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Rusko was born Christopher Mercer in Leeds in 1985, and from day one Rusko was surrounded by music. Whether it be his family’s pianos, guitars, banjos and saxophones… or the heavy reggae and dub sound systems of later years in Leeds, music has always been an integral part of his life.
After graduating from Leeds College of Music with a degree in Music Production, Rusko discovered the world of through the Leeds club night Subdub and a debut appearance from the . Having spent the past 10 years making future alongside Leeds very own , Rusko connected with the sound and moved down to London to further advance his musical opportunities with label mate .
Veering away from the dark, serious side of the sound Rusko brought a highly driven energy and fun approach to the dubstep massive and quickly coined his own take on the genre and turned the scene upside down. His sound appealed to many people outside of the dubstep world as his productions became more adventurous in formula, sound and energy. His huge hit has been played by everyone from , , and , and has been remixed by , Diplo, Caspa, and the .
Now at 25, Rusko is only in first gear, with collaborations on the table with the likes of Switch, Diplo , and , the future sure is looking bright. Already setting the radio airwaves alight with his own productions and remixes of artists like and featuring , Rusko is headed in the right directions. Onwards, upwards and far beyond what most producers can dream of. Rusko’s debut album, O.M.G.! was released May 4, 2010 on Mad Decent.Rusko: Spring Tour | 05.25 | Emo's East | ATX NightCulture
For more information on Rusko and the tour, visit http://www.ruskoonfire.com/videos/
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