Swag

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SWAG was started in 1993, initially as a project they played around with in their spare time. Junior Boy's Own’s Terry Farley called them upon hearing the fruits of their studio endeavours and offered to release the first wave of SWAG material. In the meantime Chris Duckenfield’s DJ schedule was busy as ever, touring commitments with WARP acts as well as his numerous residencies meant his day job in the record store was becoming increasingly part-time. When the store finally closed in ‘96, Chris Duckenfield decided it was time to establish his own outlet for the music he was recording.

His labels ‘Primitive’ and ‘Odori’ were started and immediately began releasing music from themselves and a host of other like-minded artists who threw out the House rulebook, a policy which helped their releases find their way into the record boxes of the world’s best DJ’s. The SWAG project had begun to lose momentum, as their relationship with Junior Boy's Own grew more strained. Two years of running his own labels had given Chris Duckenfield the confidence to start out fresh with SWAG, this time on another new, self owned label ‘Version’.

Over the last ten years the SWAG partnership has been behind over fifty original tracks, and many more remixes for international artists like Björk, Matthew Herbert and Moloko, as well as definitive work and collaborations for dozen’s of underground labels. Their own imprints have built up an international following, making Chris Duckenfield's DJ schedule as hectic as ever, and ensuring their ‘Decks And Gadgets’ shows have rocked clubs from Tokyo to Madrid and Sydney, not to mention classic UK parties like the Sub Club, Back to Basics and Fabric.

With two acclaimed LP’s under their belts and each new project presenting fresh challenges and room for the duo to push their music even further, the SWAG sound has become an integral part of the underground global music scene, and Chris Duckenfield celebrated as one of the world’s most valued DJ talents.
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Albums

Version LP 01 Swag - Felony Funk album art Swag Felony Funk (Album) Version Version LP 01 UK 1998 Sell This Version
VERSIONCD02 Swag - No Such Thing album art Swag No Such Thing (Album) Version VERSIONCD02 UK 2003 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

UMD 235 Swag - Drum Hydraulics EP album art Swag Drum Hydraulics EP (EP) Junior Boy's Own UMD 235 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
JST 10 Swag - Dark Corners EP album art Swag Dark Corners EP(12", EP) Jus' Trax JST 10 UK 1995 Sell This Version
JST 026 Swag - Groove Seekers Allowance E.P album art Swag Groove Seekers Allowance E.P (EP) Jus' Trax JST 026 UK 1996 Sell This Version
JST 018 Swag - Creative Biting E.P. album art Swag Creative Biting E.P.(12", EP) Jus' Trax JST 018 UK 1996 Sell This Version
Version 01 Swag - Jazz Jumper album art Swag Jazz Jumper Version Version 01 UK 1998 Sell This Version
prim 10 Swag - Primitive Urges 4 album art Swag Primitive Urges 4 (EP) Primitive prim 10 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRIM. 09 Swag - Primitive Tools Edition Two album art Swag Primitive Tools Edition Two Primitive PRIM. 09 UK 1999 Sell This Version
Version 2 Swag - Felony Funk (Album Sampler) album art Swag Felony Funk (Album Sampler) Version Version 2 UK 2000 Sell This Version
VERSION 03 Swag - The Soundworks album art Swag The Soundworks Version VERSION 03 UK 2000 Sell This Version
ELD-03/00 Swag - Appetizers album art Swag Appetizers(Flexi, 7", Promo) Not On Label ELD-03/00 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
DID ONE Swag - Loop Factory Volume One album art Swag Loop Factory Volume One(12") I Did This Recordings DID ONE 2000 Sell This Version
Version 05 Swag - Diversions Part Two album art Swag Diversions Part Two Version Version 05 UK 2001 Sell This Version
Version 04 Swag - Diversions Part One album art Swag Diversions Part One (EP) Version Version 04 UK 2001 Sell This Version
Version 06 Swag - Diversions Part Three album art Swag Diversions Part Three Version Version 06 UK 2002 Sell This Version
VersionLtd01 Swag - VersionLimited01 album art Swag VersionLimited01 Version VersionLtd01 UK 2002 Sell This Version
Version 08 Swag - Where I Belong (Remixes) album art Swag Where I Belong (Remixes) Version Version 08 UK 2003 Sell This Version
ODORI021 Swag - Mis-Shapes Volume 2 album art Adopted Super Kid / Swag Adopted Super Kid / Swag - Mis-Shapes Volume 2 Odori ODORI021 UK 2003 Sell This Version
VersionLtd02 Swag - VersionLimited 02 album art Swag VersionLimited 02 Version VersionLtd02 UK 2003 Sell This Version
VERSIONLTD 03 Swag - Them Drums (Remixes) album art Swag Them Drums (Remixes) Version VERSIONLTD 03 UK 2003 Sell This Version
Version 07 Swag - No Such Thing (LP Sampler) album art Swag No Such Thing (LP Sampler)(12") Version Version 07 UK 2003 Sell This Version
Version 09 Swag - Ear Candy EP album art Swag Ear Candy EP (EP) Version Version 09 UK 2004 Sell This Version
VersionLtd04 Swag - Unreleased Dubs album art Swag Unreleased Dubs Version VersionLtd04 UK 2005 Sell This Version
TYR12003R Swag - Drum Hydraulics (Silicon Scally Remixes) album art Swag Drum Hydraulics (Silicon Scally Remixes) Tyrant TYR12003R UK 2005 Sell This Version