- Notorious BIG - Suicidal Thoughts (Narkatta Remix) Artwork Narkatta on February 12, 2014 02:51
Narkatta, [Good Looks NY] raised by wolves, picked up the guitar after obsessing over a video of Jimi Hendrix lighting his guitar on fire at Monterey Pop Fest in '67. Idolizing Jimi, he began emulating him by experimenting with amplification and distortion of sounds with an array of guitar pedals. Combining that analog sound with the digital sounds created by his computer, he began to be known for spinning high energy sets that were not limited to any genre, combining Swing, Deep, UK Jackin/Bassline House, Dub, Glitch Hop, Future Garage & Bass, Ghetto Funk and Trip Hop. He started playing local NYC parties and has been known for spinning 6+ hour sets. Now performing on both east and west coasts, sharing decks with such artists as GRiZ, Gramatik, Knife Party, Jon "Barber" Gutwillig of Disco Biscuits, Elite Force, as well as spinning for Burning Man Decom parties thrown by Disorient, Camp Bisco, The Big Up, Harvest Fest NY, and Alex Grey's COSM parties. Some venues he has performed at include Webster Hall, Pacha NYC, Public Assembly, The Delancey, The Electric Warehouse, and Highline Ballroom. Top 5 Nominee for BEST COLLEGE DJ for 2012's Global Spin Awards in NYC. There never is a party where Narkatta doesn’t whip the crowd into a rabid bass fueled frenzy, spinning for the love of what he does. Modern influences include Diplo, Chemical Brothers, Aphex Twin, Jay-Dilla, An-ten-nae, Flume, Flying Lotus, and Mr Carmack, and classic interest include Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, James Brown, and Muddy Waters.