Oliver Portamento and Alex Powell have a passion for music pumping through their veins, from their roles as event organisers to their top level production and unforgettable DJ sets, these two fuse influences from Oldskool retro dance, Hip-Hop vocals and Rave with current genres like House, Electro and Dubstep and whatever else floats their boat. Add into that chopped vocals, colossal breakdowns and you have a true melting pot of anything that they know will lift the roof off!
Former Radio 1 host, Kissy Sell Out, has been a big supporter of The Squatter and other big names in the industry have not far behind in noticing these guys unique and outstanding talent. Tiesto snapped up their remix of “Kryder – K2” to release on his label “Musical Freedom”, they’ve had successful remix releases on Southern Fried, Dim Mak and Champion Records, support from Radio 1, Capital FM and Kiss FM along with a tally of supporters like Armand Van Helden, Judge Jules, Calvin Harris, Plump DJs, Laidback Luke, Kissy Sell Out, Doorly and Steve Aoki.
Here they take time out to share the secrets of their “Squatters” sound in 10 fantastic Tech Tips. Ever wanted to enrol in a DJ and Production School? – Well here’s your chance!