DJ, Producer, Label Owner
John Gilpin (Lex Loofah) was born and bred in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. He started producing at the age of 19, and released the white label EXCELLER8 – CAN YOU REACH with then partner Raz, who ran the record shop Fourth wave. John and Raz teamed up with 80’s house duo HOTLINE and came out with JACO – SHOW SOME LOVE, which was signed by legendary label WARP records. John then released SOLITAIRE GEE and BLACK MOJO with Raz on WARP, also creating solo work under the name LEX LOOFAH, and released FREAKY DEAKY on WARP. John and Raz also teamed up with WARP artists RHYTHM INVENTION to produce DTEK – DROP THE ROCK EP on EMI’s POSITIVA. They then started PHAT AS PHUCK records, and had numerous releases before going their separate ways, having also done many remixes.
He currently has his own show on Club Vibez radio called THE HOUSE SESSIONS on a friday 9pm to 12am(GMT).
Releases on Labels:
22 Digit, Abracadabra, Alakazam, Chira-Chara, Club Vibez, DDR, Dublin Xpress, Fett Recordings, Full House Digital, Gram-O-Phonique, Hocus Pocus, Incoming Music, Kaleydo Beats, LB Recordings, Madrat Productions, Nasimus, Nice & Nasty, Phunk Traxx, Positiva, Red Robot Records, Royal Music Recordings, Soma, Undercool, Warp Records, Wreked