Next To Nothing – Hector Plimmer
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Next To Nothing – Hector Plimmer

Next To Nothing – Hector Plimmer


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Next To Nothing – Hector Plimmer

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Next To Nothing - Hector Plimmer

Born and raised in South London Hector Plimmer is a multifaceted producer composer and DJ whose sound is drenched in tribal rhythms and beautifully crafted bass Influenced by beatmakers like Flying Lotus and Theo Parrish but with the subtleties of the classic Metalheadz era drum and bass his second album Next To Nothing is released on th October The album features guests Ego Ella May EmmaJean Thackray Andrew Ashong Pie Eye Collective and Alexa HarleyAfter featuring on Brownswood Bubblers curated by Gilles Peterson Hector proved his talent when he was selected as a winner of the PRS Steve Reid InNOVAtion award At a performance at Sounds Of The Universe Record store Hector caught the attention of Alberts Favourites label heads Adam Scrimshire amp Dave Koor A conversation was started which led to the transfer of almost a whole albums worth of material and resulted in his debut full length record Sunshine Sunshine was met with rapturous acclaim The record went on to be awarded Gilles Petersons album of the week on his BBC Music show and was championed by both Lauren Laverne and Tom Ravenscroft on the station as well as Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio Its success on the airwaves transcended to streaming with the inclusion in the top viral US chart on SpotifyquotThis album has been a real labour of love I spent the most part of a year trying to make music I thought would be fitting to follow my last album whilst not actually knowing what that might sound like Sunshine had been received way more positively than I had anticipated and although praise is a lovely thing it was the cause of much anxiety when the time came to start on this record I put a lot of pressure on myself to produce music and kept going down routes that felt forced or just didnt click for me in hindsight I realise this was me making music not for myself but for what I imagined other people might want to hear In a way Next to Nothing is my first real album Sunshine was more like a collection of four to five years worth of music compiled into the shape of one This is my first dedicated attempt at creating a cohesive project something that shows who I am right now and what got me herequot Hector PlimmerAs a DJ Hector has a monthly slot on NTS radio He has played alongside the likes of Gilles Peterson Kutmah Alexander Nut MNDSGN Onra Dego Kaidi Max Graef amp Glenn Astro Hector finds himself in the good company of those talented selectors who play genres across the spectrum of Hiphop Beats Funk Soul Disco Afrobeat House and JazzLast year saw the launch of his live performances Flanked by Dave Koor and Tim Doyle on keys and percussion with Vocalist And Is Phi heading up the quartet Recent performances have included supporting Nightmares on Wax Amp Fiddler Yussef Dayes and Flako Key festival performances include Glastonbury The Great Escape and BrainchildAs a composer Hector was selected by Google to test and compose the inaugural piece on their open source AI synth the N Synth Super His tracks have been synced to date by the likes of WACOM Nike iD Zandra Rhodes amp Kitty Joseph Radio support from Tom Ravenscroft plus inclusion in his Recommends playlist Support also from Jon Hillcock on BBC Radio Musicbr

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