Archie Hamilton Biography.
Archie Hamilton. has had a remarkable rise up through the ranks of the underground house and techno scene to being one of the most respected artists in his genre.
Working across many of the facets of electronic music, Archie’s penchant for rugged basslines and ethereal atmospherics form his signature sound. A dynamic selector, an accomplished producer and an influential label owner who has spent 10 years managing A&R for his two imprints Moscow Records and Moss Co. on top of the Arkityp imprint he runs alongside fellow selector and contemporary Rossko.
Archie launched his first label Moscow Records in 2009 as an output for his early productions. Whilst mastering his craft in the studio over the next decade, his work culminated in his debut album ‘Archive Fiction’ in the summer of 2019.
The 10-track collection merges his musical upbringing with his current tastes, incorporating elements of trip-hop and drum’n’bass alongside deep house, neo jazz, minimal styles and post-90s tech house. There are moments of contemplation, all out dance floor attacks and some very special collaborations, including ‘Eye of The Storm’ with drum’n’bass royalty, Onallee as well as New York house legend Mr. V, who provides the vocals for ‘Make The Difference’. Archie’s productions have garnered him consistent air time on BBC Radio 1 with his standout club hit ‘Waisted’ being a go-to for Annie Mac, Pete Tong and Danny Howard.
The album has not only further cemented Archie’s standing as one of the most exciting UK breakthrough artists but also marked the start of his new artistic evolution.