Russell YallopPARADISEFew producers of recent years have exploded onto the underground house scene like Crosstown Rebels’ Russ Yallop. While some producers spend years finding their feet, Russ made a clear statement of intent with ‘I Can’t Wait’ his debut release on Crosstown Rebels, a solid cut of nu-school house that was charted across the board by everyone from Jamie Jones to MANDY, with ‘Rock Me’ on the B-side was picked up by DJ Mag and featured on their ‘Best of British’ covermount compilation. 2011 was a huge year for Russ with releases on Crosstown Rebels’ Rebellion, Hot Creations, No.19, and Foot & Mouth under alias B&B. The success of the releases as well as hugely popular podcasts for Ibiza Voice and Pulse Radio took Russ around the world last year, playing in destinations such as Brazil and Japan, with festival booking’s such as Mexico’s BPM and the UK’s Secret Garden.Long-time friend and now a fully-fledged member of Crosstown Rebels, Russ Yallop has been biding his time, honing his production skills for the last few years. Part of a new breed of DJs, with studio skills to match, which includes his close friends Lee Foss, Richy Ahmed and Robert James, Russ Yallop’s sound is infected with warm charm and boundless energy. Fusing fun into dance music again, Russ and his UK-based peers are creating a new strain of house music that is currently taking the worldwide underground by storm, promising bright things for the future.