Cardinal Sound is the stage name of Frazer Robinson, a producer + DJ based in Cambridge, UK. Not limited by a specific genre, he mixes and blends through a variety of underground sounds, from Grime & Garage to Jungle & Dancehall. With DJ sets mixing seamlessly between these sounds, Cardinal Sound has found himself sharing lineups with the best in the UK scene, including Skepta, Stormy, Kano, Shy FX, Dub Phizix, Ms Dynamite, Loefah, Paleman, Zed Bias, Preditah, General Levy, Mungo’s HIFI & more.
Production-wise, his genre defying mix of Dancehall, Grime and Jungle has garnered support from BBC Radio 1xtra DJ’s Toddla T & Jamz Supernova, Manchester soundboy Chimpo & NTS Radio favourite Murlo. With features on 1xtra & productions played out on Radar Radio & NTS, Cardinal Sounds production & skill as a selector is proving to strike a note with top names and will continue to strive in 2016, as he continues to hone his production skills ready for an EP release.
This summer 2015 I was lucky to have seen him on stage at Strawberries and Creem festival, which was in the heart of Cambridge. Very often we forget how important DJ's are to music scene, and how much they influence the direction of music.
With music you know within five seconds if you'll love a song... That's exactly how I felt when I pressed play to hear the Without You Riddim. I must admit I prefer Cardinal Sound new touch on Ashanti "Foolish". He took something old and made it new and improved. If you don't believe me listen for yourself, and If you love that you'll love his Into U remix!
Cardinal Sound Without You Riddim: https://soundcloud.com/cardinal-uk/cardinal-sound-without-you-riddim-free-download
Written by Tessa Harrison and Sarah Noire.