Origin: United Kingdom
London born and bred Nat Self aka ZDS (Zombie Disco Squad) may not yet have the weathered features of a house music elder statesman but his musical CV already reads that way.
Leading light in, and most successful export of, East London’s post millennial club scene, check., check. Collaborator with Chicago booty bass don DJ Funk and UK soul legend Omar, check. Resident of Panorama Bar when it was just a twinkle in most techno tourist’s eyes, check festival slots everywhere from LA’s HARD Summer to super festival Kazantip, check, check, check.
His distinct take on house music has seen him pick up diverse long term supporters amongst the top tier of dance music including people such as Heidi, Eats Everything,Richy Ahmed, Claude VonStroke, Duke Dumont and Davide Squillace. 2017 has seen Nat release some massive records. His track ’Bang’ received over 30 BBC radio 1 plays as well as being supported by everyone from Jackmaster to Anja Schneider.
A debut single on Toolroom titled ’Rick James’ was an underground hit in Ibiza this summer as well as riding high in the beatport top 100.
2018 is already looking like another strong year for ZDS with ep’s already confirmed on Dirtybird and Food Music as well as an appearance at Dirtybird’s new festival, Campout east.