James Tombling (aka FATBAZ)

A previous winner of the Centre for Music's dubplate competition, James's track 'Freak' was pressed on a double A side vinyl release.

James Tombling black and white image taken on the edge of Eastville Park in Bristol

James was so inspired by winning the Dubplate competition that he decided to release an album 'Concussion' alongside the dubplate release.

James studied Robotics at UWE Bristol and was a regular user of the Centre for Music (CfM)'s DJ room..

He makes huge DnB bangers as well as doing a bit of DJing in Bristol, including a blistering set at Amplify 2020.

Freak - FATBAZ

Check out this short film made from Amplify 2020 featuring student performances of original music, DJs and the winners of our annual dubplate competition.  

Amplify performances including FATBAZ

Watch FATBAZ and other student performances from our Amplify 2020 event.

FATBAZ album - Concussion

Listen to the full album 'Concussion' released in 2020 on Spotify.

FATBAZ gallery