Joy Orbison

A mix of house, dubstep, UK funky, UK garage and oldschool jungle is behind O’Grady underground success as Joy Orbison.

Artist’s Biography


At 13, Peter O’Grady took up DJing and eventually moved into production in his 20s, using Fruity Loops to create 8-bar grime loops before developing his sound combining house, disco and dubstep. His debut single “Hyph Mngo” was called the most forward-thinking dubstep track of 2009 and received airplay and floorplay worldwide. In 2010, O’Grady released “The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow” on Aus Music, an eclectic record label founded by Will Saul and Fink.”Hyph Mngo” was voted #23 in the Resident Advisor top 100 tracks of the 2000s and #1 in Fact Magazine’s top tracks of 2009. In 2012, O’Grady began residencies at his own London based club night ‘Just For You’ and at Manchester’s ‘meandyou’ party. He also launched a record label called Hinge Finger which is co-run by artist Will Bankhead.


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