28 May 2015
Krafty Kuts - Red Bull Thre3style Podcast (download link on Soundcloud site)
Krafty Kuts, real name Martin Reeves, is the multi-award winning DJ/producer and the undisputed King of breaks. From humble beginnings, Krafty has an enviable career which boasts accolades ranging from eight times Breakspoll Winner, Best International DJ and Best Single of the Year by DJ Mag. He’s played alongside everyone from The Prodigy to Fatboy Slim and even the Rolling Stones. Brighton based Krafty Kuts developed his passion for DJ'ing in the late 1980's after winning a DJ competition at aged 12. Martin then opened his own record shop, through which he identified a sound for his DJ style, a hip hop funk infusion of up-tempo beats. With his roots deeply entrenched in Hip Hop, this mix has been 15 years in the making and it features not just a collection of all of the music that has inspired Krafty Kuts in his career, but exclusive interviews from such Hip Hop legends as Kurtis Blow, Z-Trip, DJ Numark and Complex. Hip-Hop was the first music to truly touch Krafty Kuts soul, there’s not a day that goes by that he doesnt listen to it. Put together like a mind-blowing hour-long DMC final this mix is his homage to the music that has inspired his life, lead his career and touched his soul.