Gerry Read began releasing house in 2010 using fruity loops, a drum kit and samples. His early releases would unknowingly coin phrases such as ‘Outsider’ or ‘Lo-fi house.
He grew up in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and played football for Ipswich as a youth before he got into music and is now based in North London. Being self taught on guitar and drums he aspired to form a band but was unable to find anybody in his home town. Age 15 He used his mums laptop to discover electronic music and ultimately end up producing for himself.
His debut album Jummy was received to critical acclaim worldwide which is said to have influenced artists such as Ross From Friends & Anthony Naples. Following Jummy were an even stronger slew of underground 12 inch singles being played anyone from Roy Davis Jr, Loco Dice, Laurent Garnier and Basement Jaxx.
September 2016 saw the release of Gerry’s highly acclaimed second album ‘Chubby Cheeks’. This was featured on BBC 6 Music on its own album special episode with Gilles Peterson.
Gerry has been touring since 2011 with notable headline live sets include Arma17 (Moscow), Fabric (London), Panorama Bar (Berlin). Notable remixes include Metronomy, Hot Chip, Nosaj Thing and Eric Copeland. He has released on Clone, Delsin, Aus Music, Timetable and Accidental Jr, with his last record in May 2019 ‘It’ll All Be Over’ on DJ Koze’s Pampa records.