Andrew Duke is a techno tour de force. The native of Canada he has strong networks in USA, Japan and Europe. He is a true believer and lover in all things underground and quality - Deep House, Acid House, Old School, Detroit Techno, Miinimal the man simply loves his music. Halifax, Nova Scotia can sometimes be a tough environment and even isolated and this is reflected in Duke's music; however, Duke's music also shines with the light and optimism of Hi Tech Soul, deep repetitive rhythms and a subtle yet cleansing funk. Andrew Duke's connection goes far and deep to the Irish labels DXR and Nice & Nasty. Over the past 2 years he has remixed Mick Chillage, Eight Minus Eight, Tomi Chair and Mike Absolom and after featuring Carnival on DXR Vol 2 the transatlantic journey went further with 3 of Europe's fresh remixers turning the tables on Duke. Tom Barcley & Joaquin Phunk (Austria), Catalepsia (France) and Mick Chillage (Ireland) are all on remix duty and between them take Carnival on a ride between funky house, ambient techno and chi-town style jackin' During this time Duke has also remixed and work with Static, Open Concept, Monkey Harris, Dialtone and Orlando Voorn whilst continuing to be a voice aong the techno community with his blogs and tiresome work under the guise Cognition Audio Works. 2009 introduced Andrew Duke to the world and 2010 is going to be his year.