Fatlion Hifi are a collective of musicians and producers formed in the shadow of Alexandra Palace, North London and recording roots rock reggae for a new generation. The project was born out of Flatline, a group of dubstep producers wanting to make tunes with 'more roots, less loops'. Our dj sets combine a mixture of classic and contemporary reggae music punctuated by original productions. We are lucky enough to have played alongside some of the defining artists of the genre we love including Lee Scratch Perry, U-Roy, Yellow man, Mad Professor and Channel One Soundsystem to name a few.
Liam "Mighty Eye the Overseer" is a composer and reggae encyclopedia. He has recently returned to London from Brighton where he helped run the Brighton UP and ENK club nights. He plays guitar, meolica and violin.
George is our masterful engineer, co-writing, recording and mixing our tunes. He has also just moved back to London from Brighton where he worked at Riki Tik Reggae Bar.
Jesse is a music enthusiast and can play anything with a keyboard. Catch him djing in Bristol and London playing an eclectic selection that will catch an audience by surprise. He is a resident at Shak Out, Nuh Pop No Style and Avant Garden.
Ben is a maths graduate and DJ extraordinaire with a vinyl addiction. Having studied in Bristol where he founded Midnight Groovies he is now living in South London where he continues to perfect his craft.
Eliza Rose has been singing and writing her own sings since the age of 15. Working in a record shop has allowed her to be exposed to a wide range of music. In particular her of love of jazz, soul, blues and reggae has heavily influenced her unique vocal style. Her first solo release will be out in February 2015.
Marlon is a vocalist and producer currently based in Brighton. Growing up in London meant he was surrounded by some of the U.K.s biggest soundsystems and has perfected the combination of toasting and singing out sweet melodies for all to hear!
Tashi is a classically trained singer who is based in London. She loves all kinds of music from dub and disco to RnB and 90s pop.
Dan (Dee Ho) is a musician and songwriter from north London. He can learn to play new instruments just by looking at them and specialises in Trumpet.
Lucas is part of the Brassika Horns. Primarily playing in ChainSka Brassika, a reggae ska band from South East London he has also played with a network of different bands and producers, including the original UK dub outfit Zion Train "Keep the horns blazing!!"
Rory is a roots, rock reggae man thats loves to wine his batty when the reggae beat drops. He is a part of The Brassika Horns and plays with reggae/ska outfit ChainSka Brassika. Catch these horns throughout the UK reggae scene.
Jamie is a creative coder and sound engineer who has worked with a multitude of bands and has had his work broadcasted on BBC Radio 1. He writes his own music software, plays bass, guitar and piano and currently lives in Cambridge having recently graduated from the Sussex University in Music Informatics.