Rising out of obscurity, Padley has recently been featured in a variety of widely popular electronic music media. After a year of releasing his music, Padley was featured on Pete Tong's Essential Mix show on BBC Radio 1 in August 2013, playing a 2-hour exclusive set. Soon after, Padley was commissioned for a remix of electronic music pioneer Green Velvet aka Curtis Jones' song 'Bigger than Prince.' The track was released in September 2013, and rose to Number 1 on Beatport's dance music charts.
He released his first full-length album, Little Black Book, in October 2013 on Moda Black Records, featuring collaborations with Joe T Vannelli and Thomas Gandey, as well as remixes of Rudimental and Shadow Child. Padley launched his own imprint, Knee Deep in Sound, in 2014, on which he hopes to release music from up-and-coming artists with an underground "vinyl" sound.
Electronic music website Dancing Astronaut ranked Hot Since 82 at No. 7 on their list of Top 25 Techno & Deep House Producers of 2013. In April 2014, Hot Since 82 was featured as Mixmag's cover story, with a recent mix of his featured as the magazine's 'cover mix.'
Padley was featured on Pete Tong's Essential Mix in July 2015; playing a special full 3-hour recording of his set from ENTER at Space, Ibiza. Padley has toured in Europe and North America and has headlined many of the world's leading electronic music festivals, including Mr. Beanfields and WMC.
In 2017, Padley was nominated for Producer of the Year at the Electronic Music Awards.
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