A Brief History
Jason Greenhalgh (Q-Project) and Paul Smith (Spinback) first met in 1987 brought together through their mutual love of hip-hop music. Over the next few years the pair developed a deep appreciation for Techno and Dance music at the beginning of its worldwide takeover. By 1991, Spinback was an established DJ, gracing the decks at events week in week out including the world famous “Universe”, meanwhile Q-Project had entered into the studio, his first release "Freestyle Fanatic", Their first label, Legend Records was launched with Q-Project’s highly acclaimed "Champion Sound" in 1992. It took their profile to new heights, and it remains one of the most influential tunes of its time and generation this was swiftly followed by the start of their early recording career together under the name Funky Technicians ……and so the unstoppable collaboration had begun.
In 1997, the well established pair launched the Computer Integrated Audio (C.I.A) label and the alias Total Science, was born. Over the coming years, Total Science had releases on all the major D&B labels including Metalheadz, Goodlooking, Moving Shadow, Hospital, Tru Playaz, 31 Records (Doc Scott), Reinforced, Soul:r, Shogun Audio to name but a few, as well as releases under their own C.I.A. and various other imprints.
Total Science/ Q-Project have release 4 albums, however, the actual number of singles and EP’s the pair have released is currently an unknown quantity. Their relentless yearning to create music and dogged approach denotes there are just too many to mention! but defining tracks of Total Science 20 year career include:
Q Project - Champion Sound ( Total Science Remix )
Funky Technicians - Airtight
Soul Patrol ( feat MC Conrad )
Q Project - Ask Not
Wots My Code – Dubplate ( Total Science Remix )
Redlines ( feat Riya )
Total Science & S.P.Y - Gangsta
Another Time ( feat Grimm )
DJ Friction v Total Science - Scatter
As DJ’s Total Science have been touring globally for over a decade, regularly requested and in demand from the USA, Australia, New Zealand & Japan to the present day. They have a strong presence and dedicated following across the whole of Europe and in the UK, playing in all major regions and cities, and regularly listed at top London venues.
Recent & Present
In recent times Total Science have collaborated with a few select artists, most recognized is their work with Brazilian wonder kid S.P.Y. The pair became a threesome sharing ideas and studio space, and magic was made, the defining moments of this ultimate link-up being “Gangsta”, “Testimony (feat Riya ) ”, “Legion”, “Venus Prime”, and “Ghostrider”, & more recently on S.P.Y's second album "Back to Basisc's" which they were present on 4 tracks . Their ongoing collaboration with vocalist Riya (Laura Pacheco) over the years has resulted in many appearances and Top Ten status with tracks "Redlines" "Piano Funk" & "See Your Face" the title track from their 2013 EP on Shogun Audio . They continue to work closely together on stage and in the studio.
Other notable projects during the last 2 years include the impressive, "Another Time" (featuring Grimm) on Spearhead Various output on Shogun Audio including "Positive Vibrations " & the massive "Scatter" from the Friction Verses series.
The best is yet to come…the back end of 2014 will see Total Science starting where they left off. After many hours in the studio & a move to Bristol , there is a host of tracks lined up ready for release on key labels including their own C.I.A, Warm Communications & Sogun Audio also collaborations with the likes of DLR, Nymfo, Digital & Spirit & of course S.P.Y. Not to mention a clutch of Remixes including Hybrid Minds, Defcon 1, Fats & Villem & Mcloed
Responsible for some of the best loved classics, including ‘Squash’, ‘Soul Patrol’ and ‘Defcom 69’ , the duo are back in full force with an arsenal of new material at the ready as they approach their milestone 20 years in the game.
Their own C.I.A. imprint (and Deep Kut) has grown from strength to strength, featuring artists such as DJ Marky, Calibre and S.P.Y. With over 6 months worth of new material lined up, they return this month with a Calibre EP, followed soon by the Classified Vol.2 EP (w/ FD, Ulterior Motive and more).
Having just released two tracks on Riya's album for Spearhead (one of which Mixmag also premiered) and a recent Top 10 collaboration with Quadrant & Iris on C.I.A., Total Science have plenty of music coming up for release that will cement elite status within the scene.
Returning to Goldie’s Metalheadz this year with the 'Notes of Blue EP' and on Dispatch (for a track with Nymfo), collaborations are also in the works with Mako, DLR, Digital & Spirit, Kaiju to name a few, so expect a lot more from the duo over the coming months.
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