UK artist Dr. Ika is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer whose stellar guitar playing has been praised by icons like B. B. King and major publications including "Guitar For The Practicing Musician." A former Neuroscientist, he also has a degree in music, and is well versed in genres such as RnB, Hip Hop, Dance, Jazz, Fusion, Funk, Blues, Rock, Flamenco, World, Rock, and Pop. Dr. Ika has worked with UK’s top dance DJs, including Sasha, John Digwid, Carl Cox, and Kalvin Andrews, and he has also produced award-winning guitar sample CD's for Native Instruments and Zero-G.
"This boy sure can play the Blues!" - B. B. King - "Ika is a big ears player... his moods and scales are beautiful, they are consistently engaging" - John Stix, Guitar For The Practicing Musician, 1994 - "Dr. Ika can play with soul, as well as breathtaking technical skill" - Tim Slater, Guitarist, UK 1994 - "Dr. Ika lets rip with some superb riffs and sequences" – Future Music, 1998 - "Guitar Odyssey is a triumph in usability" - Big George Webley, Sound on Sound, 1998 - "I would love to see Ika play live" - Dave Stone, Fender Back Line, UK 1999 - "With this album (Dr. Ika's Blues) Doc proved that he is a tremendous Blues guitarist with great taste and tone." - Blues Revue Magazine, USA - "Is there no end to this man's versatility? This is a top class, eclectic musician with a wide range of stylistic influences, but true Blues is always at the core, well produced and excellently played. If he is half as good as this live... somebody get me a ticket please!" - Ashley Wainwright, Blues Matters! UK
Old school funky house tune with oriental flavour. Heavy bass drums with burning percussions and driving keyboards. Contains multiple parts with different instruments and effects. Each part or whole tune can be used as a great soundtrack for any action film, video clip or advert. Instrumental, Dance, House music
Super groovy, bluesy song with great vocals, jazzy saxophone and melodic acoustic guitar solo reminiscent of Larry Carlton. Works well in big city, street traffic, smoky bar film scenes. Male Vocals, RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul
Upbeat rocking blues tune a’la Frank Zappa, with great saxophones and sweet virtuoso guitar pyrotechnics. True life story about a musician, humorously told by Dr. Ika and Helen MacDougall. Works well in smoky bar scenes, biker and truck driver movies, beer commercials. Male Vocals, Rock, Blues Rock
Weird blues meets electronic, techno dance house. Gambler’s adventure at the underground crook joint. Heavy bits and thumping bass, strange electric guitar sounds and radio waves blossom into the sweet acoustic slide blues. Works well in smoky gambling joint or casino scenes, action video clips. Male Vocals, Dance, Electro House