Few producers of recent years have exploded onto theunderground house scene like Crosstown Rebels’ latest signing Russ Yallop. While some producers spend yearsfinding their feet, Russ made a clear statement of intent with ‘I Can’t Wait’his debut release on Crosstown Rebels, a solid cut of nu-school house that wascharted across the board by everyone from Jamie Jones to MANDY and was featuredby Heidi on her ‘In New Music We Trust’ show on BBC Radio One. Meanwhile,‘Rock Me’ on the B-side was picked up by DJ Mag and featured on their ‘Best ofBritish’ covermount compilation at the start of this year. Named as ‘One ToWatch’ in Electronic Beats magazine and with future releases on Jamie Jones andLee Foss’ Hot Creations and Crosstown’s new ‘Rebellion’ label offshoot, itshould come as little surprise that Russ got snapped up by ‘Ibiza Voice’ to mixa recent instalment of their hugely popular podcast series despite beingrelatively new to the scene.
Long-time friend and now a fully-fledged member of Crosstown Rebels, RussYallop has been biding his time, honing his production skills for the last fewyears. Part of a new breed of DJs, with studio skills to match, which includeshis close friends Lee Foss, Richy Ahmed and Robert James, Russ Yallop’s soundis infected with warm charm and boundless energy. Fusing fun into dance musicagain, Russ and his UK-based peers are creating a new strain of house musicthat is currently taking the worldwide underground by storm, promising brightthings for the future.