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Tidal AKA Wayne Hay, has been producing since 1998 and DJing since 2000. He also runs one of the few Atmospheric / Progressive Drum 'n' Bass left called 'Advection Music', Tidal also features on LTJ Bukems's Good Looking Records, and has also played at Fabric (London) and various clubs in the UK and Worldwide.


Born in Birmingham (UK) Tidal Aka Wayne, has always been into music since an early age. Some of his early musical memories come from many genre's including Reggae, Electro, Hip-Hop, Soul & Electronica. It was through his older brother, how he got exposed to fresh music growing up. 1995 was a pivotal year for Tidal, this was when he first got introduced to the sounds of LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad.

Through listening to a lot of tunes, from various mix albums like Promised Land & Logical Progression, he decided to venture into production in 1998, and then later progressed into Djing back in 2000.

Since his first demo, Tidal has received interest over the years from labels like Covert Operations, Inperspective and International labels like Testflight (D.C), Warm Communications (Texas), Offshore Recordings (NYC) and Camino Blue (Germany).

In 2008 Tidal’s track ‘Impressions’ which had been played out amongst the Birmingham based Central Projection Crew, later got signed to Good Looking Records, which was released in 2009.

Since his debut release on Good Looking Records, Tidal's 'Impressions' has done the rounds worldwide, with DJ Support from the likes of Fabio (BBC Radio 1), Big Bud, DJ Marky (Innerground) and Makoto (Japan). The track was also featured on Fabric Live (46) Mixed by LTJ Bukem.

Tidal continues to push the deeper side of drum and bass with his labels Advection Music and Cosmic Origins.



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