Andy C, born Andrew John Clarke, is an English DJ and producer and co-founder of the RAM Recording Studio. He was born in Walsall. He is the son of Mick Clarke, bass player and founder member of the Rubettes. Andy Clarke attended Emerson Park School in Hornchurch.
He is considered a pioneering force in the drum and bass genre. He specialises in fast mixing, often employing three turntables.
Andy C ranked #61 in DJ Magazine's 2010 Top 100 DJs annual poll announced 27 October 2010.
Andy C is the highest ranking D&B DJ in DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs.[clarification needed]
On 1 December 2011 Andy C won the Best DJ title in the 2011 Drum and Bass Arena Awards.
On 29 November 2013, Andy C won Ambassador of Bass Music in the 2013 Bass Music Awards, and his label Ram Records was nominated for Best Label.