Elite Force aka Simon Shackleton has been in the electronic music scene for well over 15 years from his early beginnings in a band (Headless Chickens) with the well known Thom Yorke of Radiohead fame to his early electronic music beginnings with Lunatic Calm. Elite Force is a true professional which has seen him tour on every corner of the globe and gather a large fan base over the years.
This LIVE mix was recorded at the Breakspoll awards back in 2011, right around the time the Tech Funk Breaks genre was gaining momentum. Elite Force won 2 Breakspoll awards that night, one for Best Producer and one for Best Label (for his highly regarded U&A imprint). The mix itself is a great journey of breakbeat music and one of the stand out sets of the night.
If you would like to read more about Elite Force aka Simon Shackleton head over to this link: www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Shackleton
Elite Force is set to return to this years Breakspoll awards !
This mix has never been available for public download until now.
Here’s the full lowdown:
Breakspoll is all about recognising the best of the breakbeat scene, and celebrating the achievements of the previous year. Our worldwide online vote lets the public decide their favourite artists, tracks, events and more of 2014, and culminates in our awards show and club night event, this year happening in Manchester on Saturday 7th March.
The 14th International Breakbeat Awards
Saturday 7th March 2015
Sound Control, Manchester 9pm-4am
Featuring the best of the breaks scene in one massive party, combined with the Breakspoll Awards presented live on stage at 11pm sharp, join us for a night of breaks, bass and beats as we announce the winners of the International Breakbeat Awards live on stage, alongside superstar DJs and live acts playing through the night.
Featuring: A-Skillz, Breaksjunky, Elite Force, Evan Gamble Lewis, JFB, Kwerk, Leuce Rhythms, Lowdown DJs, Marten Hørger, Martin Flex, Plump DJs (Classics Set), RadioKillaz, Refracture, Slamboree Soundsystem, The Autøbøts (Retro Session), Vinyl Junkie & Sanxion, WBBL (Live), Wes Smith, WheresNorth? and more.