Deepchild aka Rick Bull is one of Australias most respected electronic/dance artists with a strong national following and fast-growing international profile with releases and remixes in 2005/6 for some of Europes most well known artists and labels. The Deepchild sound is expansive to say the least, with original joints playlisted by DJs as diverse as Gilles Peterson, Jazzanova, Ben Mono from Compost Records, Australias own top jock Kid Kenobi, Chris Duckenfield of UK production outfit Swag, Ursula Rucker and New Yorks crowned prince of deep house Jojo Flores. Props from music journals such as The Wire, Germanys De:Bug and Groove magazines and glowing reviews in Americas own dance-bible BPM add to the accolades.With tracks licensed to over 50 compilations and releases on labels as diverse as Ministry of Sound, Freerange and V2 Italy (selected by the rather stylish Allesio Bertallot - Italys own Gilles), theres something infectious and downright sexy about Deepchilds forward-thinking aesthetic. Dub, soul, hiphop, minimal techno and freaked-out post-disco are all thrown into an eclectic mix that is both warm and cutting edge at the same time. Add to his credentials a growing list of remixes with international artists including Jimpster and Force Incs legendary mirco-house legend Luomo, and Deepchilds rep as a heavyweight international contender seems well solidified.Despite the increasing volume of activity abroad, Deepchild continues to be active in his own community, holding down a long-time radio presence on the airwaves of 2SER and FBI 94.5fm radio, where he currently hosts the prime time Sunsets show each Monday from 6-8pm.On the club and festival scene the last couple of years have included a Deepchild European Tour as well as shows at Australias Big Day Out, Sydney Opera House Studio, WOMAD, Sydney and Adelaide Festivals, The Basement, a national tour for Australias largest broadcaster Triple J, and appearances at the likes of cult Sydney club night Mad Racket and superclub Home. From playing live support for the likes of Mercury Prize Winners Lamb, Talvin Singh and Nitin Sahwney, to antipodean brother Recloose, theres much that can be said of this genre-mashing producers on-stage presence. Danceable. Seductive. Undeniably unique. Deepchild spearheads Future Classics release schedule of internationally distributed artist albums with a sound and proven performance record that, true to the labels name, is classic, futuristic and vital...Emerging after almost three years, Lifetime is Deepchilds fourth studio album. A newly svelte Deepchild sheds the dreads and with them any trace of musician indecision, delivering his most razor-sharp, engaging and sonically expansive work to date.With glowing 12 inch reviews, remix work, and significant DJ support leading up to its release, it places Deepchild solidly in the ranks of his international peers and marks the start of an exciting and fresh chapter for Il Bambino Profundo.