DJ Huck Finn is a talent, an artist, producer and UK house legend that has helped mould scenes and bring back others. The master of the mix, unsung underground dance music stalwart and record collector over the past 3 decades.
Huck played his first DJ gig at 16 on HMS Belfast under the pseudonym of “Huckle B” before being christened “Huckleberry Finn” by the original Biology Promotion team.
Honing his mixing techniques over the airways on Girls FM (1992-1997) one of the underground pirate stations tracking the musical and cultural shifts at the time. He worked at various record stores before becoming the face of UK House and Garage mecca that was Uptown Records, Soho (Twice voted DJ Mag award for Record Store of the year).
With a vast knowledge of the music industry, Huck was headhunted by one of the biggest labels in the world Polydor records, to set up a dance label/A&R division. Over the years Huck has broken many a hit including Night Crawlers “Push the Feeling”, Kim English “Night Life “ to name but a few, and has contributed to the success of many artists including Ms Dynamite and Craig David.
Having showcased his talent across the globe including USA, Japan, Ibiza, Malta and Germany, Huck is primarily based in London, where he has played top venues past and present including Ministry of Sound, KoKo, Egg London plus much more. A timeless artist, nominated at the Old School Awards for best Classic House DJ.
Currently the resident DJ for London’s leading Upfront and Classics House event www.clubpromisedland.com and various guest sets at different events including Moondance, Time Tunnel and Pure Old School.
Huck Finn’s longevity in the industry is a testament to his popularity and love for music, a regular on the airways presenting Shows and Guest Mix including a special for BBC Radio 1. With the rise of digital radio and podcasting, he continues to spread the word online.