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Layo & Bushwacka!
Genres Electronic dance music
Years active 1988 - present
Labels Olmeto Records, End Recordings
Layo Paskin
Matthew Benjamin

Layo & Bushwacka! is the pseudonym of DJs Layo Paskin and Matthew Benjamin.

Along with Mr. C, Paskin was the co-owner of The End nightclub in London, where Benjamin was the resident DJ. Labelled variously as tech house, house or breakbeat, the pair usually record and DJ together.[1]

Benjamin's best known track is his remix of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean". He was raised in London and was a member of the London School Symphony Orchestra, playing percussion. After graduating in sound engineering he started working for Mr. C as he was setting up The End. It was at this point that he first met Paskin.

Paskin is also from London, starting his DJ career at the age of sixteen while working at Camden Market. Soon after he starting DJing at warehouse parties with Mr. C. In the course of his work Paskin's father discovered the building that would become The End, a 19th century stable for mail horses.[2] Paskin's father is an architect and designed the club.[3]







  • 1999: "Deep South" (End Recordings)
  • 1999: "Ear Candy" (End Recordings)
  • 2002: "Love Story" (XL Recordings) (Billboard Hot Dance Club Play #4)
  • 2003: "Love Story vs. Finally" (XL Recordings) (UK Singles Chart #8)
  • 2003: "It's Up To You (Shining Through)" (UK #25) (XL Recordings)
  • 2006: "Feels Closer" (Olmeto Records)
  • 2006: "Life2Live" (Olmeto Records)
  • 2008: "Things Change (Olmeto Records)



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