Scott McIlroy (born 1971, Coventry, England), better known as Doc Scott or Nasty Habits, is a British drum and bass DJ and producer.[1][2]

Doc Scott
Birth nameScott McIlroy
Also known asNasty Habits
Born1971 (age 48–49)
Coventry, Warwickshire, England
GenresDrum and bass
Occupation(s)Producer / DJ
LabelsAbsolute 2 / Reinforced Records / Metalheadz / 31 Records

BiographyEdit

He originally started to DJ at clubs and raves such as Amnesia House and The Eclipse in 1989/1990, before appearing all over the country and in the mid 1990s play at the seminal Metalheadz at the Blue Note nights.[3][4][2] Goldie has called him "The King of the Rollers".[3]

His first track was "NHS" released on Simon 'Bassline' Smith's label Absolute 2.[5] From there, he would record classics on labels such as Reinforced Records and Metalheadz, such as "Here Come The Drumz / Dark Angel",[5][6][7] "Deranged", "VIP Drumz/Unofficial Ghost",[5], and "Shadow Boxing" (released on his own 31 Records label).[8][5][9]

Between 2014 and 2018, he hosted the Future Beats show on Londons Origin FM.[8]

Selected discographyEdit

SinglesEdit

  • NHS EP - Surgery (Absolute 2, 1991)
  • NHS Second Chapter - NHS (Disco Remix) (Absolute 2, 1992)
  • As Nasty As I Want To Be EP - Here Comes The Drumz/Dark Angel/Mayday/Let's Go (as Nasty Habits) (Reinforced Records, 1992)
  • Street Knowledge (Reinforced Records, 1993)
  • Get Busy Cru/Deranged (with Keith Suckling) (Reinforced Records, 1993)
  • VIP Drumz (Metalheadz, 1993)
  • Drumz 95/Blue Skies (Metalheadz, 1995)
  • Far Away/Its Yours (Metalheadz, 1995)
  • Unnofficial Ghost (Metalheadz, 1996)
  • Tokyo Dawn (Nexus, 1996)
  • Shadow Boxing/Prototyped (as Nasty Habits) (31 Records, 1996)

Mix compilationsEdit

  • MixMag Live Vol 22: Breakbeat Experiments (MixMag, 1996)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Doc Scott - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b "DJ Doc Scott profile part 1 - Old skool / Rave / hardcore". Fantazia.org.uk. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Doc Scott - The DJ List". Thedjlist.com.
  4. ^ "Doc Scott - Originalhouse". Originalhouse.org. Archived from the original on 18 March 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d "The Essential... Doc Scott". KMag. 9 February 2012. Archived from the original on 6 December 2013.
  6. ^ "The 10 best jungle tunes, according to Om Unit". Dummy Mag. 14 November 2013. Archived from the original on 16 November 2013.
  7. ^ "The 20 best jungle records ever made". FACTmag. 12 February 2011. Archived from the original on 27 May 2011.
  8. ^ a b "Doc Scott Interview - In Reach Magazine". In-reach.co.uk. 21 January 2014.
  9. ^ "The 10 best drum and bass tracks, according to Goldie". Dummy Mag. 24 May 2013. Archived from the original on 30 July 2013.

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