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Lex Loofah on Wreked Records Worldwide

Lex Loofah
House, Funky House
Wreked Records Worldwide

United Kingdom
Lex Loofah

John Gilpin was born and bred in Huddersfield Yorkshire and started producing around the age of 19. Released the white label "EXCELLER8 - CAN YOU REACH" with partner Raz who ran the record shop Fourth wave which became an underground hit. This inspired him to keep writing music and John and Raz then teamed up with 80's house duo HOTLINE and came out with "JACO - SHOW SOME LOVE" which was signed by legendary label WARP. John then released SOLITAIRE GEE and BLACK MOJO with raz and also started solo work under the name LEX LOOFAH and released "FREAKY DEAKY" (also on Warp).
John and Raz then started PHAT AS PHUCK records and had numerous releases before going there seperate ways having also done many remixes. John has since recorded under the names DR BAD VIBES and now LEX LOOFAH again and has had many releases in 2007/08 on WREKED RECORDS as well as starting his own label- RED ROBOT which will be releasing Various styles of house, techno and downtempo. Over the years he has been involved in music in many ways from playing Percussion in a jazz funk band with the highlight playing at the Jazz Cafe in London to running his own studio helping dissadvantaged kids learn to produce and write there own music- taking them to Gambia to learn to play the Djembe. He has also DJ'd at many venues all over the UK and Europe including the legendary HACIENDA and Amsterdam's THE ROXY but now just enjoys producing from the comfort of his own home with the speakers usually blasting.

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