1994 - 2019
Lab4 (Les Elston, Adam Newman) are multi award winning writers and producers of Hard Dance, Trance and EDM . With a career spanning two decades and ten studio albums for labels inc Avex, Resist, Tidy Trax. Lab4 have also worked on many high profile advertising campaign for the likes of Bacardi, Reebok (Superbowl), Pepsi, BBC, Coca Cola and Auto Modellista by Capcom. During this time Lab4 toured extensively gaining huge followings in Japan, Australia, The Netherlands and of course the UK. As a result of the extremely popular live shows Lab4 received many awards and accolades including Best Live Hard Dance Awards PA 2004 – 2006 and Top 20 Most Influential Electronic Bands of All Time in Loud Magazine Japan.
In 2009 Lab4 were approached by GodsKitchen to work on the sound design for the Boombox Global tours for 2009 and 2010. In November of 2013 Lab4 also secured their first major motion picture track placement for the upcoming Sci Fi Movie “Time Lapse” starring, Danielle Panabaker (Mad Men, The Flash). 2014 witnessed Lab4 headlining and co/headlining huge international events along side Showtek, Steve Aoki, Yoji, Sean Tyas, ASYS in Japan, Australia and the UK.
An Ep titled "Ctrl_Alt_Destroy" came out in 2018 through Hard Trance Europe / Black Hole Distribution along with various remixes and other works running up to 2019
Saw Adam Newman quite Lab4 as he decided to pursue a different career path away from the music business.
Les decided to carry on with Lab4 and continue to create new the music which has become synonymous with the Lab4 sound and create his own label AtomikA
AtomikA will be a vehicle for tracks which fit slightly outside of the Hard Dance spectrum and for a select few remakes of Lab4 classics along the way
The Ep Stargate was released through Hard Trance Europe - Black Hole Distribution. Stargate reached #3 in the Beatport Trance Chart behind Armin Van Buuren & Giuseppe Ottaviani
In addition to this some exciting new sound to picture work is on the horizon. For more details please click Precipice & Neurovenge
2021 will see work starting on the sound to picture projects and numerous releases already in the pipeline planned through the year