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John started over from scratch. After seven years touring the world as drum-n-bass maestro Infiltrata, after winning over icons such as Goldie and Photek, John Dadzie gave himself a new name, a new sound, and a new determination. It was 2005 and the gentile beatmaker was inspired by sounds he heard spun by the likes Technical Itch, Skream and Benga. It was dubstep. And it was his calling. Once 12th Planet is born, the story really begins. The British dubstep movement takes hold in LA thanks to 12th Planet and the events he aligns himself with; Smog, Media Contender, HARD, and his own club night Dubtroit. Like the mythological twelfth planet (popularized by controversial author Zecharia Sitchin), our 12th Planet flies perpendicular to the system. His wicked beats are off axis. His subsonic frequencies surround you in their own orbit. America’s first king of dubstep is ready for impact.

Genre
Dubstep / Electro / Jungle
Members
12th Planet
Hometown
Nibiru
Record Label
About
Im on tour!
Biography
Like the mythological 12th Planet (popularized by controversial author Zecharia Sitchin), our 12th Planet flies perpendicular to the system. His beats are off axis and his subsonic frequencies send you into your own orbit. America’s first king of dubstep is ready for impact.
Gender
Male
Current Location
Los Angeles, California
General Manager
Danny Johnson danny@mediacontender.com
Booking Agent
Denise Melanson denise@amonly.com
Press Contact
karen@mediacontender.com
Influences
Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Electro, House, Grime, Hip Hop, Reggae, Punk, Psychadellic, Gangsta Rap, Shock
Website
RELEASES:
12th Planet – 28 Hours Later – RedVolume
12th Planet & EMU – Control – Basshead
12th Planet – Element 16 – Argon
12th Planet – Tonka – Noppa
12th Planet – Ptera Patrick EP – Smog
12th Planet – Smokescreen EP – Smog
12th Planet – 68 EP – Smog
12th Planet – Spliff Politics – Subconcious
12th Planet – C-Sick – 10 Bag
Portishead – Hunter (12th Planet Remix)
12th Planet vs Ras Kass – West Coast Dub
12th Planet & Antiserum – Snack Attack
Grand Puba – Get It (12th Planet Remix)
Datsik & 12th Planet – Texx Mars EP – Smog
MSTRKRFT Feat John Legend  -  Heartbreaker (12th Planet Remix)
Little Jinder – Youth Blood (12th Planet & Flinch Remix)
Dave Nada – Apocalypse Theme (12th Planet & Flinch Remix)
DJ MIXES :
12th Planet Mix For Mary Anne Hobbs (November 2009)
VIDEO:
ARTICLES:
MEDIA CONTENDER: 12th Planet Scion A/V Interview
MEDIA CONTENDER: 12th Planet vs Ras Kass – West Coast Dub

TOURING

Sept 7 Shanghai @ Club Ibiza
Sept 8 Beijing @ Yongongyis
Sept 12 Kuala Lumpur @ Vertigo
Sept 13 Bangkok @ Bed
Sept 14 Cambodia @ Pontoon
Sept 15 Hong Kong @ Fly

Sept 18 St. Catharines, Canada @ Barracuda Pretty (Dada Life tour)
Sept 19  Guelph, Canada @ Guelph Concert Theater (Dada Life tour)
Sept 20 London, Canada @ London Music Hall (Dada Life tour)
Sept 21 Pensacola, FL @ DeLuna Fest
Sept 22 San Bernadino, CA @  Nocturnal Wonderland
Sept 23 Portland, Maine @ State Theatre (Dada Life tour)
Sept 26 State College, PA @ Levels (Dada Life Tour)
Sept 27 Revere, MA @ Wonderland Ballroom (Dada Life tour)
Sept 28 Denver, CO @ Beta (Beta Residency)
Sept 29 Fairburn, GA @ Counterpoint Music Festival

Oct 2 Miami, FL @ The Fillmore (with Pretty Lights)
Oct 3 Orlando, FL @ UCF Arena
Oct 6 New Orleans, LA @ Mardi Gras World (with Pretty Lights)
Oct 14 Minneapolis, MN @ Epic Events Center (Dada Life tour)
Oct 15 Winnipeg, Canada @ Garrick Center (Dada Life tour)
Oct 17 Saskatoon, Canada @ Tequila (Dada Life tour)
Oct 18 Calgary, Canada @ Flames Central (Dada Life tour)
Oct 20 Edmonton, Canada @ Edmonton Events Center (Dada Life tour)
Oct 22 Kamloops, Canada @ Cactus Jack’s (Dada Life tour)
Oct 23 Kelowna, Canada @ Level (Dada Life tour)
Oct 24 Victoria, Canada @ Sugar Nightclub (Dada Life tour)
Oct 25 Vancouver, Canada @ Commodore Ballroom (Dada Life tour)
Oct 26 Austin, TX @ Emo’s (with Zedd)
Oct 28 Chico, CA @ Senator Theater (Dada Life tour)
Oct 29 Eugene, OR @ McDonald Theatre (Dada Life tour)

 

 

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