ALTERED STATE / dUB TEK
David Sheehan a.k.a Altered State a.k.a Dub Tek is a well apprised Dublin based Dj and producer.
Momentarily he is highly considered at the forefront of the Irish PSY Trance scene, this being purely based on his ample talents as both an entertainer and a music maker.
He has been recently appointed as the head of A&R for the Australian based label Komplex Sounds Sub Label Critical Overload which is specifically dedicated to Psy Trance, where he will collectively oversee the artistic development of recording artists and talent scouting. Although Dub Tek is no stranger to this label, having had three major tracks signed to. He's commended for having his first ever production signed almost instantly to this label entitled 'Bass Bin' released 30th June 2014, reaching #42 in the Beatport. His track Samurai on Critical State went to number 1 on Trackitdown and is a must hear track. His hard work is indubitably paying off with news of more orginal productions divulging onto the scene including 'Second to None' which is out on Discover Records and 'Time Thief' on 'Tangled Audio'. With this being said, there is highly exciting times ahead for Dub Tek regarding his future career in production.
He's been djing for the past 7 years. Back in 2007, Dub Tek met New York dj Alex Tech who was responsible for landing Dub Tek his first ever gig in the 'Purty Kitchen' in Dublin. This was the beginning of a very beautiful thing. Dub Tek played for 3 months in various clubs all over New York inlcuding Cielo NYC, Club Rebel and Elevate. He's also played a bountiful of venues and festivals on his home turf such as Springfest, Joy Festival and a very recent booking for the highly acclaimed Life Festival which is set to take place this Summer 2015.
He's showcased his delectable skills in clubs such as Spirit, Tripod, Traffic, The Button Factory, The Academy, The Vaults and Time but to mention a bare few! He's warmed for phenomenal icons in the music industry including Indecent Noise, John Askew, Gary Maguire, Heatbeat, Ben Gold, Bryan Kearney, Lee Haslam and Tom Colontonio.
Dub Tek is the ultimate entrepreneur and the epitome of potential. His genuine dexterity will shed nothing only stardom upon his journey through the great and almighty dance scene of today & is certainly a Dj not to be missed.