Bob Bhamra aka West Norwood Cassette Library aka No.1 Astronaut, is also one half of Data 70 and another half of Plastic Soul.
He has had releases on Teal Records (Denmark), New Kanada (Canada) as well as his own WNCL Recordings imprint (also home to DJ C, Knowing Looks, Milyoo, Don Froth, Ultramarine, Bobby Champs and Kevin McPhee) and had his original tracks remixed by the likes of Pearson Sound, Brackles, Quantec, Karenn (Blawan and Pariah) and Pangaea.
Recent remix work includes reworkings of tracks by Lakosa (Shifting Peaks), Lakosa & iO (Madtech), South London Ordnance (Teal) and Groove Armada
While his DJ schedule until now has been intentionally sporadic, in 2012 he has played Glade and Fabric as well as supplying guest mixes for Mary Anne Hobb’s Radio 1 show, FACT, Boiler Room, DJ magazine and Dazed & Confused.
WNCL Recordings launched in 2010 and has since released a series of 10 x 10″ vinyl singles. The label has now entered
a phase of releasing 4-track EP’s on 12″ vinyl, launching with a mini compilation, the We Are Family EP (featuring Don Froth, Milyoo, West Norwood Cassette Library and Knowing Looks), and has followed up with releases by Kevin McPhee and, most recently, Bobby Champs.
Forthcoming releases expected from Spatial, Kamikaze Space Programme, Geiom, Don Froth, Plastic Soul and West Norwood Cassette Library