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DJ DYMOND – Born and Bred on the grimey streets of London, Dymond’s Drum & Bass vision brings together the contrasting sights & sounds of everyday life in Drum & Bass’ spiritual home. After sneaking into his 1st rave at the age of 15 & sampling the sights & sounds of early Dance music culture, Dymond believed he had found his calling. Fast forward more than 12 years later & his hard hitting Beats & Selections are an admirable reflection of his & today’s youth and culture. Drawing influences from all musical genres & a variety of sources, Dymond manages to exceed the rest by fusing together the many styles of this exciting genre & throwing down Drum & Bass Without discrimination… Combining absolute professionalism with artistry, Dymond conveys his creativity through his versatile mixing style and his own compositions, which are heard regularly at several well known venues across the world. He is also rapidly gaining notoriety over the airwaves currently hosting 4 radio shows a week! Dymond has also guested on James Hyman’s ‘The Rinse’ Show (XFM) & regularly hosts radio shows on such underground d&b stations as Rude 88.2FM & Origin 95.2FM. Internet Stations Kunninmindz.com, Futuredrumz.com & drumnbassworldwide.com & as a regular (For more than 4 years!) on the highly acclaimed London pirate station Y2K 90.6FM. His mixes & profiles can also be seen across the world wide web on websites such as Dogsonacid.com, Drumandbassarena.com, Breaksblog.biz, Djsource.co.uk, Inthemix.com, Drumandbass.de & Myspace.com/dymondj. Widely regarded as one of the hardest working d&b heads in the business, Dymond currently provides the charts for BBC 1XTRA, Dnb magazine & Know How Records. He has worked for pioneering Jungle/Drum & Bass label & shop Ibiza Records at the age of 16. He was also previously the D&B vinyl buyer at the flagship HMV store in Oxford Circus for many years and is now presently the Drum & Bass Vinyl buyer at highly respected independant record store ‘Know How Records’ in Camden.