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wo 26/06 Skank N' Bass vol. 3 w/ Sub Zero, Taxman, ...

  • Deuren 22u
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Skank N' Bass vol. 3 w/ Sub Zero, Taxman, DJ Guv, Dominator, ...
Skank n' Bass knalt zijn derde editie en nodigt daarvoor maar liefst 5 jump up d&b labels uit:

Playaz Recordings
Dubz Audio
Biological Beats
Shiftin Beatz
Train Recordings











Teaser video:

Previous aftermovie here:

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vr 27/04 CRESST invites ZARDONIC, MAZTEK, ...

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  • KASSA €16

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CRESST invites ZARDONIC, MAZTEK, ...
Op deze editie combineert Cresst de nieuwe badass DJ's en producers (zij die nog niet vaak in België hebben gespeeld) met een aantal meer gevestigde d'n'b artiesten. De line-up vertrekt van de pumping crunchy neuro sound en evolueert in de loop van de nacht tot darkstep en crossbreed Cresst style!

Daarbij komt nog een all Belgian room: een zaal waarin het bewijs geleverd wordt dat België niet langer alleen een topland is voor d'n'b concepten, maar dat we stilaan ook op het vlak van producing & DJ'ing volwaardig lid zijn van The Major League van Grote Jongens.

BREAK (UK) (Symmetry Recordings)
Zijn unieke kijk op DnB is synoniem aan twisted bass lines en harde bas, en wat Break verspreid over een niets vermoedend publiek sinds 2001.
Begonnen bij A-Sides 'Eastside' label, en gegroeid tot samenwerkingen met de grootste labels in de scene, onder wie Ram, Metalheadz, Shotgun, Exit, Critical, Soul:R, Quarantine, DNAudio, Subtitles en Digital Soundboy.

DOM & ROLAND (UK) (Dom&Roland Productions, Moving Shadow)
Mensen die houden van DnB, houden zeker ook van Dom&Roland. Ze zijn al sinds het begin aanwezig in de scene, maar Dom staat tot op de dag van vandaag als voorman in ontwikkelingen en als hoogtepunt in de scene. Zware mannen in aantocht!

ZARDONIC (VE) (Human Imprint, Freak)
Al met 16 jaar begon Zardinic te produceren onder zijn heavy metal naam Gorepriest, en twee jaar later verdiende hij al een Best Keyboardist award bij de Premios Metal Hecho in Venezuela (Metal Made in Venezuela Awards 2002-2003). Dit bezorgde hem een duidelijke plaats aan de top Venezolaanse metal scene. Zijn grote kennis van de wereld en culturele achtergrond is misschien wel de sleutel naar zijn perfectie. Deze wil je niet missen.

MAZTEK (IT) (Renegade Hardware, Subculture, Contaminated)
Geboren en getogen in het hart van Italië, Rome, werd hij op 18 jarige leeftijd gefascineerd door elektronische muziek, en dan vooral Techno en Drum en Bass. Hij besloot een sprong te wagen in het diepe en begon met het produceren van niet alleen Drum en Bass, maar ook Electro, Grime en Dubstep en speelde daarmee in de Italiaanse underground scene. Meedogenloze Drum en Bass komen naar je toe!

NEONLIGHT (GER) (Bad Taste, Red light)
Neonlight representeert de samenwerking van twee totaal verschillende persoonlijkheden die een ding met elkaar gemeen hebben: een passie voor Drum en Bass. Altijd op zoek naar een beter geluid en een volleerde samenstelling van elk apart bedachte nummer. Zonder van te voren grenzen te bepalen gaan ze door tot alles perfect samen valt en ze tevreden zijn met het eindresultaat van een stukje goeie muziek.

THRASHER (NL) (PRSPCT)
Goeie vriend en professionele badman, de eigenaar van het beruchte RRSPCT label zal zorgen voor een stevige Drum en Bass set, die er voor zorgt dat je tevreden naar huis kunt.

In de All Belgian Room spelen WASP, SPEEDWAGON, EXISTH, TESLA, RULO,
THE NITWITS, PUKAZ, AIR CAV, DOUBLE:MAYHEM
en MR. ORANGE.
Support your local hard(core) d'n'b scene!

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vr 05/02 Die&Break, Murdock, Netsky,...

  • Deuren 23u
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Die&Break, Murdock, Netsky,...
Het heeft een hele poos geduurd, maar België heeft eindelijk een drum'n'bass producer die het ook in de bakermat van het genre waarmaakt: de jonge Netsky is getekend op het Britse Hospital Records, waar hij na enkele succesvolle singles dit jaar zijn debuutalbum uitbrengt. Op vrijdag 5 februari speelt Netsky in Petrol, samen met oa dj Die (van de Reprazent/Full Cycle crew) en Syndaesia: een jonge Belgische dubsteproducer die een track van Wu-Tang Clan mocht remixen, een producerscontest won bij Switch op Stubru en de verwachtingen bijgevolg hoog heeft gespannen.
Petrol drum'n'bass resident Murdock is natuurlijk ook van de partij, net als Goldorak & Solpher, The Nitwits en Grimelock.
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Artiesten (57)

Dimension

Dimension
Robert Etheridge aka Dimension is a London-based drum & bass DJ/producer who also co-owns Regal Records.

It was at the age of 15 when Rob was first introduced to Electronic music that he began to understand what producing music involved. Since then, Robert has never looked back and with support from the likes of Andy C, Annie Mac, Zane Lowe, Friction, Danny Byrd, Culture Shock, Cyantific, Wilkinson and releases lined up on labels such a Cyantific Music, as well as BBC Radio 1 airplay, Dimension is ready to explode.

Pandub

Pandub
Music Producer & DJ's from Antwerp. Our music has been featured on BBC Radio, EpicNetworkMusic, Nu Venture Records, 17Tumba, MrRandomSong, VitalFM, LiquidMusick, trmlol, Sersje, QDR Quality, LiquiFeed, Liquiddnbftw, Majestic.

Feint

Feint
Feint - uit Manchester, UK -, een van de grootste, meest getalenteerde en meest geliefde liquid drum and bass namen. De nog jonge artiest is met meer dan 30000 fans op facebook en over de 70000 fans op YouTube een vaste waarde in de drum and bass wereld.

~20
~melodic drum & bass
~producing since Sept 2010
~Clitheroe/Manchester, UK
~labels: Subsphere Records | Seeking Blue | DnBR

Neonlight

Neonlight
NEONLIGHT is the union of two very different personalities who have one particular thing in common, a true passion for Drum & Bass. Always in search of the better sound and an accomplished composition NEONLIGHT devises every song individually. They are not setting any musical or temporary borders until everything fits perfectly and they are pleased to decide that they again finalized a new piece of good music

Maztek

Maztek
Born and raised in the heart of Italy, Rome, at 18 years of age he became fascinated with electronic music, specifically Techno and Drum and Bass. He decided to take heed and began to compose not only Drum and Bass but also Electro, Grime and Dubstep tracks and played out in the Italian underground scene. Ruthless drum and bass coming at you!

Zardonic

Zardonic
Zardonic started composing at the age of 16 under his black metal moniker Gorepriest, and two years later he earned the Best Keyboardist award at the Premios Metal Hecho en Venezuela 2002-2003 (Metal Made in Venezuela Awards). This gained him a significant following in the Venezuelan metal scene. His varied background, environmental location and unique production styles are quite possibly the secret recipe for Drum & Bass perfection. This one is not to be missed.

M-zine

M-zine
Deze twee vrienden en producers zijn geen onbekenden binnen de Belgische drum and bass scene, waarin ze alsmaar hoger op de ladder komen te staan. Zo mag M-Zine met zijn tracks op de support van internationale dj's zoals Loxy, DBR UK, Spinline, Hydro en vele anderen rekenen. Onlangs bracht hij nog enkele tunes uit op het label waaraan onder andere ook Atmospherix verbonden is: IM:Ltd! Naast hem staat onze resident die gekenmerkt wordt door zijn diepe high quality drum and bass sets en overigens deel uitmaakt van de R-Value crew: Scepticz! Twee opkomende high rollers om naar uit te kijken dus!

Taxman

Taxman
They say nothing in life is certain but death and taxes, but Taxman's success seemed just as certain from the outset. If you've been anywhere near a drum & bass dancefloor in the past couple of years then you know this man's productions, and you'¢ll have been throwing your arms up and calling for DJs to reload his tracks on more than one occasion!

Taxman, or Dominic Tindill is none other than the... brother of Adam Tindill - better known to the world as Original Sin, the production force behind the infamous G Dub duo. Growing up on a musical diet of drum & bass and jungle, Dominic and his brother would wait until their parents were out, light up a spliff and take turns mixing up their combined record collections. From an early age Taxman was hooked into a lifestyle which seemed fascinating to him; the very idea of recording studios and the people who worked in them lighting up his imagination. Abandoning his social life, Dominic jumped headfirst into the murky world of production, spending hours and hours locked in front of his PC screen trying to get to grips with the fast pace of modern music making. Realising that he wanted to make a career of music took some time, but Taxman was determined to throw everything he had into the pot; a gamble which has paid huge dividends in recent years.

Of course, having one half of G Dub in your family helps things along and, even though they were living in separate towns, encouragement was forthcoming from Adam as Taxman was honing his production skills: "My brother used to keep phoning me, telling me to send me him what I had been writing. He and Jake were working with Formation Records at the time and had just set up Propaganda. After a while I sent him 'The Rebate' and he told me straight away how much he liked it and that they wanted it for their label. Then, over the course of the next few months, he phoned me every weekend telling me this big DJ and that big DJ were playing the tune, then next thing I know it's getting played by Grooverider on Radio 1! That's where it all started for me.

While that may be where it all started, Taxman's career certainly shows no signs of ending yet! His success story lead on to both him and his brother getting picked up by DJ Hype and Pascal, initially thanks to a collaborative effort in the studio: "After making 'Warp Speed' with G Dub, Adam called me and said that Hype really liked the track, that he'd been watching us for a while and wanted to sign us both. I didn't really believe him, so I told him to get Hype to call me, and he did! That phone call changed Taxman's world forever, as the last few years of dropping solid gold anthem after solid gold anthem will show.

One such anthem being the immense 'Too Bad', a cunning blend of reggae vocal snippets, face smacking beats and a bassline so heavy you need a friend to help you pick the vinyl up! Coincidentally the track was made the same day that Hype signed Taxman to Real Playaz, although it was over a year later that he was asked to mix it down properly. From that track Taxman became as close to a household name as anyone in drum & bass can claim, getting playlisted for daytime play on BBC 1Xtra and receiving the rewind treatment from all the top DJs in the scene.

Now with his own distinctive sound and a string of huge releases including 'Original Ninja' and 'Scan Darker' under his belt, Taxman is all about facing the future; no doubt his dancefloor killing tracks will be taxing your spare income for years to come!

Twisted Individual

Twisted Individual
Twisteds first releases were back in 1998 and for his debut produced Wales, the biggest track on earth and the now legendary World of Cock album. Seeing that he was onto a good thing,in 2001 DJ SS entrusted him to piss in his bed, and the seminal Lighter Rmx Was Born. Whilst working on his debut album he pieced together several jigsaw puzzles, two of the biggest that year.

Proving that he could mix the rough action with smooth talk, the Tooled Up! LP on Foolmation Records showcased the Twisted sound - he had crafted an album that would get heads talking, and the crowds jumping.

Following the success of Tooled Up!, Twisted found himself in the spotlight, with remix offers and DJ bookings beginning to flood in. Twisted was now able to showcase his skills on the decks all around the world. Picking up regular plays at all the major UK promotions including Slammin Vinyl, One Nation, Telepathy, Best of British, United Dance, Accelerated Culture, as well as residencies at all the Formation and World of Drum & Bass nights all over the World, Twisted is now an exclusive member of the top flight of D&B DJs. Always armed with a bag of fresh dubs to unleash on the crowds, his explosive partnership with MC Biggie has smashed many venues over the past few years. In this time Twisted has also been fortunate enough to have his travels take him all over the world, notching up stamps in his passport and champion hangovers everywhere from Germany to Estonia, USA to Australia, Spain to Brazil and pretty much everywhere else in-between.

As with any popular style of music, when something is successful, the masses will follow, and soon the Twisted clones started to fill the shelves of all the record shops. Not a man known for his restraint, in 2003 Twisted got back in the dungeon and cooked up a message to all those he felt were ripping his sound. Bandwagon Blues exploded onto the scene and instantly became an anthem with rewind after rewind ensuring this was a front runner in every DJs set. Off the back of his previous success and other tracks such as Rusty Sherrif's Badge, Heavy Metal, and Hand Grenade Twisted found himself up for 3 categories at the 2003 Accelerated Culture Awards, walking away with awards not only for Best Tune for Bandwagon Blues, but also Best Producer.

Since then Twisted has not stopped. Recent tracks such as 'Swan Cake', 'Konga remix' have kept him at the top of his game. His days are now filled with tours and DJ bookings as well as a spending time in the studio working on a whole variety of projects, dnb and beyond for his own Grid Recordings.

Bong-Ra

Bong-Ra
That is correct. Bong-Ra! His style contains a variety of crossovers and fusions of different genres, including metal, gabba, jazz, rave and jungle, making him one of the front runners of the breakcore genre.

Bong-Ra, Jason Köhnen's electronic alter ego saw life in 1996. Hailing from The Netherlands, Bong-Ra initially started as a dj, but quickly focused his priority on producing his own music in 1997.

Djax Records signed Bong-Ra in 1998, proceeding to release the debut album 'New Millennium Dreadz' and the 12-inch series 'Darkbreaks' Volumes 1 and 2. Bong-Ra at that time was accompanied by MC Guzman on vocals.

In 2001 Clash Records (a hardcore jungle orientated 7-inch label) was set up. In that same year John Peel invited Bong-Ra to do a 'Peel Session' which was released on UK label Death$ucker Records. Several vinyl releases followed in the period between 2001 and 2003.

From 2001 to 2004 the 'Breakcore a Go-Go!' parties were run and organised by FFF and Bong-Ra becoming one of the first (bi) monthly regular Breakcore nights in Europe. 'Bikini Bandits, Kill! Kill! Kill!' the second full length album was released in 2003 on Supertracks Records. This album saw an audiovisual co-operation with US based film company Gyromart. The track '666MPH' was used on the Bikini Bandits DVD and the videoclip to '666MPH' aired on MTV. The Bikini Bandits audiovisual project became an exposition in the Museum of Modern Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands. That year Bong-Ra also appeared on some of Holland's biggest Festivals : Lowlands, Metropolis and Eurosonic. Also a small UK tour with DJ Scud and Soundmurderer followed.

In 2004 Bong-Ra set up his second label Kriss Records, focussing on edgier breaks (mostly combining metal and breakbeats). That same year the Center for Electronic Music (CEM) in Amsterdam asked Bong-Ra to produce a special 4 track EP solely using vintage equipment in the CEM studios, resulting in the 'Colony of Electric Machines' EP on the Vynalogica label. The 'Monsters of Mash Up' European Tour in 2005 with Shitmat (UK) and Enduser (USA) and a Japanese Tour with Parasite (UK) was followed by the third full length 'I am the God of Hellfire' released on Very Friendly and Ad Noiseam and the jungle/raggacore CD compilation 'Warrior Sound' on Supertracks Records (NL).

In 2006 a special 4 track remix EP of Venetian Snares' 'Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett' and the debut of Bong-Ra's main side project The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble were released on Planet Mu (UK). The politically charged album 'Soldaat van Oranje' was released on Sublight Records (CAN). Bong-Ra returned for his second Lowlands Festival, becoming one of the highlights of the Festival (according to Dutch magazine OOR). A second European tour and split 12-inc with Enduser 'The Kill' and a memorable muddy Glastonbury Festival highlighted 2007.

After the succes of Glastonbury, continued 2007 working on a variety of side projects including ; Deathstorm (extreme hypergrind project with japanese noise / grind legend Maruosa). [artists]Glowstyx (90's rave revival album). white darkness (uberdoom combining funeral doom with classical music). The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation (TKDE live improv sideproject). Köhnen vs Nottelman (improv hardcore electronica jazz core stuff).

2008 saw the legendary Bang Face Weekender take place, a festival with a legendary line up...a classic! The first Bong-Ra US Tour, and a return to the dutch Lowlands Festival.

Broken Note

Broken Note
Raised on a diet of pure filth, the Broken Note duo are bringing their own unique sound to the electronic music scene. Combining lean, considered production skills with an appreciation of diverse rough beats; they have quickly established themselves as a sonic force to be reckoned with. broken note is a genre on it's own.

Broken Note consists of Tommy and Eddie (aka Kidnappa of 16Bit), based in London, England. One from a punk background, one from hip-hop came together for a love of relentless bass music after wrecking their eardrums at London squat parties. Broken Note makes filthy drum and bass and dubstep.

Raised on a diet of pure filth, the Broken Note duo are bringing their own unique sound to the electronic music scene. Combining lean, considered production skills with an appreciation of diverse rough beats; they have quickly established themselves as a sonic force to be reckoned with.

Some of their recent and forthcoming releases can only very loosely be described as dubstep, with little in common with much of the scene's output. Instead they draw from the Sino-Rastafarian sound and heavy bass; but also combine this with more of the kind of dark and aggressive beats that can be found in breakcore and jungle.

Their drum & bass is similarly disturbingly brutal, with undulating beats and bass that are unashamed to draw from the darkly edgy sounds of gabber and techno. It delivers a rhythmic pounding that has set dance floors around the world on fire with its astonishing heaviness. The result is both at home in clubs and the vast expanse of a decaying urban warehouse, inspiring visions of a dark and techy future for their music. A description of one release was pegged as "The darkest, most frightening tunes that have ever found their way onto vinyl".

Their live sets are currently based around two laptops running Ableton Live, utilizing various midi controllers and FX running with on the spot warping, cueing and live key work. The content tends to be a mash up of everything from dark dubstep to hardtekno, the most evil drum & bass to hardcore; playing many of their own tunes but mixing these with music by those who they draw inspiration from. They are both diverse and interesting, as well as being guaranteed to be one of the highlights of any night at which they are playing.

Wasp

Wasp
His very broad selection is his biggest weapon but surely not his only one. He has played several times in the UK, Holland, Germany, Spain, France, Israël, Poland, Canada, the US, Romania, Denmark and the Czech Republic. He is also regularly invited to DJ at Belgian festivals such as Laundry Day and Pukkelpop.

Dub Elements

Dub Elements
This dynamic Drum And Bass duo from Spain are considered by many the most versatile and promising DnB producers of their country and have received foreign support from big guys like Audio, Spor and Counterstrike. Since they started in 2007 they've developed their own style, recognizable by a great deal of influences in one single track, including hardcore and breakbeat.

They are signed with the tonesetting label PRSPCT Recordings and have played in Holland, Germany, Bulgaria, Portugal, Slovakia, Italy and Romania.

Cooh

Cooh
Producing Drum And Bass for 9 years, now (2011) at the age of 28, he has 42 vinyl and 12 CD releases. Cooh has had appearances in many parts of the world. So far he has played in England, Australia, Russia, France, Denmark, Swiss, Slovakia, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Poland, Germany, Holland, Czech Republic, Austria,Serbia, Kazakhstan and Romania, and is booked for performing in many more countries.

He has a special knowledge of how to make the crowds go crazy and loves to let loose his inner demons in his sets. Be prepared.

Counterstrike

Counterstrike
Counterstrike (Algorythm Recs/Obscene Recs/Moving Shadow Recs/Renegade Hardware/Barcode Recs/Evol Intent Recs) also known as Animal Chin and 500 Mills, have been active drum 'n bass DJ's on the club/rave circuit since the mid Nineties playing all over South Africa and abroad in countries like Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, England, Germany, Norway, Poland, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Denmark, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland and the USA.

Counterstrike has been producing drum 'n bass as a collective since 1998. They've had over 40 12" vinyl releases on various high profile labels and re-launched their own imprint, Algorythm Recordings, internationaly in 2005. Apart from their busy production schedule they still find the time to regularly perform abroad. 2009 saw them DJ in 18 countries.

Their musical sound can be described as a cunning blend of sharp jungle-beats and basslines combined with high-range trance-ish leads.

The Sect

The Sect
Despite the heavy production schedule, The Sect are as at home behind the decks as in the studio. Playing regularly at events across the world, from the UK to Russia and New Zealand. They have established a reputation for high-energy DJ sets, combining tight mixing with cutting-edge dubs to move crowds wherever they play. Rolling beats and pumping basslines is what these guys are all about.

Initially meeting through mutual friends in the late 1990s, Blade and Virtua have been producing Drum & Bass together ever since. Long-time friend and DJ partner Method joined soon after, completing the trio and The Sect was born.

Hooking up with Raiden and Propaganda whilst living in the South of England, they all share the same love of driving, underground drum and bass, especially the breaks, techno and futuristic soundscapes that embody the Offkey sound. This culminated in their first signing to the label - 'Nerve Attack'.

Heavily influenced by the futuristic releases on Underfire, the techno-edged Konflict sound and the early Prodigy tracks, The Sect aim to produce forward-thinking tracks which blend techno and drum and bass elements to move the dance floor.

They are no strangers to the 1210s either, Blade & Method having DJ'd regularly at clubs and events across the UK and abroad for over ten years and Virtua showcasing his turntablist skills at the DMC championships.

Although as individuals they have had various releases across a number of different genres (currently Virtua is enjoying success as one half of burgeoning Breakbeat duo Digital Breaks Foundation), together they are committed to pushing the technoid Drum & Bass sound and are excited to join the Offkey family.

With current releases on Offkey and Obscene and also a whole host of new tracks signed to Offkey, Freak, Position Chrome, ELP and Habit, The Sect are picking up interest from a lot of big name players within the scene, plus establishing themselves as big favourites of die hard Drum and Bass fans all over the world. Playing at nights throughout the UK and Europe, these guys are destroying dance floors wherever they play, or even where their tunes are played.

You have been warned.. Prepare for a complete technoid onslaught of Drum & Bass.

The Panacea

The Panacea
Mathis Mootz, the teutonic mastermind and producer behind The Panacea from Wuerzburg, Germany, has developed and perfected his sinister drum and Bass mashup style over the years. The Panacea is the digital Napalm Death, fueled by wreck-step beats, he samples and generally throws together elements of hardcore techno, drum'n'bass, jungle and industrial into his unique explosive sound.

As one of the dominant faces of the German Position Chrome Label he has released 23 ep's and 5 albums since 1996. His debut 'Low Profile Darkness' was one of his most influential works to date, and a huge success with over 12,000 copies sold. Others followed like the techno and hardcore influenced 'Twisted Designz','Phoenix Metabolism' with it's hip hop and booty bass roots, the enormous 'German Engineering' and 'Underground Superstardom', and the experimental and noisy 'Architettura'.

His experimental, electro, and neo-industrial beats were produced under the aliases of Squaremeter, Disorder, Warfare, Kate Mosh, Bad Street Boy, Radar and Rich Kid. These productions landed on labels like Mille Plateaux, Ant-Zen, Hands Productions, Ambush, Ad Noiseam, Kniteforce, Intransigent and Outbreak to name a few.

The rebirth of Position Chrome, and the launch of close friend Raidens' Offkey Recordings, marks the start for awesome collaborations and heavy tuneage in the future. The Panacea has recently joined the Anger Management DJ roster, and will be releasing this year on Dylan's mighty Freak Recordings.

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Trasher

Trasher

TC

TC
TC stormed to success after the release of his debut album in 2007 and has not looked back since. With all the major DJs smashing his tunes and the unprecedented support of dance music's elite, TC is D'n'B's new wonder boy, rising through the ranks to receive the prestigious accolade of 'Best Producer/Breakthrough Producer' in the 2007 1Xtra 'Xtra Bass Awards' ceremony.

Consistently tearing up dancefloors across the country with his signature big, bouncy, bass-heavy tunes, TC is a force to be reckoned with. Each of the singles taken from his debut album 'EVOLUTION' ('Deep', 'Jump', 'Rockstar' and 'Where's My Money') topped both the BBC Radio 1's National Dance chart as well as BBC 1Xtra's D'n'B chart.

Since then, TC has kept the standards high and feels very strongly that despite his successes his work is far from over. With big plans and exciting projects for the future, this jump-up juggernaut is one of the brightest sparks in the scene and will continue to keep us on our toes for a long time yet!

Etnik & Fuzz

Etnik & Fuzz
Etnik & Fuzz are 2 dj's from Leuven, Belgium who have established themselves as being part of the best drum&bass djs in Belgium.

They have played on almost every big drum&bass event in Belgium like: Star Warz, Laundry Day, Mystic, Stealth Bombers, Mekitburn Festival etc. They have also performed in the Netherlands, Germany and even Romania! On top of that Etnik & Fuzz played at the legendary club The End, London next to the scene's biggest names!

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Mint (DnB)

Mint (DnB)
This drum & bass dj from Antwerp first got behind the decks 4 years ago and has since then developed his own unique and distinct sound. Coming from the techno scene he approaches d&b from a different angle. Minimalistic sounds and deep dark basslines are his trademark but his selection varies from melodic rollers to pure dance floor destroyers ,the only constant is quality!

Commix

Commix
Commix are George Levings and Guy Brewer, a UK drum and bass duo from Cambridge who have had tracks signed to Goldie's Metalheadz label and Hospital Records.

Commix tracks generally have a light, eerie and experimental feel to them; all tracks on their Call To Mind LP are shipped with the "progressive electronic" sub genre to reflect their sound.

Commix are part of The Cambridge Four, including themselves, Logistics and Nu:Tone, to produce NHS74: The Future Sound of Cambridge, released on Hospital Records. As of 2008, all three artists are working on the second edition of this EP, NHS106: The Future Sound Of Cambridge2.

Noisia

Noisia
NOISIA (who took their name from the word 'VISION' inverted on an upside down VHS tape) are Nik Roos, Thijs de Vlieger and Martijn van Sonderen, hailing from the Netherlands. Influenced by an eclectic range of artists, from The Prodigy to James Brown, Miles Davis to Konflict, Noisia make music for DJs and dance-floors that is interesting enough to cross over from the clubs to your MP3 player. 2005 saw Noisia establish their own label, Vision Recordings to put out their drum&bass productions and collaborations and retain creative control of their music. Nik designs almost all of the artwork for the releases on their labels, and the guys love the challenges and rewards that come with running a label. Vision Recording's biggest releases to date have been 'The Tide', 'Exodus' Feat. KRS One and 'Stigma'. In 2007 they established Division, a non-D&B label for electro, breaks and house. Over the past few years, accolades for Noisia have included 'Best Producers' at the Dutch D&B Awards in 2006 and 2007, Knowledge Mag Top 20 Tunes of the Decade 2000 - 2009: No 4 with 'The Tide', 'Best Tech DJ' in the UK National D&B Awards in 2009 and 'Best Drum&Bass Artist' on Beatport. The guys have worked with, and remixed a number of artists, with notable tracks including, 'Alice' by Moby, 'Omen' by The Prodigy and more recently, Foreign Beggars, Amon Tobin with whom they have collaborated on their forthcoming debut album and Hadouken whose entire new record 'For The Masses' is produced by

Nymfo

Nymfo
Nymfo has been apart of Drum and Bass for well over a decade, a mastermind and organizer of one of the number one events in the Netherlands, Red Zone and ICON, which attracted some of the scenes biggest names. On top of these events he would also hold intimate events show casing the deeper vibes of Drum and Bass, keeping his hand on all aspects of the sound he loved.

Over the last 12 years, Nymfo has been immersed in deejaying, from his own events to headlining shows around Europe and the world, Nymfo was seen as one of the most talented up and coming deejays in the scene. This was then established in 2005 when he won the 'Best Dutch Drum and Bass DJ' then went on to win the same title again in 2007, cementing him as one of the scenes most talented and exciting deejays to date.

With a huge reputation to live up to as a Deejay, Nymfo has been working on production over the previous 3 years, and keeping in line with this high standard, Nymfo's production out put has been of the same high quality that not only have they been picked up by major labels like Andy C's RAM Records, Renegade Recordings, Critical Recordings, Frequency Recordings and the huge Shogun Limited imprint but his tunes are in demand by all the established artists and deejays world wide. With huge collaborations with Icicle and Proxima creating massive hype getting huge reviews, Nymfo is hot property and proves he is one of the greatest deejays and producers in the scene today.

Dj Hype

Dj Hype
Essentially Hype is to drum and bass as Afrika Bambaata was to the development of hip-hop. He first became involved in music through the legendary Shut Up and Dance sound system, like many before him his interest growing from physically building the speakers that made up the rig to DJ'ing, spinning reggae, house and hip hop throughout the eighties. As time passed, his skills behind the turntable grew to the extent of winning the London heat of the 1989 DMC's and going on to represent Britain in the European championships." While continuing to play at high capacity events Hype also made the move into radio, becoming involved with influential pirate station Fantasy FM before taking up a position at Kiss FM - his Sunday night sessions some of the most popular and securing him Best Male DJ and Best Radio DJ at subsequent Hardcore Awards." His time in the studio began at Kickin', co-producing The Scientist's seminal 'Exorcist' and 'The Bee' before laying down tracks for a number of other labels - the most notable of which, Suburban Base, saw him compiling the still highly sought after 'Drum and Bass Selection' series in addition to notching up his own underground smashes in the form of 'Trooper' and 'Shot In The Dark' while touching upon the charts with 'Isotonic' on FFRR." With substantial success, it was only a matter of time before Hype established his own label, "Ganja", in 1993, working closely with fellow ex-Suburban Base artist and friend Pascal. 'Cops' opened up the play for his Ganja imprint which was later to feature 'Ganja Man' and Zinc's legendary 'Super Sharp Shooter,' before peaking with the 'Still Smokin' album, a collaborative effort with Pascal's Frontline Records. Perhaps surprisingly considering the subsequent runaway success of the label, the intention was never specific, as Hype explains." 'Ganja Records was never meant to be anything, I was never planning on building anything from it, and it was just a knock up as I wanted a label to put some tunes on. As the label built itself without me really having to do anything I realised that if I did choose to put some effort into something I could build something really strong. I'd been encouraging Zinc to do his own thing for some time, though since he didn't really want to be out on his own - myself, Zinc and Pascal decided to set up a label as a collective.' Having flirted with major's in the form of a deal with RCA/Parousia as Ganja Crew in 1997, the threesome backed out of renewing their options choosing instead to retain their independence through establishing their own True Playaz. Hype explains his Philosophy. 'There are two things which keep me going. Firstly, I haven't got anything else - this is it for me so I've got to keep it going - I look at what I have and music has got me everything in my life as well as enabling me to help my family. Secondly I see the enthusiasm for this music from people all over the world. This year alone we've dj'd all over the world; Spain, Canada, Switzerland, Estonia and we know that the whole planet wants it. When you've evolved with something and become part of it on a level where you know that there is such a love for it - it becomes something very special to you. To think five years ago no one could have ever have contemplated that this music would be where it is now. The day I'm playing out and the audience doesn't like it anymore I'll probably move onto something else.'

CYANTIFIC

CYANTIFIC
Jon Stanley (formerly also with Matt Whitehead), but mostly known as Cyantific, hail from South West London. He joined Hospital Records in summer 2002, when High Contrast tipped off Colman and Goss about Cyantific's award winning tracks and performance. With a collection of 12"s, remixes and compilation appearances, Cyantific has gathered a substantial underground fanbase. Popular tracks that have helped Cyantific's breakthrough into the drum and bass scene feature the fast soul classic with Diane Charlemagne, Don't Follow, and the hard hitting Output. Notable Discography Hospital Mix 4 (Hospital Records, mixed by Cyantific, 2005) Ghetto Blaster (Hospital Records, Debut LP, 2006) Since 2007, Cyantific has started writing their new LP in a barn in Hampton Wick dubbed the "cyance lab" near Kingston upon Thames. Awards In 2007, Cyantific's Jon was awarded Best Breakthrough DJ from BBC 1Xtra.

EZ ROLLERS

EZ ROLLERS
EZ Rollers are Alex Banks and Jay Hurren - two longtime friends from the small East Anglian town of Beccles. This may seem unusual to those outside of drum & bass circles, but Beccles is actually a hotbed of drum & bass talent. Besides EZ Rollers, acts associated with the town include PFM, Flytronix, JMJ & Richie and Hyper-on Experience. JMJ is actually Jay from EZ Rollers and Hyper-on is Alex's former project with Danny Flytronix. EZ Rollers have been signed exclusively to Moving Shadow since their first single "Rolled Into One / Believe" in 1994, but their association with the label goes right back to the early 90s when Hyper-On Experience released classic darkcore tracks like "Lord Of The Null Lines." Ironically, this sound couldn't be further removed from what Alex and EZ Rollers are about. As Alex already knew Jay and liked what he was doing with Richie, they got together to do some tunes. Things clicked immediately with the aforementioned "Rolled Into One" EP. Rob Playford liked it so much in fact, he told them to do an album. "Dimensions Of Sound" was released in 1996 and, with a few singles in between, here they are with the follow-up, "Weekend World".

Shy FX

Shy FX
Shy FX is the pseudonym of Andre Williams (born 1977), an English drum and bass musician from London. He is best known for one of his earliest singles, 1994's "Original Nuttah", with UK Apache. Throughout his career he has worked closely with T-Power, both as "Ebony Dubsters" and "Shy-FX and T-Power"; their 2002 track "Shake Your Body" with vocalist Di was a crossover success, appearing in the Top 40 UK Singles Chart. "Shake your Body" had great success through out Europe. In 2005 he founded Digital Soundboy Recordings.

Rufige Kru

Rufige Kru
Original production alias of Goldie used for his first releases on Reinforced Records, more recently used as the moniker when producing with Heist. With the duo releasing two albums under the name Rufige Kru; Malice In Wonderland (2007) and Memoirs Of An Afterlife (2009), both on Goldie's Metalheadz label, along with a slew of 12''s.

Total Science

Total Science
Paul Smith (Spinback) and Jason Greenhalgh (Q Project) are two of the most prolific producers within the drum & bass movement, recording for a plethora of different labels under a range of monikers. The pair first met in 1987, both living on Blackbird Leys estate in Oxford, England and brought together through a mutual love of hip-hop. Distracted by the arrival of hardcore in the early nineties, record collecting was quickly followed by DJ'ing and eventually production. Greenhalgh was the first into the studio, with "Freestyle Fanatic" launching his career in 1991. However it was the establishment of the Legend imprint and specifically Greenhalgh's "Champion Sound", which really took their profile above and beyond the slew of anonymous white labels that were dominating the music at the time. In 1994, the pair started recording together, with "Got to Believe" the first in a series of records which pushed the label away from the fizzling darkside movement and more towards the epic string sections and rolling beats which started to appear on labels like Lucky Spin, Basement and Good Looking. After six years of recording singles for others, the pair established the CIA label in the closing months of 1997 with the help of Brillo from Timeless. The release of their Silent Reign EP for Goldie's Metalheadz breathed a new lease of life into the project, and the pair achieved a further boost with a well-timed Bad Company remix of "Champion Sound" which conjured further interest in what they were doing at their own label. Their debut album Advance exposed a further field of interest, with downtempo experiments logged as a series of "Breaks" on the majority of their early EP's extended to some superb deep house, this breadth taken a step further with their Skin Deep imprint which has forged broken beat to considerable acclaim. Their pioneering of a revival in old-school sounds and arrangements, together with Digital and Reinforced, dominated drum & bass throughout 2001. and a darn good lookin couple o' chaps n' all.

Nu:Tone

Nu:Tone
Born in 1976, Dan Gresham aka Nu:Tone, started piano aged 8 and joined Jesus College choir in Cambridge a year later. He studied music at Durham University, and having secured a college radio show met a young John B. They shared broadcasts, established local clubnight 'Substance', and Dan went on to engineering studio sessions for John. All these good vibes led to a debut vinyl release with John's Beta imprint in 2001: ('Grand Central' / 'The Boss'). Since signing to Hospital in 2003 Nu:Tone has come through the ranks to become one of the most highly respected producers in the scene, with everyone from LTJ Bukem to Dillinja busting his tunes. Nu:Tone's remix's are always guaranteed to please - whether it's the retro soul of his Spreadlove anthem or the junglist wobble of his Strictly Social Re-rub. His debut album "BRAVE NU WORLD" dropped in 2005 with all of the Drum & Bass' hierarchy supporting it. DJs Norman Jay M.B.E and Tom Middleton also made Nu:Tone a favorite of their eclectic sets. Off the back of this success Nu:Tone has taken his DJing all over the world spreading hospital love from the USA to Asia to Australia. Somehow he has also found the time to remix Alice Russell, Quantic and produce a track for Jenna G. On June 18th 2007 his LP "BACK OF BEYOND" was released.

High Contrast

High Contrast
As a winner of the Essential Mix of the Year 2007 on BBC's Radio 1, the name High Contrast needs no introduction, although when a young Lincoln Barrett signed on the dotted line back in 2000 he was a complete unknown. Signed on the strength of his mini-disc demos, the Welsh wonder has smashed his way through the Drum & Bass scene in no time at all. His debut longplayer "True Colours" was released on Hospital to massive critical acclaim in June 2002, paving the way for a move onto the outernational DJ circuit and remixer of choice for many labels inside and outside of the Drum & Bass community. It was the club sessions and mixing skills that dominated the year following the release of "True Colours" - with Lincoln making a name for himself as one of the hottest Drum & Bass DJs around. In autumn 2004 he dropped the massive "High Society" LP, featuring the anthemic singles "Twilights Last Gleaming" and "Racing Green". The album has already become the stuff of legend, with Knowledge Magazine voting it into their top 3 jungle albums of the last 10 years. More recently after reaching Drum & Bass superstardom he has released mix albums for Fabric and Mixmag and seen his White Stripes remix all over Radio 1. Missy Elliot and Blaze have also come knocking for a Contrast remix and the world's dance floors have been blown apart by that Gold Digger booty. 2007 saw the High Contrast success story continue, with the single "If We Ever" getting play on Radio One, followed by arguably his finest album yet - "Tough Guys Don't Dance". Rounding the year off with yet another huge remix - this time for Axwell's Ibizan anthem "I Found You". As we speak, he's back on the road taking his brand of widescreen jungle soul to the people. "All killer no filler" says IDJ Magazine. Go catch some Contrast and see that they are spot on! High Contrast released a new album in 2007. The album "Tough Guys Don't Dance" was released on October 1, 2007 in the US. The single "Pink Flamingos" has gotten multiple plays on Sirius' Boombox (a.k.a. Channel 34). The album also has a mixed/mashed up version of Iron Butterfly's "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida".

ADF SOUNDSYSTEM

ADF SOUNDSYSTEM

DJ SS

DJ SS
DJ SS, born Leroy Small (on August 27 1970) , is a Drum and Bass DJ and producer from Leicester, United Kingdom. Originally a breakdancer, DJ Stratch Stein began playing electro music as a teenager in the early 1980's. He then played Hip Hop and Rare Groove before turning to producing in 1988 initially Acid House, Hardcore, Breakbeat and finally Jungle/Drum and Bass tracks.

Chase & Status

Chase & Status
Saul Milton and Will Kennard really do start as they mean to go on. Since the birth of their drum and bass career in 2004, things have been moving extremely rapidly for this duo. Their first release on Renegade Hardware (a remix of Future Cut's 20/20) was followed with big tracks such as Love's Theme, Iron Fist and Hoodrat on prominent labels such as Bingo, BC Presents and Habit. DJ's: Andy C, Mampi Swift, Friction, Zinc, Pendulum, Fabio and Bad Company have shown huge support for their releases which has only been further affirmed by regular radio airplay. Beginning their DJ career in London just over 9 years ago, Chase&Status have witnessed the constant stylistic changes the industry has been through. Their sets reflect on a wide spectrum of DnB.

grooverider

grooverider
Grooverider (born Raymond Bingham) is the stage name of a drum'n'bass DJ from London. Grooverider began his DJing career at illegal raves and warehouse parties in Britain in the late eighties, and rose to prominence with partner Fabio through his innovative sets at influential club nights such as Rage and Speed. At these nights, Grooverider championed the emerging UK breakbeat culture that would eventually split from house and techno to produce Hardcore, and then after another split it became jungle, which would in turn become known as drum and bass. Grooverider remains an influential figure in the worldwide drum and bass scene, in part due to his successful radio show on BBC Radio 1 (presented in conjunction with Fabio) which has attained a devoted audience outside the United Kingdom. Consequently, he is in great demand as a DJ and works extensively abroad as well as in the UK. Although Grooverider is known primarily as a DJ and presenter, he is also a recording artist and runs one of the most prestigious drum and bass imprints; Prototype Recordings. Prototype is known for its sporadic, yet highly-anticipated, releases showcasing productions from many of the biggest names in drum and bass, including Dillinja, Ed Rush, Photek and Optical. As a recording artist, Grooverider has released one album, Mysteries of Funk (Sony 1998), produced in conjunction with Optical, and a number of acclaimed remixes. As of 2005, he is currently working on a new album. Grooverider was arrested 24 November 2007 in Dubai after flying in for a nightclub gig with 2.16g of cannabis and a pornographic DVD in his luggage. Grooverider had been employed on a freelance basis and has not been paid by BBC Radio 1 since November. Four years is the minimum sentence for drug trafficking in the United Arab Emirates. "I must have forgotten the spliff," he said in an interview. "It was a small amount. Back home I would not even get prosecuted." On February 19, 2008, Grooverider was sentenced to four years imprisonment. He was pardoned and released on Wednesday 3 September 2008, during the holy month of Ramadan that traditionally sees the pardoning of select prisoners in UAE. In an interview with BBC, Grooverider described his experience as "appalling" and described the conditions in which he was placed.

qemists

qemists
The Qemists are a drum and bass band from Brighton, United Kingdom signed to Ninja Tune indie record label based in London. The band consists of Dan Arnold, Leon Harris and Liam Black. The Qemists were originally the drummer, bassist and guitarist in a rock band where they spent a lot of time touring UK and Europe as well as spending a lot of time in the studio. During this time in the rock band in the late 1990s, they acquired an interest in drum and bass and some of the group's early efforts started to get airplay. For many years they were performing in the rock band as their day job whilst producing and DJing drum and bass at night, and this conflict of interests lead to the fusion of the two styles to form The Qemists sound that is known today. They had previously worked as live sound engineers for Basement Jaxx, Kano and Lady Sovereign. Their debut release on Ninja Tune was a remix of Coldcut's "Everything Is Under Control" which was supported by Zane Lowe, Coldcut and Pendulum. Their first single "Stompbox" appeared on the movie soundtrack, and in the movie "Jumper". Some singles of the band appeared in many video games. Stompbox appeared in MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, Need for Speed: Undercover and Midnight Club: Los Angeles. Lost Weekend appeared in Colin McRae: Dirt 2, Forza Motorsport 3, MotorStorm: Arctic Edge and Need for Speed: Shift. The year 2009 also saw the release of their debut album "Join The Q" on the Ninja Tune label. In 2009, they supported Enter Shikari on their World Tour, and underwent their own headlining UK Tour. With the bands origins in heavy rock music and their fusion of rock and drum and bass they are often compared to mainstream drum and bass act Pendulum with both artists having similar musical history and styles.

andy c

andy c
Andy C, real name Andrew Clarke, is a British DJ and producer and co-founder of record label RAM Records. A pioneering Drum and Bass DJ since the genre's emergence in the early '90s, he has consistently been voted World's Greatest Drum and Bass DJ. He specialises in fast mixing, often employing three turntables, and is known for mixing established classics with cutting edge releases. Andy C's record label RAM Records was started with Ant Miles in 1992 and is based in Hornchurch, Essex. RAM Records consists of DJs and producers: Shimon, Red One, Moving Fusion and DJ Fresh (formerly of Bad Company (drum and bass artist)). Some of RAM Records' most popular releases of recent times are Night Breed's "Pack Of Wolves", Fresh's "Hooded", Fresh's "Capture the Flag", and Shimons "Grudge Match".

FaltyDL

FaltyDL
FaltyDL is Drew Lustman from New York City. With his music reminiscent of UK 2-step and garage, FaltyDL has captivated listeners across the globe with his cross-over style music. Experimenting with different genres, his music maps a variety of different genres, also including dubstep, soul and hip-hop to name a few.

sukh knight

sukh knight
Sukh Knight is an asian grime, dubstep & Drum n Bass producer from East London. After being introduced to grime music by Scratcha/DVA, he tried his hand at making grime music flavoured with asian influences. He's a member of the MDK Cartel and has recently linked up with Ges-e, who is giving him a helping hand after hearing some of his dubstep/drum and bass music.

Matrix & Futurebound

Matrix & Futurebound
Matrix is een van die levende drum'n'bass legendes. Al jàààren in da game en nog steeds on top of it. In oktober en november verschijnen de 4 Acts Of Mad Men, aangekondigd als een van dé drum'n'bass releases van het jaar. Ook Futurebound draait al jaren mee, hij runt het Viper Recordings label. In 2005 begonnen Matrix en Futurebound samen te werken. Het resultaat was het Universal Truth album: een van de succesvolste drum'n'bass albums aller tijden. Matrix en Futurebound staan in Petrol samen achter de decks... Zet je schrap!

THE QEMISTS

THE QEMISTS
Wat begon als een rockband die na de uren drum'n'bass maakte en draaide, werd The Qemists. In februari verscheen hun album Join The Q, een mengeling van drum'n'bass en rock waar zowel drum'n'bass goeroe Andy C als metalgod Bruce Dickinson van Iron Maiden fan van zijn. Yep, The Qemists zijn een klasse apart!

CROSSFIRE

CROSSFIRE
The DJ, Crossfire started producing music at age of 17. And after a couple of years of complete focus, he finally got some recognition from the infamous Dj Trace. Trace signed his track Hydra (on Spy Technologies LP) for his label. The track Hydra crawled into the playlists of Ed Rush & Optical, Dkay, Black Sun Empire, Paul B, and many others Quickly a release on Ryme Tyme's label followed, with the tunes Hideout & Swordfight. Soon thereafter Trace decided to give Crossfire his own Dsci4, Counterforce & Firebolt, the tune Counterforce also got played out a lot by the ones like: Dj Bailey, Loxy, Ink, Klute, Paul B etc% Bookings came in and the name Crossfire started to ring a bell in the mind of a lot of the tech step lovers. He got booked in Swizz, Austria, Germany (Kings Of The Jungle), Holland, France, Italy, UK, Estonia Although his records were doing well, Crossfire wanted to push the limits a little further, so, he decided to start his own imprint: Crossfire Recording. The Australian fusion band Crossfire was formed by guitarist Jim Kelly, keyboard player keyboardist Michael Kenny, and percussionist Ian Bloxsom. Additional band members included Tony Buchanan (flutes), Don Reid (sax/flutes), Phil Crorgie (bass), Greg Lyon (bass), Doug Gallacher (drums), and Steve Hopes (drums/syncussion). Crossfire toured extensively, including a performance at The Montreaux Jazz Festival in 1982, and recorded seven albums including a live album with U.S. vocalist Michael Franks. Crossfire also performed on collaborative tours with Lee Ritenour, Don Grusin, and Randy Brecker. Crossfire, the Blues band [Northern Ireland] was formed in 2005 by chance meetings. The band collectively have several years experience and include members from BAD ASS BLUES BAND, BLACK CAT BONE, JOHN PLAYER BLUES BAND and the 80's Ska band, THE SELECTER ." Members have also performed (over the years) with James Hunter, Little George Suref, Big Joe Louis, Phil Guy (Buddy's brother),John Mayall, Rico Rodriguez (reggae legend now featured with the Jools Holland band) They have played the Monaghan blues festival , Cork Jazz, Templebar, and Castlebar music festivals as well as the International Rory Gallagher festival, Ballyshannon to name but a few. Crossfire [Ireland] are Des Campbell [Drums&Percussion], Cris Gill [Guitar & Keyboard]& Gary Fleming [Bass&Vocals]. Exist another band called CROSSFIRE formed in Ecuador, their music style is a romatic heavy metal is a perfect mix between great lyrics and excelent heavy metal sound Another Crossfire is Israeli hard rock/glam metal band CROSSFIRE, playing 80s influenced glam metal music, and features guitar virtuoso Gilad Pasternak (Dr. Kasper's Rabbit Show).

ED RUSH & OPTICAL

ED RUSH & OPTICAL
Both Ed Rush and Optical are the co-heads of a drum and bass record label called Virus Recordings. Both have earned acclaim separately, with Optical engineering tracks on Goldie and Grooverider's albums and releasing some excellent solo tunes on the likes of Prototype, 31, and Metro. Ed Rush also has countless releases, notably on No U-Turn, where he and Nico first emphasized the dark era of drum and bass with the masterpiece album Torque, and Metalheadz, where he produced such classics as "The Raven" and "Locust". Their 1998 debut album Wormhole is considered a widely respected genre classic. Their second album The Creeps (2000) became reknowned as well. Their third album The Original Doctor Shade (2003) still garners massive applause on dancefloors. In 2004 they released a mix CD release Out of The Box, which captured the insides of their vinyl bags in those days and included a DVD with interviews and videos. In 2005 they released Virus Vaults, a compilation of unreleased tracks, capturing years 1996-2005. In year 2006 they finally released a new album, Chameleon. It used a new concept; they wanted to play the new tracks live. Live performance was something completely new to the whole virus crew. They still headline festivals and events playing solitary or together as DJs. It is commonly said that their best work is done together, although there is a vocal minority of fans who will loudly state that their career took a creative nosedive after Wormhole.

SCYPUS

SCYPUS
Jong Antwerps dubstep en d&b talent.

Black Sun Empire

Black Sun Empire
Black Sun Empire is the stage name of a team of Dutch disc jockeys, Drum & Bass (mostly Neurofunk) and Dubstep producers Rene Verdult and brothers Milan Heyboer and Micha Heyboer. Based out of Utrecht, Netherlands, they started making drum and bass in 1995 when they got turned on to the likes of artist such as Photek, LTJ Bukem, and Ed Rush. Before that they were into techno and breaks. After having a few releases on smaller record labels, they managed to get the attention of bigger producers like Trace, currently known for his DSCI4 label. At the moment they have three labels of their own; Black Sun Empire Recordings,Obsessions (BSE) and the newly found Shadows of the Empire (BSE). http://www.blacksunempire.com/

Nero

Nero
Brachten de afgelopen tijd een shitload aan remixes uit en werken nu aan een album met eigen werk. Nero is Dan Stephens en Joe Ray. Beide heerschappen mixen drum'n'bass en dubstep door- en aan elkaar.

Sub-Skit

Sub-Skit
drum'n'bass & dubstep dj uit Antwerpen.
't Is een vrouwtje!

Hantrax & Stroheim

The-Hantrax Known from his Roulette Rekordz Haldol Dancer EP wich was a hit, spinned by Dave Clark and underground hot item in Gonzo Magazine. Starting to play in a band with Stijn on age 14 with his famous Juno synth and tracking tape layered "Hantrax", Playing and composing jazz, classical and Soundtrack (synth)music, in different projects being "The Pink Flamingo Fusion Project" a jazz fusion dada freak 70's intermezzo, Spinning records in clubs like Petrol, De kaaiman, Scheldapen, Bar Mundial, and his alter ego: Ghana with a waves touch. Enjoy "Moeder waarom leven wij"

Kastor & Dice (Untitled!)

Kastor & Dice (Untitled!)
DICE [BE] Samen met o.a. Kastor 1 van de mannen achter Bambu en de succesvolle Untitled!-feestjes. Check ook hun radioprogramma met dezelfde naam, iedere 2 weken op SubFM! www.myspace.com/bambusounds KASTOR [BE] Bambu-lid thuis in drum'n'bass en dubstep. Organiseert de succesvolle Untitled!-avonden waarop alle basregisters opengaan: dub, drum&bass, jungle, funk en dubstep. www.myspace.com/gotc_bmb

Krewzader & MC Mush (MentalLab)

Krewzader & MC Mush (MentalLab)
KREWZADER Armed with youthful vigour and a huge amount of love for the music, DJ Krewzader and (MC Mush) made it to international success in no time. In doing so, they have become one of the driving forces behind the Benelux scene, and have steered it boldly where no one had gone before. Krewzader had been mixing for five years when he fell in love with Drum and Bass. Bagging a residency at a club in Ghent when he was seventeen, he then set up two of his own concepts: Boom Biscuits and mentalLAB, with the intention of promoting local and largely forgotten talents. By teaming up with skilled producers such as Crossfire (DSCI4 / Crossfire Recordings), Motion Theory (Signal Recordings), Hydra (Nu Electro) and Saphir (Complex Beatz), he focused the Belgian massives attention on the homegrown whiz kids, as well as turning heads with his own artistry behind the decks. His trademark: dark technoïd sounds together with powerfull and energetic mixes. He is also known for his unique style of selection, but will still make any crowd go wild! Early 2005 he joined forces with Mush, a 21-year-old MC who delivers his lyrics in an entrancingly relaxed flow, crisply contrasting Krewzader's own brand of darker sounds. They connected. So the boys went global and spread the sound to the U.K., the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Germany. With more Uk and Poland on the maps in the future%u2026. Besides spinning, Tom is also involved as a promotor, booking agent and producer. Early 2006, he graduated from the Electric Music Producing course at SAE institute in Rotterdam, Holland, where he is residing for the moment. Later that year, he will start his Audio Engineer diploma at the same institute. Krewzader is currently working in the studio with some well respected Dutch producers. He will also be teaming up with several interantional producers, one of which the mighty Infiltrata (Barcode/Photek) from the US. So we can expect some new developments on the production side of things soon. A lot has happened for this guy in a short amount of time, and he ain't stopping yet... Shouts to Mush, Steamteam, Flex, L Double, Boxedlab, Beatkingz kru, Snakebite and all the rest we forgot! Krewzader plays most of the time together with MC Mush, and has already shared line ups in different countries with: Q-Project (UK), Danny C(UK), Future Bound(UK), DJ Storm (UK), DJ Lee (UK), Concord Dawn (NZ), Chase&Status (UK), Fierce (UK),Keaton (UK), D Bridge (UK), Loxy (UK), Bailey (UK), L Double(UK), Phobia (UK), Audio (UK), Masheen (UK), Infiltrata(USA), Noisia (NL), Phace(DE), The Panacea (DE), Define (UK), Poi&Affray(UK), Hoppa(UK), MC Stirlin (UK),MC Suddz (UK), Danjah (UK), Martyn(NL), Nymfo(NL), Radic(LUX) , Bazooka(LUX), Le Lutin(FR), Alix Perez(NL/UK), Shapeshifter(NL),Junglefever (NL), Millenium Kru (BE), Dj System D (BE), Crossfire (BE) , Motion Theory (BE), Wasp (BE), Hydra Breaks (BE), Axi (BE), D Convict (Be) and many many more... website: www.myspace.com/krewzader www.mentallab.com www.beatkingz.org

TLP

TLP
De Gentse pornoking en een van dé Vlaamse urban dj's. Mixt reggae, dancehall, hip hop, electro, latin & afro inspired house, booty bass, old school disco, funk en r'n'b classics in een zwoele hete en stomende set. Resident in de Gentse Culture Club sinds het prille begin en nu nog eens op bezoek in Petrol.

TITO

TITO
TITO: dubstep producer & promoter, vaak met partner in crime Echo Virus.

Tito started listening to drum n bass in the year 1999, after his friends convinced him to join a drum n bass party somewhere in Antwerp. That was the day the dnb-virus bit him. Fast and heavy drumlines with a furious bass!
Getting realy interested in this style of music Tito bought his first Technics and mixer and started exploring the world of drum n bass. One year later he had his first bookings and now he plays all over the country and confirmed his first international bookings in France, Austria,Holland and Slovakia..
Titos' style ranges from deep rollers to dark and raw,wobble and jump up, bringing loads of variation in his sets! You can also find him mixing back to back with Echo Virus on regular occasions...
This combination guarantees dancefloor explosions!!

At the end of 2004 Tito teamed up with Echo Virus to organise an event together. This was a big succes so they decided to organise events on a regular basis, Stealth Bombers was born!!
Since 2005 Stealth Bombers is the most succesfull and longest running independant dnb event in Antwerp, which grows bigger with every edition!

Tito played alongside big UK dj's like Andy c, Ed Rush, Hazard, Future Prophecies, Generation dub, Simon Bassline Smith, Loxy, Twisted individual, Jaydan,Xample, Jmajik , Nymfo, Skitty, Keaton, ...

Murdock

Murdock
Over a decade of drum&bass in Belgium.
Gone from throwing small bashes to rocking every major festival in the country several times over. A fixed guest at national radio Studio Brussel for close to 10 years. Released 'Jungle Fever Vol 1' in Dec '09, which was immediately sold out, and followed up in Dec '10 With 'Jungle Fever Vol 2' to critical acclaim. Launched Radar Records in March '10 with Netsky's 'Your Way'/'Daydreaming' flying off the shelves, followed by Netsky's 'Strobot' remix, backed by KG's 'Seaside' rmx. Look out for the next Radar Remixes by Nymfo and Break coming in June '11.
Interenet mayhem with two tracks, co-produced by Netsky ('Shut Mouth' and 'Hooked On You')
Promoting Breakdown in Hasselt and stepping up the game with Radar @ Silo, Leuven and Rampage @ Trix, Antwerpen.
Rocks the biggest summer festivals like Dour, 10 Days Off, Tomorrowland, Pukkelpop and Laundry Day on a yearly basis.
Spent time abroad rocking Capetown, Buenos Aires, London and more, and has played alongside Andy C, TC, Chase&Status, Sub Focus, Roni Size, Pendulum and DJ Marky on several occassions.

Netsky

Netsky
Hailing from a small town in Belgium, Netsky is one of the most promising upcoming producers of the moment. In the last 4 years involved in music production, he realised that he likes his drum & bass deep and soulful. He is trying to balance the deepness and musicality of his sound with heavy beats and bass to keep the dancefloor alive. With a number of 12's on Hype's Liqweed Ganja and Twisted Individual's Allsorts in the pipeline, he's on the way to be a big name.

Die & Break

Die & Break
DJ Die, real name Daniel Kausman, was born in north Devon (1972). Throughout the 70's and 80's he attended many U.K festivals with his mother. As a result Die grew up surrounded by music. With early influences such as his father playing guitar, he began a journey into music. From Rock n Roll to Ska, Two Tone to Punk, he ultimately finding a passion for Hip hop. It was around this time he moved to Bristol and took up skateboarding. Here he discovered that Krust and the Fresh Four crew were mixing house, hip hop, rare groove and funk at warehouse parties just down the road from his house.There was a movement starting around the time - there was the Wild Bunch thing, the graffiti thing, the carnival and sound system thing happening up in Bristol.Die got his first taste of musical production around 1988, when he hooked up with Jody Wisternoff, now of Way out West. Together they formed Tru-Funk and produced 4AM, a house tune released on Smith and Mighty's imprint Three Stripe Records. They followed with two hardcore EP's under the name Sub-Love and made numerous DJ appearances at early Universe raves. As Jody's and Dies musical paths split Die started playing at the many free party's happening in the southwest, continuing to make a name for himself as a DJ. In the early 90s a chance meeting with Roni Size on the Gloucester Road in Bristol, led to what would be a long musical relationship. Beginning with their first collaboration, AGILITY on Bryan G and Jumpin Jack Frost's label V Recordings. 

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