Scott Garcia

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Scott Garcia is without a doubt one of the true pioneers of the UK garage scene. After setting up his own record shop in 1994 at the very young age of 16, he has not looked back.

Scott’s shop Ruff Trax was one of the first of its kind stocking only house and garage made in the UK.

By the winter of 1996 the underground garage scene was exploding in London and the club nights had begun to move from the small intimate Sunday night gatherings to the bigger more mainstream clubs on Friday and Saturday nights. The music was being made and played in London and Scott was determined to play a major part in the rise of underground garage so he gave up the record shop to allow himself more time to concentrate on DJing and producing. His ground-breaking track “it’s A London Thing” was the second ever track within this genre to reach the national charts and is widely recognized as one of the scene’s most influential classics.