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Aphrodite

Aphrodite's Gavin King is one of the reigning, well, kings of jump-up style jungle, a sparse, high-energy offshoot of drum'n'bass designed for maximum dancefloor impact. With tracks propelled by simple, rolling drum loops, huge, warbling basslines, and loads of chopped-up hip-hop and ragga samples, King's releases as Aphrodite, Alladin, and Amazon II (a side project with producer Tony B.) began ruling dance floors in '95 after top DJs such as Hype and Zinc began playing the socks off them. Although many of Aphrodite's earlier tracks were deep in a ragga style, his late-1995 and 1996 releases began bridging the gap between ragga's gimmicky, sample-heavy refrains and jump-up's more spry stepping. His discography is cluttered with chart-topping jump-up tracks, including "King of the Beats," "Woman That Rolls," "Mash Up Your," and "Dub Moods." Releasing most of his tracks on his own Aphrodite Recordings label, King also hooked up with DJ/producer Mickey Finn in 1996 to record a number of tracks (including "Bad A**" and "Big Time") for release on the joint-established imprint Urban Takeover. He's also rumored to be the man behind any number of white label-only bootleg jungle versions, including mixes of "Mission: Impossible," "No Diggity," and the Luniz' "I Got Five on It," in addition to legitimate remix work for such artists as Dub War and Nine Inch Nails. The 1997 CD compilation Aphrodite Recordings is the best, most comprehensive introduction to his work, while his self-titled 1999 American debut collected old tracks and a few new remixes. King has also appeared at the helm of several mix albums, including Full Force and 1998's Takeover Bid: Round One. The latter of the albums was reissued in 2001as part of the Mixer "Rewind" series. In 2002, the first album in his distribution deal with V2 Records was released, Aftershock. ~ Sean Cooper, Rovi
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Aphrodite Aladdin Classics Album

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Track List: Aphrodite Early Drum and Bass Classics Album Volume 4

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Track List: Aphrodite Early Drum and Bass Classics Album Volume 5

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Track List: Aphrodite Early Jungle Classics Album Volume 2

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Love this guy also Kenny Ken and Dara still the best music to get physical to.. with or without enhancement. . DnB will catch on again you just wait.... ¥
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Love me some Aphrodite, Goldie and Ak1200
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allemancraig 3 1 1
Dub step who dub step what. Mark my words jungle is going to come back like never before within the next two years. Hands down Aphrodite's style of jungle is like no other. I saw him solo a few times in the late 90's early 2000's. There was one time 3 way tag Aphrodite AK1200 and Dara. All shows were at the state palace in New Orleans. Good times. Hey anybody know where the after parties at. Hahaha
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Takes me back to them sweaty rocking DnB parties

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I saw him with dieselboy in Akron Ohio at the old childrens palace in 1999-2000! Before the cops got hip to the scene. He spun records for a good 2 and a half hrs maybe more. Id like to put together a huge multi room venue party again like we did back then. Superdank productions!
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oh I love this, such memories from the PB-CLE era! new EDM tards (which are really the old candy ravers tards) do not know what to do with this music, not then and not now.
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Nothing but bomb a** memories when I hear this!
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Highlight of my very young dance days! I saw him at a small underground club in noneother than memphis, tn! Great scene there at the time :) I totally danced my a** off on top of the speakers standing right next to him. He just winked at me and kept doing his thing. Amazing night!
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I do miss the good olé days!! Saw this guy soo many times!! Such a great dj
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Oh the good yrs.....;)
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sebeling27
Rocks like a 450 SX.
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Rocked with this guy in the 90's in Houston -- miss them jungle days for sure!!
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Great track!
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He's been rocking since 90's old stuff is the best saw him twice n Fla he is a cool dude plus best jungle ever luv the hiphop influ
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can't wait to see him this summer in arizona.. s**ts gonna be DOPE!
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Wow unique jungle style
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Saw him in Houston 2005. Super nice guy, very laid back and well mannered. Drank a beer with him and talked about our kids. Oh yeah did I forget to mention the show was f__king awesome
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OMG!!! Atlanta, GA, USA 1999 damn I wish I could remember the name of the club, but yeah, 3rd rave ever, your my first love, as far as DJs go...heh...A p h r o d i t e you are the GOD of jump up baby...keep it rollin!
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I just saw him two weeks ago in downtown Tucson on the rooftop of the Playground Bar! Aw man, he threw it down! His style has evolved with the times, but he still had the classics and knew how to get the dance floor jumpin!
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moneytalks1
this guy is sick saw him in 99 the good ole days
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greatkid96
My favorite Drum and bass artist! this guy is sickkkkkk
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shylowcobra
Me Gusta!
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this dude is so sick ddddeeeeeaaa a y y y y m
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THis shee-ite is CLUTCH!!!
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seewavedr
dylanyoung14 , you win the award for being smart in the art of drum & bass you realy know your sh**
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you haven't heard of pendulum them they are the real s**t!

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No sh!t! A Parrot! Dammmmn!!! I mean squaaaawwwkk k !
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back in the day he used to lay out bomb tracks w/ a parrot on his shoulder!! Aphrodite is by far the BEST drum and bass artist ever!!!
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mdhamija79
This is legit, more like art then organized chaos
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Man i miss drum & bass.... i am so old now i don't know where to find it anymore! LOL! this really takes me back to my Rave Dayz! :
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""""""He's also rumored to be the man behind any number of white label-only bootleg jungle versions, including mixes of "Mission: Impossible," "No Diggity," and the Luniz' "I Got Five on It,""""". I don't know when this was written but Aphrodite featured his I Got Five on It remix on Urban Jungle in 1999. So it's either old or Sean is a dumbass.
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yeah, i dont quite understand Sean Coopers quote on the "simple rolling drum loops", ive been playing drums and producing electronic music for 13 years, and there is damn sure nothing simple about the drum loops in Aphrodites work! I dont what what happened to the jump-up style JUNGLE that used to exist, but when i hear the word "jungle", Aphrodite is always the 1st thing that comes to my mind...even if one is refering to an actual jungle rainforest. If anyone is a fan of this style of dance mus
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hes the best at what he does, handsdown. such organized chaos...
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ohlsen23
Good S**t
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lol, pretty epic, i must admit.
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been behind the tables a couple of times live, this guy kills it...pure genius
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walton511
this mo is sick,and i like it.
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The King of bassline!
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Who the f writes these bios anyway? Ragga is "gimmiky"? What a bunch of self-importa n t d-bags.
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man this s**t brings me back.
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seen him a few times back in the day ... man i mss those days!
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mattikenberr y
Seen him in LA Way back in tha day, like 96 with method man!! Didn't realize how sick it was at the time..
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gdrew1
After all these years, the number one thing with Gavin is his style. No matter where you are, what DJ is spinning his tracks, you can ALWAYS pick out an Aphrodite track. His bass lines are ridiculous. He's been on-scene for years - I've been a fan for 11+ years. It's his style that keeps his name at the top of the Drum N' Bass genre and I'll still be listening to his tracks when I'm dancin' in my walker.
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phleebusmacg e n t r y
Aphrodite is playing in Seattle, for free, this next Thursday. 9pm @ Trinity
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Aphrodite is by far one of the greatest mixers ever. Also listening to AK1200, DJ ICEY.
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saw him at mic check in chicago like 9 years ago!! went on right after method man actually;)
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i saw him in TX at Dallas Market Hall along with DJ Irene and Sandra Collins. F**king amazing.
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calcutta is a solid track! it would have been right at home on the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack with the stuff A.R. Rahman did!
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You guys all know the good shyte when ya hear it! He is very awsome, and absolutly one of the best!
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I saw him live and all he did was play the aftershock album. granted it was before it's release, but still a CD? great producer/rem i x e r , but not too please any of his performances .
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