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Everything he does musically or beyond: Bristol-born b‑boy Kirk Thompson is best known as DJ and producer Krust, an artist whose ideas and frequencies rumble and resonate deep within jungle’s DNA. With an indelible legacy as a key figurehead in the Bristol sound, he has never compromised since emerging in 1989 as a member of Fresh 4.

A true influence on UK bass culture, and as a founding member of Full Cycle, the first non-London label to truly mould and manipulate the jungle schematic, and Represent, one of the first D&B acts to infiltrate the popular psyche and win critical Mercury Music Prize acclaim.His designs continue to help shape our understanding of what drum & bass is… And what it can be.