Hailing from London, England, multi-instrumentalist Ziggy Funk has for many years been involved with music. He never had the stereotypical upbringing of a musical family; it was merely his curiosity which bought him to where he is today. Picking up and learning the guitar at a young age was his first taste of his journey, to which led him to play in numerous bands. This also allowed him to incorporate different styles from Funk, hip-hop, jazz, blues and world music in his repertoire. Eventually all roads looked towards house music, always loving the sound of house it was only till later in life Ziggy begun to really settle and refine his skills as a producer and DJ. Playing at many great venues such the ‘Roundhouse’ in Camden, ‘Big chill’ festival, the Legendary Soul Heaven night and the well-known East Village club in London and as well as residency for Deep Into Soul which is one of the premiere House nights in London.
In 2011 Ziggy released ‘Everyday’ with musical partner, Taliwa under the mighty Foliage label which received a great reception from the house community. The duo then went on and wrote another smash ‘What You Afraid’ which was released under the legendary DJ Spen’s label, Quantize recordings which also had support from one of the pioneers of house, Louie Vega. Ziggy has also released works under Defected, Soul Heaven,Tony records, Limestone recordings, Room Control records, Play It Down, MN2S and more. Ziggy’s ventures with successful producer and DJ, Neil Pierce of Fanatix/Soul heaven Include a label which is also named after their collaborative guise ‘Rhemi’. The two have numerous original/remix work under the moniker working with the likes of Joey Negro, Louie Vega, Opolopo, Kele Le Roc and others. With their imprint Rhemi Music growing from strength to strength with their sound in producing quality House Music the pair have certainly have a bright future ahead.
Never fully content, Ziggy is always pushing forward and trying to move the boundaries within himself. Yes, sure dance music is where he made a name for himself but he has always kept his fingers in other genres and tried to be free with musical expression. His ‘Red light Syndrome’ EP released in 2016 on BBE records showed his versatility and dynamic vibe which had support from Ashley Beedle and one half of ‘6th borough project’ Craig Smith. This EP Lead him straight on to do his debut full length LP in 2017 titled ‘Boxer’s Fracture’ (BBE Records ) which received raving reviews and again displayed the maturity in his sound and the progression to extend himself to reach for higher heights. All this energy and appreciation for music lives deep within Ziggy and you can always expect awesome quality from him be it through his production or through his eclectic DJ performances.