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After a Two Year Hiatus, Benga's Back DJing Again

Next February sees the dubstep icon step back to the turntables.
December 18, 2015, 3:07pm

Dubstep pioneer Benga's ending 2015 on a high by announcing his return to the booth, after retiring from DJing in 2014. That break was promoted by a breakdown and later a sectioning. This year's seen the Magnetic Man producer open up about his battles with both bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. In a community that's often predicated on drugs and drug taking, his desire to talk about the link between drugs and mental health was brave, and more importantly, necessary.

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He's decided to get the headphones back on and will be appearing at fabric on the 12th of Februrary, as part of a Tectonic night alongside Pinch, Mumdance, Ipman and Acre. Which'll be fun. Whether this is the start of a new career in Benga's DJing chapter remains to be seen, but the key thing is, he's back with a bang. Bring it out.

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