Primitive World AKA Sam Willis creates experimental, off kilter house & techno, taking musical cues from Detroit and Chicago, with a string of highly regarded releases on UK labels Ecstatic, Black Acre and Obsession Recordings, winning him support from the likes of Untold, Lowtec, Joy Orbison and Barnt.
His recent Purple Caps EP for legendary Belgian label R&S Records found the Primitive World sound further maturing, the four original tracks confidently club focused yet esoteric enough to demand the full attention of DJs and dancers with their off kilter rhythmic sensibility. With... [read more]
forthcoming releases in the pipeline for 2016, the best is still to come.
A former member of revered Kompakt duo WALLS Primitive World’s dancefloor deconstructions draw from Willis’s time as part of influential London duo Allez Allez, whose DJ sets and podcast frequently drew from dance music’s punk and industrial fringes – all of these influences, and decades of experience behind the decks filter into his challenging yet wildly thrilling DJ sets.