Tropical Velvet – Kort
Tropical Velvet – Kort shows
UK producer Ben Webb is the name behind KORT & label owner of Tropical Velvet & Velvet Bassment Records. Also the Kulakingz , which is the brainchild of school friends Ben & Antony Harper AKA Elementary.
The project/band was created during lockdown with LMSY ft the vocal talents of Sian-Lee from the House Gospel Choir, being the 1st record of an all live album & include collaborations with legendary New York Grammy nominated singer songwriter Leroy Burgess, Damon Truett, Pepper Mashay & more….
Working with some of the best musicians in the country KORT is Forever in pursuit of creating distinctive, quality house music. His own label Tropical Velvet continues to gather momentum working with stellar artists such as Full Intention, David Penn, Joey Negro, Leroy Burgess, J Paul Getto, Lorenzo Hall, , Electronic Youth, Alaia & Gallo, Angelo Ferreri, as well as being a stable for own productions. Since winning the Defected Producers competition in 2011 and signing a publishing deal with Defected, KORT ‘s gone on to build an impressive production repertoire, including ‘Tomorrow’ (Copyright), ‘No Fear EP’ (Copyright), ‘Stay’ with Reno Ka (Lapsus Music), ‘No Lies’ and ‘For You’ ft Jessica Simmonds and ‘Holding On’ (Tropical Velvet), among many. He caused a storm on YouTube with the remix of Hollaphonic’s ‘Runaway’ ft. Aaron Camper’ (Universal Music), with over 100, 000 views. KORT has brought a unique blend of DJing and live performance with PA’s to major clubs across Europe and North Africa, in addition hosting label parties, Carnival sunglasses parties at the likes of Ministry Of Sound , Q shoreditch, Horse & Groom with guests such as Simon Dunmore, Joey Negro & Full Intention.
With Ibiza residencies at Ibiza Rocks & The Beach Star VelVet Bassment Records is the brand new sister label of Tropical Velvet, focusing on the more underground side of HOUSE but always keeping that little bit of funk in the trunk for the dance floor. The label is headed up by Ben Webb (KORT) & Tropical Velvet Resident Hurricane Meesh