Pitchben – Pitchslap

Artist: Pitchben
Title: Pitchslap
Cat No: CPT 380-2
Format: CD / Download

Quotes: Loving the low slung boogie funk badness of Pitchben—proper party rockers! Ursula 1000 (ESL Music/New York)

Info: The story of Pitchben is one about consistency. It’s the 80s. A young boy is growing up to the soundtrack of Electro Funk, drawing influence from the likes of Jackson, The Whispers and D-Train and developing a genuine passion for music. Around 20 years later in 2011, this boy is releasing his debut album “Pitchslap” on Compost Records.

This root of funk has been a constant since his childhood. Exploring new territories in the 90s Pitchben, known as ‘M-Tech’ at the time, started to deejay and produce at the young age of 13. Working the turntables like an instrument, he became one of the key figures in the world of Scratching and Turntablism. In 2002 he won the German DMC finals with a scratched interpretation of “Break Machine – Street Dance”. Since this rather intense excursion Pitchben . . . →