Boy 8-Bit's Together Mix
Boy 8-Bit aka David Morris made his first steps onto the dance scene when Dj Touche included his track ‘The Colonel’ in his Radio One essential mix in 2004. He was then offered the chance to remix Touche’s seminal track ‘The Paddle’ for Southern Fried Records, along with other high profile tracks such as Dave Clarke and Arthur Baker’s ’ This Feelin’ – which was supported by Radio One’s Essential Selection and Armand Van Heldens ’ When The Lights go Down’ which recieved plays from Radio One’s Annie Mac.
In 2004 he also released his first single for Touche’s new Body Clap label. The track was his ode to the Commodore 64 of his child hood ‘Turbo Loader’ and this was followed in 2005 by his melodic bassline roller ‘Long Jeanne Silver’ which was described by IDJ magazine as a “Awesome Electronic Masterpiece” and given top marks with five stars out of five.
The Boy was also a resident at the Body Clap night was also held at London’s ultra trendy T-Bar. It ran for over two years and became the clubs longest running night. The night has now moved onto Fabric one of Londons largest and most popular venues.
He has also played guitar for the band the Black Ghosts – aka Simon ‘We are your Friends’ Lord from Simian and Theo Keating aka DJ Touche from the Wiseguys. His time in the band included a performance at 2007’s Glastonbury festival.
Up to date the Boy has almost 30 official remixes to his name. Recent remixes including Chromeo, Midfield General, Lethal Bizzle, Mika, Hybrid and The Black Ghosts which have recieved support from DJ’s Such as Radio One’s Annie Mac and Kissy Sell Out and Kiss FM’s Sinden and the Loose Cannons.
The next couple of months will see new releases for the Boy on Diplo’s ‘Mad Decent’ label, a track called ‘The Suspense is Killing Me’ which will be backed by two other original tracks and a remix by Drop the Lime.
He also has a release on New York label ‘Touble and Bass’. The track ‘Fogbank’ will come with remixes from Jack Beats – who comprise of Plus One from the Scrath Perverts and Beni from the Mixologists and Australian Duo Acid Jacks.