What’s the deal with… Bondax?
Get the lowdown on the daisy-fresh teenage production duo
Tue Oct 1 2013
Is it true Pharrell Williams is 40 years old?!
Yup. He may still have the sharp looks of an eagle, but he won’t be the fresh face of R&B for ever.
Holy moly, we need some fresh R&B talent. Fast.
I’m way ahead of you. Meet Bondax, purveyors of some of the most daisy-fresh streetwise beats we’ve heard all year. Unlike Pharrell, Timbaland et al, these guys have time on their side. George Townsend and Adam Kaye met three years ago while at school, aged 16. George handles the production, while Adam plays the instruments.
And what makes them R&B contenders exactly?
Unlike their more floor-focused contemporaries Disclosure, Bondax make hyper melodic dance music aimed at hearts not hips. Shimmering single ‘Baby I Got That’ sounds like a hundred orgasms layered on top of each other, while their silky (and free) remix of Blackstreet’s ‘No Diggity’ has been passed around the net more than that sneezing panda clip.
Phew, where can I see them?
Despite only just being old enough to get served in pubs, they’re throwing a monster 5am warehouse party this Friday at Factory 7 in Shoreditch. I believe the word is ‘swag’.
They’ve got the sexy tunes, the fly party, they’re sorted! Where are these talented playboys from by the way – LA? Miami? Paris?
- Critics choice
Formerly Matter and Proud2, this venue in the O2 has been taken over by the pros at London Warehouse Events and transformed into the 3,000 capacity Building Six. After a couple of big parties, this NYE event looks to really put the venue on the map with a huge line-up. Synth-wielding electro-raver Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs heads things up, with chart-invading, jackin' deep houser Breach, hot-topic garage-house duo Bondax, ace bass innovator T.Williams and garage act Gorgon City all proving equally enticing. And that's just in Room One. Room Two is hosted by London bass junkies Urban Nerds, where you can hear D&B, grime, garage and other dirty delights from Breakage, Dismantle, Monki and Marcus Nasty and Urban Nerd own Rattus Rattus. And if you want to help provide the soundtrack
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