Konquest is our Artist of the Week!

by | Feb 27, 2024 | Spotlight

Emerging from the depths of the underground music scene, Matt Webb, or as he is more usually known Konquest, has carved a niche for himself as a formidable force within the drum and bass genre. From an early age, Webb was immersed in music, mastering the drums by age 10 and classical piano by age 13, showcasing an innate talent for musical composition. His academic pursuit of music theory further honed his skills, but it was an encounter with the electrifying energy of a live electronic DJ at an illegal rave that pivoted his musical journey towards electronic music. Initially producing under the alias “Block Dodger” in 2005, Konquest was deeply influenced by the early Neurofunk sound, with pioneers like Ed Rush and Optical playing a significant role in shaping his musical direction. His dedication and talent culminated in 2007 with his first official club booking, and by 2010, Konquest had secured a deal with the esteemed German Neurofunk label, “Trust In Music,” marking a significant milestone in his career.

In recent times, Konquest has been relentlessly elevating his production game, each snippet of his work-in-progress shared online surpassing the last in terms of innovation and mastery. His relentless dedication to his craft has positioned him as one of the most promising artists to dominate the drum and bass scene in 2024. The anticipation surrounding his future projects is palpable, with both fans and critics eagerly awaiting his next move. Konquest’s journey from a classical music prodigy to a trailblazer in the electronic music arena exemplifies his versatility, creativity, and unwavering commitment to evolving his sound. As he continues to push the boundaries of drum and bass, Konquest not only captivates his fanbase but also garners the attention of new listeners worldwide, promising a thrilling evolution in the chapters to come. I know I personally can’t wait to hear what is next!

Whats your favorite tune by Konquest? Let us know in the comments!

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Bad Syntax

Bad Syntax. CEO of Abducted LTD and co-host of one of the most popular DNB podcasts in the world, the Best Drum and Bass Podcast. I have released music on some awesome labels like Eatbrain, Viper, Close 2 Death, Expedite, Formation & SLK. If you'd like to learn more, book or contact me directly you can check out my EPK at bestdnb.com/bad-syntax.