The Hawks and Found

'Author' is the brainchild of Leeds based dubstep producers Jack Sparrow and Ruckspin

Jack Sparrow has been producing original and innovative dubstep since 2007. He has released on
Contagious, Earwax, Pushing Red Recordings, Cloqwerq and
Pinch's Tectonic label to date.His debut album was released in 2010 (Tectonic) to glowing and inspired reviews.
Jack Sparrow has also established himself as an remix artist. He has completed remix work for Skepta (3 Beat Records), Count and Sinden (Domino), Mumdance (Mad Decent), RSS (Wall of Sound), Think feat. Novika (New Moon Recordings),Submotion Orchestra (Exceptional), Birdy (Atlantic) and De Niro & Y feat. Estel Luz (Nomad Records), and Photek (Tectonic)

Jack Sparrow has toured extensively both sides of the Atlantic and completed a Asia tour late 2010. Experiencing a variety of cultures continues to be a huge influence in Jack Sparrow's musical perspective.

Ruckspin picked up the piano and violin aged 6 and from an early age it seemed he was destined to follow a future in music.
Ruckspin is already a man with his fingers in many musical pies . Submotion Orchestra are a live dubstep group who are in the process of an extensive UK tour to mark the arrival of their debut album "Finest Hour" (Exceptional). Ruckspin is also a contributor to the Cymatic project, a Leeds based electronic ensemble with releases including 'Electric Church' (Box Clever, 2010).

Jack Sparrow and Ruckspin's first collaboration, 'Dread' was included in 'Get Darker Presents This is Dubstep 2011'

Both Ruckspin and Jack Sparrow have established themselves as highly gifted and hardworking producers, dedicated to engineering the optimum quality sounds. Author is their shared project. It represents the opportunity to experiment and celebrate musical sounds within the context of dubstep . Several live musicians have been invited to record on the album. Author will include live production and guest musicians on tour.



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The Hawks and Found with Author, Autumn Creatures, Planting People, Spencer Howard, Goodbye July

Monday, September 16 · 6:00 PM at LoFi