The multi-talented George Fotiadis,aka Basement Freaks, has been successfully churning out track after funky track for over ten years now with releases on labels such as Jalapeno, Goodgroove and Wack. His music has a great live sound to it which is quite probably down to the fact that he can play the guitar, bass and drums.
He launched his Basement Freaks project in 2005 and in the space of a year he had an album out on the Greek label Music Kitchen Records which received high praise from the likes of Kraak & Smaak and Stereo MCs. It earned him remix work for acts like Smoove & Turrell, Chris Joss, A.G.F.A and Rephrase.
In Feb 2010 Basement Freaks release the first E.P for Jalapeno Records with the title“Disco Life” The release has been a huge success for the Basement Freaks with some DJs even saying it’s their best release to date. The EP appealed to a wide range of DJs and there was plenty support across the board.
The summer of 2010 finds George recording a full album with the 2 vocalists of Disco Life Jazzmin & George Perin to come out later this year on Jalapeno Records. This is a Nu born Funk written in the Troutman s grave George Perin screams in the opening song For just giving you an idea! Add to that a collaboration with the famous Nigerian Afro Rap singer “Ade Bantu” a song that is featuring on the album.
One of the most hard working man is the title often used to present George and that s true! In 2010 George launches BOMBASTIC JAM label and wins the respect of the scene with droping the one release after the other and all Breakbeat Funk quality tunes just like those that people are used to hear from the Basement Freaks. The label is smashing it only in 3 months get noticed by everyone in the scene and been in charts as well.
After finalize the album called "Something Freaky for Jalapeno Records Basement Freaks form a Soundsystem and perform the songs live at Reworks Festival in 17 Sep 2010 to be ready for the upcoming tour.