NIGHTMARES ON WAX – 22/06/18 – SAGE, GATESHEAD
Kicking things off in style on Friday 22nd June the Sage hosts George Evelyn, better known as his stage name Nightmares On Wax.
The leeds based DJ is one of the most influential electronic artists of a generation, his music has inspired many musicians and producers across the globe over his quarter decade career.
Getting his start in the music industry through hip-hop, a young George Evelyn joined a breakdancing crew and soon began his DJ career. Nightmares On Wax released his first record, A Word Of Science, alongside John Halnon then Kevin Harper, in 1991.
Flash forward twenty-seven years and NOW have released a grand total of eleven albums and in that time become Warp’s longest-serving active artist, broadening the sound of the label and paved the way for artists such as Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke and Mount Kimbie.