The main influences in his production style have been the great works of DJ Premier, Nujabes, 9th Wonder, Kanye West, J Dilla & Alchemist, just to name a few, In 2006 he committed himself to focusing on producing music seriously, whilst studying at university to complete his bachelor of Electronic Arts. His rentless drive started paying off as he was starting to get more attention and started to establish himself as a serious music producer. In January 2010, he released his debut mixtape “Pre-Heated” which was hosted by world famous DJ/Producer “Statik Selektah”. The mixtape featured artists from around the world such as Naledge (from Kidz in the Hall), Chaundon, Mystro, Carla Waye, 13th Son & many others.
The mixtape achieved great accomplishment clocking over 15,000 downloads, as well as being featured on over 100 websites, magazine articles and landing some radio air time. In April 2010, he received a bachelor degree after completing his 4 year course in Electronic Arts, which he had studied Digital Music as one of his main subjects. In May 2011, he produced and released an e.p titled “Bridging The Gap” for New York veteran “Ali Vegas”, with fellow Sydney music partner “The Iron Ghost”, under their duo music group called “Sound Kamp”. On June 03, 2012, he released his debut solo e.p titled “Introspection”, through U.K based label “Cult Classic Records”. So far, the new e.p brought in over 8000 downloads, earning them a big bunch of new fans, constant twitter, facebook and blog posts, radio play, and a buzz that is still going strong. “Introspection, is laced with a seamless mix of chill jazz-infused hip-hop production.
Though mainly an instrumental project, the six track EP includes guest appearances from Carla Waye, Substantial and Funky DL.” - EarMilk.com To date, P.R has worked with people from all around the globe. In Australia, Asia, Europe and America. He plans to travel around Asia in 2012 to expand his music into the Asian market by working with Asian artists and labels, as well as follow in the footsteps of one of his biggest musical influences “Nujabes”, by taking on the Jazz fused Hip-Hop genre and getting recognized in the Japanese & Korean music scenes. His love for music & the cultures, as well as the joy and thrill of making music and experiencing other artists embrace and use it, are what drives him to continuously create and produce. Read more on Last.fm.
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