I found myself in the mix the other evening slipping in a couple of Headhunter classics for good measure, when I realised how much I miss this producer’s presence within the dubstep underground. His sound is just as relevant now as it was five years back, which goes to show that he was way ahead of the curve in his Tempa heyday. His attention to percussive arrangements, soundscape melodies and bassline grooves crowned him as one of the leading pioneers of the dubstep sound. Given the many sonic offshoots dubstep has taken, the dubbed out techno route is certainly one of the most popular. He may have disappeared to challenge himself with other projects [Addison Groove], but where we lose one, an exciting few have emerged. The new breed; Killawatt, Ipman, Thelem, Proxima, Sleeper, District and perhaps even Gantz, I believe are now at the same experimental stage where Headhunter once musically flourished. And like Youngsta, his mixes embody a strong and interesting narrative. Tracks flow seamlessly between blends complimenting each other perfectly. For those who might not be familiar with Headhunter, or may have recently discovered the underground sound, I have dug up three essential mixes as an education. By the time you finish them, I hope you’ll be in agreement when I say he is one of the all time greats.