Patrick Topping returns to Hot Creations with his Taking Libz EP and demonstrates why his reputation carries such weight with three special tracks that act as a master-class in how to create music that will consume dance floors. First up is Brayed which takes the listener on a loopy and enriching journey, whilst Howk is a classic foot-to-the-floor number. Concluding the EP is Taking Libz, the title track that sees Topping firmly hold onto his crown with this unstoppable cut. i-D Magazine described Patricks style that is characterized by punchy,chugging baselines that have become weapons in the sets of many a DJ. Started his career DJing at the club night Motion in Newcastle, he was quickly snapped up by Jamie Jones, for Hot Creations. Releases on the label and a residency at Paradise DC10 in Ibiza soon followed and 2014 saw him release Get Beasty, Forget and Voicemail featuring Green Velvet and concluded with a hattrick of awards including winning the DJ Mag Best Newcomer, Track Of The Season and Best Tune awards in their Best of British Awards.