Neil Hales also known as Acidulant has been very much involved in every sector of the music field in his tiny island of Malta. He’s A fully-fledged acid freak and a qualified aircraft pilot.
Apart from producing music that spans along different genres, Neil is also one of the Founding members of a very well established non-profit organization called Electronic Music Malta. Neil has practically played in every underground club there is on the island, sharing booths with legendary acts such as Altern8, Ben Sims, Dave Clarke, Paula Temple, Rob Acid, Luke Vibert and many more. Having the opportunity to play away from home base a few times has left Neil eager to expand his presence away from Malta.
So far Neil has played at one the most intimate I love Acid parties in London with Luke Vibert and Jon Dasilva, the iconic Vooruit in Gent Belgium for well renowned Retro Acid Promotions alongside Posthuman, Dave Tarrida & Spacid, a few ADE gigs in Amsterdam with Pole Folder and Tribal Pulse crew, Paris and Scotland. When it comes to music there has been a constant number of EP.s, Singles, Remixes and collaborations released on well established record labels that are also attracting global attention and support from big names.
Neil, writes electronic music with roland tb-303 machines older then himself. He has released multiple singles and ep’s on various record labels around the world, including balkan vinyl (uk), jack trax (us), wirebox (mt), bug klinik records (be), trivmvirate (it), plus records (jpn), tribal pulse (uk), cannibald (it), acid all stars (us), pinkpube (mt) and more.
His journey is still in the ascendancy .. who knows, maybe someday he’ll be the first to write acid music on the moon.