Deejay A La Fu

Real Name:
Kenny Atkin
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He'd say inconsistent where we'd say experimental. He'd say distracted, not inquisitive. Not artistic, but erratic. Not waving but drowning. But, you'd forgive the boy for an occasional temperament that makes Nick Drake appear eruptively ecstatic.

Born of fire into a land of perpetual winter, 20 odd sunless seasons at 57 o N, might have taken the shine off of A La Fu's bright future but in some ways the absence of it's garish glare has made room for a more contemplative attitude.

Not corrupted by the lust for a cheap buck he remains broke but with his soul intact. His rather unorthodox approach to music production leaves a lot of room to develop and evolve at a more natural pace.

Like all good Scots he's emotionally hopeless, pent-up, temperamental and often drunk. Frustratingly humble, he'd be the last to admit that his genuine care and attention coupled with meticulous fine-tuning has led his work to resound with a real sincerity and quality.

Unable to cope with even the slightest compliment, it's a wonder that his ego maintains any level of self-esteem at all. In his own words, “I could never be a pilot...”
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Albums

XXEN019 The Big Dada Mix — Deejay A La Fu A La Fu* The Big Dada Mix(File, MP3, Mixed, 192) Ninja Tune XX XXEN019 UK 2010
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Singles & EPs

VAVA001PH Themes — Deejay A La Fu A La Fu* Themes VaVa Records VAVA001PH UK 2009 Sell This Version
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Compilations

BDCD114 Well Deep: Ten Years Of Big Dada Recordings - Retrospective Mix — Deejay A La Fu Deejay A La Fu Well Deep: Ten Years Of Big Dada Recordings - Retrospective Mix(2xCD, Comp, Ltd, Num) Big Dada Recordings BDCD114 UK 2008 Sell This Version
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none Radio Skool 2 :: Older, Newer, Two-er — Deejay A La Fu Dee J A'La Fu* With Guest Verbals From Infinite Livez And Mike Ladd Dee J A'La Fu* With Guest Verbals From Infinite Livez And Mike Ladd - Radio Skool 2 :: Older, Newer, Two-er(CDr, Comp, Mixed) Big Dada Recordings none UK Unknown Sell This Version
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DJ Mixes

ALAFU1 Radio Skool: Old New And True — Deejay A La Fu Dee J A'La Fu* / Juice Aleem / Maseo Dee J A'La Fu* / Juice Aleem / Maseo - Radio Skool: Old New And True(2xCDr, Comp, Mixed) Big Dada Recordings ALAFU1 UK 2002 Sell This Version
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GOSH 05 Gosh! Mix No.5 — Deejay A La Fu Dee J A'La Fu* & Wayne 'Lotek' Bennett* Featuring Infinite Livez & Lotek Hifi* Dee J A'La Fu* & Wayne 'Lotek' Bennett* Featuring Infinite Livez & Lotek Hifi* - Gosh! Mix No.5(CDr, Mixed, Mixtape, Promo, Liv) Big Dada Recordings GOSH 05 UK 2003 Sell This Version
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GOSH 03 Gosh! Mix No.3 — Deejay A La Fu Dee J A' La Fu* & Infinite Livez Dee J A' La Fu* & Infinite Livez - Gosh! Mix No.3(CDr, Mixed, Mixtape, Promo, Liv) Big Dada Recordings GOSH 03 UK 2003 Sell This Version
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Miscellaneous

VAVASIP001 I'll Drive You Pray — Deejay A La Fu A La Fu* I'll Drive You Pray(Hybrid, MP3 + M/Stick, & P) VaVa Records VAVASIP001 UK 2013 Sell This Version