Award: Do it Differently Fund

Year: 2021

Genre: Electronic

Instrument/voice type: Electronic and Programmable Instruments

Location: Wales

Website: endaf.co.uk

Music Producer / Live Electronic Artist / DJ / Promoter & Record Label founder, Endaf has been busy spinning records and twiddling knobs for over 10 years and hails from the mountains of North Wales. His productions showcase his introvert and extravert sides ranging from his mellow, jazzy electronic jams influenced by the likes of (James Blake, FKJ, Ifan Dafydd) all the way to his tracks tailor made for the dancefloor.

Despite the lockdowns, 2020 was a huge year for Endaf one of the 12 supported artists by BBC Horizons last year. His track 'Wrapped' was featured on the BBC Introducing Hotlist by Jaguar, 2 Welsh language tracks were named 'Track of The Week' on BBC Radio Cymru also with plays on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6 and playlisted on Capital Cymru. He was also awarded 'Remix of the year' for his remix of 'Nol i'r Fro' by Endaf Emlyn, released on Sain and also 'Artist of the year' in the Son Am Sin awards.

He has releases on Labels including Kulbasic Records, Future Follower Records and Turtle Wax Recordings, but also runs his own label 'High Grade Grooves' where he releases his Welsh Language tracks. Past live performances include events such as BAFTA Cymru Afterparty, Gottwood Festival, Manchester International Festival, Risin Sound Berlin, Welsh Sports Awards, Swansea Fringe Festival and a live session at BBC Maida Vale studios to name a few. GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) and love for cables has led to Endaf creating a live set consisting of Synthesisers, Drum Machines, Samplers, Step Sequencers, MIDI Controllers, gives the power of creating and remixing electronic music LIVE, allowing room for improvisation making each performance unique.
Help Musicians is supporting the creation and release of 2 EPs I have planned over the next 12 months.