If we go back to the early 90s, Loty is the manager of the famous Flying Records Label. His good business criteria, launches him into the discography industry and in 1996, he would create “Chillifunk”, the unforgettable pioneering label of the “Soulful House” concept. Amongst his most exciting and refined 50 releases, you can find Nathan Haines, Phil Asher, EastWest Connection, DSL, Alex from Tokyo, Patrick Forge, Gilles Peterson, Louie Vega… and a very long and memorable etc.
As a DJ, Lofty (Steven Harper), has created the flag of Chillifunk, in clubs like Fabric, Southport Weekender, Soul Heaven, The Jazz Café, Cargo, 333, Club Par (Russia) and Yellow (Tokyo), while he was working with his friend Dr Bob Jones in the East West Connection project, with two albums and 15 12” in the market. There are not enough reasons to get close to this illustrious “Ambassador of Soulful House” whose reputation trespasses all horizons of this century.