Every third Thursday, PAMM brings together an eclectic range of internationally-acclaimed DJs and musicians for an outdoor music series by the bay. This month, PAMM Presents producer and DJ Helix.
"Listening to a steady diet of '60s and '70s rock (courtesy of his parents), his initial contact with electronic music came via videogames, which sparked an early love of trance." - XLR8R
Born and raised south of Waycross, Georgia, Beau Thigpen is a producer and DJ currently signed to Night Slugs as Helix. Helix creates stripped-back percussive sounds he adapts to the club scene with a heavy southern hip-hop influence.
He began his career in 2010, upon releasing a techno-leaning DJ tool called “Pavement” through Belgian label Other Heights. Soon Bok Bok, co-founder of Night Slugs, signed his break out tune “Drum Track.” He has been establishing his career ever since.
Working under various aliases, he released Porsche Trax EP as his loop techno-rooted alter-ego DJ Vague and is preparing to release Hard Workin’ Trax on August 11, 2014. Helix has played internationally in Tokyo, Berlin, and the UK, but currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.