Sam Shackleton, born in Lancashire and now resident in Berlin, emerged during the early rise of the Dubstep scene. He ran the label Skull Disco alongside Appleblim from 2005 to 2008. In 2010, Shackleton launched his own label Woe To The Septic Heart!. His unique sound has made him a standout figure in the electronic music world.
Shackleton's music is often described as experimental and boundary-pushing. Drawing inspiration from various genres such as dub, techno, and tribal rhythms, he creates intricate sonic landscapes that captivate listeners. His tracks are characterized by deep basslines, hypnotic beats, and haunting melodies.
With a discography spanning over a decade, Shackleton has collaborated with renowned artists including Pinch, Kode9, Peverelist, Zomby, and many more. His live performances are immersive experiences that showcase his mastery of production techniques and ability to create an atmospheric journey for his audience.