Stott recently release a new album, Aslan Dub System Vol 1, reminding us just how powerful his music is. SF Sonic took the release as an opportunity to ask Stott about the new release and everything else Stott has to offer.
BBC Guest Mix: Jef Stott: Electronic DJ Jef Stott drops an Eastern Drum Attack Mix.
…be aware when you hear the opening track ‘Deep Playa’, it will touch you so deep that it will have an ever lasting effect on you, whilst influencing how you embrace the rest of this must-have essential album 🙂
Get your sexiest tribal gear or your shiniest saris for what will surely be 2012’s most epic Global Bass production!
Stott creates a dizzying and mystifying atmosphere within each of his songs. The songs are expansive, airy, and as mysterious as the image on the cover.
Having a degree in anthropology doesn’t necessarily make you a world music star, but in the case of Jef Stott, it seems to have helped…
After studying, playing, producing, and traveling the musical globe for more than ten years, Jef Stott has finally put together his first full-length solo release, and it’s long overdue.
Stott has been on the global music scene for over a decade, and last year he released SoukSonik, an EP, on Six Degrees’ (digital-only) Emerging Artists series. His honest efforts were validated with heavy rotations and a successful world tour, building up to his much anticipated solo debut.
Jef Stott’s current address may be in California (LA/San Francisco), but his music is a global endeavor. Pulling from the instruments and sonic styles of the Middle East and North Africa, among other locales, Stott records and DJs with an international population in mind.
Since founding Lumin and Stellamara, Jef Stott developed a jones for Middle Eastern sounds; then went on to degree in anthropology and pen ethnographies of Morocco and Turkey. After working with music pros in those locales, as well as in Algeria, Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia, Stott added the influence of his S.F. tribal scene presence and live performance vibes to create Saracen