Lol began making electronic music with Renegade Soundsystem “ The Spiral Tribe “ in 1991 .
A year later he formed the seminal “ Drum Club “ with London dj Charlie hall .
There first two singles for the highly influential Guerrilla label became huge club anthems. “ u make me feel so good “ , And “Alchemy “ the later coming with two incredible orbital mixes . There was also the ground breaking club in the sound shaft , Also called “The Drum Club“, Behind heaven this became the capitols leading progressive house night and was also voted the club of the nineties In the “Big Issue“ magazine.
The Drum Club then signed to producer Youths (ex killing joke bassist) “Butterfly“ label that went through Big life and released two critically acclaimed albums for the label. They toured the world extensively with the likes of The Prodigy And Orbital . There was one last album titled “Live in Iceland“ which was released through Andrew weatherall and Nina Walsh's saberettes imprint .
In 1995 The Drum Club split and Lol went onto form “Slab‘ with Nina Walsh and release a couple of albums on the independent label Hydrogen duke box .
He then started to record under his own name going it alone and through his more ambient/soundscaope music became heavily involved With the Big Chill . There was an album with Big Chill recordings titled “All this is Bliss“ and a collaboration with the highly gifted musician Roger Eno in 1999 titled “ Damage“.
In the year 2001 the same year “All this is Bliss“ was released he was running a lot of nights in the Brixton area including “Funkt“ which was based At mass in Brixton and ran for three and a half years .
By chance the director of the movie “SW9‘ Richard Parry which was shot entirely in the area asked Lol to do a cameo in the movie. Also By chance one of Richards favourite tunes was the afore mentioned Drum Club track “Alchemy“ . He duly included it in the movie, with a new mix by Lol and the two guys got on so well Lol began doing Music supervision on the movie. Music supervision credits now include “SW9‘ , “Football Factory“ , “Its all gone Pete Tong“, “The Business“, “Dirty Sanchez – The Movie“, “London to Brighton“, “The Escapist“, “Outlaw“ “Pusher 2", “Summer“, “Sparkle“ The recently released first inter-active Film “Faintheart“ ( a collaboration between Vertigo films & myspace) and the soon to be released classic “Bronson" starring Tom Hardy.
Lol has also had music featured in many movies including writing the trailer for the Bond movie “The World Is Not Enough“.
He has remixed the likes of “Killing Joke“, “The Alabama 3 “, “The Fall“ , “Lush“ , “Republica“, “Curve“, “Chapter House“, “Jah Wobble“ And many more .
He now combines djing all over the world , music supervision and producing his own music .
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