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Beta Hector

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Simon Hill, a.k.a. Beta Hector has been active on the global groove scene for more than a decade, exploring different genres and shaping his unique style as an artist and producer.

Biography

Biography

Simon Hill, a.k.a. Beta Hector has been active on the global groove scene for more than a decade, exploring different genres and shaping his unique style as an artist and producer. Whether you’re familiar with the heavy soul-funk of Baby Charles, raw rhythm & blues of Derriere, cinematic synth-driven beats of Beta Hector’s “Sunbeam Insulin” or the library psych of MNP – you can’t miss Hill’s dedication to vintage sound, constantly fuelled by his vinyl addiction as a DJ.

His solo project Beta Hector was signed to Tru Thoughts in 2010. They released his debut 45 ‘Payback’ and the album ‘Sunbeam Insulin’. DJ Food, Ashley Beedle, Blues & Soul Magazine, Mobo, Cerys Matthews and Craig Charles all gave positive reviews and support.

As a vinyl collector and DJ since 1995, he’s supported the likes of Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Shuggie Otis and Gilles Peterson. His sets flow between deep funk, heavy soul, jazz, rhythm & blues, psychedelic rock, hiphop and eclectic grooves from across the world.

Hill is currently recording with his band MNP for the Jerusalem based label Delights. Kenny Dope’s label Kay-Dee will release the next Beta Hector 45 in 2018. There is also a second album coming too…

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