|Location / ||london|
|Real name / ||chris spero|
|Date of birth (age) / ||19 September 1980 (32)|
|RA since/ ||17 December 2006|
|Last online / ||19 April 2013|
|Total posts / ||31|
Latest comment /
"Wicked EP. Props !! ;-)"South London Ordnance - Revolver
In a career which has still spanned only seven years, Glimpse has established himself as one of the most versatile, imaginative and talented producers that the UK has to offer today.
About spero /
From the early days of his hugely successful, uncompromising techno ‘Black Series’ on Glimpse Recordings, through to the groove-laden tech house of ‘Drifting’ on Planet E and, later, fully pursuing the deep and organic take on house via his Crosstown Rebels singles and album – this musical range has gained him the respect of his peers and culminated in two successive nominations in DJ Magazine’s prestigious ‘Best British Producer’ category.
Not that his recognition is purely domestic. As a touring act, the Glimpse live show has really found its mark after the tipping point of the ‘Runner’ LP on Crosstown Rebels in 2010. Already a regular in South America as well as Japan (in part due to a loyal following at Tokyo’s club-of-the-future Womb) the subsequent live tour powered him into new territories such as Australia and North America, as well as European clubbing meccas such as Panorama Bar, Tenax, Fabric, Cocoon and Tresor. A specific highlight in his career came in summer 2010 when an epic run of gigs at Space Ibiza’s Kehakuma party culminated in him being invited to close the evening on the Flight Area stage (outdoor Car Park) at the Space Closing fiesta. As he wrapped up the show, in front of a 5,000 strong crowd, he joined an elite crew containing literally the biggest names in the history of dance music.
With 2011 drawing to a close, Glimpse favourably returns to two of his former label collaborators. In November, he teams up on Leftroom with regular collaborator Martin Dawson with ‘Wildlife’, which the label are calling one of their biggest releases yet. A highly sought after eruption of impelling house and a straight up dance floor killer, ‘Wildlife’ could yet be another milestone release.
‘Fat Controller’ sees Glimpse make a welcome return to an on-point Hypercolour in early 2012 and, for his premier outing on Catz ‘n Dogz’ Pet Recordings, ‘Our Friends Electric’, Glimpse uses his own vocals for the first time with remarkable results on another extremely catchy single.
Capable of taking his sound in all the directions under the spectrum, owing to an unyielding drive to reinvent himself, only Glimpse knows what the future holds in store.
Glimpse’s records have been regular fixtures in the boxes of : Ricardo Villalobos / Carl Craig / Francois K / Laurent Garnier / Derrick May / Jeff Mills / Sven Vath / Richie Hawtin / Marco Carola / Luciano / DJ Sneak / Loco Dice / Magda / Craig Richards / Sasha / Ben Watt / Robert Hood / Mathew Dear / Steve Bug / Slam / Jay Haze / Carl Cox / John Peel / John Digweed / Troy Pierce / Anja Schneider / Konrad Black and Adam Beyer amongst many others.
spero's next at...Sat, 13 Jul 2013
Tryptik with Paul Woolford, Dense & Pika and Bleak at TBA - East London Warehouse
Paul Woolford aka Special Request
Dense & Pika
Rollo B2B Tom Carter
Other upcoming events
spero is attending 2 upcoming events and has previously attended 113.
spero's most visited venue is Space
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