I’m very pleased that my bro’ CELT ISLAM is finally gettig a chance to shine @ GLASTONBURY, the world’s most famous festival!

Not just on any stage either, he’ll be playing on the BBC INTRODUCING Stage which is quite an honour!

You can read all about it below.

I discovered my bro’ around 5 years ago and introduced him to the world on my first ever commercial compilation release way back then, BGT Buddha Lounge.

So this is like an added confirmation for me too that I was right all along.  I believed in him anyway from the first time I heard his music and ‘success’ or ‘making it’ is all ‘relative’ anyway. The fact that he’s getting a chance to shine on such a big stage with his “SUFI DUB” is a huge achievement in my book!

Anyways, Celt is chuffed to bits too and so as a present to all you Generation Bassers’, he’s come bearing gifts.


He’s giving away the following tracks for a limited 100 downloads:

1. Appear as you are, be as you appear.

2. Moments in Time

3. Resistance

4. Runaway

5. Vision



Celt Islam is to play BBC Introducing stage Glastonbury 2010 presented by BBC Asian Network’s golden boy, Bobby Friction.

Desi dub


Merging Desi beats and world grooves with grimey basslines and dub vocals, Celt Islam is another great new artist in the ever expanding dubstep/breaks scene. A member of Nine Invisibles and Analogue Fakir, Celt Islam brings a different flavour to the biggest growing genre around. Definitely one to check for fans of bass that you can feel deep in your gut.

Celt Islam live crew :


Celt Islam : Synths,Laptops and percussion.

Mick Reed : Drums .

Oova Matique : Dancehall MC.

Pete Wright : Percussion.

BBC 6 Music DJ Steve Lamacq and Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens today revealed the line up for the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury 2010. The BBC Introducing Stage showcases 31 under the radar artists from around the UK. It is the fourth time that BBC Introducing has been at the Festival, with the stage finding a new home in the Dance Village this year.
Here’s the line-up:


Kid Adrift
Ms Darks
(Da Mighty Elementz) DME
The Federals
Out Like A Lion
P Money
Napoleon In Rags
Jesca Hoop
Yr Ods


Roll Deep plus Guests
Pulled Aprt by Horses
May 68
Celt Islam
New Islands
Lanterns on the Lake
Lady Leshurr
Dog Is Dead
Fellow Stranger
Two in a Boat
Louis Elliot & The Embers


Chew Lips
Dark Horses
Man Without Country
Seven Summits
Dry The River

Broadcast 2000
Patch William
End of Level Baddie
John E Vistic Experience
The Theory of Six Degrees

For more info on the acts, head over to the BBC Introducing website’s Glastonbury page


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