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Immortal scientist

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom | Established. Jan 01, 2013 | INDIE

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2013
Band EDM Reggae




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Birmingham based Immortal Scientist are a electronic reggae band / sound system fronted by 2 cousins, Mark James and Peter James (Danny).
The band was formed in 2013, having began their music careers in the 80’s / 90’s.
Danny’s career began as a Dee Jay with Scientist Sound System (under the alias name of Scooby Banton).
Check out the autobiography of the Scientist Sound System, "portraits of a UK reggae sound system".
Danny has done some exclusive studio work with some of music’s giants. Featured on ‘Finnish Dance Duo’ Beats and Styles track “STOP” intoxication, taken from their album ‘Everything is Everything’. He also hooked up with one of UK garage music pioneers, DJ producer Jeremy Sylvester’s Housebreakerz project dropping the hard hitting ska influenced “Struggle” that touched on social issue.  
Danny was invited with the Housebreakerz to preform and support Basement Jaxx at the BBC electric proms that led to him being credited for lending his vocals to the 2009 Basement Jaxx featuring Paloma Faith “Whats a girl gotta do”, taken from the Scars album.
Mark is internationally known as Slarta John who started performing on sound systems around Birmingham 14 years of age, on his father’s sound system known as ‘Sir Conquering Lion’.  He then moved onto various sound systems such as ‘King Alloy’ then went onto ’New Sensation Sounds’ and honed his skills.  Slarta John collaborated with RNB UK artist ‘Bizzy’ with a title track ‘Bizzy’s Party’.  This track got him noticed by now legendary D’J’s and producers ‘Basement Jaxx’.  Teaming up with electronics music’s heavyweight producers who recorded the massive club track “Jump & Shout”.  
Slarta has worked and collaborated with music’s finest and biggest producers Groove Armada, “Pull Up” (crank it up).  He has also gave his vocal tone to Drum & Bass don DJ Zinc ‘flim’.  You can also hear the much in demand vocals of Slarta on Canadian DJ producer ‘Hatiras’ club anthem “Space Invaders”.
His much anticipated debut album “The many moods of Slarta John” was just ready to be released, when he was hit with a life changing illness which took him out of the music game for 5 years.
2015 seen the Immortal Scientist release their debut EP “Sunrise”, courtesy of Atlantic Jaxx Recording.

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