Lee Brinx is a true stalwart of underground electronic music. His role as an east London based DJ, producer, label owner and promoter has put him at the centre of an underground scene that is starting to yield its influence the world over. Spreading his diverse musical manifesto far and wide, Lee has become an established name on the scene, garnering critical acclaim and respect throughout the ind us t ry .It all started for Lee at a young age; growing up to the classic Motown, soul and Rare Groove records that his parents would boom throughout the house. These early years instilled a love of music in Lee that has continued to grow ever since. An accomplished guitarist in his own right, it is with electronic production however that Lee has truly flourished, with his music now gathering support from the likes of Sasha, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Laurent Garnier, Steve Lawler, Droog, Clive Henry, Terry Francis, MANIK, Tim Green, X-Press 2 and many more.Lee’s unfaltering love for underground electronic music has seen him explore many variations of the scene such is his lust for discovering new ideas, concepts and philosophies. His penchant for garage grooves is still a distinct feature of his music today, but is now combined with deep beats, melodic basslines and a warm and soulful exterior picked up elsewhere on the way. Lee’s palette is broad but refined to say the least; whatever style he happens to be indulging in today is sure to be done to his usual impeccable standards. As a DJ, Lee displays a cultured finesse as he subtly builds through varying moods, atmospheres and tempos with a genre- defying collection of records at hand. His eclectic approach to DJing is on show perhaps like nowhere else at famed London party Crèche, where Lee holds a renowned residency. One of London’s biggest parties, Lee regularly lines up alongside the likes of Kerri Chandler, Shonky, Damian Lazarus and Maya Jane Coles.His productions are equally as varied as his DJ sets, proving his ability to mix up styles whilst keeping a fresh and unique sound. ‘Computer Love’ from Hot Waves Vol 2 is a wonderfully idiosyncratic track that merges subtle melodies with deep, rolling bass. Productions and remixes alongside label cohorts such as Cozzy D, Wildkats and Kanio display his deft ability in the studio in addition to his knack for implementing collaborative ideas and translating them into cohesive dance tracks.Lee also co-runs one of the most respected underground labels in the UK. Lower East, established by Lee and friends Cozzy D and Ed Kane in 2010, is already now one of the most highly acclaimed imprints in London, regularly receiving plaudits from the highest ranks for their monthly releases. Alongside the three owners who all produce on the label, Lower East boats the best in home grown talent in addition to emerging talent from around the world as part of their roster. London based acts such as Alexis Raphael, Wildkats, Robert James and Max Chapman join international stars Puente & Rosche, Pezzner and Lee Foss, making Lower East a pivotal establishment within the scene. Lee is also the man behind notorious Maidstone party, Off Key. Originally started in 2009 as a daytime party on bank holiday Sundays, Off Key has quickly grown under Lee’s guidance to become one of the most celebrated events in the south-eastUK. Hosted in unique, outdoor spaces, the party has a loyal and ever expanding fan base that have witnessed the likes of Sasha, Carl Craig and Dennis Ferrer as headline guests at the night.A permanent feature on East London’s prominent underground club culture, Lee Brinx is now ready to take the rest of the world on. With a wise head on his shoulders and an in-depth knowledge of the mixer within, Lee is sure to make the leap. Let’s just hope they are ready for him.