“The man’s almost like a house music sculptor, his stuff’s so well thought out” – DMC Update
“One of the UK’s finest underground house producers” – iDJ Magazine
Since his debut release 9 years ago on the classic Stickman Records, Harold’s contribution to underground house music has been second to none, with over seventy releases and remixes to his name. Harold’s house production’s have been appearing in the playlists of worlds most discerning DJs for years now and his name on a release as producer or remixer is a guarantee of full-scale, top quality house music. Effortlessly capable of creating lush, soul-influenced vocal tracks, sun-drenched, acid-soaked deep house or twisted tech house stalkers, Harold always delivers the goods. His innovative and polished style marries dancefloor charisma with futuristic, dreamy soundscapes, funky basslines and unmistakable club grit, born of years on the dancefloor and in the DJ booth as well as in the studio.
Harold has managed to maintain the position of being both a Producer & DJ who is respected equally, whether in the studio or behind the decks. Initially DJing rare groove and funk, Harold was eventually bitten by the house music bug and never looked back. Many, gigs, parties, residencies, promotions & joint ventures later, and he’s still in demand, his sets these days peppered with his own exclusive productions and re-edits as well as the finest in underground house.
Harold’s work has found consistent support from the industry’s leading publications and DJs alike, his productions turning up in the CD wallets of countless top jocks. And while his releases and remixes may have graced the playlists of many a top spinner, what sets Harold’s music above the crowd is an uncompromising commitment to quality. This dedication to his craft came to fruition with the release by top UK house label Urbantorque of Harold’s debut Album on Urbantorque “Hole Funk”. As iDJ Magazine said, “…this is one immaculate debut”
2009 has seen a slew of killer EPs & Remixes on some of underground house’s finest labels. His sprawling discography includes some of the underground house scenes finest players: Urbantorque, Lost My Dog, Plastic City, Elevation, Cubims, EIGHT TRACKS, Prismatic, Evasive, Reverberations, Ambiosphere, Brown Eyed Boyz, Heartbeat Revolutions, Base Legere, Acryl, Southside Shuffle, Detour, AlterImage, Body Rhythm, Deepology, Mimosa, Dutchie, Grouper, KGBeats, Maxime, Magnitude, SoCo Audio, Manuscript, Sensei, Boxa, Freaked, Uhuru Beats, Oblong, On The House, Household, Groove Pleasure, the list goes on. Remix-wise, Harold has also polished the finest in the industry as well, including Terry Lee Brown Jr. Candy Dealers, Asad Rizvi, Josh Collins etc. and his tracks and re-rubs have cropped up on untold compilations too.
2010 sees a new direction for Harold with the creation of DoubleHQ, Harold’s live project. Having spent a substantial amount of 2009 scouring Brightons rehearsal rooms for the perfect blend of musicians – and then having spent more months locked away rehearsing, finessing and perfecting, DoubleHQ is now going live, coming to a dancefloor near you soon…