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Deep, dark and hypnotic. Gareth Cole's distinctive sound has swept across dancefloors over the last twelve months sending clubs around the globe into a frenzy. The producer from the United Kingdom has risen rapidly from respected resident DJ, to a name on the lips of the finest underground DJs in the game. Taken under the wing of German minimal house icon Steve Bug and signed to his superb Sublease label, his robust brand of deep looping house has found its way into the boxes of everyone from Hot Since 82 to John Digweed.

Influenced in his early years by Sasha, Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo and Guy J, it would be the legendary Global Underground and Transitions mixes that initially hooked him on the progressive house sound. He began avidly collecting mixes, studying the art of building long sets and layering sounds. His passion for DJ'ing was ignited and upon his return from travelling Australia he quickly found himself residencies at high profile venues across Manchester. As he established himself as a regular on the Manchester circuit, he began to take on influences, imbuing his style with dubby stripped back house and muscular techno. Steve Bug, Nick Curly, Gorge, Mihai Popoviciu would all feature prominently in his sets. Now he was ready to take steps into the production world. Boldly, he turned his back on a well-paid job in the city leaving behind the security it promised to pursue his passion and launch himself full time into music.

By 2022 he was ready to showcase his art with the world. He had found his sonic signature, techy hypnotic house, that was laced with energy and highly functional on the dancefloor. Importantly, it was an authentic expression of his influences, from the pared back techy grooves of his DJ sets, to his love of minimal techno and progressive pioneers. His debut release on Suprematic, showed an already incredibly accomplished production touch and rocketed to number 1 in the another download site deep house releases. However, it would be signing to Steve Bug's Sublease label for the Signal EP that would be a transitional point. Tracks like 'Courage' were evolving dancefloor weapons that lured clubbers into their hypnotic web before sweeping them off into a vortex of sound. Soon videos from DJs playing everywhere from South America to Europe were flooding social media, with heroes such as John Digweed, Danny Howells, Steve Bug and Hot Since 82 all road testing tracks to devastating effect. It became one of another download site's deep house bestsellers for 2022, John Digweed so enamoured with the EP he would invite Gareth on to his legendary Transitions show. The appearance would launch his sound to a whole new audience, taking him full circle back to one of his original sources of inspiration.

With a killer remix for Danny B to be released on Sublease in the early months of 2023 and a host of tracks already signed up for the forthcoming year, it looks like Gareth Cole is set to continue to lock in dancefloors across the world.

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