John Rowe is a respected North-East recording artist, DJ, Dance music producer and record label manager,
Born and Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, U
As a musician he has played in various bands , Most notably alternative psych-rockers ‘Herp Nurp
Which he played in for ten years both fronting the band and sharing chief song writing duties
The band gigged the UK, Recorded 2 albums in the late 90’s at Impulse studios (Home of Neat records
And eventually signed a deal with ‘Big fat records’ in 2004
Alongside his band responsibilities John was busy honing his production skills, taking up a music technology course in the late 90’s which lead to a string of techno releases throughout the mid 00’s on numerous labels such as 4-stroke (Belgium), Stranamente (Italy), Testin’out (UK) His own D.E.S. Label and the legendary Bonzai records.
playing live alongside techno stalwarts such as; Dave the drummer, Guy ’Geezer’ Mc gaffer, Ben Sims, Roland the bastard, Ant, Chris liberator and the like.
For well over a decade John has played for various promoters and party crews including; Freaky dancing, Trauma, Cubensis, Anti-world, Detox, Radar, Kiddstock, Strange days, Ourmas, Cause and effect, Citric acid to name just a few,
This has seen him perform at raves, festivals, clubs and pubs across the UK Djing alongside Eat static, Mark Eg, Anne Savage, Rodi Style, Paul Glazby, Ed Real, Vinyl Groover and an endless list of top hard dance pioneers
John is currently keeping himself busy in the studio , playing drums for post-punk outfit
‘The Flabbergasters’, Practicing with his own band ‘ Schizophonic’ (Vocals and Guitar) and recording new techno material for his record label ‘Hypnohouse Trax’ Which has already signed up 20+ solid producers so far and gained a top distribution deal with labelworx
John continues to run the cybernetics collective, A group of musicians, Dj’s and performers who promote and encourage home-grown talent, They have put on events, raves and parties in Newcastle and beyond for the last ten years