“"It’s hard to go back to ‘just’ listening to music without feeling it too… damn you SUBPAC – I love you!" ”
Born in Fiji, raised in New Zealand and forged in the dance music revolution of London in late 90′s London, FreQ Nasty started his career in 1998 on the seminal UK label Botchit & Scarper where he helped pioneer the global ‘Nu School Breaks’ movement. After becoming one of a select few artists to appear on the front cover of UK DJ bible ‘DJ Magazine’ he moved to the legendary SKINT Records in 2003 he went on to release a slew of cutting-edge records, collaborating with and remixing a diverse range of artists including Fatboy Slim, Kelis, KRS One, Roots Manuva, Rodney P, Bassnectar, and Reggae legend Junior Delgado. Read More...
In ‘04 and ‘05 FreQ toured the world with his ‘Video Nasty Experience’, an eye-melting DJ/VJ/ live MC fusion, with animation perpetrated by a hit squad of crack artists including the ‘Brother’s Mogg’ (Lord of the Rings animators), and ‘Gorrillaz’ artist Jamie Hewlett’s company Zombie Flesh Eaters.
2008 saw the release of ‘Creator’, his crossover collaboration with MIA producer Switch and NYC hipster Santigold, and the ground breaking FABRICLIVE 42 mix CD, which was picked as DJ Magazine’s compilation of the month. He also found time to launch the Giveback website that he co-founded with the purpose of using music to raise money for causes close to artists’ hearts including Tibetan people’s rights, safe drinking water in Ethiopia, and rebuilding homes in Haiti.