Hudson Mohawke, AKA Ross Birchard, is one of Scotland’s most recognizable dance music exports, and produces hyper-modern, neon club tracks informed by hip-hop and R&B.
Mohawke began experimenting with happy hardcore on cracked software at just 15, and before hitting his 20th birthday, he had helped found Glasgow collective and imprint LuckyMe and signed to legendary UK label Warp, also home to electronic music legends such as Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Squarepusher and Flying Lotus. He released his debut album, Butter, in 2011. A year later, his project with Canada’s Lunice, TNGHT, catapulted both produces into mainstream popularity and the EDM festival circuit. However, the duo’s success hasn’t overwhelmed Mohawke’s solo work: an in-house producer for Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music, he’s racked up credits on West’s Yeezus and worked with the likes of Antony Hagerty, Pusha T, Drake, Chris Brown and Azealia Banks. His most recent album, Lantern, dropped on Warp in 2015.