With releases on Toolroom, DFTD, Rinse, Dirtybird, PETS, Hypercolour, Method Records, a Radio1 Essential Mix, Diverse DJ support from the likes Pete Tong, MistaJam, Derrick Carter, Annie Mac, Oliver Heldens, Eats Everything and Carl Cox, plus a wealth of remixes, Friend Within is a ‘producer’s’ producer and having spent the last 4 years consistently delivering what is technically known as ‘bangers’ from early EP’s such as The ‘Renegade EP’ to the twisted Hypercolour release ‘The Underground EP’. 2014 saw a notable collaboration with Disclosure on ‘The Mechanism’ soon followed and supporting them on their biggest ever UK headline show. With further support coming from a huge range of publications, Friend Within started his has his own label, He Loves You self-releasing his blurring take on house music.
With a diary that has covered The Warehouse Project, Chibuku, XOYO, We Are FSTVL, Creamfields, Parklife, Fabric & European cities and festivals, Friend Within has also demonstrated his massively rising popularity with tours of Australia and the USA. Counting performances on the heralded party that is The Holy Ship! and Mexico’s EDC festival. Fast forward to 2018 and recently having released ‘Make Me Feel’ (Dirtybird) and the quirky ’Get Dumb’ (DFTD) and ‘Burnin’ Up’ with Kideko (Rinse) gaining huge support at Radio1, eventually making its way to the Radio1 daytime Playlist.
June 2018 and ‘The Within’ is back with a huge audio nod to sunshine rays and happiness in the form of the brilliant ‘Lonely’…his debut track on UK house music bastion Toolroom Records becomes a firm fav of Calvin Harris to name a few. Following up ‘Lonely’ – Toolroom drop the disco tinged ‘The Truth’ and the response have been amazing. Huge Radio1 support including Number in the R1 Dance Chart, Shazham Top 15…the illusive moustache’d is showing no signs of stopping!