on a DAT recorder. After their first release hit the stores
they quickly picked up a wealth of DJ support across their early material and went on
to release for a who’s who list of established Drum & Bass record labels including the
likes of Renegade, CIA, Advanced, Critical Records Integral, Liquid V, Commercial
Suicide, Good Looking Records, Bingo Beats and Samurai Music.

By demand remix work started to feature heavily within their output and the duo
went on to remix for the likes of Hidden Agenda, Chris SU, Artificial Intelligence,
Kabuki, Total Science, Optical & Ryme Time (Jagged Edge), Atlantic Connection,
Tactile & DJ Marky. Branching out and working with other producers such as Survival
& DLR has only furthered experience Ant’s skills at the controls over the years, Ant has
also released his own solo material more recently on top of remixing for the likes of
Lomax on Integral Records. In 2014 Ant realised a lifetime ambition, securing his first
ever release for the legendary Metalheadz label “Hungry For Atmosphere” alongside
Mako, DLR & Villem.

Ant’s production output has featured on a mass of compilations and mix CD’s
compiled by the likes of Shy FX, LTJ Bukem, Total Science, AI, Spectrasoul, Klute and
Brian G. Additionally his work has featured very heavily within the radio shows of
Friction, Grooverider, Fabio Goldie & Bailey on their respective BBC Radio 1 slots over
the years as well as BBC 1Xtra where Ant once hosted his own one-off 4 hour show,
he has since additionally made 2 guest appearance for DJ Friction on his Radio 1
show. His DJ’ing work has seen him play all over the globe from Adelaide to Los
Angeles, from Hong Kong to Sarajevo, Tel-Aviv to Bangkok and last but by no means
least regularly UK and EU wide.

Fast forward to 2015 and Ant is now responsible for the label management roles of
both Metalheadz & Dispatch Recordings. Having released a compilation series on
Dispatch, the hugely successful “Transit One” & “Transit Two” albums (topping almost
all the usual stores weekly dance music sales charts across all formats), the label
features a fine list of consistently quality single and EP releases from the likes of DLR,
Break, Survival & Silent Witness, Marcus Intalex, Klute, Nymfo, AI, Zero T, Cern, Dabs,
Skeptical, Dub Phizix, himself (and many more). Ant has recently remixed material for
the likes of Cern & Dabs, Sunchase, Quadrant & Iris, Friske as well as having his own
solo work remixed by Xtrah along with working on further collabs with the likes of
Survival & DLR. Ant is also the head of Artist Management at both Outlook &
Dimensions Festivals, playing a pivotal role in bringing consistently strong Drum & Bass
acts to the Croatia every year, earning back to back 2013 & 2014 “Best Festival”
accolades in both the Festival Awards & the Drum & Bass Arena annual awards.

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