Floyd Lavine is South Africa’s rising star in dance music. Music for him has always been a love affair between the concept of time and the mood that music creates. Whilst growing up, music was part of Floyd’s everyday life, being introduced to artists such as Marvin Gaye, Al Green, Grace Jones, Stevie Wonder and Brenda Fassie from a very young age. In his late teens he discovered the rhythms of house and techno music, opening his eyes to his would be heroes like MAW, Kerri Chandler and Dennis Ferrer.
After his formative years in South Africa, Floyd moved to London to explore and study music and develop himself as an artist. Whilst in London, he started a label, Uberbeat Records, with friend and fellow DJ/producer Quintin Christian and was one-half of Live Tech Rebelz – a production duo with numerous EP releases.
Floyd has had the pleasure of showcasing his unique talent at some of Europe premier events, venues and festivals including Glastonbury, Get Loaded In The Park, Kater Holzig, Wanderlust (Paris), Unit 7, Zombie Ate My Brain, The End/AKA, Platinum, Excuse the Mess, Crèche and Jaded.
Production-wise, Floyd has released his music on some of the leading underground labels including Murmur Records , Dogmatik, Lower East , Indepth Music and now on his co-owned imprint, Nomadiq Music. His music has been supported and remixed the likes of Maya Jane Coles , Pezzner, Jef K, Art Department, Audiofly, Tini,Tom De Mac, Loco Dice and Anonym.
After seven years of living in London, Floyd moved back to South Africa to be part of the exciting new underground scene that is fast emerging, Cape Town being his base – the place he now calls ‘home’. Hit play and check out the sound of one of South Africa’s leading dance music protagonists.