Icon Roller

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Birth name – Joe Pamphilon

 
Birthplace – Leeds

 
Current location – Bristol, UK

 
Known as/DJ name – Icon Roller

 
Born – March 1983

 
Genre(s) – D&B, Jungle, Hip Hop, Electro, Techno, house and Garage.

How it started – Icon Roller first stepped on to the Drum & Bass scene in the late 90’s playing for various promoters in and around Bristol. Over the last decade he has worked on various projects in different genres including Drum & Bass, live Hip Hop, Dubstep and more recently House & Future Bass.
In 2009 he started the event promotions company called Shoot the Freak. The night held at The Croft and Basement 45 hosted a lot of big parties over a two year period. Bryan G, Total Science, Taxman, Harry Shotta, Mensah, Drumsound & Bassline Smith, Fearless and many more big names graced the decks and microphone at the night as well as a lot of talented local DJs & MCs. Due to the success of the events, Icon Roller started the STF Record label which has had a string of releases by Joe Virus, GTS, Host and himself.

Currently – This summer, Icon Roller headlined the Nokia Stage at the sellout festival Brisfest. He is also a resident at Intuition and plays many styles of music at venues around the city.

Links:

Soundcloud

Check out one of Icon Roller’s tune being dropped at Despise in Denver, CO, USA, click here

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