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West Norwood Cassette Library

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WNCL / HYPERCOLOUR

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Biography —

Bob Bhamra aka West Norwood Cassette Library aka No.1 Astronaut, is also one half of Data 70 and another half of Plastic Soul.

He has had releases on Teal Records (Denmark), New Kanada (Canada) as well as his own WNCL Recordings imprint (also home to DJ C, Knowing Looks, Milyoo, Don Froth, Ultramarine, Bobby Champs and Kevin McPhee) and had his original tracks remixed by the likes of Pearson Sound, Brackles, Quantec, Karenn (Blawan and Pariah) and Pangaea. Recent remix work includes reworkings of tracks by Lakosa (Shifting Peaks), Lakosa & iO (Madtech), South London Ordnance (Teal) and Groove Armada (Hypercolour).

While his DJ schedule until now has been intentionally sporadic,  he has played UK wide including Glade and regular slots at Fabric and as well as supplying guest mixes for Mary Anne Hobb’s Radio 1 show, FACT, Boiler Room, DJ magazine and Dazed & Confused.

WNCL Recordings launched in 2010 and has since released a series of 10 x 10″ vinyl singles. The label has now entered a phase of releasing 4-track EP’s on 12″ vinyl, launching with a mini compilation, the We Are Family EP (featuring Don Froth, Milyoo, West Norwood Cassette Library and Knowing Looks), and has followed up…

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Bob Bhamra aka West Norwood Cassette Library aka No.1 Astronaut, is also one half of Data 70 and another half of Plastic Soul.

He has had releases on Teal Records (Denmark), New Kanada (Canada) as well as his own WNCL Recordings imprint (also home to DJ C, Knowing Looks, Milyoo, Don Froth, Ultramarine, Bobby Champs and Kevin McPhee) and had his original tracks remixed by the likes of Pearson Sound, Brackles, Quantec, Karenn (Blawan and Pariah) and Pangaea. Recent remix work includes reworkings of tracks by Lakosa (Shifting Peaks), Lakosa & iO (Madtech), South London Ordnance (Teal) and Groove Armada (Hypercolour).

While his DJ schedule until now has been intentionally sporadic,  he has played UK wide including Glade and regular slots at Fabric and as well as supplying guest mixes for Mary Anne Hobb’s Radio 1 show, FACT, Boiler Room, DJ magazine and Dazed & Confused.

WNCL Recordings launched in 2010 and has since released a series of 10 x 10″ vinyl singles. The label has now entered a phase of releasing 4-track EP’s on 12″ vinyl, launching with a mini compilation, the We Are Family EP (featuring Don Froth, Milyoo, West Norwood Cassette Library and Knowing Looks), and has followed up with releases by Kevin McPhee and, most recently, Bobby Champs. 2013 will continue to see releases and remixes on WNCL Recordings as well as an 8 track double EP for Hypercolour, maintaining the quality over quantity appraach that has served him so well so far.

 

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Phonica Mix Series 7 – West Norwood Cassette Library —

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Phonica Mix Series 7 – West Norwood Cassette Library (Link to Phonica Website)

For the seventh Phonica Mix Series they present West Norwood Cassette Library, who has put together a special 45 minute showcase of WNCL productions and label releases including plenty of upcoming and as yet unreleased selections.

SKIRMIX AND INTERVIEW – WEST NORWOOD CASSETTE LIBRARY —

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SKIRMIX AND INTERVIEW – WEST NORWOOD CASSETTE LIBRARY (Link To Skirmish Website)

West Norwood Cassette Library delivers a brand new, absolute quality mixtape for the Skirmix series. You never know what to expect from WNCL and his latest mix is no different. Laying down some of his favourite tunes from…

TTV #026 – West-Norwood Cassette Library Records Special —

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TTV #026 – West-Norwood Cassette Library Records Special (Link To Livestream Archive)

Trailer TV hosted a West-Norwood Cassette Library Records Special on 24th April featuring a line up of West Norwood Cassette Library, Bobby Champs, SPATIAL and J. Tijn. Check out the archive to…

New EP From West Norwood Cassette Library Released May 5th —

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The man, the mystery West Norwood Cassette Library has announced a brand new 4 track EP for his eponymous label imprint, released on May 5th. It’s the usual electronic, disco diversity brimming with samples and big drums and you can check the previews from the link below…

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West Norwood Cassette Library – Talking Shopcast For Little White Earbuds —

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West Norwood Cassette Library has caught up with the excellent Little White Earbuds crew to chat about the label and record them an exclusive mix for their Talking Shopcast series.

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