Fabric 56: Derrick Carter

Derrick Carter (born October 21, 1969) is an American house producer and DJ from Chicago, Illinois. He is regarded as one of the best underground house key players currently active and is particularly popular in Europe. Carter was born in Compton, California and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago, IL. After practising his DJ skills for a number of years as a teenager in his bedroom (bedroom jock), that he made the definitive step into the Chicago house scene.
In 1988, he released an EP with Mark Farina and Chris Nazuka as the group Symbols & Instruments. While the record wasn't a huge commercial success, it did have a strong influence on the burgeoning ambient techno movement in England. This established Derrick as an international figure in the underground house scene. More