Focus was a project headed by respected house and broken beat producer/DJ Phil Asher. Signed to DJ Gilb'r's Paris-based Versatile imprint, Focus released a pair of singles (including the excellent "Having Your Fun," which swiped the piano lick from Fonda Rae's "Over Like a Fat Rat") and an album by the end of 2002. Including contributions from Kaidi Tatham (Agent K, Neon Phusion, Bugz in the Attic), Sweet and Sour received mostly positive press for its diverse collection of productions; it was definitely one of the strongest full-length albums to have sprouted from West London's broken beat scene, though it leaned toward the form's house influences. Asher has also worked as/with Restless Soul (with Nathan Haines) and 4hero.
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