Romare is the alias of electronic producer and DJ Archie Fairhurst. Romare began mixing his own music with samples from second hand records after picking up a pair of turntables. Having studied African American Visual Culture at University. Romare Bearden's cut'n'paste artworks inspired Fairhurt to apply a similar technique to music. "I liked the way Bearden created original, aesthetically appealing work through a mixture of his own drawing and painting, with existing media, like cut-outs of old photographs or record sleeves,” Archie says. “Where he used collage, I use sampling.”
For those who have never been to London, the capital of Britain is associated with fog, Big Ben, and of course guards in bear caps. Yes, it is in London, as well as Kensington’s Victorian charm, the ever-singing Picadilly and Carnaby, Sherlock Holmes’s apartment and the oldest subway in the world.