Sunday, October 11, 2009

I'm Paul, Meat Katie...

Meat Katie AKA Mark Pember shouldn't’t need any introduction at this stage of his career, but for those who haven’t been around over the past 15 years: Pember has recorded for labels such as Lot49, Kingsize, R&S & Wall of Sound to name a few, he has mixed and compiled albums for Ministry of Sound, Fabric & Bedrock; he has run two highly successful labels in Whole 9 Yards and Lot49 and he has Dj’ed in every corner of the globe at some of the world’s biggest music events and dirtiest clubs.

To date Pember has released three Meat Katie artist albums, Off the Bone (1998), Long to Belong (2000) & Vibrator (2006), all diverse in style and vibe but glued together by his techy and lo-fi feel', he has worked with such vocalist as Kurt Wagner from Nashville indie/country band Lambchop, garage/trash vocalist Holly Golightly, New York house legend Roland Clark and UK Diva Katherine Ellis, in 2000 mark also made a one off alternative album Never The Less under the name Avenue A, a collaborative project with Jason o' Bryan co-producer with the Dub pistols, it was this project that lead Mark to score the music for film adaptation of Martin Amis’ 'Dead Babies', an art house production by Gruber films (Shooting Fish, Waking Ned), starring Paul Bettany.

Arguably its Marks work as a DJ that has really seen him shine, a world class performer with excellent technical ability and a great understanding of the dance-floor, he has built a reputation worldwide. Those who have seen him play will know that it is his diversity and energy that has earned him such respect, his tough Techy style, has seen him play across the globe alongside an eclectic group of DJs from Digitalism, Justice and Simian mobile disco, Soulwax and Erol Alkan, to Deep Dish, Steve Lawler, James Zabiela, Sasha & Digweed, Carl Cox, even Armand van buren & Marco V, and not forgetting some of the world’s top Breaks acts including, Plump DJ’s, Stanton Warriors. He'’s supported live acts such as Chemical brothers, Pendulum, Basement Jaxx, Represent, and Infusion, and He even recently played on the Valve Soundsystem as one of the only non-Drum ‘n Bass DJs ever to do so.

Download: Tension (via Sendspace)
Download: Meat Katie In The Mix (via Sendspace)

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