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Badger

Badger (Alex Goodger-Marsh) is an underground Dance Music producer, muiti Instrumentalist and DJ from the UK. While his DU sets and productions revolve around UK Garage. Bass House, and Jungle, it is his unique and innovative take on what’s expected on the genres that makes his sound so special. Badger pushes the boundaries of music wherever he can; always keeping audiences on their toes.

His music and shows are an adventure through sound. On stago, he acts as the ultimate tour guide of dance music. Revealing only the best bangers from the old, the new, the undiscovered and the completely unexpected.

lox’s graduation from Bimm Bristol in 2019 marked the birth of Badger as an artist. The progression since then has been nothing short of spectacular. A playlist of unreleased productions sent round to Bristol based promoters instantly landed him DJ sets at clubs such as Motion, Lakota, Loco Club and Highrise. He was also asked to appear on local radio station Swu. His early releases were discovered by Marcus Nasty. leading to a guest mix on the world renowned Rinse FM.

In the last 2 years Badger was discovered by AC Slater (owner of LA based label Night Bass) who fell in love with his weird and whacky sound. He has since become a frequent releaser on the label. Night Bass sent the head honcho of 24 Hour Garage Girls, Shosh, upcoming unreleased promos of Badger, which in turn led to her asking him to do a guest mix and interview on the commercial station Kiss FM. His productions have also received airtime on multiple occasions on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Reprezent. Godfather of Garage DJ EZ has also provided Badger consistent track support on his platform Nuvolvo Radio.

Now a days the booking requests are flying in. Badger is a frequent performer around the UK. Last summer he played at El Dorado. Nass, Secret Garden Party.

Boomtoom and Allsorts in his first festival season. A new batch of unrelcased productions have since been doing the rounds among the sets of world renowned DUs such as Skream, Interplanetary Criminal, Main Phase, VTSS, Jyoty, Miley Serious and more. Badger’s choppy grime bootleg of We Like to Party by Venga Boys seems to be a particular favourite – a lot of heat and momentum is building around the dub.

Badger’s sound is constantly evolving and diversitying. His prolific work rate means that you can expect each performance to have a multitude of bangers that have never been heard before. Ranging through deep dark 2step and breaks, 4X4 swing filed growlers, fun and clever Jungle and Drum and Bass blends, complex emotional melodic masterpieces and everything in between.

Most recently, Badger’s must has been picked up and frequently supported by the likes of Interplanetary Criminal (Britt Nomineo and UK No. 1 Producer of ‘Baddest of them all. VTSS. Main Phase, Jyoty, Miey Serious and several other critically acclaimed international DJs. He also just played the support slot of the Welsh leg of IPCs tour. His latest single ‘Backstrap’ also spent a week at no.1 on Beatport.