JK FleshDownwards, Hospital Productions, Electric Deluxe – UK
JK FLESH is the alter ego of Justin Broadrick where he explores mutant techno which also absorbs his history in ‘other extreme musics’. JK FLESH has releases on Downwards, Electric Deluxe and Hospital Productions to name just a few.
Justin has become a recognised force in contemporary techno and has appeared at some of the scenes biggest clubs numerous times like Berghain, Tresor, Fabric, etc…
“English musician Justin K Broadrick has been at the vanguard of the extreme metal, noise and punk scenes for more than three decades. His involvement in the famed grindcore band Napalm Death, the 1980s industrial outfit Godflesh and the experimental trio Jesu are just some of the myriad musical legacies that he’s left in his wake. After twenty years defining the contours of hard rock genres, he began to turn his attention towards electronic music, claiming that he finds it “more futuristic and consistently subversive.” JK Flesh is the solo moniker under which he’s producing genre-defying dance music and industrial techno.
Justin Broadrick is a household name in metal for his work with industrial metal pioneers Godflesh and his shoegaze metal project, Jesu. But one of the most influential musicians in heavy music doesn’t consider that world his home: he’s significantly more prolific in electronic music, and since 2011, JK Flesh—his techno moniker—has been his primary artistic focus. The “Flesh” isn’t a deliberate connection, but it acts as a crucial link. Though he experiments with several different genres—mainly techno’s more obscure edges—his work is united by an intensity matched by his industrial metal background. JK Flesh takes on its own identity by subsuming other identities, making entry points nerve-racking and demanding on the listener. Passive club music this isn’t.”