Andy C (UK drum & bass DJ/producer)
Legal name: Andrew Clarke (Drum & Bass artist Andy C)
Andrew John Clarke (born 6 April 1976), known by his stage name Andy C, is an English DJ and producer and co-founder of RAM Records. He is considered a pioneering force in the drum and bass genre. In 2011 Andy C won the Best DJ title in the 2011 Drum and Bass Arena Awards, and since the awards' inception in 2009, he has won the people's vote in the awards for Best DJ each year. He specialises in fast mixing, often employing three turntables. A signature mixing style of Andy is what he refers to as "The Double Drop" - lining up 2 tunes so that both basslines drop at the same time. Andy C has often organised events where he DJs for 6 hours solid. In January 2011 Mixmag UK announced the result of 14 month global poll from 35 nominations chosen by other big names in dance music. The survey asked global voters to decided Who is the Greatest DJ of All Time Andy C was ranked No4 and the highest British DJ on the list.