London born producer David Kennedy may only be 25, but in the quarter century of his existence he’s created quite the range of music with equally intriguing characteristics, his most notable being Pearson Sound. Highly respected in the U.K. bass community, Kennedy effortlessly blends elements of dubstep, house, garage, and techno derived from both digital and analog sources. With a forward approach to music creation, Kennedy’s modern and intelligent processes have flourished into a complex body of work that is informed and well curated, whether that means his own work or the many other artists that fall under the umbrella of his label, Hessle Audio, which has released work from Jame Blake, Blawan, and many others.
Pearson Sound will be performing at the next OFF/CNTR on May 4th at Complex. Joining him will be Bok Bok, Grenier, R2M, and Queen Leaf. In the meantime, I urge you to check out this indepth discussion with Pearson Sound at the Red Bull Music Academy in Madrid where he touches on the balance between producing & djing, dubplate culture, and the effects of pirate radio on his youth.
Tickets are available HERE.
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