DJ Zebedee

Real Name:
Zebedee Karim

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Zebedee has been djing in the London underground party scene since 1993, and is world renowned for his Hard/funky/Tribal acid sets.

His passion for djing and the free party scene began at 16 when he lived in a squat with a crew called The Rainbow Tribe, after helping the crew run an information stall at Tribal Energy night at the ROCKET in London, Zeb landed his first gig and soon became a monthly resident at the club.

During the early/mid 90s he teamed up with mate Lawrence to form an underground system called Restless Natives, and the pair were soon organising underground squat parties all over London.

Zebs international career began to take off around this time, when he landed his first gigs at Shambala in Vienna and at a Zilch promotions night in Amsterdam playing alongside Laurie Immersion.

He also held down a monthly residency at Feverish, in Bristol’s Lakota Nightclub, and made nationwide guest appearances at Escape from Samsara, Pendragon , Havok , Eurobeat and Homegrown.

Following the success of their regular parties around London, Zeb and Lawrence launched the infamous club night, Trancentral.

Hailed as London’s best underground tekno night at the time, Trancentral remained a permanent fixture in the party scene, until it closed its doors in early 2001.

During their partnership , Zeb and Lawrence also started a label called ORGANGRINDER, and Zeb released his first two 12”s ORGANGRINDER 01 DOGS ON ROPE, and ORGANGRINDER 02 WIERDO MAGNET. Other artists feature on the label included Guy “Geezer” McAffer, Gizelle and Lawrie Immersion among others.

Zeb then embarked on a solo Australasian tour, which saw him play at parties and club’s through out Australia and New Zealand. Upon returning to London Zeb carried on with the Restless Native sound system.

Early 2003 saw Zeb produce a highly success 12” with Guy “Geezer” McAffer, entitles “DJ Zebedee meets JAH Scoop” on the Hi Wire label.

Since then he has played in Venezuela, Brazil, Czech Republic, Portugal ,Italy and Poland, in addition to local gigs in Edinburgh, Bristol, Manchester , Bournemouth, Birmingham and Southampton,Japan – Sendi and Tokyo.

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