As a regular fixture at the world’s top clubs and festivals, Glasgow born producer and DJ Gary Beck AKA Sosak has long been established as a primary figure in techno. Known and respected for his unique sound, he’s gained support from his peers and released music on some of the genre’s leading labels including institutions such as ‘Perc Trax’, ‘Cocoon Recordings’ and ‘Drumcode’.
Since his emergence onto the scene in 2007, Gary has accumulated an impressive list of achievements. Highlights include Radio 1’s Essential Mix, Boiler Room sessions and numerous collaborations with exceptional talents such as MR. G, Green Velvet, Debra Debs, Mark Broom and Speedy J. And in 2012, his seminal debut album ‘Bring a Friend’ was released on the legendary ‘Soma Quality Recordings’ label. It was their 100th release and a great honour for Gary.
In terms of performing, Gary’s appeared at the World’s most respected clubs and festivals with appearances at renowned venues including Womb, Fabric, Awakenings and Timewarp, to name a few. In addition to a busy performance schedule, Gary spends his time as head of BEK Audio. Established in 2009, the label was initially set up as a release platform for his own music. It quickly become one of the most revered techno labels on the scene after releases from the likes of Floorplan, Slam, DJ Rush and Ritzi Lee, as well as his own, with its sound often described as raw and energetic.
As well as producing under his Tanera alias, it’s under his guise of Sosak that RIOT Radio Records is most interested in due to it’s no messing about, peak time music approach. As Sosak, Gary has previously released on Overlee Assembly, best known for its Clouds hit, ‘Chained To A Dead Camel’ of which he remixed, BEK Audio and Prodigal Son. Already with a successful career by his real name, this mesmerising Sosak pseudonym gives Gary a fresh opportunity to lay out his more ferocious side.