Biography of Franklin (UK)
|Real name / ||Lou Franklin|
Franklin is a young house head set on taking his house sound to the best clubs, people and spaces in London.
Lou Franklin grew up surrounded by the northern soul and motown music of his parents, all the while instilling in him the importance of soul in music. This fantastic introduction into music shaped and influenced Franklin's musical education as he progressed through rare groove infused hip hop to jazz inflected drum and bass.
Nowadays you can expect a varied house selection from Franklin. From big bad 808 basslines and garagey 2-step beats to the most heart wrenching rhodes and keys.
Keen to bury his musical roots even further Franklin started his work with legendary house imprint: Freerange Records, taking many valuable lessons from the masters of deep you will always hear a nod to the label that has taken Franklin under it's wing during his DJ sets.
Franklin is also a keen promoter and has recently taken up residencies in several hotspots across east London with his 'Unwanted' brand. Unwanted are a close-knit family of music lovers, four best friends dedicated to creating the best a club night has to offer. whether it's their house and techno night - 'Immersed' or their trademark rare groove night - 'Diggin' Deep', the Unwanted Family share one common musical policy; good music for good times.
For bookings and promos
Lou@unwantedfamily.com / Lou@FreerangeRecords.co.uk