As a kid Jonny 'Bubba' Smyth started bashing out sounds on a drum machine and keyboard in his bedroom trying to emulate the sounds he was hearing down at his local club. Developing a love for electronic music, disco and house he started putting together tracks. Scoring a release on Derrick Carter and Luke Solomon's Classic label Scoper & Bubba "I'm Satisfied" which is seeing a massive reissue with the Classic back catalogue for 2011.
With productions for Glasgow Underground alongside the likes of Romanthony, and Milton Jackson, Paul Woolfords label Hip Therapy. An album for Acitone 'While the City Sleeps' in 2010 has seen a renewed focus in his passion for edgy jackin dancefloor material and a series of releases and remixes for Extended Play, Alive, Get the Curse, Batty Bass, Dubnoir, Klasse, Disport. And with production partner T-Bone his re-edit of Frankie Knuckles and Jamie Principle's 'Baby Wants to Ride' for the legendary TRAX label has been getting amazing plaudits and support.
Bubba has recieved support from the likes of Ivan Smagghe, Ewan Pearson, Soul Clap, Robert James, Trevor Jackson, Hannah Holland, Tom Budden, Zombie Disco Squad, Droog, Seth Troxler, Clement Meyer, Ellen Allien, Richie Hawtin, Catz N Dogz and more.
"Playing and making music is totally compulsive" "I'm happy jackin it out at 1am getting people going crazy or warming peoples souls with some disco/house re-edits on a sunny afternnoon getting the party started!
Bubba's track for Batty Bass 'Drop The Bass' is out now!!