Hailing from Perth, the epicentre of the Australasian drum and bass scene, ShockOne aka Karl Thomas is fast becoming one of bass music’s major talents. 

Since the release of ‘The ShockOne EP’ in 2009, which featured the chart topping ‘Polygon’, ShockOne has been one of the hottest names in the scene. After the huge success of the EP, ShockOne’s remix discography began rapidly expanding, with mixes for: Netsky, Chicane, Cutline, Mutya Buena & Agent X, Skepta and Ayah Marar.

2012 saw ShockOne relocate to London to make his own mark in the spiritual home land of dance music, and what better way to do it than the genre bending, production epic that is 'Chaos Theory'. The success this release received was nothing short of spectacular, holding the #2 on Beatport, #1 on Trackitdown, and #1 on iTunes Dance in Australia. The tune received high rotation airplay on Triple J radio Australia and received extensive DJ support from Knife Party, Nero, Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Camo & Krooked, Delta Heavy, DJ Hype, and many more.

In 2013, ShockOne released his groundbreaking debut LP ‘Universus’, to critical acclaim. A sonic journey representing the lifespan of a universe, the scope of this semi-concept album was nothing if not ambitious. Universus hit the number 1 spot on the Australian ARIA albums chart and the iTunes chart within its first week of release, solidifying Shockone’s reputation as Australia’s premier bass music producer. 

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Following the huge success of his last body of work, ‘Universus’ EP in 2013 (#1 on the Australian iTunes chart), ShockOne has since been experimenting with soundscapes and textures from the entire spectrum of the bass music genre. This recent expression has finally resulted with his latest opus, ‘In This Light’ EP, an excitingly diverse selection, sure to appease even the most discerning bass music lover.

‘In This Light’ is out now on Warner Music and is available to purchase via all digital retailers here.

Kicking off the EP in style is ‘City Lock’ feat. Ragga Twins, a genre-bending bass-fuelled anthem that whet the appetites of ShockOne fans worldwide following its single and video release back in February 2016. Premiered on InTheMix, you can stream the whole thing here.

Next up, the title track, ‘In This Light’ explores a seamless blend of drum & bass and dubstep featuring fellow …

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