Radio Days

Kirk Degiorgio was born in Stepney, East London in the late 60’s. Raised in a family who loved a wide range of music – and…

Electro Boogie Encounter

Kirk’s clubbing days started at an under-18’s night held at local Ipswich club ‘Rumours’ from 1982-1983. The music was surprisingly upfront and came at a…

Reckless

In 1986 Kirk moved to Richmond, West London to study History. However a strange coincidence landed him a much sought-after job at Reckless Records in…

Gratiot Ave

By 1990 Kirk was a firm Detroit techno fan and would eagerly await new releases from a trio of Detroit producers: Derrick May, Juan Atkins…

Demo Dat Pressure

One of Kirk’s early demos was played by Colin Favor on his Kiss FM show and was soon licensed by Michael Golding and Steve Rutter…

Applied Rhythmic Technology

Still working part-time in Reckless, Kirk regularly sold rare house and techno to a wide range of collectors. One of these – Grant Wilson-Claridge –…

Op-art

Inspired by the collaborations and the drum programming techniques of drum n bass Kirk introduced a more jazz influenced element to his techno blueprint and…

R: solution, baby

Between 1997 and 2002 Kirk released the acclaimed mix albums Check One and Synthesis for the X:Treme label – showcasing Kirk’s love of early electronic…

All the way live

In 2005 Kirk signed to French label Versatile resulting in the acclaimed As One LP ‘Elegant Systems’. This saw a return to the traditional early…