Felix Burton and Simon Ratcliffe, more famously known as ‘Basement Jaxx’, are leading pioneers on the UK dance music scene. Creators of exuberant dance music with reggae and Latin overtones, the basement jaxx are floor filler favourites. The probability is, if you’ve been anywhere near a dance floor in the last decade, you’ve moved your feet to their electric beats.
Having originated from club nights in Brixton, South London in 1994, the dynamic duo are now high in demand musicians, proving the popular pick for private parties, exclusive events and corporate functions.
Their phenomenal debut album ‘Remedy’ was hailed as one of the most significant records of the ’90s and has influenced a variety of artists from a diverse range of genres. They have continued to win approbation from press, fans and club luminaries, with tunes such as, where’s Your Head At? Flylife, Do Your Thing, Jump N’ Shout, Rendez-Vu, Plug It In, and Romeo.
Basement Jaxx were one of the first international dance acts to efficaciously transition from underground to chart success. The duo have been fortunate to play live around the world and have worked with some of the biggest names in music, including; Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake and N*E*R*D. Named after the parties the duo started hosting in Brixton, their DJ sets are an eclectic cocktail of disco, techno, flamenco, garage, break-beat, funk-garage-Latin-jazz – and journey through the greatest dance sounds ever invented.
Since their claim to fame in 2001 with the infamous dance track ‘Where’s your head at?’ the pair have demonstrated dominance in the charts and on the dance floor. With a staggering 23 singles, 6 studio albums, 2 compilation albums, 2 Brit awards and a Grammy to their forever expanding list of achievements, the duo have proved an exciting explosion of fecundity on the electronic dance music scene
In addition to their own work, Basement Jaxx have become sought after re-mixers. With their more prominent work including “4 My People” by Missy “Misdemeanour” Elliott, “Everyman… Everywoman…” by Yoko Ono, “Like I Love You” by Justin Timberlake, and “She Wants to Move” by N*E*R*D. Plus, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Botz and Garold Marks, have openly expressed keen interest in collaborating with the dynamic duo on future projects.
As the perfect entertainment act for private parties and corporate functions, the Superstar DJ’s are guaranteed to inject your event with electric energy. Whatever the occasion, book Basement Jaxx to bring your event to life!
To book Basement Jaxx as a dance music duo or DJ for your private party or corporate event with Champion Speakers, simply fill in our online form today or call us on +44 1509 85 29 27