Real Name:
James Clements
UK electronic music producer now residing in San Diego, USA.
Grew up in various parts of England, and started DJ while in school. First (demoed) productions written in 1997.
Started Covert Operations Recordings in 2000, and ran it until 2009. Currently running Auxiliary, started in 2010, Veil in 2012 and Diode in 2013.
ASC - C-Space (ASC Rework) / Sprouts album art Tundra (3) C-Space (ASC Rework) Tundra (3) - C-Space (ASC Rework) / Sprouts (Single) Offshore Recordings US 2002 Sell This Version
PUR 013 Deepflow Poseidon (ASC Remix) Deepflow - Poseidon / Velvet Robe (Remixes)(12") Purified Audio PUR 013 Netherlands 2002 Sell This Version
ASC - Thought Process .01 album art Various Time Goes By (ASC Remix) Various - Thought Process .01 (Comp) Covert Operations Recordings, Warm Communications UK 2003 Sell This Version
NUCD.002 ASC - Remixed Emotions album art Various Sensory Overload (ASC Remix) Various - Remixed Emotions(CD, Mixed) Nu-Directions NUCD.002 UK 2003 Sell This Version
COVNTD005 Various Leave (ASC Remix) Various - Hi-Fi (Remix) / Ethereal Images (Remix) / Leave (Remix) / Forgotten Worlds (Remix)(4xFile, MP3) Covert Operations Recordings COVNTD005 US 2004
GLR065W, GLR 065 ASC - In The Zone / Mysteries album art Aquasky / Cascade (4) Mysteries (ASC Remix) Aquasky / Cascade (4) - In The Zone / Mysteries(12", Promo) Good Looking Records, Good Looking Records GLR065W, GLR 065 UK 2004 Sell This Version
ASC - Change Inside (ASC Remix) / The Tubes album art ICR / Mav & Twister (7) Change Inside (ASC Remix) ICR / Mav & Twister (7) - Change Inside (ASC Remix) / The Tubes Offshore Recordings US 2005 Sell This Version
COVCD002 ASC - Remixes & Collaborations LP album art ASC Sounds Of The City (ASC Remix) and 2 more… ASC - Remixes & Collaborations LP(CD, Album, Comp) Covert Operations Recordings COVCD002 US 2006 Sell This Version
OSRCD002 ASC - Buried Treasure Volume 2 album art Various Oceans Above Life (ASC Remix) Various - Buried Treasure Volume 2(CD, Comp) Offshore Recordings OSRCD002 US 2009 Sell This Version
none ASC - Autonomic Podcast Layer 09 album art Plus Ultra No Future (ASC Remix) and 1 more… Plus Ultra - Autonomic Podcast Layer 09(File, AAC, MP3, Mixed, 192) Autonomic none UK 2009
none ASC - Autonomic Podcast Layer 08 album art Plus Ultra She Moves Through (ASC Remix) Plus Ultra - Autonomic Podcast Layer 08(File, AAC, MP3, Mixed, 192) Autonomic none UK 2009
ASC - FabricLive. 50 album art D-Bridge & Instra:mental 11 Circles (ASC Remix) D-Bridge & Instra:mental - FabricLive. 50 Fabric (2) UK 2010 Sell This Version
TRNSLCD001 ASC - Without Borders LP album art Various The Black Sea (ASC Remix) Various - Without Borders LP(CD, Comp, Dig) Translation TRNSLCD001 US 2010 Sell This Version
none ASC - She Moves Through (ASC Remix) album art Blu Mar Ten Blu Mar Ten - She Moves Through (ASC Remix)(File, MP3, 320) Not On Label (Blu Mar Ten Self-released) none UK 2010
ASC - Otaku album art Oak (8) Otaku (ASC Remix) Oak (8) - Otaku Space Cadets UK 2011 Sell This Version
ASC - Emotional Response album art DFRNT Slumber (ASC Remix) DFRNT - Emotional Response (EP) Nu-Directions UK 2011 Sell This Version
ASC - No Future Remixes album art Instra:mental No Future (ASC Remix) Instra:mental - No Future Remixes Nonplus Records UK 2011
RRT018 ASC - Odessa (ASC Remix) / Should I (Heavy1 Remix) album art Calculon / Jaybee (5) & Sinistarr Odessa (ASC Remix) Calculon / Jaybee (5) & Sinistarr - Odessa (ASC Remix) / Should I (Heavy1 Remix)(12", Ltd, Gre) Rubik Records RRT018 UK 2011 Sell This Version
TPT049 ASC - Wicker & Steel Remixed album art Perc My Head Is Slowly Exploding (ASC Remix) Perc - Wicker & Steel Remixed(12") Perc Trax TPT049 UK 2011 Sell This Version
ASC - Memory Fields album art RQ Greater Geometry (ASC Remix) RQ - Memory Fields (EP) Auxiliary UK 2012 Sell This Version
ASC - Shiver / Heartshaped (ASC Remix) album art Blocks & Escher Heartshaped (ASC Remix) Blocks & Escher - Shiver / Heartshaped (ASC Remix) Narratives Music UK 2012 Sell This Version
ASC - Universal Grooves album art Various Orbital Orchestra (ASC Remix) Various - Universal Grooves (Comp) Translation US 2012 Sell This Version
ASC - Simple Words / Palms album art Hatti Vatti Palms (ASC Remix) Hatti Vatti - Simple Words / Palms Absys Records Ireland 2012 Sell This Version
ASC - Tomorrow's World Remixes album art Synth Sense Sea Of Storms (ASC Remix) Synth Sense - Tomorrow's World Remixes Auxiliary UK 2012 Sell This Version
TPTDIGI056 ASC - Wicker & Steel album art Perc My Head Is Slowly Exploding (ASC Remix) Perc - Wicker & Steel(10xFile, WAV) Perc Trax TPTDIGI056 UK 2012

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September 13, 2019
Might be a dumb question but what does ASC stand for?


March 7, 2016
edited about 1 year ago
Definitely agree with the comments below! James Clements aka ASC, can do no wrong in my eyes. Every album he has produced since 2011 has been absolutely outstanding!! I only say from 2011 as I have no interest in the whole Drum n bass scene so I can't comment on productions prior to 2011.
His ambient releases on Silent Season are honestly some of the finest deep electronic music albums I have ever heard!!
Anyone new to this guys music should check out his double CD album - "Time Heals All" on the fine Silent Season label....utter genius!!!


June 8, 2011
This guy is rapidly becoming one of the most important names in electronic music. I'm not a massive fan of his older, more conventional drum 'n bass material, but in the last couple of years Clements has found an outlet for a much more ambient and experimental direction. Obviously the hype centres around his role in the Autonomic sound, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Melding ambient and IDM with drum 'n bass, dubstep, techno and a huge obsession with science fiction culture and philosophy, ASC is making some of the most cutting edge music around that still evokes the spaced-out futurism that has defined so much of electronic music for the past 40 years.

Check out the Sci Fi Files EPs on Covert Operations for the more utopic side or his work on new label Auxiliary for a darker vision of the future. His masterpiece, though, is the astonishing Research And Development album under the alias Intex Systems. This album came out in 2006 and yet Clements had to wait four more years for anyone outside the drum 'n bass scene to wake up and realise his talent. It may not be that much longer before we come to regard him as one of the great electronic musicians of the last 20 years.

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