There’s only one rule for swinging.
You have to be listening to what somebody else is doing and be killing yourself to try to do what they do.
When you put those two feelings together, that’s when it starts to swing!
Niles Philips grew up with the electronic music scene (and the connected dance scene). This always kept him interested in the history of music “to move on”. Through the time he developed a huge passion for Soul music, Funk, Rare grooves and related styles from the mid to late 60’s. Especially the drum and bass driven grooves with a slight, raw edge and catchy melodies attracted his attention.
As a musician Niles got more and more inspired by those “old grooves” and music originated from those grooves. He started to ask himself the question, if it would be possible for him to combine his view of “yesterday” with his perspective on music “today”. The result is a slightly raw style of “grooves”, with catchy melodies and sounds, build around bass and drums.
In 2008 Niles’s first musical pieces where signed by Timewarp music (GR). This first release was rapidly picked up by Nokia’s xpressmusic and the popular game Tap Tap revenge by Tapulous Inc. (Subsidiary of Disney Interactive Studios).