Booking team: Tom Jones, Jamie Waldman
Assisted by: Tal Fineman
One of the scene's biggest DJs and BBC Radio 1's D&B Show host, Friction, has now developed his Shogun Audio empire into one of drum & bass' best labels



  • Multi-Aware Winning, Friction cut his teeth in the drum & bass UK underground of the early 2000’s, building from one of the most passionate, most technically skilled DJ’s into an all-round anthem producing artist
  • Co-owns the globally renowned Shogun Audio label, Elevate Records, Maraki Records (his latest venture with My Nu Leng) and has been the proud host of BBC Radio 1’s weekly drum & bass show for the last 4 years.
  • Recently ended his long term Radio 1 show to pursue personal projects including his much anticipated album ‘Connections’ set for release in September 2018
  • Deemed by Pete Tong as ‘one of the big dogs’, he entered the coveted D&B Hall of Fame at the 2011 D&B Arena Awards.
  • Releasing on imprints such as Metalheadz and Hospital in the early years before founding his own Shogun Audio label in 2004. With 13 years under its belt, it is now a powerhouse in the world of bass music, responsible for nurturing and kick-starting the careers of many of the scene’s biggest producers today.
  • Has a number of notable festival appearances upcoming including Tomorrowland, Let It Roll, Creamfields and Nass
  • Widely regarded as one of the best technical DJs on the dnb circuit
Shogun bossman, scene ambassador on BBC Radio1 and marksman-level selector legend: what Friction doesn't know about drum & bass truly isn't worth knowing.


Featured Track

Right Here, Right Now (Friction & Killer Hertz Remix)

Featured Video

UKF On Air

Featured Video

10 Years of Shogun Audio:
The Documentary

Featured Track

Dimension, Friction, Culture Shock, 1991