Murge Podcast 009: Mark Ambrose

Podcast Info

This months podcast comes from the Skymaster himself Mark Ambrose. Mark started as a lover of electronic house music back in the late 80s. He soon became hooked on the music, mainly from Chicago, New York and Detroit. In 1989 he decided to get a pair of Technics 1210s and began mixing in his bedroom. Not long after, he was getting booked play in clubs around the south coast of England. After finding his love for synthesisers, samplers and drum machines, he went on to producing his own music and in 1997, started his own label – CRAYON.

He became labelled as an abstract Tech-house artist, recording mostly on CRAYON. He also recorded tracks under the name SKYMASTER, a more heavier techno style project. There were four releases on Leftfield's Offshoot label. One memorable track was Shooting stars, which became an underground classic amongst the techno crowd.

Mark has recorded for other labels such as Force Inc, Minifunk Records, Mosaic, Solid Groove, Euphoria and Wiggle amongst others. Mark has travelled as a DJ all over the world, playing at many nightclubs in England, Scotland, Spain, Norway, Croatia, Brazil, U.S.A, Canada, France, Slovenia, Denmark, Germany, Australia, Malaysia, Penang and Singapore.