Dave Ruf

Stumblefunk at the Factory


Dave the Ruf set up and ran the legendary hip hop & breakbeat label RUF BEATS which ran from 1993-2005 whilst making 12 albums and 22 x 12"s under his artist names JEEP BEAT COLLECTIVE and MINDBOMB. He produced the award winning Radio Zero shows from 1995-2005 and wrote for key music publications in the UK. He toured as a block rocking DJ extensively from 1994-2005 including several European Tours and dates. He became a key member of the Peace not War collective, then Stumblefunk free party crew in 2004 before founding and hosting Manchester's seminal club night DRUM MUSIC from 2004-2016. A mainstay of MCR bars with his long 6 hour dj sets taking in a vast array of genre's and styles, this DJ will be firing on a chunky bag of DJ vinyl originals to ensure your upliftment yet again at Beat-Herder, which he has played at since 2006.