ed 209

ed 209

Real Name:
Ed Chester
Life-long hip hop junkie ED 209˚( a.k.a. superexstatic / 209˚ / 209 degrees ) makes hip hop that, according to his myspace page, sounds like "its supposed to, like it used to..." His influences read like a 'recipe' for that sound - 'a spoonful of this', 'a cup of that' go in to make a sound that hasn't forgot its history like the commercial face of contemporary Hip Hop...

Like a 'Funky Potion' this recipe has been aged in the cask of 'life' guided by a spectrum of flavours...the Akai MPC, the Apple Mac, Large Pro, Nike Air Max & Air Raid, Hijack, Pete Rock, Bill Hicks, Mr Jago, Hoodlum Priest, Marley Marl, Appleseed, J Saul Kane, vinyl, Hardware, 45 King, positive attitudes, Silent Running, Bomb Squad, burning trees, Film Scores, the smell of new trainers, Frank Miller, Hijack, emotional loops, Diamond D, words, Ghostface, Silver Bullet, The U.N, heavy drums, Demon Boyz, P Brothers, Alan Partridge, Hardnoise, Blade Runner & Ultramagnetic.

Releasing the SUPEREXSTATIC EP in 2001 was the answer to the inner call to 'stop moaning about what's up with hip hop and do something'... it formed the foundation for the EXSTATIC TRILOGY ( STILLEXSTATIC in 2004 and STAYEXSTATIC in 2007 ) working with Cappo, Konny Kon, C-Mone, eyezofman & A-Bomb.

Ed's music development follows the path of a Bowie line 'I'm happy hope you're happy too' making music he would want to listen to ( what else is there ).

The rest is history.
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ed 209 Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

HB 007 Ed 209, Quest* Ed 209, Quest* - Ed209 v Quest(12") Rat Records HB 007 UK & Europe 2000 Sell This Version
DGHQ002 ED 209 Keeping The Mind Busy With Desperate Diversions(7") Dazed Gauntlet DGHQ002 UK 2001 Sell This Version
ed209* Featuring eyezofman / Cappo / A-Bomb ed209* Featuring eyezofman / Cappo / A-Bomb - Super Exstatic Voodoo Rhythm Devil UK 2003 Sell This Version
ed 209 Stillexstatic EP Voodoo Rhythm Devil UK 2004 Sell This Version
VRD 003 ed 209 Stayexstatic EP(12", EP) Voodoo Rhythm Devil VRD 003 UK 2007 Sell This Version
VRD004 ED 209 & Imam Thug ED 209 & Imam Thug - KARMA360(12") Voodoo Rhythm Devil VRD004 UK 2008 Sell This Version