The Inland Knights came out swinging over a decade ago with their fresh brand of funky, UK house, and have influenced entire continents in the process. You can hear their distinct sound emanating from Down Under in Austrailia and NZ, throughout the USA, Brazil and South America, and all over Europe.More ›
HAWT Minute: Inland Knights interview @ Triple Crown SF
Real name /
Andrew Riley Laurence Ritchie
INLAND KNIGHTS/TOKA PROJECT/LARRY FIVES
Dj’s, Producers and label owners, Andy Riley and Laurence Ritchie AKA Inland Knights hail from Nottingham UK, a city with a rich musical legacy, particularly for house music.
They met in ’93 and cut their teeth Dj’ing for Smokescreen, the renegade soundsystem from which they drew their early inspiration. Smokescreen consisted of dj’s, lighting people, sound people, a truck, a P.A, a generator and general helpers. Old warehouses, woodland, fields, quarries and houses were utilised with the sole intention of having a good time…. for free! By the mid 90’s smokescreen could guarantee a crowd of hundreds in attendance at their parties, and their club nights became local institutions that ran for years with packed dancefloors, and still do to this day!.
By ’98 Laurence and Andy had made the i..