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DJ's, musicians, producers, collectors, students & owners of 2 mighty labels Ism Records and Midnight Riot, the duo gained international notoriety for their ground breaking re-edits & remixes and production skills in early 2003 and no one knew where they came from!
Credited with creating a genre free musical style all of their own, Yam Who? are due to release their debut album in 2013, inspired by Quincy Jones, Funkadelic, Herbie Hancock, Cameo, Minnie Ripperton, Larry Levan, Theo Parrish, Philly Soul, Edit Culture, Leroy Burgess, Boys Own, Maurice Fulton, Shep Pettibone, Greg Wilson, Masters At Work, Tensnake, Earth, Wind & Fire, French Disco, Patrick Adams, Prince & The Electrifying Mojo...
Driven to achieve a clear musical identity, and a high level of sonic quality Yam Who? set up Ism Records in 2009 heavily influenced by the world’s most legendary record company, Island Records and its founder Chris Blackwell. The 2 rapidly growing labels release music from around the world from the likes of, NYC discoband Odyssey, Joey Negro, Ron Basejam, Rayko, Ashley Beedle, Parallel Dance Ensemble, The Revenge, Black Cherry, Off Key Hat, Legendary 1979 Orch, Danielle Baldelli, Trujillo, Leo Zero, Rubinskee, Genius Collective, Crispin J Glover, Faze Action, PBR Streetgang, Red Rack'em, Rubinskee, Hot Toddy, Mark E, Erik Rico, Neon Rider, Ilija Rudman, Volta Cab, Ray Mang, DJ Cosmo, DJD, Disco Dirtbox, Finn Peters, Leftside Wobble, Jona Saucedo, Flash Atkins, Hamish Balfour, Heion, Avanti, Moon Runner, Toby Tobias, Dead Rose Music Compnay, Electric Boogie, Damir R Rogina, and Death On The Balcony,
They have touched and sprinkled magic studio dust on the some of the biggest and most obscure artists in the game including, John Legend, Azymuth, The Roots, Incognito, Joss Stone, Dom Um Romao, Sunburst Band, Fat Boy Slim, Crazy P, Killer Whale, Chaz Jankel, Zero 7, Will Smith & Jazzy Jeff, Amp Fiddler, The Elektrons, Jill Scott, Belleruche, Victor Davies, Raphael Saadiq, Grace Jones, Rodney P & Colonel Red.
Their latest endeavour is the Midnight Riot imprint..strictly focusing again on those crucial and irresistible mid tempo selections, check out present and future releases from Rayko, Joey Negro, Jimmy The Twin, Boogie Cartel, Low Slung, Rubin & Ra, Deadly Sins, Mark E, Heion, DJ Butcher, Matthew Kyle, 78 Edits, Ajello, Sleazy McQueen, Dean 'Sunshine' Smith, Ruben & Ra, Inkswel, Jimmy The Twin, Yambee, Dynamicron, Ex-Friendly, Get Down Edits, Fingerman, Stupid Human, Boogie Cartel, Neon Rider, Legendary 1979 Orchestra, DJ Raw Sugar and Trujillo