Justin Robertson

 

The British DJ and producer Justin Robertson was born on June 11th, 1968 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. After attending Dr Challoner's Grammar School in Buckinghamshire, he studied Philosophy at Manchester University.

It was in Manchester that his musical career began. Initially working behind the counter at Eastern Bloc records. He went on to DJ at the Konspiracy club in Manchester, and began his own Sunday club Spice with fellow DJ Greg Fenton. In the early 1990s he started the Most Excellent club and played at The Haçienda. Robertson also began a remix career, re working acts such as Björk, Erasure, Happy Mondays and many others.

Since 2003 he has been living and working from London. He has remixed dozens of high-profile music artists, either as himself or as The Prankster, Revtone or The Deadstock 33s, fronted the groups Lionrock and Thee Earls, and has released albums and singles of original music under his own name. Robertson at one time operated the vanity record label Neverwork, and has more recently started the Solitary Cyclist label.