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10 Days Off: line-up en timings! 31/05

De line-up en de timings van het 10 Days Off festival zijn aangekondigd! Tijdens de Gentse Feesten komen oa Richie Hawtin, Carl Craig, Simian Mobile Disco, Nicolas Jaar, Zomby, Hatcha, Dr Lektroluv, Boris Dlugosch, Agoria, Aeroplane, Greg Wilson, Jesse Rose, Matias Aguayo, John Digweed, Cobblestone Jazz, Mumbai Science, Martyn, Blawan en Sound of Stereo naar Vooruit.

10 Days Off: van 15 tem 25 juli, Vooruit, Gent. info & tickets
een organisatie van 5 voor 12 vzw (Petrol)

Dashiki Johnson wint vi.be gig in Petrol 18/04

Dashiki Johnson wint vi.be gig in Petrol
Samen met vi.be ging Petrol op zoek naar een openingsact voor zaterdag 30 april. Dan stellen The Subs hun nieuwe plaat Decontrol voor.

De jury worstelde zich door de hoop mixtapes en kwam tot een weloverwogen besluit: Dashiki Johnson mag die avond openen! Zij overtuigden met "opvallend goede synthpop en electro met italo- en french house invloeden. Uptempo & downtempo. Zeer onder de indruk. Fris maar vet."

Met Dashiki Johnson is de line-up van zaterdag 30 april compleet: The Subs, Highbloo, VNNR, The Oddword en Dashiki Johnson. info en tickets

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

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €13
  • KASSA €16

Tickets Fnac Petrol

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 15/07 10 Days Off

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €15
  • KASSA

10 Days Off
10 Days Off: tien dagen (nachten) de beste electronische muziek.
Techno, house, dubstep, electro, minimal, disco, techno, ...

Van 15 tem 25 juli (tijdens de Gentse Feesten) in Vooruit.

Met onder andere Richie Hawtin, Carl Craig, Simian Mobile Disco, Nicolas Jaar, Zomby, Hatcha, Blawan, Jesse Rose, Aeroplane, Greg Wilson, Matias Aguayo, Martyn, Boris Dlugosch, ...

10daysoff.be

Een organisatie van 5 voor 12 vzw (Petrol)
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za 02/07 Petrol Closing Night - summerbreak

  • Deuren 23u
  • KASSA €5 < 00h < €10

Petrol Closing Night - summerbreak
VOOR het zomerreces
NA de examens
AAN het begin van de vakantie:


Petrol Closing Night - summerbreak!

PLUS

De partycrew van F/S/A/R/ verlegt hun steen in de nachtlevenrivier: eerst elders gepland, maar ze komen hun vliegende schotels zaterdag dus in Petrol spotten! Met oa Andy Votel (FindersKeepers!), Tim Vanhamel, Anatool Mongool, ...




Feest in de zaal, op het terras en in de boogloods. Met een lekkere selectie van feestneuzen en drommelse deejays.

Villa! Van Beats of Love en zoveel meer. In de eerste klasse van de internationaal in de gaten gehouden Belgische producers. Ontstaan uit de Petrolresidents Fredo & Thang, for the word!

Shindu! Nieuw Belgisch trio, debuutsingle Happy House (op Kitsuné!) draait nu op Stubru en FM Brussel, en is als het van ons afhangt nu al dé zomerhit.

Tonic! Die van Starski, ook 1 zijde van de The Subs driehoek en muziekmeneer die van vele markten eet en van verschillende walletjes thuis is. Of zoiets.

Sheridan! Brengt een bouquet mee die geurt naar disco en aanverwanten, met een lintje rond van pop-, funk- en rockedits. Bijgezet in een vaas vol smerige analoge house en horny oldies.

Louis Katorz! Petroloervader en -stamhoofd en langste nog in leven zijnde Petrolresident. Krijgt er maar niet genoeg van en verwacht van u hetzelfde.

Nils Holgerffun! Van de partij als het eclectisch feestalarm rinkelt in Petrol. Gitaargeweld, hitparadeparels, vergeten (vergane) gloriën en de nieuwe hipperds. Kissinger kisser, sowieso bingo.

FLYING / SAUCERS / ARE / REAL /

Andy Votel electronicameester, producer, wereldwijd gelauwerd DJ dito trotse stichter van FindersKeepers Records (U.K.) dat grossiert in eclectica uit alle hoeken en windstreken van onze aardkloot: van Turkse Krautrock tot Balinese Pop. Royale With Cheese!

Anatool Mongool Behaarde Bebaarde Alternativo speelt naar Antwerpse normen bij een veelvoud van bands en bespeelt naar rocknormen evenveel harten als instrumenten. Special Maxi Version!

Tim Vanhamel sympathieke Limburger met een kateroverlast en veel noten op de zang. Belhamel Vanhamel kalft en zalft fijne bleeps. Junk Culture! Sound of C!

mickey mallory Bonnie and Clyde uit Brüksel met elle-est-belle Karolientje en haar doosje eum eum bootje en manlief Spookhuisje Raf. Snatch Radio! Steamy Windows!

Down Out aka THE Michael THE Garreth. Grof geschud uit Hent. Roemrucht voor nachtelijk vertier ala Pleasure, No-Way Back. Flip for Thriller Mode!

Chubbee Bee Notoir Nachtraaf uit 2000 Handjeswerpen. Doet vooral zijn eigen goesting tegen beter weten in.

Check hier de website van F/S/A/R/.

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za 07/05 Naughty By Nature - Kamping K

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €15
  • KASSA €18

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Naughty By Nature - Kamping K
Another real hiphop night to share together!

Naughty By Nature: makers van hét anthem der hiphopanthems.
Treach, Vin Rock en DJ Kay Gee wisten als geen ander hun hardcore rap credibility te combineren met succes in de hitlijsten en veroverden zo al van bij het begin van hun carrière een eigen plaats in de scene.

Op 17 april verschijnt hun nieuw album Anthem Inc. De groep viert die nieuwe release en hun 20-jarig bestaan met een nieuwe tour. Het optreden in Petrol is hun enige Belgische stop tijdens die tour!

Full support, warm-up & afterbounce door dj Grazzhoppa, dj Gangsta Cut, Dysfunkshunal, Fatty K, 13HOR, Stan & Yassin with DJ KO-NECKST en Krymoghaine.




Kamping K Football Club: resident players night
vanaf middernacht - €8 vvk - €10 kassa


Een thuismatch in de Horny Room.
Aftrap om middernacht.


De opstelling:
Mr. Magnetik (Resident, Coco Machete, Lektroluv records)
Surfing Leons (Forma.T)
Sigi (Resident, vinyl)
Dj Low (lowlands records)
R. Schneider (Resident, Plattenpussy Records)







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za 30/04 The Subs, Highbloo, VNNR, The Oddword, ...

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €10
  • KASSA €15

Tickets Fnac Petrol

The Subs, Highbloo, VNNR, The Oddword, ...
The Subs zijn terug! Zijn ze dan weggeweest? Eigenlijk niet. Na de release van Subculture gingen ze op tour in binnen- en buitenland, begonnen ze een (video)blog, scoorden een kanjer van een zomerhit met The Pope of Dope en brachten ze ook de digital only single Mitshubitchi en de Vomit In Style ep uit.

Sinds eind maart is hun nieuwe album Decontrol uit. Eerste single Face of the Planet blijft maar beter en beter worden! De rest van de plaat laat een groep horen die geëvolueerd is. Energie staat nog steeds centraal, going out of control ook. Maar toch klinkt het soms al eens wat anders, iets minder distorted. Maar nog steeds 100% The Subs natuurlijk. Don't Stop is een too-cool-for-old school housebom, The Hype is een hyperactieve ravejam, The Visbible Man staat stijf van de beukende technobeats en Hannibal (And The Battle of Zama) is zelfs geïnspireerd op Franse filmsoundtracks. 'Muziek voor de shufflegeneratie' zegt Subs frontman Papillon.
The Subs komen naar Petrol voor een live set. Decontrol(led) album launch!

The Subs brengen twee labelgenoten van op Lektroluv Records mee:
van over de (taal)grens komt het nieuwe groepslid Highbloo (10 days off, I Love Techno, ...) mee overgestoken. En uit 't Stad komt VNNR tot in Petrol gestuitert: hij brengt in het voorjaar van 2011 zijn eerste releases uit op Lektroluv.
En wie mag er niet ontbreken op een electronacht in Petrol? De partymachine van The Oddword natuurlijk!
Bespeuren we daar een Belgische top electro avond? Yes we do!



PETROL VINDT SUPPORT ACT VOOR THE SUBS
vi.be en Petrol zochten (onbekend) Belgisch talent als openingsact voor deze avond. Samen gingen ze op zoek naar een gepaste warming up..

De jury worstelde zich door de hoop mixtapes en kwam tot een weloverwogen besluit!

Dashiki Johnson: Opvallend goede synthpop en electro met italo- en french house invloeden. Uptempo & downtempo. Zeer onder de indruk. Fris maar vet.

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za 19/02 Lektroluv Labelnight: Mumbai Science, Dr ...

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €10
  • KASSA €13

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Lektroluv Labelnight: Mumbai Science, Dr Lektroluv, ...
Labelnight van hét label van dé dokter!

Mumbai Science, Gtronic en Dr Lektroluv komen, met als special guest TAI (Ger): de coming man met releases op (oa) Ed Banger, Boys Noize Rec en Dim Mak.

En kom jij vooral op tijd: Mumbai Science begint als eerste om 22u!

Petroltip: hou Mumbai Science in de gaten in 2011... We verwachten veel van hun nieuwe releases (opvolger van Gold). En wist je dat ze zich na hun optreden in Petrol mogen opmaken (alvast figuurlijk) voor hun vertrek naar Amerika, waar ze met schoon volk zoals Fake Blood en Simian Mobile Disco een tourneetje doen langs oa Los Angeles en Oakland? En een maand later is 't weer van dat: dan trekken ze mee met het rondreizende Creamfields festival door Australië (met oa Deadmau5, Chuckie, Surkin, Dada Life, Martin Solveig, ...)
Maar zaterdag is Mumbai Science dus nog even in Antwerpen te bewonderen: mis ze niet!

En voor wie het (even) minder hard mag beuken en scheuren: Sheridan en Guy-Ohm draaien in de Horny Room!

lektroluv.be

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za 05/02 Kamping K: Party Like a Yeti

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €8
  • KASSA €10

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Kamping K: Party Like a Yeti
Kamping K barst weer los in Petrol! Met niemand minder dan de Belgische elektrohelden Paul Chambers (live), Dopefish en de vaste kampeerders Mr. Magnetic, Sigi en R. Schneider vliegen de beats je om de oren.

Vlaming Paul Chambers werd in 2008 opgepikt door de gebroeders Soulwax om mee te draaien op hun beroemde kersttour door heel Europa. En ook afgelopen winter klonk Chambers zijn bekende "Yeah, Techno" naast grote namen als Erol Alkan en Tiga tijdens Soulwaxmas. Nu is hij terug in Antwerpen voor een live set op Kamping K!

Dope Fish (ook bekend als System-D) is sinds 1992 aan de slag in het Belgische nachtleven. Electronic, dance, hiphop en drum and bass zijn de scenes! In 2008 tekende hij bij het Y4K label in de UK voor zijn langverwachte debut album: "Beware of the Big Bad Wolf". Intussen maakte hij ook remixen voor Acid Jacks, Shakedown, General Midi, Pfunkt, FutureFlashs, Hyper Go Go, T99, The BackLash en nog vele andere.

Mr. Magnetik is Kamping K resident, art director én steeds een van de hoogtepunten van een knotsgekke Kamping K-avond.

Sigi bewijst dat vinyl nog steeds leeft en dat de sound ervan ongeëvenaard is. Hij brengt de ultieme clubsfeer opnieuw tot leven.

Nog een Kamping K resident is R. Schneider: een mix van onbekende electrosounds met bekende tunes die hij door zijn laptop en effectenbak ramt.
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za 29/01 Ill City: Goed Ontmoet editie

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €10
  • KASSA €14

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Ill City: Goed Ontmoet editie
dames gratis voor 23u!

illCity 2011 opent met een line-up om u tegen te zeggen! Top Notch & Noahs Arks signee SIR OJ brengt een volledige sterrencast mee met JIGGY DJE, HEF, DIO, ÖNDER, SPACEKEES en WUDSTIK. Ook aanwezig: WINNE!

MR POLSKA aka POLSKI komt samen met zijn Nouveau Riche vrienden live tonen waarom er de laatste tijd zoveel te doen is rond hem, zijn muziek en zijn performance.

En omdat wij als locals lang niet meer moeten onderdoen: ook een dikke set met veel namen onder leiding van Beatsmid/producer COZONE met oa SAFI, PXL, SPREEJ, TIEWAI en meer.

Plus DOOBIE BROS (aka Flo & Cal), LENTINI the host en afterparty met dj AZER en FUNKMASTER FRITZ.

Sjansen en Dansen in de Horny Room op het electronisch dansgeweld uit de mixers van SHAVED MONKEYS (op komst met een pak nieuwe tracks), BEATBOUNCERS vs MOORE & LEZZ en KOTSNEK: electro, fidget, dnb & dubz!!
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vr 17/12 Senotorik

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK geen voorverkoop
  • KASSA €10

Senotorik
Om al jullie zintuigen maximaal te prikkelen hosten wij op vrijdag 17 december een avond gevuld met exposities, bands & beats te Petrol, Antwerpen.

Ontstaan vanuit de muzikale underground aan de Antwerpse droogdokken is SenotoriK geëvolueerd tot een eclectisch audiovisueel concept waarvan deze 10 jarige editie het sluitstuk zal zijn. Meer live muziek, meer beats, meer kunst, meer variatie...

Op audiovisueel vlak - een live schildershow door Bert Lezy met projecties en 'verlichtende' verf, muzikale lichtcreaties geëxposeerd door Bart Reyntjes en Antwerp's finest vintage op canvas van Zic & Hojack. Live muziek van Antwerpse bodem, gebracht door muzikale 1000poten Caisse en hiphopformatie Wahwahsda.

De beats worden verzorgd door de notoire SenotoriK crew: Automatic Boogie & Nondejul, Arne & Miyaguy, Noemie & Shimtshack, the Oilbutcher, Goonie, Tox & Fonzie revolution. Power genoeg om weerwerk te bieden tegen Techno legende en headliner DJ Pierre (Fuse, I Love Techno) die al jaar en dag techno brengt van de bovenste plank.

All night long expo
Light creations by reyntjensbart.be
live paintshow by bertlezy.be
hojack paintings by zic-art.be

Vervoeg ons tijdig - uw stiptheid zal beloond worden door een glaasje cava (zolang de voorraad strekt ;-) ).


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za 04/12 Kamping K / Discoteca

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €8
  • KASSA €8 <0u< €10

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Kamping K / Discoteca
Kamping K slaat opnieuw zijn -euh- tenten op in de main room van Petrol. In de Horny Room is er de 2e editie van het nieuwe (nu-disco) concept Discoteca: Bring Your Own Body!

KAMPING K

Highbloo is dit jaar uitgegroeid tot een van de hotste electro-dj's en producers (Fakirology ep!) van het moment. Hij gooide hoge ogen op 10 days off in juli en stond in november op I Love Techno. Highbloo is getekend op Lektroluv Records en lid van de Partyharders Squad.
The Oddword is de lokale partymachine die zowat alles kan aanvangen met een publiek. Bij dit duo staat alles in het teken van feesten: voor, achter en naast de decks. Uit de Oddstudio druipen de gekste tracks en remixes naar buiten. Feest!
Mr. Magnetik is Kampink K resident en art-director. Niet alleen doet hij de warming up voor megasterren zoals David Guetta, hij is steeds weer een van de hoogtepunten van een knotsgekke Kamping K-avond!
Sigi bewijst dat vinyl nog steeds leeft en dat de sound ervan ongeëvenaard is. Sigi brengt de ultieme clubsfeer opnieuw tot leven.
Nog een Kamping K resident is R. Schneider: een mix van onbekende electrosounds met bekende tunes en beats die hij door zijn laptop en effectenbak ramt.


DISCOTECA: BRING YOUR OWN BODY

Voor de tweede editie van het nu-disco concept Discoteca komt Stevie Kotey naar Petrol: bekendst als groepslid van de disco-dub groep Chicken Lips, maar ook volbloed producer, dj, samensteller én labelbaas van het boogielectrofunky Bear Funk Records.
Net uit (release 30 nov): een nieuw album van de Kotey Extra Band. Een samenwerking van Kotey met oa modern disco editor Bottin, Lindstrom, Max Essa en Kyle "Sly" Chandler (van Foolish and Sly) en Dean Meredith (Chicken Lips). Een vooruitgeschoven track (Scooter Show) schopte het alvast tot openingsnummer van de nieuwe Aeroplane mixtape!
As anyone familiar with Kotey might expect, the record's overall vibe is sunny, retro and heavily disco-influenced. (ResidentAdvisor)

Discoteca residents King DJ en Sheridan leiden de dans in en uit met new & modern disco, disco edits, house en twisted pop. Bring Your Own Body!
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za 20/11 dj Muggs (Cypress Hill), Reverse, Adje, J ...

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €8
  • KASSA €10/dames gratis tot 0u

Tickets Fnac Petrol

dj Muggs (Cypress Hill), Reverse, Adje, Jayh, Paniekzaaier, Nasty Nag, VNNR, The Oddword, Beatgrinde
GROTE ZAAL: HIPHOP
In het 'broedhuis vol hitjes', zoals de Nederlandse hiphop producer Reverse het zelf noemt, is een harde nieuwe plaat geboren. Samen met huisgenoot en rapper Adje en goede vriend Jayh maakt Reverse hiphop die niet meer uit je hoofd te krijgen is. De beatmaker van oa Dio, The Opposites en de Jeugd van Tegenwoordig treedt vanavond uit de schaduw en rapt zelf ook mee!
dj Muggs is niet alleen de dj van de hiphoplegendes (terechte term!) van Cypress Hill, hij is ook stuwende kracht achter Soul Assassins én schreef ook hits voor anderen (Jump Around van House Of Pain, Check Yourself van Ice Cube, ...).
Local support komt van Doobie Bros (FLO & CAL), Paniekzaaier en Nasty Nag.

HORNY ROOM: ELECTRO
Partybeuken en partypeuken in de Horny waar de electro ter plaatse verscheurd wordt, onder het oog van alles en iedereen.
De Beatgrinders nemen het op tegen Perverz , de Antwerpse partycrew van The OddWord zorgt voor een feest voor, in en achter de booth en afsluiter is VNNR : een Antwerpse jongeling die getekend is op het Lektroluv label en bijzonder goed op dreef blijkt. Nu jij nog!





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za 02/10 Kamping K

  • Deuren 22:00
  • KASSA € 8 < 00h00 < € 10

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Kamping K
Op zaterdag 2 oktober strijkt kamping K neer in Petrol voor het vieren van het begin van het clubnajaar. Tegelijk gaan we de te gekke remix van Shameboy van onze resident extra in de verf zetten!

CAPTAIN LUKE(Shameboy)
Luuk Cox is naast drummer van Buscemi en master of ceremony van Shameboy ook een van België's topproducers en -dj's. Met recente remixen van Kelis, Magnus, Boemklatsch en nu ook onze eigen Mr. Magnetik behoort Luuk tot de crème van de huidige Belgische electroscene!
Woop Woop Woop!!

VNNR (Lektroluv records)
Pas lid geworden van de lektroluv-familie en dat is geheel terecht, waar hij bezig is aan zijn eerste ep. Ondertussen heeft hij ook al heel wat furore gemaakt met zijn remixen van The Subs en The Oddword. Hij werd daarmee al opgepikt door Mr. Oizo en Busy P.

Mr. MAGNETIK (Coco Machete records / Resident)
Onze resident en art-director weet niet van ophouden. Aan het begin van de zomer kwam hij op het New Yorkse label Coco Machete op de proppen met de hit "Animatronic" waarmee hij deze zomer al een berg festivals heeft platgespeeld.

SIGI (Strictly vinyl! / Resident)
Dat vinyl nog steeds leeft en de meest heldere klanken met zich meebrengt, dat bewijst Sigi met zijn unieke vinyl-collectie. Sigi zal de ultieme clubsfeer opnieuw tot leven brengen in de donkere industriehal van petrol.

R. SCHNEIDER (Resident)
Een mix van onbekende electrosounds met bekende tunes en beats. Deze obscure producer toont zijn skills met laptop en effects.
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vr 07/05 Digitalism, Ocelot, Fanklub dj's, Soda'n'Suds

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €12
  • KASSA €15

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Digitalism, Ocelot, Fanklub dj's, Soda'n'Suds
Digitalism speelde in 2006, net voor de Grote Doorbraak, al in Petrol. En nu zijn ze terug, op een vroege vooravond van de nieuwe plaat.
Ze hebben ongeveer drie jaar getourd met hun debuutplaat Idealism en deden heel veel dj gigs. Zo werden ze nog meer beslagen in het reanimeren van het kloppend hart van elke dansvloer. Intussen is extra apparatuur aangekocht en verschansten Jence en Isi zich weer in hun Hamburgse WO2 bunker om nieuw materiaal te maken.
De kans dat al wie naar de Digitalism dj set komt in Petrol al nieuw werk te horen krijgt is dus groot. Voor hun tour doorheen China en Japan (dec 2009) werd alvast dit aangekondigd: "Digitalism will play all the new, unreleased tunes of Digitalism alongside their classic ones" . En intussen zijn we al weer een paar maand verder... spannend!

Soda'n'Suds brengen je in de juiste stemming: nieuw getalenteerd Belgisch electrogeweld dat de jongste weken zowel in Switch als in Mish Mash wordt gedraaid (Crux Records/ Oh My God It's Techno Music).
Het Brits/Amerikaanse Ocelot belooft all the fun of trance, without all that trance, terwijl de Fanklub dj's doen waar ze van in Barcelona (Razzmatazz) tot Antwerpen (Blast Your Ghetto) goed in zijn: fel en eclectisch mixen.

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za 24/04 Shameboy, Danger, Fenech-Soler

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €10
  • KASSA €13

Tickets Fnac Petrol

Shameboy, Danger, Fenech-Soler
Mochten de Stubru programma's Mekka en Republica nog bestaan, Fenech-Soler zou niet weg te branden zijn uit hun playlist. Catchy en dansbare synth- en electropop die meer dan zwaar genoeg weegt om het makkelijk langer dan enkele luisterbeurten uit te houden. Singles Lies en Cult of Romance hebben de weg naar het publiek al gevonden via het internet en leadzanger Ben deed de vocals op de Paper Romance track van Groove Armada. De groep speelde samen met Erol Alkan, A Trak, Crookers en Chew Lips en rijft de remixopdrachten vlotter binnen dan Slangen overheidsopdrachten.
Hou Fenech-Soler in de gaten!

Shameboy kwam in maart met de nieuwe single Blastermind op de proppen. De voorloper van hun derde studio-album, dat 808 State of Mind heet. Shameboy heeft na twee albums in alle grote zalen, clubs en festivals van de Benelux gespeeld en zorgde voor Bijdrages Aan De Dansgeschiedenis met Rechoque, Strobot en Heartcore.

Fransoos Danger is een nieuwe leerling uit de Franse rave- en electroschool die er grafisch design als keuzevak bijnam. Hij remixte voor zowel Kanye West als Empire of the Sun, en ook voor Sébastien Tellier, Lil John en One Republic. Denk aan Franse 8bit (huit bite ;-) ) en cartoons.
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za 17/04 Samtex (ft Sam De Bruyn), VNNR, The Oddword

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Samtex (ft Sam De Bruyn), VNNR, The Oddword
Samtex is een trio rond en met Sam -stubru- De Bruyn en met een (gedeeltelijk) heden en verleden bij de Freejays.
Sam speelt met een microfoon, synths, drumpads en effecten terwijl zijn kompanen zorgen voor (nog meer) muziek en visuals. Denk aan Boys Noize meets Vitalic, met visuals én met de sound of Sam: Samtex!

VNNR moet het beste bewaarde geheim van de Belgische electrorave zijn. Nochtans worden zijn tracks gespeeld door Mr Oizo, Justice, Felix Da Housecat, Busy P, Don Rimini en Boris Dlugosch...!


Plus: onze resident electrobeukers van The OddWord!
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vr 05/03 D.I.M., Surkin, Mowgli, The Oddword

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  • VVK €10
  • KASSA €13

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D.I.M., Surkin, Mowgli, The Oddword
D.I.M. releaset op Boys Noize Records en het Turbo label van Tiga . Eerder vielen zijn track Is You en zijn remixen voor oa Depeche Mode en Chromeo op. Samen met Boys Noize vormt D.I.M. het PUZIQUe project.
Surkin
brak door in 2008 met de twee Next Of Kin ep's en de gestage hit White Kight Two op het Institubes label. In maart 2010 verschijnt zijn eerste album en dat komt hij ter goedkeuring voorleggen in Petrol.
De Italiaan Mowgli is een relatief nieuwe naam. Zijn twee jongste releases (op het "wel electro en house, geen fidget!"-label Dead Fish) kregen full support van de 'commerciële' en 'credibele' scene (dj Hell, Crookers, Axwell, Digitalism, Bart B More, Cassius, Popof, ...). Het bewijs dat Mowgli een unieke sound te pakken heeft.
Antwerps dj duo The OddWord, regelmatig aan het werk in Petrol, verdedigt de thuiseer.
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za 06/02 Drop The Lime, Hot City, ...

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Drop The Lime, Hot City, ...
Boemklatsch brengt uit Nederland spikkeltjes mee voor iedereen: een kleurrijk en energiek collectief van drie dj's, een host en twee vj's. Dirty electro, dikke bootybeats, baile funk en nog veel meer. Plus: eigen producties met verrassende gasten. Zo doet Jeugd van Tegenwoordig-coryfee P. Faberyayo mee op het onnavolgbare Spikkeltjes (nu op Stubru).
Drop The Lime (TigerBeat6, Mad Decent, Institubes) runt in New York de Trouble & Bass club en het gelijknamige label. Al enkele jaren timmert hij aan de weg met eigen producties en remixen voor oa Moby en Buraka Som Sistema. Drop The Lime verwerkt de muzikale invloeden van New York (van rockabilly over rap tot house) tot een Zeer Dansbaar Geheel.
Hot City is nog zo'n naam om in de gaten te houden: vroege rave, 2step, diepe bassen, synths én house: de dancesound van de UK die versmelt met die van de USA.
Partyharders Squad was de snedige brandversneller tijdens de pas afgelopen TransArdentes, ze stonden op 10 days off en hebben een residency in de Social Club in Parijs. Ongezonde electro- en fidgetbeats met vet haar op.
The Odd Word is een Antwerps dj duo dat het tot op Stubru schopte. Onder andere!
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Artiesten (125)

DJ Flo D

DJ Flo D
Flo D is the founder from Phosgore. After ten years working as an Electro/EBM/Industrial DJ, he decided to use his knowledge of the club scene to create music himself. Shortly after the first self-published promotional CD called ?Club Domination? was released, Phosore was signed to the German label ProNoize. The bestial sound of Phosgore took the electro/industrial scene by storm.

DJ Thomas Rainer

DJ Thomas Rainer
Thomas Rainer's history as a music producer goes back to as far as 1997 where he laid groundwork with his band L'âme Immortelle and Siechtum he is currently setting dancefloors aflame with his latest project Nachtmahr. Thomas DJ'ed at the most renowned electro / industrial clubs of the world in the last 10 years and ran his own club in Vienna.

Soman

Soman
Soman is an TBM/noise act from Dresden, Germany, formed in 2003 and headed by Kolja Trelle. Kolja has his musical roots in the rave music of the 90s and got into the industrial scene as a sound engineer for bands, such as Absurd Minds, Hocico and Terminal Choice, as remixing songs for many other bands.
Soman has its very own unique sound mixture of Noise, Electro and Techno, more often described as 'Industrial For Clubs'
Since his debut album 'Sound Pressure' in 2003, Soman has released several EPs and 2 more albums, the latest one, 'Noistyle' in 2010.

Aesthetic Perfection

Aesthetic Perfection
It is not a comment on society.
It is not a forum for philosophy.
It is not your new voice.
It is not a revolution.
Without form, without ego or intention,
Aesthetic Perfection is music without a cause.
Influences are combined, songs composed.
Audio is recorded, edited, arranged and mixed.
Music designed without purpose.

MEMBERS:
Daniel Graves: Music, vocals
Tim Van Horn: Live drums

SAM

SAM
Founded by the highly explosive German duo Joel Meyer and Daniel Meyer, the industrial-project "SAM" released their first output "Demo Lition" in 2004. Directly afterwards they got signed by ProNoize, one of the most popular labels for industrial music. In 2006 ProNoize released SAM's debut album "Synthetic Adrenaline Music", including the clubhit "24 Stunden", which promptly entered the German Alternative Charts (DAC) as well as several other German and international charts.

Motivated by this achievement SAM started working on their successful second album "Destruction Unit" in 2008. Meanwhile they established their reputation as an excellent live-act. Their uncompromising and powerful live performance provided them many shows both in Germany and abroad. In addition they supported giants of the electro scene like Combichrist, Agonoize or [:SITD:], and also played on known festivals like the Wave Gotik Treffen and the Canadian Kinetik Festival.

No doubt, SAM have become an industrial-/electro-reference, that shouldn't be missing in any DJ case or at any ride with over 130 MPH on the freeway.

In 2010, the long awaited third album "Brainwasher" was released as a limited digipack, containing 13 mindblowing tracks including the hit-single "Bull Fucking Shit".

The sound has noticeable developed and progressed. Now it rolls unstoppable like a steamroller, crushing everything on it's way. Groovy basslines, screaming synths, intelligent sampling and bloodcurling drumbeats have been and always will be the trademark of SAM.

SAM - TWO RULE THEM ALL

Radioactive Man

Radioactive Man
Radioactive Man is Keith Tenniswood, a producer, musician and DJ known mainly for his partnership with Andrew Weatherall in The Two Lone Swordsman - but now is mainly focused on his solo work as Radioactive Man and production partnership with Billy Nasty as RadioNasty.

From his experiences coming from his home town of Weybridge through to raves in and around London as electronic music was kicking off in his teenage years, he soon became part of this happening from his meeting of Andrew Weatherall in the Sabres of Paradise Days. This started off Keith's sonic deployment in the studio for Sabres and work with David Holmes, Beth Orton, The Aloof, Red Snapper and Primal Scream.

As the Sabres disbanded Tenniswood joined up with Weatherall and formed Two Lone Swordsmen, a band who still have a firm hold on the heart strings of a generation and a time in electronic music, the album Tiny Reminders now has a 'classic album' status, with its raw machine funk and the depth of bass and soul that Keith has made his specialty.

His first album as Radioactive Man was self titled, released on Weatherall's Rotters Golf Club label in 2001, his first solo long player from years in the studio had finally come together and the track that every artist has, and is always known the most for, 'Uranium'. He shows he's not only able to make bangers but truly emotional and soul stirring music. He then quickly went on to become one of the first artists to contribute to fabric's revered mix series.

The second Album, 'Booby Trap', is most definitely 'a bit of a banger' (his own words). What soon became apparent is that Keith knows no genre, every track is distinct from the other but is always distinctly him.

Come 2004, Two Lone Swordsmen's Double Gone Chapel album released on Warp had shocked some from industry to fans from moving from electronica to both Weatherall and Tenniswood's original inspirations dub and rock n roll. It was a new era for the partnership Keith on bass and guitar, Andrew on vocals and processed through the Two Lone Swordsman studio came the second phase of TLS. Things then went quiet for TLS as both ventured into other projects, Keith decided to work with Christopher D. Ashley playing guitar in his live band on the back of his 'Cruel Romantics' album for Sunday Best and the ensuing tour.

His third solo album 'Growl' was released by Control Tower with the help of fabric and was followed by fresh collaborations with numerous friends and releases on Paul Blackford's pure and resilient electro label Militant Science and Richard Wigglesworth's Tudor Beats, a place for Wigglesworth's explorative analogue acid output - both labels dedicated to two distinct niche sounds of underground electronics. Not to forget his project RadioNasty with Billy Nasty is gaining momentum making up the first release on fabric resident Craig Richards The Nothing Special imprint with more material being set up for release on Billy's soon to be re-launched, formerly acclaimed labels Electrix and Tortured.

It's taken longer than desired but 4 years since Growl he's ready to release the next Radioactive Man album 'Waits and Measures' out on WANG Trax this summer. It follows two vinyl EPs that instantaneously sold out to the distributor and re-claiming his status as one of the original UK machine funk specialists.

Raving George

Raving George
This young lady dj began her raving flight early 2010. In February she took off, packed with a deep and sincere passion for electronic music, and an extreme love for clubbing and dancing.

Once airborne, she started to learn more and more about mind-fucking beats and soul-touching synths. Completely high and sickeningly softheaded, she ended up being unable to function without some insane, god killing music screeching into her ears.

Behind the decks, this girl wants you to go just as ballistic. She wants you to end up just as screwed and doped. She wants you to unfasten your seatbealts and follow her journey into pure, raving madness, soul gazing drops and blinding beats. With her mix of electro - techno she'll satisfy every single soul on the dirty floor. Her brain sick flight will make you crave to party for another six disturbed days.

Once your feet touch ground again, your vision will be blurred, your brain will be crunched and your ears will sweat blood. So score your drugs, put on your dirty clothes and get down on the most banged up music in town.

Rave is the lifestyle you need. So you better start living.



Already, this girl's luggage has been sent to I Love Techno - Yellow Room (with Boys Noize, Paul Kalkbrenner, The Proxy, Crookers, Fake Blood...), Tomorrowland (with Martin Solveig, Tiësto, Afrojack, David Guetta, Steve Aoki...), Laundry Day, Crammerock, Feest in het Park, Studio Brussel's Switch, Decadance, Jim TV... Mixtapes, reworks and mashed up tracks (such als 'Into your Face', comprising 54 tracks in 10 minutes, 'Screw You', which let's go 85 tracks in just 9 minutes and 'Up Yours' which let's go 100 tracks in 9 minutes) have been posted on several (inter)national blogs.

Once, this girl was called Charlotte de Witte. By now, the world is ready for Raving George!

All4Sound

All4Sound
Een gevarieerde mix van electro en drum&bass afgewisseld met reggae- en dancehalltropicalia. Plus: eigen producties.

Djedjotronic

Djedjotronic
Djedjotronic (Jeremy Cottereau) discovered electronic music through Warp and UR a decade ago. Jeremy started his career meeting the now famous Popof, releasing several collaborations and touring together under the name « Wee-Kids ».

His particular style is a mix between pumping computer beats and insane techno, all about making people rave.

Djedjotronic's smashing debut EP "Turn Off" was released in 2007 on Level75 and got huge support.

His second EP "Dirty & Hard" was a collaboration with South African rapper Spoek released on Boysnoize Records in March 2009.



2010 has also been a fruitful year for Djedjotronic. Apart from appearance on "Miami Noize" compilation by Boysnoize Records with his track "Feta", his third maxi EP "Bit This Thin" was released on the same label. It's a fusion of modern jackin' House and Techno music, creating a sound which crosses genre boarder.



This great success gave him the chance to work on remixes of well-known artists like Unkle, DSL, Das Pop, Tiga, Birdy Nam Nam, Etienne De Crecy, The Faint, Boysnoize, Gonzales, Chromeo to name a few.



Touring alone or playing together with his colleagues from Boysnoize Records crew Djedjotronic has now participated in most of major electronic events worldwide. Pukkelpop (BE), Dour (BE), Mystery Land (NL), Plages Electroniques (FR), Sonar (ES), Nuit Sonore (FR) are just some of the festivals he has recently played. 2010 was a special year for Jeremy as it is the first time when he played at I Love Techno (BE), the 15th year of this famous electronic music festival.

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!

JnC

JnC
Playing together for almost over 3 years in the region of Beveren-Waas, Belgium. Try to make every party bounce with exclusive and nicely mixed tracks

Andrew Weatherall

Andrew Weatherall
Doorgaans van Flinke Snor en Old School Rockabilly kledij voorziene gentleman uit het Verenigd Koninkrijk die bijzonder moeilijk te categoriseren is. Van acid tot pop, van balearic tot minimal, van dub tot experimental rock, van Detroit electro tot dirty disco. Enzovoort. Geboren in 1693, pardon: 1963, en nog volop aan het DJ'en, remixen en producen - voor Zichzelf en voor Anderen. Nog 2 Hoofdletters: Grote Meneer.

Andrew Weatherall is a key figure in UK dance culture. He was there at the beginning of UK club culture in the late 80's just as Ecstasy was changing the dancefloors into something more open minded and loved up. He is a founder member of the Boys Own fanzine that documented what was happening then in sarcastic, trenchant terms - contrasting harshly with the sometimes "fluffy" or hippie-ish rhetoric spouted by some caught up in the acid house movement. The Boys Own parties were considered a destination for the smarter set and for musical connoisseurs, unlike the lowest-common-denominator mega-raves which were kicking off at the same time. Weatherall found initial acclaim with an audience outside the dance crowd when he remixed Primal Scream's "I'm Losing More Than I'll Ever Had" into the monster track "Loaded". He has shown a talent for stripping music down to fundamental components and then adding something extra to turn it into something beautiful. His remixes with Primal Scream and production work on "Screamadelica" are breathtaking and so far in advance of the rest of the music industry that he has always been a maverick. His production work with One Dove provided one of the great early post Acid House "chill out" albums in the melancholic "Morning Dove White" and he provided classic remixes for artists from Stereo MCs to James and Happy Mondays. As the 90s progressed and his DJ contemporaries moved into the "superclubs", playing formulaic house and trance, Weatherall always chose to evade easy categorisation, playing sets of anything from heavy dub to pure detroit electro, spurning the huge paychecks of fellow Acid House veterans, but consolidating his reputation as a true music lovers' favourite. His clubs including Sabresonic and Bloodsugar became legendary, and he continued to forge links with musicians both underground and mainstream. Later work - with his bands Sabres of Paradise and Two Lone Swordsmen - has taken in trip hop, dub, techno, funk, electro and even rockabilly and goth rock on the most recent TLS album "The Double Gone Chapel". His latest release - and his first under his own name - "The Bullet Catcher's Apprentice" is a return almost to classic balearic values that he championed over 17 years ago when DJing at the seminal early house nights in London and around the M25. Always innovating and never stopping this man is a modern legend, a raconteur, writer and polemicist as well as DJ and musician, who perhaps hasn't really had the proper attention he deserves - but appears to like it that way. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.

Tonic

Tonic
Vandaag bekendst als 1 zijde van de The Subs driehoek, maar vroeger al vaak aan de zijde van Starski in vele dj booths.
Springt niet alleen op bij scheurende electropop en distorted indiedance, maar is ook verantwoordelijk voor een pak cosmic en dark disco edits als Skinny Joey. Muziekmeneer!

DJ Dunya

DJ Dunya
Dj Dunya mixing all kinds of Music with a base of World, Balkan, Electro Swing

Dashiki Johnson

Dashiki Johnson
Dashiki Johnson is a live electroband originated in Belgium. They live to create modern 80's danceable sounds.

They describe themselfses as "nuw electro" with more attention to the instruments than some other bands, and "electro, influenced by the 80's, as well as the 90's French touch."

Winner of the special Subs support act competition.

Volt Selector

Volt Selector
Volt Selector is a ragga dub crew based in Brussels since 2007. The group was introduced to the European public at Couleur Cafe 2008 and Dour Festival 2009. They performed along artists such as : Sizzla Kalonji, Buju Banton, Israël Vibration, Anthony B, Omar Perry, Zenzile, etc. "Positive Dub Action" (2010) their debut album is available worldwide. The space shuttle, Volt Selector, passengers are universal musicians (Brussels, New York, Mauritania...), short-circuiting : reggae, ragga, rap, electro, rock. Their mission : "Positive Dub Action"!

Tom Hades

Tom Hades
Already at very young age Tom Hades was very interested in electronic music, especially the music influenced by DAF, Kraftwerk, and so on. During the period 1991 until 1999, he couldn't control his urge to produce music any longer. Therefore, he bought his first keyboard and he turned his game-computer into his first audio-workstation. Because his everlasting stubbornness and his enormous interest in computers, he wanted to learn every technical detail by himself. He knew Redhead for a long time already, and that's how he was brought in contact with Marco Bailey. And so, in the beginning of 2000, they started to produce their first tracks.

The "I Love Techno" anthem of 2001 was one of the many releases which were accomplished as a duo (check out the releases list for a complete overview).

In 2001, Tom Hades started to do live-performances.
In the beginning of the year 2002, Tom released his first solo on Session Recordings, Session 15.
In 2004, Marco & Tom teamed up to start their label: Rhythm Convert.

TAI

TAI
The Thai born-German raised DJ has built up a tribe of underground fans for his ghetto-electro style--a combination of beat-bopping hip hop and the distorted fuzz and throbbing basslines of electro. Can't go wrong with that on the dance floor. He signed by labels like Ed Banger, Laid Back Lukes, Boys Noize Rec, Dim Mak and Lektroluv Records!

Mumbai Science

Mumbai Science
Science does not know its debt to imagination.

Mumbai Science: 2 jonge Belgische wetenschappers die specialiseren in electro, techno en wat daar zoal tussen ligt.
In 't prille begin heetten ze nog Project Cybord, als snel volgde een signing op Lektroluv Records, succesvolle tracks en een pak gigs. Belgisch producers- en deejaytalent, met in 2011 oa een tour in de USA op stapel!

Dopefish

Dopefish
The name of Belgian artist and DJ Dopefish (who also goes by the name DJ System-D in drum and bass music), has been a force on the electronic, dance, hip-hop and drum and bass scenes in Belgium from 1992 on.

He is known for his wide-ranging sets that include everything from breaks, house/electro , baile funk and hip-hop, Miami bass and grime/dubstep, and capable of rockin' all types of parties, from small hottest clubs to big festivals audiences! In addition to his formidable mixing and scratching skills, Dopefish is founder of his own label Dopefish A.U.D.I.O. which he started in 2007. The label already includes no less than sixteen releases so far. His production skills are eclectic but always effective and giving an energic party vibe.

In 2008 he signed to the legendary UK based Y4K label for his debut album. His first 12" on Y4K, "Beware of the Big Bad Wolf", was released early 2009, including remixes of Scott Cooper (jackin house, US) and Juttla (dubstep, UK). As well as his own production slate, Dopefish has remixed the likes of Acid Jacks, Shakedown, General Midi, Mr Pher, Electric Soulside, Pfunkt, FutureFlashs, Hyper Go Go, T99, The BackLash, Bryan Cox and many more!

Paul Chambers

Paul Chambers
In de vroege jaren negentig maakte de Paul Chambers kennis met elektronische muziek. Hij verkende electronische muziekwereld vanuit zijn slaapkamer/studio in België. Langzaamaan bouwde hij een reputatie op in Europa.

In 2008 werd Paul Chambers ontdekt door Soulwax met als gevolg dat de Belgische broers hem meenamen op hun Soulwaxmas tour met legendes als Justice, Tiga, Erol Alkan, Boys Noize, Mixhell en natuurlijk 2manydj's en Soulwax zelf. Dit was voor Paul een belangrijke stap naar het begin van een groot avontuur.

In 2009 hebben 2manydj's Paul beloond voor zijn hulp als producent door middel van het spelen van de onuitgebrachte track "Yeah, Techno!" tijdens livesets. De track werd enthousiast ontvangen door het publiek en het zorgde voor een kleine hype op YouTube. In het najaar van 2010 stond Paul Chambers weer in meerdere landen achter de tafels in de Soulwaxmas tour. In februari 2011 knalt zijn rauwe electro weer hier in Antwerpen, in Petrol!

Flatfish

Flatfish
antwerp based duo // co-organizers lucidfestival // kazzino in cafe d'anvers.

2 ordinary guys with one mission: to let the crowd go wild on their beats and party hard! One half of this dj-duo is called Thomas Dockx. He started out as a dj at a very early age, and has a lot of musical experience & knowledge. The other half, Nicolas Kerstens, is known for his party-experience. Never says no to a good party and knows very well to which beats the crowd will go wild. Together they are set to rock the crowd at various parties and to have a good time, every time!

Renegade Masters Dj

Renegade Masters Dj
Renegade Masters are a new electronic dj trio consisting of members Cousens Wesley, Van den Durpel Nick and Van Dooren Jeroen!

Influences are; 2 many dj's, Daft Punk, Justice, Vitalic, Prodigy, Mr. Oizo, Chemical Brothers, Netsky, Boys Noize, Erol Alkan, Digitalism, Bloody Beetroots, Surkin, Deadmau5, Simian Mobile Disco, Laurent Garnier, New Order, Proxy..

Fake Blood

Fake Blood
Fake Blood is an alias used by DJ Touché, also half of The Black Ghosts (which Touché has remixed under the Fake Blood alias). His original productions included two major club hits, "Mars" and "Blood Splashing (Fake Blood Theme)". In 2009, He released the "Fix Your Accent" EP, including the original tracks "The Dozens", "I Think I Like It", and "Fix Your Accent". He has done remixes for Dan Le Sac, Armand van Helden, The Count & Sinden, UNKLE, Underworld and others.

Metronomy

Metronomy
Joseph Mount used to be Metronomy. Oscar Cash and Joseph Mount are now Metronomy. Metronomy have come to be known for some super-cool remixes, dance-tastic live shows and an aversion to over-production. Metronomy (still just Joseph Mount) released his debut 'Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe)' to a modicum of critical acclaim. The name of the album comes from a car wrecker who lived in Joe's town of Totnes who was owed money by a man called Pip Paine. The car wrecker would leave wrecked cars around Totnes with the proclamation "Pip Paine, Pay The £5000 You Owe". 'Nights Out' is the second album by Metronomy (now with all 3 members) which was released on 08 September 2008. The genesis for the album was as "a half-arsed concept album about going out and having a crap time" .Because of recent success with remixes and their first album, Nights Out has the potential to lead to mainstream success. Metronomy live shows are recognised for their charming dance routines and light shows. Most notable is the use of push lights stuck to their chests. Joseph explained in an interview where the idea came from: "We did our first gig in Brighton and a few days before I saw these lights in a pound shop and I thought 'we'll whack these on our t-shirts and do some synchronised light shows!' I'm totally aware that some people hate it but equally I think some people enjoy it just for the fact that it's a bit of fun."

Warren Suicide

Warren Suicide
Berlin-based electro punk band Warren Suicide see themselves as an audio-visual art experience and artist collective which does not follow any clear scheme or old structures. Cherie (Vocals & visuals) and Nackt (vocals & guitar) are the core of the band, performing their music live on stage with various musicians who are friends of theirs. Therefore, any additional member of the band is a variable, which even underlines the uniqueness of the band and every single concert turns into an unparalleled event. Their music is Electronic that rocks. It's romance which sinks its poison teeth deep into your flesh. Warren Suicide originated 2003 in a loft in Neukölln, Berlin. Two men, Nackt and Fremdkörper, were working on songs in the studio, they were looking for a sound, a character. Cherie was sitting in the kitchen, heard the notes and drew a strange figure onto the paper in front of her. A small face appeared in, the outlines slightly contorted, the body of the slender figure, asexual, thin arms and legs. It smiled carefully, the teeth looking like those of a fish, the eyes with the look of a new-born baby, but wide open. Warren Suicide was born. Next door, the first song was created, starting with the words: "Hello, hello, my name is Warren Suicide". Ever since then, the musicians, the music and Warren existed, unseperable also in reality. Warren is no invisible band member or some cartoon character as it's the case with Gorillaz - he is an essence, he activates the musicians - Warren Suicide lies somewhere between the imaginable and the apprehended.

Subtoro

Subtoro

James Pants

James Pants
The son of two Presbyterian ministers from an American backwater called Spokane, James Pants went from being the teenage DJ for a black nationalist rap group to a multi-instrumentalist who can count on fans as diverse as Flying Lotus, Zane Lowe, Erol Alkan and XL's new teen hip-hop internet sensation Tyler The Creator, who calls James "one of the most creative fucking people to walk this earth".

James met Stones Throw Records head honcho Peanut Butter Wolf after his high school prom and dropped a debut album in 2008, Welcome, which told the tale of a lone music obsessive who synthesized a staggeringly broad record collection into a coherent LP in a style he dubbed "fresh beat", taking in '80s boogie, synth experiments, garage rock and much more.

Since then James has toured the globe, released Seven Seals (a tribute to his beloved '70s cult and New Age records), a self-titled third album, and uprooted from Colorado to Cologne, where he works as a studio engineer.




THE YEAR IS 2001 AND THE PLACE IS TEXAS. Stones Throw head honcho Peanut Butter Wolf is DJing while a sharply dressed young man approaches the DJ Booth with his Prom date in tow to formally introduce himself. Thus begins the story of James Pants. What began as a dream Prom night to see his hero DJ went to an internship at the label to eventually landing the ultimate fantasy by being signed to the roster and championed as the 'next big thing' by none other than Peanut Butter Wolf himself - on top of critics like Busy P, Urb, XLR8R, & Dazed & Confused Magazines. Mr. Pants is a purveyor par excellence of that unmistakable "fresh beat": 80's Soul, Electro Boogie, Early Rap, New Wave, & Post-Punk Disco, all of which can be found on Welcome where James plays drums, keys, guitar and sings. From a radio perspective, what format does this fall under - this new style that Pants has invented? Do you play it on the groove alongside the likes of Skyy, Cameo, or even Pharrell (listen to 'KA$H')? Or do you play it in the underground alongside the up-to-the-minute electro pulse of Egyptian Lover, Cybotron and even Too $hort? The answer, of course, is both! There's enough Pants to fit any style.

mr. Oizo

mr. Oizo
Mr. Oizo (pronounced 'Monsieur Wah-zoh') is the nom de plume for French music producer Quentin Dupieux. Dupieux is most famous for his electro track "Flat Beat", which became a hit all across Europe in 1999 for being featured in a series of Levi's jeans TV advertisements. Dupieux also directed the ad, which featured a yellow puppet named Flat Eric nodding his head to the sound of the track while riding in a pickup truck. Flat Eric later appeared in the music video for "Flat Beat". After "Flat Beat", Oizo released his first album in 1999, Analog Worms Attack, featuring a single of the same name.

Marc Romboy

Marc Romboy
Out of the dungeons of Moenchengladbach, Germany the thirty-something pulls the strings and makes things happen. His recent and most successful move definitely was to give birth to the already well established electro/house imprint Systematic in 2004 in Berlin which is a platform for his own productions as well as for hot and upcoming talents. Electronic house music with a certain breakdance appeal, reminiscent of old school Chicago dance floor insanity is Romboy's true passion, when it comes to deejaying, producing and making decisions as the Systematic commander! So far for the label he has collaborated with such high profiled artists as Booka Shade or Blake Baxter and signed tracks and mixes from producers like Martin Landsky, John Dahlbäck, Phonique, Jence or Abysm. After only a couple of releases Romboy managed to put his own stamp on the international club scene and his first artist album Gemini was released in 2006 His second artist album for Systematic records, Contrast released in June 2008, sees an electronic album of collaborations with some of dance music's most excellent vocalists. Chelonis R. Jones - known for releases on Get Physical and for his collaborations with Röyksopp - contributes on two releases. Blake Baxter - a regular Romboy collaborator who has also released on Kevin Saunderson's KMS imprint, Tresor, Disko B and Underground Resistance - adds his vocals to 'Fly Away'. And Mr. K-Alexi - one of Chicago's finest who has also collaborated with artists including Larry Heard, Robert Owens, Will Smith and Felix Da Housecat, lends his voice to two tracks on the album.

2 Funky Djs

2 Funky Djs
2 Funky DJ's' oftewel DJ Tom en DJ Driez brengen u meteen in de gepaste stemming! Beide heren hebben al van jongs af aan een passie voor muziek. Ze deden hun eerste DJ-ervaringen op tijdens privé- en 18-jarigenfeestjes. In 2003 vonden ze elkaar in de Que Pasa in Overpelt. Ze draaiden een setje samen, de tent stond op zijn kop en 2 Funky DJ's was geboren. Zij komen bij ons de avond afsluiten.

Pig & Dan

Pig & Dan
Pig & Dan are made up on producers Dan Duncan & Igor Tchkotoua (Pig). They met a number of years ago and from there have developed an extremly solid and fruitful partnership. After a few months of producing together they signed a deal with Dutch label, Sadie Records, they began to enter into the market and gain success. This gave the duo a boost and they started to produce two/three tunes a week. They then decided that it would be a good idea to build their own record company 'Submission' and work together with Sadie to create a bigger market. The rest is history.

AKA The Junkies

AKA The Junkies
Aka The Junkies are Willie wartaal and Arjuna Schiks. Aka The Junkies are prominent faces in the Amsterdam after party circuit and with local dealers better known as the "Cheapskates". Willie Wartaal and Arjuna Schiks really got to know each other in rehab clinic Smith & Jones in Amsterdam. For them the reason for their rehabilitation was a mystery, but it sounded very logical to others around them.
After being released from rehab, Willie Wartaal and Arjuna Schiks bond was so strong that they decided to join forces and make music together. Due to the many contacts they made while being in the rehab clinic, collaborations where made with Meikbar, Melle Mel, Hitmeister D, Mason(known for his mega hit Perfect with Princess Superstar) and Seymour Bits who all made a remix for their first hit single Konijntje.
Besides the aka The Junkies project both Arjuna and Willie Wartaal have a solo career as well. Arjuna Schiks performs in many different clubs in Holland with a fresh and elevating electronic live set combining ambient tech-house en electro. His performance at one of the biggest festivals in Holland (Mysteryland) was one of the many highlights in his still young career as a musician. Arjuna Schiks currently competes in the finals of De Grote Prijs Van Nederland (one of the leading talent contests in Holland) which he is sure he is going to win, and is also producing an collaborating with Holland's finest producer and DJ 100%Isis and Club Roxy veteran DJ Dimitri.

Crookers

Crookers
Drawing from influences of house, hip hop and beyond, Crookers blend their beats with the kind of fidget house finesse that gives Potty Mouth Music its soiled swagger. Since 2003, DJs Phra and Bot have been drawing upon their collective musical backgrounds to create tracks that twist, startle and surprise with synthetic pop. Before their collaboration as Crookers, Bot and Phra pursued their music interests on a separate tip. Bot took up the piano and guitar at an early age, later moving onto synths, turntables and sequencers. Phra had already started DJing by age 11, when he was introduced to the Italian hip hop scene. Soon, he morphed into an MC and became fully immersed in a culture that would shape his future production career. "Both of us started getting more involved in music when we used to listen to hip hop," Phra says. When the two artists met, both were trying to branch out of their genre success and explore dance music. The experiment worked. "It felt natural to team up, seeing that we had the same musical tastes ... which isn't that easy here in Milan," he says. After having released two EPs earlier this year ("Knobbers" and "Mad Kidz", both exclusively containing original tracks), they are currently working on their first album, which is due for september 2009. Crookers certainly have sleazed out dancefloors with a catalogue of original tracks, but it's their work as remixers that have made them one of the most after batteries in the business. Currently, The duo has reworked tracks for the likes of Armand van Helden, Bonde do Role, Brodinski, The Chemical Brothers, Magik Johnson, Moby, Chromeo, Busy P, Don Rimini or Bumblebeez. When Crookers are not crafting their dirty (crooked) beats in the studio, they are busy holding down their residency with MTV (Italy). "House and hip hop are our main influences, but we try to put all the things we like in our productions. We listen to a lot of music from very different periods and genres."

Brodinski

Brodinski
Brodinski, 1 has his right hand on the hardened minimalist edge and his left hand on the electro party scene. He's part of the fluokids phenomenon. His sets are clean but the tracks are dirty, and the "mix tapes" he offers on his blog never fail to disappoint. Baby Djs are awake since 2006, be careful Brodinski may be the bad boy of this blogaddicted gang ! Coming from Reims, he started music at 15 and just never stopped hitting the dancefloor harder and harder... His friendship with Yuksek helped him to begin the production of music of mass destruction: "Bad runner" is a must play for any DJ dealing with bloghouse and maximalist techno sets! He also appears on many hostings and mashups with his friends creating new dimensions of his work: noob & Brodinski, Mumdance & Brodinski, Gucci Vump , The Krays (aka Yuksek & Brodinski). "Brodi" is now resident for Panik parties in Paris... Boom Chick Boom Ah !

The Subs

The Subs
Rambunctious. That's the least you can say about Belgian beatbastards The Subs. Having already released a couple of underground dance maxis - 'You Make Me Spill', 'Fuck That Shit', 'Substracktion' - over the past years, they hit it hard in 2008, with 'Kiss My Trance', a punktrance-juggernaut of a hitsingle.

The track started off as a joke, the band wanted to see how far they could push the limits of the trance-genre and get away with it. A true jack-in-the-box, 'Kiss My Trance' turned out te be a massive cross-over success: in genuine guerilla-style, 'Kiss My Trance' peaked both commercial charts AND dj-lists - it terrorized the radio AND put club dancefloors on fire.
So much for the joke then, The Subs are in business. For real.

The Subs are not your average 'let's mess around with some analogue machines' band.
The Subs are Jeroen De Pessemier aka Papillon (singer/producer), Wiebe Loccufier aka Tonic (half of dj-duo Starski & Tonic, heirs to the Culture Club-throne, as they took over the residency spot at the infamous Ghent club from 2 ManyDJs and The Glimmers) and Stefan Bracke aka l'entrepreneur also fronting the raverockband Foxylane.

Since their eponymous debut album Subculture landed at the dusk of 2008, The Subs have.........

Played more than 160 shows, travelled to 14 countries, used 12 different airline companies, 2 tour buses and 1 private jet. Between the three of them, they've mailed about 250 post cards and drank about 80 bottles of vodka. On the road, they've lost 5 iPhone adapters and 6 pairs of earplugs. 480 T-shirts were sold and they've counted at least 12 stage invasions and 13 scuffles with venue security. The band remembers 10 speeding tickets and were questioned by the police at least 3 times. They've made 6 music video's, launched 1 blog and recorded 3 videocasts. Their audience took home 3 shoes and ripped 2 pairs of trousers from Papillon's body, who did vomit on stage once. 7 live shows ended with a broken wireless microphone and 2 AX-7 keytars got smashed up. A total of 68 rolls of Gaffer tape were used, about 100 glitter balls were 'customised', more than 70 interviews were given and their tunes featured on 78 compilations. About half of the past 730 days they've spend inside a studio, 45 demo's were made and 21 different versions of new artwork got rejected. About 28 hours were spend discussing the definitive, 11 songs counting track list... but it's here, the second album by The Subs: Decontrol.

A lot has happened to the crew from Ghent, Belgium, since their electroravepunk-whatsinaname powered train started rolling: they celebrated 10 years of Fabric with the give-away Mitshubitchi track, for instance. But also released their acclaimed Vomit In Style EP, featuring stellar remixes from Mixhell, Don Rimini and Les Petits Pilous. Together with the latter, The Subs hooked up for the release of a banging double biller, My Body Is Gonna Rememb/Rototom. But stressed about the most important evolution, the band agree unanimously: their maturation into a fully fledged, all hands on deck live band. "It's our fingerprint", the band says. "Our ticket to open doors and roads. Gone are the freshmen days of 'two CD-J's and a microphone', travelling from one church tower to the next. With this live setting, we can travel anywhere in the world and show the people what the heart, mind, arms and legs of The Subs truly are.".

Are the new tunes that make up Decontrol the fall-out of The Subs' live incarnation? "Not exactly", stresses Papillon. "Playing a live show is not the same as recording an album. They're two different worlds. Electronic music doesn't evolve from four guys jamming together in a shed, it's the fruit of many dark hours sitting behind keyboards and computers", the singer/producer/jumping jack flash adds laughingly. All the new tracks have been road tested though. Sometimes the band stretched soundchecks into a three hour tweaking session, before unleashing new bits and pieces to a live audience later the same evening. There's been a lot of (soul) searching, trying to find the right tone and feeling of the new album, for which Papillon claims that, besides a new found love, chaos was the main inspiration: "All creativity is born out of chaos. When you allow yourself to give up control, unexpected, beautiful things happen." Creativity from chaos; it almost echo's Malcolm McClaren's famous 'cash from chaos' manifesto - "Well, we don't know about the cash, but there's always plenty of chaos surrounding The Subs", the band agree on, grinningly. And this: "Decontrol is much less a 'fuck you' album than Subculture, and more an 'I'd like to fuck you' album.".

A prime example of the rewarding, creative chaos surrounding The Subs is the smash single The Pope Of Dope, cooked up with the notorious DJ-squad Partyharders. Papillon explains: "They're such fun guys to hang out with, we wanted to collaborate on something sooner or later." It turned out to be sooner than later, when one night, the boys started fidgeting with a stray disco sample and Partyharders chief Le Colonel performed an on the spot recording of his mischievous vocal. During the summer of 2010, the result went from underground oddity to big room carpet bomb and festival favourite in no time, taking everyone, all three Subs included, by surprise.
The dopey pope is absent on Decontrol, but he gave his blessing to the too cool-for-old school house cut Don't Stop, the hyperactive rave jam that is The Hype, the hard hitting techno beats of The Visible Man and the French movie soundtrack-inspired Hannibal (And The Battle Of Zama). There's even some profound philosophies hidden inside Decontrol - the universally appealing club anthem The Face Of The Planet, for instance, or Lemonade, inspired by a quote from American skater/artist Ed Templeton: 'if life gives you lemons, make lemonade'.

"We make music for the shuffle generation", concludes Papillon. "Decontrol covers a lot of bases, but at the same time it definitely serves as a whole. We've become more positive thinking the past few years, I can't wait to infect our audience with that sensation."

Fairmont

Fairmont
Fairmont is techno producer Jake Fairley of Toronto, Canada. Fairmont is his softer, more melodic house project. He has released singles through Border Community and Traum Schallplatten amongst others. He is also well known for his live performances.

Cut Copy

Cut Copy
Cut Copy is a synthpop band formed in 2001 at Melbourne, Australia, and made up of Dan Whitford (lead vocals/keys/guitar), Tim Hoey (bass/guitar) and Mitchell Scott (drums), Bennett Foddy being a former member. Their sound is much in the vein of contemporaries such as Daft Punk, drawing considerable influence from older bands such as New Order, Electric Light Orchestra and Kraftwerk. It began in 2001 as the project for Dan Whitford, however in 2003 Whitford recruited a band, and in 2005 toured internationally for the first time, visiting London, New York and Los Angeles. They have played with international acts Franz Ferdinand, TV on the Radio, Pretty Girls Make Graves and Junior Senior, amongst others. Cut Copy is signed to the record label Modular in Sydney. In 2004 Cut Copy released their debut album Bright Like Neon Love. The music is written and produced by frontman Dan Whitford, who is also a graphic designer and DJ. Cut Copy released three singles from this album: Saturdays, Future, and Going Nowhere, . They also released a Fabriclive album featuring a mix of several synth/retro/elektropop songs such as (for example) MSTRKRFT and New Young Pony Club. Their second album, In Ghost Colours, was released in 2008. Four singles were issued: So Haunted, Hearts On Fire, Lights and Music, and Far Away. Cut Copy will release a new album in 2011. Website link: http://www.cutcopy.net

Max Rouen

Max Rouen
A short Interview with Mr. Max Rouen about his new Album "Magnetic Wave Of Sound": How would you describe your music on "magnetic wave of sounds". As how the world would sound like if I was in charge...No really, I would describe it as some kinda belgian surrealism, but with sound instead of images. I think the way I recorded also made a characteristic sound. Since my youth I was fascinated by reel to reel - tape recorders. And at the time I was working on the first songs of magnetic wave of sound everybody i knew was applying the computer and looking at a screen constantly, I tried to recreate the music they were doing with cutting and pasting real tape. witch gives of course a very gritty and sometimes noisy sound. You can make tape loops, reverse bits, cut real small pieces of tape, overmodulate the whole thing , tape it to another machine and start experimenting with the tape speed. And the results will allways differ a little bit of what you had in mind, so you're always eager to hear the result of what you did. Could you tell me something about your band members or the artists who support you on this album? In fact, I can give you a million reasons why I like to work alone most of the times. I don't work strictly with professional people and this can add up in some strange results. For Instance Leon, the most remarkable voice on the record, is in fact a 68-year old alcoholic with a very bad reputation. Actually his rep. was so bad, my wife wouldn't let him in our house to make some recordings. So we had to use a field recording, that actually made it on the record. It's not easy working with him, harassing the female members of the group, showing up late, showing up drunk, forgetting all his lyrics and besides that acting like a diva... Luckily the other people are more stabile.[...]

Alter Ego

Alter Ego
Alter Ego is a German Electro / Techno-group who had a big hit in 2004 with Rocker, taken from Transphormer. In 2005 that album was remixed into 'Transphormed'. See also band member Roman Flügel's solo work.

Lektron

Lektron

Oliver Koletzki

Oliver Koletzki
Oliver Koletzki first started producing music in the eighties with a Commodore 64. At aged 13, he started taking guitar and piano lessons. His inspirations were breakdance and hip hop music of the early nineties. Since passing his A-levels, he has been studying music at the Berlin Humboldt University. Occasionally he also does sound design for films for the University of Arts in Berlin. In 2005, Oliver scored a huge hit with his track 'Der Muckenschwarm' which was signed to Sven Väth's Cocoon label, remixed by Dominik Eulberg and appeared on Pete Tong's 'Essential Selection' compilation. The track was subsequently voted Best Track in Germany's Groove Magazine's Readers Poll 2005. Oliver also remixed Oliver Huntemann's 'Radio' for the Dance Electric label and released remixes on Secret Planet, Great Stuff and Gomma Records as Parker Frisby.

Motor

Motor
3). The more recent act called MOTOR (note the caps) is Mr. No and Bryan Black. They first released music under this name in 2003. Their label's hype says "MOTOR is totally un-compromised music that deliberately breaks any musical restrictions or sound barriers. Electronic music practising a punk ethic, MOTOR is unlike anything else: abrasive, strangely melodic, pulsing like a machine. A sound, which by no mistake, has put them in a class of their own." Their website is

Deafman

Deafman
.. Deafman is a new project with Lektron and DJ Glenn vs. Deafman is active in producing own tracks & Remixing, in the future be presented to a wider audience. In proposing his own tracks will happen live with analog synth's and another vintage. Deafman is also a DJ duo in a style of electro, Nu disco and a little bit fidget house.

Captain Flash

Captain Flash

Padded Cell

Padded Cell
Padded Cell are Richard Sen and Neil Beatnik. Having won notoriety as a Bronx Dog (Heavenly) and a Dirty Beatnik (Wall of Sound) respectively, Padded Cell came about in 2002, partly as a response to the conservatism of early millennium dance music but also to act as a conduit through which they could conduct and realize their most outlandish ideas.

Simian Mobile Disco

Simian Mobile Disco
Simian Mobile Disco is an English production and remix team. Formed from the ashes of Simian in 2005 its members are James Ford and Jas Shaw. In addition to his work with Simian Mobile Disco, James Ford is a producer and has worked for bands such as the Arctic Monkeys, Peaches and Klaxons. Simian Mobile Disco was originally formed as a traveling DJ duet, playing on the side of their early four-piece band Simian. They ultimately released a number of low profile singles, such as "The Count" on Kitsuné Music, but arguably gained more fame for their remixes of artists such as Muse, Klaxons, The Go! Team, Air and others. In 2006, Kitsuné released SMD's underground hit "Hustler", which features a vocal performance from New York singer Char Johnson. Musically, Simian Mobile Disco is known for heavily stylized tracks %u2014often with minimal instrumentation%u2014 that associate themselves with a particular hook (vocal or instrumental %u2014see mix of "Whoo! Alright, Yeah...Uh Huh" by The Rapture), which is repeated throughout the track. There is often a breakdown (occasionally more %u2014see mix of "Magick" by Klaxons) comprising noise, drums and sometimes synths and vocals. The band's debut album, Attack Decay Sustain Release was released on 18 June 2007 on Wichita Recordings. Among the tracks included on it are "Hustler", "Tits and Acid", "I Believe", "Hot Dog" and lead single "It's the Beat", which features Ninja from UK indie band The Go! Team on vocals. The album contains five new tracks, and the European version includes a bonus disc. The album was preceded by two mix compilations in April and May, for the "Bugged Out" and "Go Commando" series respectively. SMD supported Klaxons at Brixton Academy on the 5 December 2007 and The Chemical Brothers at Aintree Pavilion on 9 December 2007 and Brighton Centre on 12 December 2007. SMD made a mix for Mixmag that came free with the January 2008 issue of Mixmag. While working on their second studio album, they released a collection of remixed SMD originals entitled Sample and Hold, which contains eleven tracks and was released in the UK on July 28, 2008. A North American date has not yet been announced. In January 2009, they announced on their Myspace page that a new album was supposed to come out in 2009. Soon after that, they released a new track "Synthesise", on 12 February, through a music video (directed by Kate Moross and Alex Sushon) that "features live visual accompaniment" for the track. Two days later, a new song was broadcast on the BBC Radio 1 named "10,000 Horses Can't Be Wrong", soon followed by the release on 6 March of the official music video on their YouTube channel. Their sophomore studio album Temporary Pleasure was finally announced on the 6 May, featuring many guests that they have encountered by their work as producers or their worldly tour including Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals, Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, Beth Ditto of Gossip, and Chris Keating of Yeasayer. On New Years Eve 2009 Simian Mobile Disco will headline 'Get Loaded in the Dark' at the world famous Brixton Academy alongside Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1), Chase & Status, Herve and Sub Focus. On NYE SMD headlined The Greatest Show on Earth at Motion in Bristol with the Bugged Out rig and rocked.

The Knife

The Knife
The Knife is an electronic duo from Sweden formed in 1999. The band consists of siblings Karin Dreijer Andersson (formerly of Honey is Cool, now Fever Ray) and Olof Dreijer - who also run their own record company, Rabid Records. One of the group's distinguishing characteristics is their unwillingness to cooperate with the media or the mainstream music scene. The group rarely makes public appearances, most of their promotional photos feature the members wearing masks, and until recently, they outright refused to perform live concerts. Recently the group has showed themselves in public wearing masks formed as bird's beaks, similar to those used by medieval doctors. The Knife won a Swedish Grammy award for best pop group of the year 2003, but they boycotted the ceremony by sending two representatives of another artist group dressed as gorillas with the number 50 written on their costumes, apparently as a protest against male dominance within the music industry. Their album Deep Cuts was also nominated for a Swedish Grammy as the best record of the year 2003, although that award went to The Cardigans. It was also in 2003 that the The Knife was featured as Artist of the Week at HitQuarters, which helped them gain greater attention in the worldwide music community. The group became prominent in late 2005 when José González covered "Heartbeats" on his 2003 album, Veneer. The song was used by Sony in a commercial for Bravia television sets, and released as a single in early 2006. The group commented on this in a Dagens Nyheter article, claiming that Sony paid a large sum of money to use the song. In view of the group's left-wing views and non-commercial philosophy, they excused this transaction on the basis that the money was needed to establish their record company. The Knife's song "We Share Our Mothers' Health" from their album Silent Shout was featured by the iTunes store as a free song of the week in late 2006. This song was also featured in the ABC series Ugly Betty, as well as an episode of CSI: NY. In February 2005, the Knife performed their first ever live show at London's ICA, appearing with Rex the Dog and playing in front of a video created for the event by artist/film maker Andreas Nilsson. With this one live performance The Knife embarked on a major tour in 2006, and after selling out shows worldwide, a DVD of the tour was announced. The DVD was released in Sweden on November 8, 2006, and is titled Silent Shout: An Audio Visual Experience. Silent Shout was named the best album of 2006 by Pitchfork Media. At the Swedish Grammy awards in January 2007, The Knife won in all six categories they were nominated in: Composer of the Year, Music DVD of the Year, Producer of the Year, Pop Group of the Year, Album of the Year and Artist of the Year. Again, they did not attend the award ceremony. On November 28th, the Knife announced via their website that they had been approached to write for an opera, "Tomorrow, in a Year", celebrating 150 years since Darwin's Origin of Species was published. Premiering in September 2009, this may preclude the Knife from returning with an album in 2009 after their self-imposed 3 year hiatus. Karin and Olof have not been idle - Olof remixed "Me, I'm Not" for Nine Inch Nails's Y34RZ3R0R3M1X3D in 2007 and Karin appeared on Slow by dEUS in 2008. Their official homepage can be found at http://www.theknife.net.

Barbara Morgenstern

Barbara Morgenstern
After a long period of playing in bands, singing in an acapella-band and having bad experiences with major-label-deals Barbara Morgenstern started to concentrate on her own songs. An old friend (Joe Tabu) started to organize concerts in his living room (in 1996) to create a more concentrated and intimate atmosphere during the performance, keep the focus on the music and to have the possibility to perform without being well known or having much publicity. As a member of the so-called Wohnzimmer-Szene (livingroom scene) Morgenstern did her first record Enter the Partyzone - a cassette with 6 trash keyboard songs on it. After that things developed slowly but constantly. She did a tour with all the bands who got known by their concerts in the living room and "that was the point when we realized that the whole thing was over cause although playing in clubs was not the main idea, we wanted to play and reach people." Barbara Morgenstern did a second album in 1997 - Plastikreport -on a small german Label called Klub der guten Hoffnung a label based on the idea of networking, selling the records at concerts and supporting each other (e.g. organizing concerts for labelmates). Parallel to this Gudrun Gut founded her label Monika Enterprise a small independent label. She released the first Wohnzimmer Compilation and a lot of the bands of the Wohnzimmer Szene (Quarks, Contriva, Komeit). Barbara released her first full-length album in 1998 on Monika Enterprise - Gudrun Gut had discovered her at a Wohnzimmer concert - and from this moment on she started touring through Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Morgenstern's next album was Fjorden (Monika Enterprise) in 2000 and after that Nichts Muss on Monika (2003) - in collaboration with Labels because she started to play throughout Europe as well (UK, Spain, Portugal, Italy , Scandinavia, Poland...). She did lots of concerts with the fabulous Berlin electronic band To Rococo Rot and Stefan Schneider´s Mapstation - with them she discovered the european audiences. In April 2002 Morgenstern released an EP on Domino Recordings (Series 500), including 4 Tracks together with Robert Lippok (To Rococo Rot). Barbara was invited by the German Goethe Institut to do a World Tour with Maximilian Hecker. They played in Berlin, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Porto Allegre, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Tel Aviv, Ankara, Athen, Madrid, Brussels, Milano, Paris, Copenhagen, London, Stockholm, Glasgow, Tallinn, St. Petersburg and after a christmas-break kept on playing concerts from january 2004 in New York, Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Bombay, Tashkent , Jakarta, Bangkok, Hongkong, Shanghai, Peking and Sydney. Of course that was exciting. Having started in Berlin living-rooms and now having the chance to travel around the world. Before the World Tour Morgenstern took part in a recording session with Bills Wells, a wonderful musician from Scotland. His style is between Jazz and Post Rock, very gentle music. He invited Stefan Schneider and Annie Whitehead (a Trombone player who played with Robert Whyatt) to record an album with him. The album Pick up Sticks was released in April 2004 on the Leaf Label. The next thing that happened was the release of an album Morgenstern did with Stefan Schneider (To Rococo Rot) and Paul Wirkus a polish experimental electronic musician under the name September Collective on Geographic/ Domino Records in September 04. We played concerts in Germany, Poland and UK in spring 05. The Tesri album with Robert Lippok is finished and was released on Monika Enterprise in May 05. One highlight of the following gigs was a concert in Tokyo as part of an oceanclub night on october 9th 2005. They also played a lot of live shows in Europe during the year 2005. Barbara's fourth album the grass is always greener (monika47) was released last year. US tour dates are planned for fall 2007. Barbara Morgenstern International press quotes: "For some this music is a trip into their true self, for others it is just the best that the electro-pop scene has currently got to offer. And for some it's both." Die Zeit 11/03 "She successfully resists the do and dont's of the moment. And of course there's that nonochalant voice which, no matter how sad the words are, always suggests a smiling face." Spex "Beyond all cliches and categorisation remains a wonderful voice, hypnotic lyrics and a light, melodic sound scape. [...] - this is music for autum walks thourhgh the park, preferably with the sun low in the sky and a fresh breeze." www.woldingwacht.de "The good thing about Barbara Morgenstern is that she does everything right. She magically radiates energy and composes melodies that take you to giddy heights and leave your heart pounding." Goethe Institut "...You could have called that work Indietronic, but the term didn`t exist at the time. Even now, two years later, it won`t fit. yet it comes to mind, because `Fjorden` has obviously been recorded with new equipment and new technique. Still working out of her own studio, using sampler and sequencer in her instrumentation, Barbara Morgenstern tells us stories. Her wonderful, heartbreaking voice, adds context to the beats and sounds. "Fjorden", with its warm analog sound, is like a good friend visiting - rotating in your cd player. You are not alone. Barbara Morgenstern is there with her music. And it`s wonderful that she`s there!" Jan Ole Jöhnk, 8/2000 "...she captures odd sounds in her net -- cello draughts, a fly buzzing through a room, electric guitars that blast like gridlocked trucks -- and flows them seamlessly into the pop..." Other Music NY, 10/2000 "Berlin-based electronic indie-pop artist Barbara Morgenstern's vocals may not pirouette like Björk's or haunt like Tracy Thorn's, but they're still perfect. This is evident on her new recording, The Grass Is Greener, a collection of songs inspired by a recent Goethe Institut-sponsored world tour. Although she's been recording fine material since 1997, the dreamy, piano-constructed ballads of Grass should prove to be her breakthrough." earplug, April 2006 "there's barely a dud to be found, not even as the album takes on a busier and slightly more industrial aesthetic near the end. Confident, crafted and feminine, this is Morgenstern's finest record yet - let's hope she gets the audience she deserves." Pitchwfork Media, Mark Pytlik June 20, 2006 Links: http://www.monika-enterprise.de http://www.barbaramorgenstern.de http://www.myspace.com/barbaramorgenstern http://www.discogs.com/artist/Barbara Morgenstern

Kate Wax

Kate Wax
We could have lost this half-European,half-Tibetan 26 year old artist to an award-winning career in graphic design. Kate Wax dumped the pixel massive to channel her creativity through music, having found the right machines much like one finds the right person to share life with. Born on the shores of Lake Geneva,Kate Wax traveled extensively to exotic locations early in life with her grandmother. Escaping to other worlds provided her with the inspiration to create imaginary ones for us today - and training as a soprano chorist fine-tuned her captivating crystal-clear voice. There is no shadow men/producer lending a hand to her music except on rare occasion,and that helping hand is bound to get slapped a few times : Kate Wax is in control. A much-impressed Felix da Housecat won't tell you otherwise. Remember "Let Your Mind Be Your Bed" and "Romantique" ? You probably do. DJ Assault the Detroit ghetto-tech icon has been the first to dare a remix. The music of Kate Wax will be filed under electro-pop,because it's electronic and retains the verse-chorus-verse format. But it's a highly personal hybrid, the result of do-it-yourself digital tinkering with influences ranging from early new-wave legends to 21st century neopop divas - she's got what it takes to become one herself. Her first self-written and produced album on Mental Groove Records Kate Wax new album "Reflections of th Dark Heat" features a rich blend of styles:up and downtempo minimal techno,electro-punk grime,ambient-industrial blues and more,all driven by her unique,warm and seductive vocal delivery. From old-school rapping to whispered lament,Kate Wax reveals a wide spectrum of emotions. Thirteen club jams and headphone listening tunes,switching from Bauhaus to PJ Harvey,from Cabaret Voltaire to Cologne techno and so on,often within the same track. Popping bass, reduced lo-fi 'bricolage' and breaks everywhere, Kate Wax builds her own universe with the mind of a techie and the grace of an Eurasian princess. Morphing into the sexy vamp, the unruly teenager,the melancholic girl-next-door,the club freak and a whole cast of characters you wish were your friends,her lyrics touch upon the subject of women in electronic music in a charismatic and self-affirming way. Goodbye plastic puppets, hello Kate Wax. Alone on stage in Germany,the UK... in Lebanon and Siberia even, she does much more than stand her ground looking fine. Kate Wax plays a mean live set with true stage presence and a strong connection to her audience that will only grow over time.

Dj Smos & Baby B

Dj Smos & Baby B
Smos and Baby Bee are a duo who started their DJ career in early '90s, when they were in the small group of DJs who were playing house music on the Belgian music scene. They made their DJ name famous thanks to their funky, uplifting style, which was based on deep vocal house, dubby grooves, percussive rhythms, early UK and US house releases and occasional electrofunk-disco classics. They became residents at Café D'Anvers in 1993, where they also played for Paradise and Natural elements from Patrick Socks and for many other parties which were organized at Café D'Anvers. In 2003 they were celebrating 10 years residency anniversary and you can still hear them playing there every second Saturday in a month, when they perform their famous long sets. Since 1998 until 2001 they were residents at Eskimo parties in Ghent, where they always did their 'trade mark' closing sets in the house room. In 2004 they released a maxi 'Dont stop' for Eskimo recordings under pseudonim Elastix and they also played at many other parties which were organized by Eskimo organization ( Belmondo in SMAK museum in Ghent, Culture club, 69, Diesel U awards . . . ). Between January 2001 and October 2003 they were residents in Motion room ( house room ) in Fuse club in Brussels. From October 2003 until September 2004 they played as residents for concept 'Colors', in Tijuana in Ghent and they also played regular gigs in Le Club in Lille ( France ). They played on many occasions in all good Belgian house clubs and many times abroad and they shared the decks with plenty of famous international DJ stars ( Kenny Hawkes, Silicone soul, Mark Farina, D'Julz, Freeform Five, Derrick Carter, Luke Solomon, Carl Craig, Jack de Marseille, Jeff K, Serge Santiago, Tiefschwarz . . . ). Every summer they've been also invited to play at some of the biggest open air festivals in Belgium. Baby Bee has been announced 'DJ of the month' in British I-D magazine from July 1999. They've been voted as the best Belgian DJs at 'Ticket nightlife awards 2001' and in 2003 as 'the best national house DJs' at Belgian dance culture website 'Partyguide'. They are currently the residents at 'Make up' club in Ghent, which is one of the recent projects from the Eskimo crew. The music policy is 'eclectic choice and space disco with soulful surprises' and so far they shared the decks with DJs like Baldelli, Prinz Thomas, Mark 7 and Aeroplane and Fredo and Thang. They also play as resident DJs at café Capital in Antwerp, where the music policy is also more eclectic and variable choice of dancing tunes. You can hear them there every third Saturday in a month, when they spin together with DJs like I-cube, Idjut boys, Jimpster, Dixon ... A new release on the "Eighttrack Recordings" label will be out very soon ( May / June 2008 ). This will be under our new moniker 'SMOBEE' and includes a moster remix by none less then Nick Chacona. You can already check the tracks on "www.myspace.com/smosandbabybee". So, keep to the beat and get your hands on a copy of "Eighttrack 014"!

Etienne de Crecy

Etienne de Crecy
Etienne de Crécy (also known as Superdiscount, Minos Pour Main Basse, and Mooloodjee) is a French DJ and producer who composes House music. He was born in Lyon in 1969, and attended in the same college as Air and Alex Gopher, with whom he created the Solid label. Then, he worked in Paris as a sound engineer where he met Cassius, with whom he worked on the Motorbass album, a preview of what would be his second album: Super Discount, released in 1996, with Air, Alex Gopher and other French artists on Solid. He then released Tempovision, and eight years after the first Super Discount album, came Super Discount 2 with the original team, plus Cassius, which means many of the best French electronic artists. Etienne de Crécy has been involved in various music projects where he worked as a producer.

KAPELLMEISTERS SCHALLPLATTENPARADE

KAPELLMEISTERS SCHALLPLATTENPARADE
KAPELLMEISTERS SCHALLPLATTENPARADE [B]Duivel-doet-al uit de Gentse muziekscene. Was reeds achter de decks te vinden op noisefeesten zoals Politics Of Noise in Brussel, het ClingFilm Festival in Gent, het (K-RAA-K)³ festival en Zentral club in Berlijn. Runt ook zijn eigen, door collectors zeer gegeerde platenlabel, Kapellmeister Grammofon. Laat zich niet in 1 hoekje duwen en brengt het beste op vlak van Neue Deutsche Welle elektronica, elektro, schlager, synthpop en gay country & western.

CHELONIS R. JONES

CHELONIS R. JONES
Chelonis R. Jones is an American artist who left his home of New York for the shores of Europe, in order to pursue a blossoming career in the world of arts. Armed with his paintbrushes, unpublished manuscripts, songs and poems, he decided to commit himself fully to the vitriolic world of the struggling artist and their sometimes fruitful plight. Working as a songwriter and playing vocalist in more than twenty rock/pop groups and pulling a handful of small artshows for his paintings were hardly usual. 2001 he was introduced and signed to Get Physical Music from the start! His first 2002 release 'One & One', a collaboration with M.A.N.D.Y. and Booka Shade, started the ball rolling. 2003 followed "I don´t know" which topped the Belgium Dance Charts twice and put the artist on the map, with thousands of broken hearts to respond and relate. At the end both singles became unforgettable house classics. 2005 ignited the self produced, controversial, lo-fi masterpiece "Disclocated genius" which also dons an original canvas work cover and until 2008 he worked with many giants of electronic music like Röyksopp to Oliver Huntemann and Corrugated Tunnel to Marc Romboy and many more, wow! After countless shows, featurings, dramas and mountain's to climb, 2009 is to be the moment for the long awaited new long player entitled "Chatterton".

Joakim

Joakim
Joakim is a French modern electronic music artist. Multi talented and well-cultivated, he has released two audacious albums on Versatile Records (Tigersushi in 1999 and Fantomes in 2003) and founder of Label and Proteinic website Tigersushi. Joakim Bouazziz has always been involved in music. He learned piano at age six, with master concertist Abdel Rahman El Bacha. During his teenage years he discovers indie rock and appreciates labels such as Warp and Mo Wax. He discovered a passion for electronic sound after a school-friend left a synthesiser in Joakim's room. The electronic nature of the synth opened up a new realm of possibilities for musical creativity, and after a few months of prolific creation and sending demos to Gilb'R, the label manager decided to produce his album on Future Talk [a more experimental divison of Versatile]. What followed was a brilliant and amusing album with many references to 60s modal jazz, through which Joakim displayed his ability to manipulate electronic composition in an new and original way. Tigersushi was soon spotted and Joakim, who used then the moniker 'Joakim Lone Octet' stood as an intriging loner in the electronic music landscape. One year later, musicians such as 4Hero, Next Evidence and DJ Medhi revisited his first album in the 'Tigersushi Remixed' album. In 2001 he founded his own label under the suprising name Tigersushi and produced projects by K.I.M., Panico, Principles of Geometry, Volga Select, Max Berlin and the infamous compilation 'More God Dam Music' (MGDM)

Nathan Fake

Nathan Fake
Nathan Fake is 27 years of age (born in 1983), and yes, that is his real name. He hails from that most unlikely hotbed of new musical talent, the deepest, darkest farmer country of Norfolk, UK. Two years ago Nathan, headed for the bright lights and big city of Reading(!), and since then has never looked back. Nathan exploded onto the scene last year with the mighty 'Outhouse' on James Holden's Border Community label, one of the most astounding debut singles in a long time which has surely now earned classic status, still receiving regular club and radio plays one year down the line. His rocktronica follow up "The Sky was Pink" (graced with a remix by Nathan's main fan 1#, James Holden) looks as though it may even better the incredibly high standards set by his debut, now set for not one but two rereleases, one through France's Cyber, another in the US through none other than Francois K's Wave label. Elsewhere stateside one Satoshi Tommie is also a fully paid up member of the Nathan Fake fanclub, and has snapped up no less than five of Nathan's finest for 'The Watlington Street EP' on his New York based Saw Recordings imprint. Cult German label Traum are the latest addition to Nathan's hordes of followers, poised to release a three track EP early 2005. Also spreading the Nathan Fake computer-edit-funk message are remixes of Steve Lawler, DJ Remy (Additive), Avus (Border Community) and Perc (Premier Sounds), with the legendary Tiefschwarz currently waiting in line for a Nathan Fake rerub. An artist not afraid to reveal his soft underbelly, tracks like "The Sky Was Pink" and Saw's "Peary Land" showcase the casio rock bedroom melodies which Nathan produces when he is not in tech-driven dancefloor monster mode, and give a good indication of where Nathan is headed on his forthcoming longplayer for Border Community. Nathan has recently unveiled his laptop live set, to rave reviews. Reading like a checklist of the world's capitals of cool, dates in Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid and Amsterdam form the next stages in the Nathan Fake campaign to take live dance music to levels hitherto unattained. Despite attempts from all corners to persuade him otherwise, Nathan harbours no burning desire to convert his production success into a career as a club DJ, and with a live show like his who can blame him! He is however happy to show off his many sides and eclectic leftfield tastes with an alternative backroom DJ set, and can also adapt his mainroom-friendly live set into something of a more experimental nature, as we can expect on his Border Community album. A young man at the beginning of his career, showing a level of accomplishment and attention to detail in his productions which ought to put many a more established producer to shame, these are exciting times for Mr Nathan Fake. "Man of the moment" is a phrase often thrown in his direction, but we can assure you he will be around for much longer than that... See http://www.myspace.com/nathancake for proper new music samples.

DK7

DK7
Irish/Swedish constellation making electronic music with a wide variety of influences and transgressing the often crammed confines of electronic dance music

Morgan Geist

Morgan Geist
This New Jersey native was initially inspired by England's take on the sound of Detroit, but eventually tracked techno back to its Motor City innovators. When he began listening to music, however, it was the sound of early-'80s synth heroes like Devo, Severed Heads and New Order alongside early hiphop, jazz and 60's Hindi film soundtracks. Geist released his first 12" (via Dan Curtin's innovative Metamorphic label) while studying at Oberlin College in 1994. He formed Environ soon after, releasing powerful statements of purpose which showed his affinity for the more emotive strains of disco, techno, soul and all flavors in between.

My Robot Friend

My Robot Friend
My Robot Friend is no ordinary electro act. This is no ordinary act full-stop. Whereas science fiction (and indeed robots) have always played a part in the presentation and mythology of techno and electronic music, the figure on stage is far from being cliché. Looking like a character from the 80's computer-enhanced film Tron tangled up with a well-lit Christmas tree, My Robot Friend ambles around in front of his audiences powered by a neon-lit 30 pound battery pack.

The MFA

The MFA
The MFA (or Motherfucking Allstars) are Rhys Evans (Welsh) and Alastair Douglas (not Welsh), a live dance duo from London and Wales who stand first in line to the throne at the head of the UK live dance duo dynasty. Lofty aspirations indeed, but with repeated comparisons to the giants of dance music like The Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk, The Prodigy, Orbital and Underworld echoing from all corners whenever The MFA are in town, their ambition would appear not to be misplaced. The daft duo have earned this reputation over the last few years with a wide-ranging

DAAN

DAAN
Daan (Stuyven) is a Belgian artist who has already been active in the music business for about 20 years. He was first known for his work with alternative/experimental rock band Dead Man Ray. His first two solo albums were made while still playing with Dead Man Ray. His first solo album called Profools was released in 1999, still showing a lot of influence from his work with Dead Man Ray but sounding less experimental.

Spacid

Spacid
Plugt zijn koptelefoon al 21 jaar (!) in de ontelbare mengpanelen van de Belgische scene en draait nog altijd mee bovenaan. Resident op (oa) Kozzmozz en Beats Of Love en regelmatig op de affiche van vele grote events (10 Days Off, ...). Having sex with music and able to go all night long. Disco, house, techno, spaced out stuff, ... Spacid has it.

Tiefschwarz

Tiefschwarz
Tiefschwarz are a German electro house group formed by two brothers, Ali Schwarz and Basti Schwarz in 1996. They performed deep house DJ sets in some of the biggest clubs in Germany and Switzerland as well as in major foreign cities and became increasingly popular in the house scene. Full bio Tiefschwarz was formed in 1996 by two brothers - Ali and Basti Schwarz - who have been successful DJs for over a decade. Peter Hoff, who runs the Benztown studios in Stuttgart, completes the Tiefschwarz production team. Ali and Basti came up with the name for their project after a DJ gig. Tiefschwarz, which is German for 'deep black', is a mixture of their last name, Schwarz, and their love for deep house. In 1990 Ali opened the "on-u" club in Stuttgart, which became a pioneer of the German club scene. Three years later came the "red dog" club, which quickly became known throughout the world as a top address for deep house. Here, resident DJs Ali and Basti played alongside the likes of DJ greats such as Tony Humphries, Master At Work, Frankie Feliciano, Mike Dunn, Mousse T, Matthew Herbert, Lary Heard, Chris Coco, Matthias Heilbronn and many others. Besides their work as resident DJs, Ali and Basti have been travelling together throughout Europe and overseas since 1995. They've played at countless major events and the most popular clubs in both Germany and Switzerland (Zürich, Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basle, etc.) as well as in major foreign cities, such as Miami (W.M.C.), New York, Washington, Melbourne, Sydney, Prague, Sarajevo, Amsterdam, Brussels, Antwerp, Rimini, Stockholm, London, Leeds, Sheffield, Ibiza, etc. After six years of DJing and promoting, the two brothers began producing their own tracks. They co-founded the "continuemusics" label in 1996, on which their first single, "24 seven," with remixes by Boris Dlugosh and Michi Lange, was released along with four other tracks. In 1998, Tiefschwarz signed a record deal with edel/benztown records. This proved to be a turning point in their career. Their first release, "music," featuring Joy Denalane of the hip-hop formation Freundeskreis, was not only a hit in Germany (9 weeks at No. 1 on the MTV Germany Dance Charts and No. 1 on Germany's Club Charts), but proved to be very successful in the UK as well. "music" was licensed to the famous "wave music" label in N.Y.C. run by François Kevokian and was remixed by Matthias Heilbronn. Tiefschwarz have remixed around 30 tracks for artists such as Ultra Naté, Byron Stingily, Jam & Spoon, Jennifer Paige, Randy Crawford, Master At Work, Earth Wind and Fire, Shakatak, Mousse T., AWA band, Whirlpool prod., Sabrina Johnson and Sharon Philips. The name Tiefschwarz stands high alongside other legendary German acts such as Boris Dlugosch, Mousse T., Knee Deep, Ian Pooley, Dixon, Jazzanova, Rainer Trüby, Ata and Vincenzo. As DJs, Tiefschwarz have gained a great reputation on the international house scene. Their debut album, "ral 9005", is a skilled and smooth voyage through their daringly diverse cosmos of musical experience. As varied as their influences may be, Tiefschwarz never fail to integrate their own, undeniably unique sound. "ral 9005" covers the spectrum -- from the playful excursions into Nu Jazz (mars, fusion I, fusion II) and the soul-filled deep house and garage tracks (there is, you, never, city-sounds, music) to 80s beats (springtime), down beat electro (follow me), soundtrack-style pop (bye bye baby) and kicking club music (no more trouble, acid soul, sky diving). This is all polished off by an intricate and powerful production. Their second album Eat Books includes the well known track Damage featuring Everything But The Girl vocalist Tracey Thorn

TineZ

TineZ
Tinez is a Belgian dj, mainly into electronic/cosmic/leftfield disco and electro and the best the eighties had to offer. He digs back to soul and other great longforgotten tunes. He has a thing for exotic cars, was one of the founders of dOZER and AtoZ, some years back.

Also, he does lots of state of the art graphic work for labels, events and musicians.

Josz LeBon

Josz LeBon
Oudgediende in underground dansmiddens in Nederland, vooral gekend als tweespalt met Monica Electronica op de Infamous Mudclub Party's in Amsterdam, en samen met onze Louis Katorz gemedailleerde oudstrijder in La Dernière Cellule Combatante.
Electrogeknetter, gemuteerde disco, rockzonderroll en krautpunk van de bovenste kaasplank.

In Belgie staat LeBon te boek als Petrol resident van het 1e uur. Het geluid van Josz LeBon laat zich het best omschrijven als electric & organic. Het ene moment zo duister als new beat, maar het andere moment weer net zo vrolijk als ...uhm

STATIC & GREEDY

STATIC & GREEDY
Rapidly conquering the hearts of beatloving Ghent, Static & Greedy are bound to be one of the most promising young talents sprang to mind. Within 2 years this duo's achievements have been quite illuminating and at least irresistible. In 2008, Static & Greedy fixed the aim onto a powerful musical dream by winning the Pioneer Pro DJ Contest in the category electro/minimal. Although they were already well known for their concept Blue Monday at the famous undergroundclub Decadance and their regular appearances at BOA-parties in Antwerp, this victory gave them the right push in the back. Static & Greedy earned their ticket to play at one of the biggest upcoming New Year's Eve events GoForHappy 2008 in Antwerp. Today, they are part of a culture that combines the best of both worlds, not just playing because it's in the charts, or just because MTV plays it, but because it sounds good and it's good to dance to. And that's their buzz! Static & Greedy played all over, especially in Ghent and Antwerp, bringing people closer to each other whilst imposing their tastes on the audience. From electro to fidget to suspect pop, these guys blend it all up into a marvelous cocktail!

MOORE & LEZZ

MOORE & LEZZ
Take some true electro, grab that fine techno. Add those floorfilling classics and hey, don't forget the fidget house! Moore & Lezz blends it all. This pair of producers sounds new to you? It shouldn't be, for Moore stands for Mr. Moore and Lezz, well, that's Komputerist. Sounds familiar, doesn't it? Mr. Moore is no stranger to the rougher electronic styles. His intriguing sets have gained fame with the crowd. Ears are treated to a harmonic blend of minimal, electro and techno music, which can turn into an utter benefit for the event. Mr Moore played with several legends such as Mark EG, The Subs, Willie Wartaal Aka The Junkies, Frères Deluxe, Jack de Marseille, Swirl People, Smos and Baby Bee, and many more. Komputerist is on the same level as his companion. He gained his fame by playing as a warmup DJ for several major national and international DJ's. Think DJ Assault, Derrick May, Dada Life, Dr. Lektroluv and many others on the well-known events. Most recognizable about his sets is his diversity in styles. Techno, tech-house, electro and a touch of ghetto-tech are mixed fluently into his dynamic sets. Now, Mr. Moore and Komputerist have joined forces. They have their residence at the Kickerz events, bringing their diversity towards the crowd. New sounds are still to come, as Moore & Lezz are producing a lot, bringing their music to the highest level. Moore & Lezz: sounds like the perfect match.

SHIBBY BROTHERS

SHIBBY BROTHERS
Moose & Lidl aka The Shibby Brothers originated at the House Blue parties at JH Spiraal. This concept, however, is no longer an item at the famed youth club, but instead gained a residency at the Playground events. They each started their DJ careers separately but soon came to realise that together they have the opportunity to fully unleash their talent. Because of their unique ability to produce steady but energetic mixes they are no stranger in turning the crowd to their advantage. Throughout their time as a DJ duo they have created a unique style which can turn the average party goer speechless. Their style can be defined best as a blend between house and electro, but to truly define how their sets look like you?d have to check them out personally. They are known to mix fluently and with total and utter perfection. They are available for booking separately, but to enjoy them to their limit it is advisable to unleash these guys as a duo upon the unsuspecting party crowd.

Windhond & jozz dozz & titilove

Windhond & jozz dozz & titilove

Beatgrinders

Beatgrinders
After years of making hiphopbeats, producers Eskeep and Mastafingaz teamed up for a new challenge. Together they form Beatgrinders; A new innovative duo blending electric sounds with cutting edge house music. After a year of refining their sound they are now ready to unleash their productions to the outside. With influences such as Diplo, Laidback Luke, Soulwax, Boys Noize and many others they are determined to leave their mark on today's music.

Danger

Danger
Franck Rivoire is Danger, an electronic musician from Lyon, France. He expands on the 80s action-film sounds of Kavinsky (Record Makers) and takes them into mysterious territories. Powerful compositions that evoke a landscape that belongs equally in an Amiga video game and to a fictional animated film involving explorers deep in South American jungles stumbling upon a colossal obsidian pyramid.


Franck Rivoire aka Danger, est un de ces producteurs phares de la nouvelle scène électronique. Musicien mais aussi graphiste, c'est en artiste accomplit que Danger mêle avec magnificence ses sons à ses productions graphiques, prêt à vous entraîner dans une valse à travers un voyage auquel vous ne resterez insensible. Mettant en scène son personnage masqué, Danger défend un univers scénarisé qui fait appel aux codes de la ''Geek'' génération (fortement influencé par les jeux vidéo) et de ses inspirations culturelles tirées de la société de surconsommation des nineties.

Dynamisme, structures étonnantes, textures recherchées et palette sonores virevoltantes, ses morceaux s'enchainent comme des histoires, véritables fragments de vie de son monde imaginaire. Ses compositions sont de véritables valses atmosphériques et épiques d'un nouveau genre, lorgnant parfois même sur des B.O de vieux films à suspens appariées à des bleeps, des breaks et des sons saturés. Un savant panachage prêt à envoûter le Clubbing liégeois.

Plus que de la musique au sens strict du terme, ses artworks omniprésents, Danger crée un univers à part entière où tous ces éléments interagissent et se complètent pour vous faire passer une excursion électronique mémorable.

Le Matos

Le Matos
LE MATOS is a Canadian trio from Montreal. Their music is a powerful dancemachine, mix of pop melodies and melancholic new wave, inspired by movie soundtrack composers such as Vangelis or Carpenter and electronic artists like Kraftwerk, Daft Punk or Giorgio Moroder. Their live sets are always a strong experience for the audience. They play real live electronic music, using lots of different machines as mythic Moog or DX7 synthesizers. They have shared the stage with Boys Noize, Shadow Dancer, DIM, Adam Freeland, Evil 9....
They also remixed Coeur De Pirate (released on Barclay in France), Delphic (Kitsuné), We Have Band and many more...

Coming from all 3 corners of Quebec, Jean-Nicolas, Jean-Phillipe and Maxime have quickly established themselves as the new ambassadors of local electro. In just over a year they have gone from completely unknown to playing in front of thousands of people, whether it was at Igloofest or more recently at the I Love NEON 10 year anniversary.

- Le Matos is slang for "The Equipment" in french.
- All members of the group emanate from the hardcore scene and could be described as straight edge (no alcohol, no drugs).
- Their first and only official release is 88mph on Saboteur Records.

Samtex (feat. Sam De Bruyn)

Samtex (feat.  Sam De Bruyn)
Samen met twee van zijn beste vrienden brengt Sam De Bruyn een live DJ-set met laptops, controllers, synthesizers en drumpads. En met kick-ass visuals.

VNNR

VNNR
VNNR: Antwerpenaar die in de eerste helft van 2011 zijn eerste ep op Lektroluv records uitbrengt, na eerder al succesvolle remixen en tracks te hebben gemaakt. Succesvol? Jazeker: de Grote Kanonnen namen VNNR's tracks gretig op in hun sets: Justice, Mr Oizo, Busy P, Don Rimini, Felix Da Housecat, Boris Dlugosch,...

VNNR speelde intussen nationaal (Petrol, I Love Techno, Laundry Day, ...) en internationaal (Looneyland Keulen). One to watch!

goose

goose
Formed in the summer of 2000, they won the Belgian National Humo Rock Rally which led to a live session on the Belgian Radio One and MTV equivalent. Later in 2002 they recorded the debut single 'Audience' with producer Teo Miller (Placebo - Nancy Boy). In 2006 they released their first full album 'Bring It On' (on the Skint label). Dave Martijn was the temporary tour bassist for fellow Belgian band Soulwax whilst on the promotional tour for 'Any Minute Now' between 2004-2006. Goose started out as a AC/DC cover band, but they quickly found their own agenda by absorbing great amount of synth into the musical system. Belgium is located just between France and Germany - and in the same manner, Goose are the sound of an intense duel between Kraftwerk and Daft Punk at a lay-by in the Benelux. website: http://www.goosemusic.com myspace page: http://www.myspace.com/goosemusic

voom voom

voom voom
Voom Voom is an Austrian/German group producing techno/electronica. Their first full-length album, 'Peng Peng', was released on April 24, 2006, on Studio !K7 records. They had previously released four EPs. The band consists of Christian Prommer and Roland Appel (aka Fauna Flash, Munich) and Peter Kruder (of Kruder & Dorfmeister, Vienna).

Lucy Love

Lucy Love
Not to be confused with the Czech porn star, Lucy Love is a rave MC turned electro star in the making from Copenhagen. An apparent lyrical genius, Lucy Love crosses many boundaries with her debut album, Superbillion which dropped February 23, 2009. Found here is a good mesh of grime, electro, reggae, dub and rap. She is also best known for the music video to 'No V.I.P.' which gave her a decent priming to the scene. Recent accomplishments include winning a P3 Gold Award.

Lucy Love plays the crowd like a puppeteer. he little Danish grime princess has got more charisma than a nuclear power plant and the songs to prove so offstage too. Catchy as fuck, but at the same time super hip and underground, with their deep dubstep basses, fat grime beats and M.I.A.-esque raps, full of sneers to the faces of stars and other fakes. "I'm not Beyoncé, Christina or Britney / Unlike them you can't trick me / 'Cos I don't move slowly / I move quickly" ('No V.I.P.').

Digitalism

Digitalism
Digitalism is a German dance duo, founded in 2004 in Hamburg, Germany, consisting of Jens "Jence" Moelle and Ismail "Isi" Tüfekçi. They are signed to French label Kitsuné Music and have released four singles to date: "Idealistic", "Zdarlight", "Jupiter Room", and "Pogo". Jens likens Digitalism's songs to simple chapters in a complex novel about social interaction and attraction, with distorted bass lines and thumping rhythms comprising the punctuation. Digitalism has remixed tracks for The Presets, Tom Vek, The Futureheads, Daft Punk, Tiga, Klaxons, White Stripes, Monk, Depeche Mode, Cut Copy and many others, including a re-edit of "Fire in Cairo" by The Cure (entitled "Digitalism in Cairo"). Their tracks and remixes are played by DJs such as Erol Alkan, Boys Noize and Justice, among others. Digitalism have made appearances at festivals such as Coachella, and South by Southwest as well as various clubs worldwide. Jens Moelle has two solo releases on Kitsuné Music; "I Ragazzi Dell 1982" as Palermo Disko Machine and Wired as Jence.

make the girl dance

make the girl dance
Make The Girl Dance is a Parisian electro act led by Pierre Mathieu, who is best known in France for presenting the TV programme "Plus vite que la musique" on channel M6.

waxdolls

waxdolls
Lieven Dermul got a master degree at the Conservatory (Production). Wim Slabbinck is sexologist. Together they're Waxdolls, an electro punk band from Ghent. Two boys and some toys, that's all we need. After only one year of existence, Waxdolls shared the stage with Joost van Bellen, Justin Robertson and Digitalism. They got splendid reviews on their sets at 10 Days Off, Dour and StuBru PuntUit. And after their gig at the special Belgian edition of Eurosonic Noorderslag (Groningen, the Netherlands), they were called "best Belgians" by 3voor12 (VPRO). Their critically acclaimed debut album "HIgh Speed Killer Ride" came out in April 2009 op Sputnik/PIAS.

thunderheist

thunderheist
thun/der/heist (th%u0259n\d%u0259r\h%u012Bst): The act of stealing another's thunder, to trump another with something far more superior Tag team Thunderheist - front woman Isis and soundsmith Grahm Zilla - drop from the top rope and hit the stage, over and over again. Sinuous swagger seeps from Zilla's ominous basslines, while digi-horns blast the senses like homecoming marching bands and Moroder bears witness. Clutching the mic like a sceptre, African daughter Isis laces joints with lyrical angel dust, rich vocal foreplay brimming with braggadocio forte. You could be among thousands in a stadium, or intimate at your local bar... either way, if you're in the front row, expect to get wet. Thunderheist sweats Belvedere and Red Bull, and sprays more hooks than a heavyweight championship bout. Who knew that an accidental MP3 upload would have birthed a phenomenon. Never having met in person, but electronically connected through common musical friends, Grahm and Isis began Thunderheist as a project to throw a wrench into static hip hop conventions and explore their love for the dancefloor. The results have become their narrative of contemporary music, doubtlessly drawing on established musical codes, but also venturing into uncharted waters. Thunderheist are far more than an electrorap act grounded in hip hop, bass, and electro, but are also entrenched in disco, funk and R&B, altogether crafting a new definition of future pop music. A frequent flyer of the blogosphere with a rabid fanbase and increasing press steam, Thunderheist is gaining worldwide viral popularity. The band has toured regularly since their Eurythmics-inspired 'Suenos Dulces' hit the blogs in early 2007 and catapulted them into the underground club music limelight. Thunderheist have shared stages with Crystal Castles, The Black Ghosts, Plastic Little, Boy 8 Bit, XXXchange, and more, headlining three VICE tours (Sweden, US and Germany), playing major music festivals in Canada & US (SXSW, CMJ 07, VFest, Pop Montreal, Hillside) and performing regularly across North America & Europe. The epic ballad, "Jerk It" came to life in a 'cocktease' of a top quality video directed by Seattle-based ThatGo, winners of a fan-video contest that's garnered attention from dozens of blogs, tons of press mentions, NME.com coining them 'Toronto's shit-hot electro duo" and Pitchfork & Spin.com picks in Top Music Videos of 2008 lists. With the debut album ready to drop on Big Dada in Spring 09, it's going to get even more hectic. Thunderheist is gaining speed and bandwidth, one byte / second, and heading straight for tera status. Get ready for it.

thomas von party

thomas von party

rye rye

rye rye
Ryeisha "Rye Rye" Berrain is an American rapper from Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She met the musician Blaqstarr, a friend of her sister's, and worked with him on her early material. She met M.I.A. in a studio after M.I.A. overheard one of Rye Rye's songs. She then proceeded to make music with DJ Diplo on a song called "Wassup Wassup", and other upcoming songs include "Gangsta Girl", "Hardcore Girls" with The Count and Sinden, and "Reasons". She is also working with Zakee. "Hardcore Girls" appears on the Hardcore Girls EP by The Count and Sinden via Domino Records. She has described her sound as "unique, hard-hitting, anything thrown I can handle it." Rye Rye began performing at the age of 16. She has toured with M.I.A. during the fall and winter of 2007 and early 2008 and briefly with Afrikan Boy. She features on a remix of M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes" with Afrikan Boy, which appears on the Paper Planes - Homeland Security Remixes EP by M.I.A. and is available on her MySpace. Her song "Shake It To The Ground" was made available for download on iTunes.[1] She has also made a music video for the song. Rye Rye is the first artist signed to M.I.A.'s new music label N.E.E.T., and her album is set to be released in 2009. They both appear on M.I.A.'s remix of Busy Signal's "Tic Toc," an unfinished version of which M.I.A. showcased on Gilles Peterson's Radio 1 show.

DJ T

DJ T
Thomas Koch aka DJ T. / Biografie Thomas Koch aka DJ T. has been a vital part of music and club culture for more than 20 years, during which time he has built up a reputation in a range of different capacities: DJ, label owner, producer, event organiser, club operator, publisher and journalist. In 2005, he relocated to Berlin, where he's been living and working ever since. Blame it all on the disco ball. Born in 1969 in the city of Dusseldorf, at the tender age of nine Koch succumbed to the seductive charms of black wax. By this time, his family had moved to Frankfurt, and disco had reached its zenith; Koch's parents plied him with early vinyl compilations, triggering what would become a serious and lifelong collecting streak. T.'s burgeoning obsession went beyond disco and hi N-R-G - Village People, Donna Summer and Evelyn Thomas were soon followed by early rap music (via Grandmaster Flash) and finally - from 1983 - electro funk and its seminal protagonists Afrika Bambaataa, Planet Patrol, Newcleus and Mantronix. Their tracks had everything Koch craved: glam, funk, beats and bass. They were the soundtrack to a new dance culture. For Koch, this was love at first sight and he decided to take up breakdancing. Until this day, many of DJ T.'s own productions preserve the musical spirit of this period. Some loves do last forever. Koch's career on the decks began with trial stints at private parties back in 1986, which were soon to be followed by his first professional gigs at his own nights in Frankfurt club Nouvelle a year later. He adopted the pseudonym DJ T. - a moniker he retains to this day. Early fare on his turntables: black music in all its variants. Spinning at a range of different clubs in and around Frankfurt, T. soon found himself swept away by the powerful acid house wave that hit the city with the opening of Sven Väth's Omen in 1988. Koch switched to straight beats to move the crowds with early house, EBM and techno tracks, followed by his first residency at Frankfurt's seminal Music Hall. Throughout the 90s, he played almost all of the city's essential clubs, including extended stopovers at Plastik, Dorian Gray and The Box. By now, Frankfurt, one of Europe's foremost epicentres of electronic dance music, has become indelibly linked with the name DJ T. Towards the end of the millennium, after a decade of experience organising major events and club nights, Koch felt the urge to make his own vision of a club come true. In 1999, he, Patrik Dechent and others opened their own venue Monza, an intimate and cosy little club situated right in Frankfurt's city centre. In his capacity as DJ and the one in charge of the club's overall musical direction, Koch played a decisive part in shaping the profile of this hot-spot as well as that of its Ibizan satellite events for the next five years. Impressive names like Steve Bug, DJ Hell, Ricardo Villalobos and Tiefschwarz were among the venue's welcome and frequent guests. Run without Koch since 2004, Monza continues to claim its place among Germany's foremost clubbing locations; operating from its Ibizan offshoot, his former partner Dechent strives to extend the club's sphere of influence all over the globe. Moving back in time: In 1989, Koch founded the influential German-language magazine Groove. To this day, it remains Germany's most important and high-quality publication for the electronic aspects of life, alongside De:Bug. According to Koch, it was all about "creating a magazine that would meet my own needs. I assumed there were many others with similar needs out there." And history proved him right. Besides serving as Groove's publisher and editor for fifteen years, he has also contributed to anthologies on club music, among others Localiser 1.0 and Techno. In 2002, Koch and friends decided to start their own label, Get Physical Music. Within ten single releases the label had gained a worldwide reputation, its popularity and fame spreading well beyond its Berlin base - reaching #4 in the annual Groove reader's poll of their favourite labels in 2004, Get Physical also claimed the coveted 'label of the year 2005' award from British clubbing bible DJ Mag. Ever since, one would be hard-pressed to find a single techno/ house DJ around the world who does not reach for at least one Get Physical track when things get hot. Featuring six seasoned veterans of electronic music and club culture, the label collective also includes DJ and production team Patrick Bodmer and Philipp Jung (otherwise known as M.A.N.D.Y.) as well as producers and studio owners Booka Shade (Walter Merziger, Arno Kammermeier, Peter Hayo). Focussing on A&R, among other responsibilities, Koch tirelessly scours the scene for new talent and takes care of those already signed and their current productions. And yet, besides all these other activities, Koch still finds the time to pursue his own artistic endeavours. 2000 saw the release of his first production with 'Monsterbaze', a Steve Bug co-production on the latter's Pokerflat label. To this day, in addition to releases on Moodmusic, 20:20 Vision, Pokerflat and Kindisch, Koch has put out a total of sixteen 12'' singles on Get Physical. In 2005 he unleashed his first album Boogie Playground, a reverential and reference-laden piece of music paying homage to T.'s own past and all those strands of early club music that had shaped his future path. Conjuring the moods that gave classic funk and electro as well as disco, italo and acid house records their good name, Boogie Playground wrapped them all up in contemporary sound design. In addition, Koch's talents as a remixer have not gone unnoticed. His interpretations of acts like Spektrum, Mylor or Newcleus plus remixes for labels like ArtofDisco/ Yellow, 20:20 Vision, Simple and Naked Music have moved critics and crowds alike. In 2006, Berlin daily TAZ commented on his first commercially available DJ mix, Body Language Vol. 2: "Koch combines tracks from the most varied of genres...triggering the most disparate of euphoria-soaked locations, he touches on the different waveforms of twenty years of party bliss". Whether somewhere in Europe or on one of his extensive tours of North and South America, Australia or Asia, T.'s sets are invariably stirring and extraordinarily varied. Koch is most certainly no 'style fascist', but rather something like a bass and groove-addicted club historian with a firm grasp of the contemporary. His sets turn 25 years of electronic music history into one fine, homogenous blend, reminiscent of expansive narratives that transform the significant links between genres and ages into a truly physical experience. Yet despite all this inherent party spirit, Koch also knows how to send 6am crowds into veritable danceathons - as anyone who's heard him play at Watergate, Panorama Bar and Bar25 will attest. Spring 2009: four years after his debut Boogie Playground, DJ T. returns with his much-anticipated second studio album, The Inner Jukebox, a singular and accomplished set that reflects its maker's ongoing interest in rigorously re-inventing classic sounds for modern ears and dancefloors. A co-production with Thomas Schumacher, who used to helm Elektrochemie and now produces acclaimed solo material for Get Physical, The Inner Jukebox is an assuredly mature work, but is notable also for its youthful exuberance and confidence. The Inner Jukebox is not just a mere succession of club tracks, but it is again alive with narrative structures that tell a story, showing a deep respect for the history of electronic dance music and what has gone before. While Boogie Playground was an exploration of T.'s 70s and 80s influences, The Inner Jukebox draws inspiration from the 90s and is a more focussed adventure. So much house around right now is really just glorified minimal techno, vibe-killing in its meticulousness; by contrast, the tracks which comprise The Inner Jukebox are bold, vivid, expressive. They're cerebral and carefully crafted, yes, but more importantly they have a bounce and a sexiness to them - also not exactly a hallmark of current house music. T. has always sought to make proper, no-nonsense dance music with real groove at its heart - and The Inner Jukebox finds him fully realizing that ambition. This is no concept album - it's about quality dance music that will sound great in the club, the car, the home, wherever. So put another dime in the jukebox baby... Newest tracks: http://www.myspace.com/deejaytea

TOMAS ANDERSSON

TOMAS ANDERSSON
"Begenadigd technoman, weet zich verzekerd van een schare enthousiaste fans waaronder de heren Dewaele en Tiga. Retro-acidsingle ""Washing up"" (inclusief Tiga-remix) is een nauwkeurige weergave van het Berlijn van vandaag en een opwindende voorbode van het album dat op uitkomen staat op BPitch. Remixte o.a. Hell, Hakan Lidbo en DJ Assault, is labeleigenaar van Average Records. Van 'average' heeft hij echter niets! Check ook ""Camping 2""."

FREEFORM FIVE

FREEFORM FIVE
"Anu Pillai staat bekend om zijn gedurfde sets vol frisse disco, house en breakbeats. Als onderdeel van Freeform Five maakt hij een door Chicago, grooves, 80-ies en latin jazz beïnvloede variant van house. Scoorde recent nog met de geweldige single ""Eeeeaaooww"", nog sterker in de versie met de Jamaicaanse toaster Bounty Killer."

M.A.N.D.Y.

M.A.N.D.Y.
"Patrick Bodmer en Philipp Jung, samen met DJ T. de oprichters van Get Physical. Sinds begin jaren '90 actief (o.a. op R&S met Degeneration en op Harthouse met Synesthasia). Werken veel samen met vriend Booka Shade en maken nu furore met retevette electro-house. Dit jaar uit: o.a. singles ""Jah"" en ""Body Language"" en de door hen gemixte compilatie ""Body Language Vol. 1""."

Partyharders Squad

Partyharders Squad
Party Harders

Slagsmalsklubben

Slagsmalsklubben
Slagsmålsklubben (often abbreviated as SMK) is an electro/pop group from Norrköping, Sweden. The name Slagsmålsklubben is a Swedish translation of The Fight Club, referring to the popular novel and movie. They have released three full length albums so far. Along with their side projects, they have been featured on Björk's compilation CD Army of Me: Remixes and Covers.

SMK's members are Björn Nilsson, Hannes Stenström, Joakim 'Beebop' Nybom, Joni Mälkki, Kim Nilsson, and Frej Larsson. The members of the band have many side projects, such as 50 Hertz and Häxor och porr, which feature many of SMK's members, Din Stalker, Hannes' solo project, and Offerprästers Orkester, one of Frej's solo projects.

In 2005, the entire band moved to Berlin. As of July 2008, Kim lives in Berlin, Hannes & Frej live in Stockholm and Joni, Björn & Beebop live in Norrköping.

Slagsmålsklubben was formed November 2, 2000 in Norrkoping, Sweden by Joakim 'Beebop' Nybom, Björn Nilsson and Joni Mälkki, former members of prog rock band The Solbrillers.

The idea of forming a synthpop band occurred to them at a band practice with The Solbrillers. Since the singer of the band wouldn't show up, they decided to plug in Joni's old synthesizer into his guitar amplifier. The three recorded a few songs, which eventually led to the forming of SMK. 

Mowgli

Mowgli
De Italiaan Mowgli releaset op het "wel electro en house, geen fidget!"-label Dead Fish. Zijn producties kregen full support van de 'commerciële' en 'credibele' scene (dj Hell, Crookers, Axwell, Digitalism, Bart B More, Cassius, Popof, ...). Het bewijs dat Mowgli een unieke sound te pakken heeft.

Surkin

Surkin
Surkin (born Benoit Heitz) is a French DJ and producer and part-time graphic designer. Born in southern France but now residing and working in Paris, France. He dropped out of school to pursue a music career and never looked back. Heitz was a big fan of rap music until 2003, when he began to dig deeper into club music history. He focused on US ghetto sub-genres like Miami Bass, Chicago ghetto-house or Baltimore club. He also became an enthusiast of Todd Edwards' garage beats and lively disco flavored bass-lines and other artist like Jess & Crabbe, Cassius and Daft Punk. More unexpectedly, he gathered a large amount of influence from eurodance, a style which is a major factor in the way he works now. Surkin began his professional career in music when he signed to the Institubes label in 2006. He released Ghetto Obsession, his first EP that same year. His career then shot off when his single Radio Fireworks appeared in Justice's "Best Tracks of 2006" list. It all began to go rather quickly from then on. In 2007 he released another EP, this time called Fireworks Refired which contained an edit for Radio Fireworks as well as a number of remixes. 2008 saw the release of two more EPs, Next Of Kin and Next of Kin - Mark II. The first of the two featured Next of Kin and White Knight Two, tracks which are now some of Surkin's most well-known, the EP also contained Next Of Kin (Todd Edwards Re-Kindled Mix) a remix done by Surkin's long-time inspiration Todd Edwards. Next of Kin - Mark II was a brief compilation of remixes, which included a remix of Kid Gloves by Surkin's fellow frenchman Bobmo and a rework of White Knight Two feauturing Chromeo, the track being correspondingly named Chrome Knight (feat. Chromeo). Along with Bobmo, Surkin is half of a side project, High Powered Boys. They've spent time remixing artists such as MSTRKRFT and Blaqstarr.

D.I.M.

D.I.M.
D.I.M. (né Andreas Meid) is a German artist who lives in Hamburg. Born as the son of Lothar Meid, who is the bass player in the Krautrock Band Amon Düül II, Andi is member of "Boys Noize Records" and "Turbo Recordings". He has made several remixes for the likes of Kim, Shameboy, Teenage Bad Girl, The Presets, Chromeo, fisherspooner and many more. Together with Alex Ridha (Boys Noize) he forms a project named PUZIQUe.

Fischerspooner

Fischerspooner
Fischerspooner is an art pop performance project created and helmed by Warren Fischer and Casey Spooner that makes music, dance, fashion, film and photography. Their work fuses fine art and pop culture, as in their renowned outsider pop shows bursting with stage effects presented in both art galleries and traditional concert halls. Their full-length albums of music include 1, a punked-up digital party record trussed with conceptual lyrics; and Odyssey, a rich emotional fantasia with a deep, expansive sound. Fischerspooner's third album Entertainment, a sophisticated pop epic bubbling with hooks, releases in May, 2009.

Fischer and Spooner met at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where they collaborated on performance art pieces. Years later in New York, Warren was starting his career as a commercial director and Casey was ready to move .. a nine-year tenure with the experimental theatre company Doorika; both were looking for a new creative outlet. Eager to rekindle their collaboration, they attempted a TV pilot but became more interested in the digital soundtrack Warren had composed for the show.

Between 1998 and 2000 the duo wrote a spate of cool electronic tracks to accompany an ambitious new performance idea. The music was perfectly pitched for the turn of the millennium: a pure digital statement equally informed by Spooner's love of pop confection as by Fischer's classical training and background in the seminal math-rock band Table. The show, a smash-up of pop extravagance undercut by experimental theatrics, was carried off with aplomb by Spooner, the flamboyant trickster front man, and driven home with Fischer's pulsating, addictive beats. With the help of an ever-expanding network of dancers, singers, designers, and artists, the performances grew into large-scale arena-style pop spectacles staged in galleries and nightclubs.

After an unlikely debut at the Starbucks on Astor Place, subsequent shows jumped between clubs like Limelight and Baktun and art world venues like Jack Tilton Gallery, P.S.1's Warm-Up series and a staging within Rikrit Tiravanija's Apartment 21 installation at Gavin Brown's enterprise. Fischerspooner unveiled their first solo show at Gavin Brown in March, 2000 with a series of marathon performances, five sets per night for five nights, that cemented their reputation as a pioneering, uneasily categorized creative force. In 2001 they followed up with a supersized version of the show in Los Angeles, and returned to rock New York in 2002 with a kaleidoscopic spectacular at current gallery Deitch Projects, concurrent with the premiere of their short film Sweetness.

Pretty Lights

Pretty Lights
Pretty lights is an umbrella. Under this umbrella stands a shifting collective personality. Sometimes two lights shine, sometimes three lights glow. They emit a strong mechanical hum that fills the emptiness provided by time and divided by imagination. They manipulate the world around, illuminating the dark into a breathing electronic cityscape, casting shadow that carve dusty yesterday into a reanimated paradise. The Pretty Lights album "Taking Up Your Precious Time" was produced by Derek Smith and Michal Menert. Considered the debut PL album, TUYPT was released online for free download in the fall of 2006 and in the first year was downloaded over 5000 times across the globe. Since the release of TUYPT, Michal & Derek have been working on different projects, intending to explore new visions and satisfy their thirst for musical diversity. In the fall of '07, Derek began performing in venues around northern Colorado beside live drummer, Cory Eberhard, with the desire to showcase new solo material intended more for the live setting/dance culture. This combination has pushed the envelope of live electronic music and continues to evolve the sound encompassed by the PL collective.

dj Hell

dj Hell
Born in Munich, Helmut Geier -aka DJ Hell- is considered one of the most reputed German DJs of the 90's. DJ Hell's eclectic style has been developed from numerous styles : Dark, Gothic, Detroit, and Electro, although he is mostly known as a "Punk DJ". DJ Hell runs the International Deejay Gigolos label and is resident at the Ultraschall club. He has also collaborated with other artists such as LAURENT GARNIER and Mijk Van Dijk.

dj MUJAVA

dj MUJAVA
DJ Mujava's real name is Elvis Maswanganyi, he's 21 and hails from a Pretorian township called Attridgeville. He got his break when taxi drivers - who had heard him play on community radio and act as independent grassroots music distributors in South Africa's urban townships - started spreading his sound in their cab stereos and selling CDs they had acquired from visits to his house directly to their customers accross Pretoria. His popularity grew and he eventually signed with a well known South African dance music label. Up until now however, he's not released anything outside the country. DJ Mujava's formula on Township Funk's is simple. It's tough, dark, African dance music from the industrial city of Pretoria, South Africa. It's perhaps the most infectious dance record you'll hear this year, echoing the early Warp sound of LFO or the Forgemasters in an uncanny way, almost 20 years on, across continents. Township Funk was released by Warp Records (and This is Music Ltd in the UK) on september 15th.

FANKLUB DEEJAYS

FANKLUB DEEJAYS
Fluokids-pleasers die hun naam vestigen met de Fanklub en de Blast Your Ghetto feesten. Deze Antwerpenaren worden uitgenodigd op het kerstfeest van Soulwax, maar waren ook al aan de slag in Rome, New York, Glasgow, Berlijn en Parijs.

FELIX DA HOUSECAT

FELIX DA HOUSECAT
Felix da Housecat (born Felix Stallings in chicago, Illinois) is an electro music DJ and record producer. Felix is commonly regarded as a member of the second wave of chicago house. He entered the dance music elite not only via his recordings (under a number of aliases, including Thee Maddkatt Courtship, Aphrohead and Sharkimaxx), but also for his ownership of Radikal Fear Records, one of the premiere Chicago labels of the 1990s.

Nid & Sancy

Nid & Sancy
Eind vorig jaar schudden Nid & Sancy (B, live) ons wakker met The Kidzzz EP. Intussen is hun nieuwe full album 'Yeah Yeah Yes' klaar, gereleased én goedbevonden door de pers. Een nieuwe stap voorwaarts in de boeiende carrière van Nid & Sancy. Zaterdag in (AB in) Petrol!

Radioclit

Radioclit
Voortgekomen uit de wereld van Vice Magazine - kenners weten hoe laat het is. Als ware kinderen van de naughties ramt het Britse dj/producersduo rauwe rockgitaren over gelikte electrobeats, vuilbekkende raps over denderende rockritmes en Afrikaanse vocalen over gruizige dubstep (zie ook The Very Best).

Whizz

Whizz
I started mixing my favorite music in psychedelic cocktails back in 2001 and since 2003 play in the Belgium psy scene on regular basis. My style can be described as psy/progressive trance/house with a new love for minimal techno. I am also not afraid to experiment with new styles of music, It just needs to sound fresh,original and with a psychedelic flow breezing through the heavy beats. I also organises parties under the guise of Smiley Tribe with my partner in crime Icedrop ,it started back in 2003 with a birthday party called Psychedelic anniversary wich now is our annual birthday bash. In our parties we try to give people the best in minimal progressive dance music in a nice partyconcept. During the last years Dj Whizz has played with some of his favorite artists like D-nox, Beckers, Emok, SBK Edoardo,Perfect Stranger,Ace Ventura, Ticon, Slater, Bim, Dimitri, Stratos,... If there are any questions don't hesitate to ask :)

Disko Drunkards

Disko Drunkards
Disko Drunkards is a collaboration of The Glimmers and Tim Vanhamel.

Le Le

Le Le
Le Le (featuring Pepijn van De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig) is het muzikale equivalent van een glas champagne uit een champagneglas.

Nondejul

Nondejul
Nondejul

PAUL KALKBRENNER

PAUL KALKBRENNER
brak dit jaar door met de film Berlin Calling. Hij speelt de hoofdrol én maakte de soundtrack. Het ingetogen nummer Sky And Sand werd eerst de single, en vervolgens een culthit. Maar vergis je niet, Kalkbrenner is in de eerste plaats technomuzikant: de voorbije tien jaar bracht hij onverslijtbare tracks en albums uit op het Bpitch-label van Ellen Allien.

The Glimmers

The Glimmers
Back in 1987, Mo & Benoelie were DJing for Ghent's youth every weekend, playing all sorts of music which was loved in those days. Back then they already reasoned that they should never shut themselves off from any style of music, that every blend, every genre, every movement was theirs for the taking. At first, they were being turned on by the strange and experimental sounds coming from the city's Boccaccio club. Over there, 12-inches were purposefully pitched down and extended, the result being a deep, metronomic, groove-laden experience, which later would be labelled as Belgian New Beat. Also back then, they made their first trip to Ibiza. Seeing Alfredo playing early electronic stuff mixed with all sorts of pop and funk at Amnesia, Mo & Benoelie really got hooked. Always open to new musical revolutions, they adapted all these sounds and experiences and took them to their new 300 capacity residency called the Fifty Five where they were playing every Saturday marathon sessions from 10pm till 8am. A couple of years later, when there was only house music being played in clubs, Mo & Benoelie were being seen as the 'outsiders' in the Belgian club scene. They played "other" stuff inbetween. They were not afraid of mixing stuff like The Residents, or The Cramps, or even campy disco inbetween the "popular" 4/4 house & techno music. Soon they started to develop a loyal following, which would later result in a new scene in Ghent's diverse but booming nightlife.

Buffalo Beats

Buffalo Beats
Buffalo Beats... zouden dat beats uit het Gentse kunnen zijn? Jazeker: Buffalo Beats is de dj-naam van The Subs!

Darko

Darko
Darko

Fagget Fairys

Fagget Fairys
Fagget Fairys consist of DJ Sensimilla & MC ENA, feeding you with electro-grime beats and sweet baile balkan rap... It's a journey through heavy basslines, electro-techno beats and the live performance of MC ENA. Copenhagen based lesbian ghetto-funk, pop-slamming MC/DJ duo Fagget Fairys met on the dancefloor a year ago whilest DJ Sensimilla was spinning them records and Ena was in the club-kid stade (did not last long), and stagedived - hopeing to get Sensimillas attention! Got that, and 20 stitches in my knee. A week after, Sensimilla was dj'ing again - and yes, Ena was there right - with a swolen knee and much more respect for the art of dancing. Not long after we started dating, moved in together and got engaged :) it's actually a much longer story, but we'll save that for later! Hope you enjoy the music - there's more to come !

GTronic

GTronic
Gtronic is a Belgian Electro talent! Gtronic was 7 years old when he discovered his passion for music. His father had a music studio, which made it easy for him to experiment with some instruments. Just like his father did, he started to play the guitar. Growing up with music styles like Blues and Rock&Roll, he picked up a wide range of musical knowledge. After 10 years of practicing and playing with several other musicians, he discovered the electronic music world. After creating some tracks with Cubase and reason, his fascination increased. From one passion to another, he started DJ'ing with vinyl after trying Virtual DJ on the PC. Once started spinning electrofunk and tech-house, his style developed gradually to more harder electro like Boys Noize, Ed Banger etc. Gtronic shared the tables with many great DJ's, like: Monica Electronica, Fraulein, Q-Deck, Roque-cruz, Arcko Drazen etc. And at many places like: De cinema (Antwerp), Den Almoezenier and youth café's in Antwerp, Wilrijk, Valaar, Ghent, Kontich, Edegem etc. At the age of 19 years old, he started organizing electro parties "soirée électronique". Its success increases each year: more people, great DJ's, bigger locations, etc. Gtronic started in 2007 creating is own electro clash/trash tracks. His motivation: "Creating my own sound, and trying to influence other people."

Guy Gerber

Guy Gerber
The man responsible for those ends of night moments on some of the most respected dance floors across the globe over the last twelve months is more than likely Guy Gerber. As cited last summer in the UK dance floor bible; Mixmag, his universally embraced single on Bedrock Records Stoppage Time became the stand out anthem of the year at the likes of Cocoon at Amnesia, and Dc10 in Ibiza along with Secretsundaze in London. The single has surpassed the 5-digit mark in sales and continues to shift by the truckload and to appear on numerous compilations from artists as diverse as BPitch Controls Kiki, Francoise K, Wally Lopes and Sven Vath. Last summers success looks like being just the tip of the iceberg compared to the current buzz on Guy. First up is This Is Balagan. As the first part of a three single deal with Cocoon, the single has already been described by Sven Vath as the tune of the 2006 Ibiza summer season and who are we to argue? Follow up singles Sea of Sand and After Love alongside a remix for Dominic Eulberg are sure to make Guy one of the hottest producers in the techno scene. The coming months will also see new singles on John Digweeds Bedrock and Satoshi Tomeiis SAW imprints respectively, not to mention Guys own Supplemental Facts label promising further singles, many of which have a good shot at nomination for tune of 2006 come the end of the year. By now you might have guessed hes a production machine! As a touring artist, Guy has embraced the Ableton software to create a unique DJ experience rocking festivals across the world from MUTEK in Montreal, Sonar in Barcelona, and Gods Kitchen in the UK. Upcoming shows across Europe alongside the likes of Richie Hawtin, Tiefschwarz and Mathew Jonson will put him in the premier league of touring artists before the year is over. All this success may have been a surprise to Guy if you told him when he was 15 how his life might turn out. As a member of his native Israels Under 16s national football team, he started to play guitar and very quickly his love of football was replaced by an obsession with music. Listening to bands like Joy Division, My Bloody Valentine, Sonic Youth, Soft Cell, and The Beach Boys, Guy established a unique understanding for music that has informed his musical development, and from which flows his unique sound of bittersweet harmonies, natural mixture of strong and deep grooves, and futuristic bass lines. Awards in his homeland have come thick and fast with him collecting Israeli Music Associations award for The Best Israeli Electronic Artist" in 2003, while Israel's MTV and leading dance music magazine awarded him "Best Electronic Producer" in 2003 and the award for "Best Export Artist in 2005. Guy has also received acclaim in his homeland for his composing for contemporary dance arts in Israel, working alongside the world-renowned choreographers Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal. While Guy may have quickly risen to prominence since his first single in 2002, with product on labels as varied as King Street, Kinky Vinyl, Alternative Route, and Bedrock, and becoming a darling of the compilation market for the likes of Ministry of Sound, Renaissance, Global Underground and Cocoon, he is excited about what the future holds for his upcoming projects and touring opportunities. Disorientation is Gerber's first solo EP release since his Belly Dancing EP last year on Cocoon Recordings, taken from his Late Bloomers.

Mixhell

Mixhell
Igor "Iggor" Cavalera, famed ex-drummer (and founding member) of Brazillian band Sepultura Iggor left Sepultura in June of 2006 and took on another life as a Music DJ and producer in partnership with his wife. The pair live in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Monica Electronica

Monica Electronica
Monica Electronica aka Emma Baas was born on the 29th of March 1978 in Delft, the Netherlands. At the age of 18 she moved to Rotterdam to live and to study at the school of Arts and graduated as an Art-Director in Advertising in 2000. During her study she bought 2 old record players, borrowed a mixer from a friend and threw parties at home. That's where her passion for music and dj-ing grew stronger. After her study she traveled around the world to dance as she was part of 'Aquarella do Brasil', a well-known Brazilian 'Rio de Janeiro- samba style' show ballet. After one year traveling the world for sambas, she started working for a film production company in Rotterdam. For two years she free-lanced as an assistant producer and assistant director. From '02 she became more active as a dj. She started playing every month in Club Stalker in Haarlem (NL) together with Estelle Decibel as a dj duo by the name: 'De Nachtzusters'. Her connection with Electronation really took her dj career a few steps further, the bookings started to roll and she started playing at several famous clubs in Holland like Now&Wow, Paradiso, 11, Nighttown, Off-Corso, and performed at many Dutch festivals (Awakenings, Dancevalley, Noorderslag, Lowlands, and the FFWD Danceparade) Autumn '04 created the Monica Electronica-buzz internationally and Emma started to travel around the world again but now to spin the wheels with gigs in Belgium (10daysoff, Groovecity, Culture club, Petrol, Café Capital) Germany (Berlin, Ingolstadt) Luxembourg, England (Leeds), Switzerland (Zurich, Scuol), China (Shanghai), Canada (Vancouver) USA (Seattle, NY), and in June '05 she made her first tour through Russia for 5 weeks, and traveled from Moscow to Siberia. Monica Electronica has a opinionated way of selecting and playing her music, her sets are electric with energy and vibe swinging thru Electronic genres to create a perfect dance floor atmosphere full of gutsy bass lines and underbelly beats! December of '05, Emma was selected with 29 other talented musicians, producers and dj's from all over the world to join the Redbull Music Academy in Seattle. This was a live-time experience and a learning period where Emma had the chance to upgrade her dj and producing skills.

Terry Lynn

Terry Lynn
Geboren en opgegroeid in Kingston Jamaica waar ze tot haar 18e geen tv of radio had. Noemt zichzelf artiest-journalist wegens haar bewuste en aanklagende teksten. Terry Lynn rapt en zingt over electro-, dubstep- en raggabeats die Johan Hugo (Radioclit, The Very Best) voor haar ineenbokst. In de muziekschool zou ze samen met Santigold, Major Lazor en M.I.A. in de klas hebben gezeten.

Sound Of Stereo

Sound Of Stereo
Sound of Stereo is a dj-duo from Belgium, playing music styles such as fidget (in their early years), electro and techno. Members are Jochen Sablon and Vincent De Boeck, both living near Belgium's capital Brussels. Their collaboration started trough an internet forum, where they were looking for a musical partnership. Living in the same area and sharing the same passion for electronic music, they officially started their common career in the beginning of 2008 by signing to the infamous Lektroluv Records.
Since the start of their carreer they played in about every European country, toured the United States, Australia and Asia and were on the line up of A-list events around the globe such as 10 Days Off (Belgium), I Love Techno (Belgium), Electric Daisies Carnival (LA), Amsterdam Dance Event (The Netherlands), Future Music Festival (Australia), Beatpatrol festival (Austria), Tomorrowland (Belgium) and many more.
After DJ'ing for over 3 years, they decided that it was time for something new, time for a next step. A next step that they found in the form of a liveshow combining their older, current and unreleased material into one energetic liveshow!

AGORIA

AGORIA
Real Name: Sebastien Devaud Profile: Influenced by Jazz and Detroit Techno, Sebastien Devaud, aka Agoria, is the latest in a long line of talented artists to emerge from the ever fertile French electronic scene. Agoria's style is minimalistic, dirty, subversive french electronica. Starting off his career with a hectic DJing schedule playing at many international clubs alongside renowned artists such as Jeff Mills, DJ Hell, Kevin Saunderson, Carl Cox, Colin Dale, Joey Beltram, Ritchie Hawtin and Christian Vogel to name but a few, Agoria has become an important figure of the European techno scene, developing a unique groove and approach to the dancefloor. With an opera singer parent, Agoria had been in a musical environment all his life when, in 1997, he fervently began to produce his own material. His fresh sound attracted a number of French independent labels such as UMF, Tekmics, Zebra 3 and A-Traction whilst being play-listed by the finest International DJs (Laurent Garnier, Dave Clarke, Sven Vath, Luke Slater and DJ Hell are among his supporters). In 2000, he was the first DJ to be taken on by the prestigious FAIR, a French support fund for new acts, signing his first publishing contract with Peer Music the same year.

Alex Gopher

Alex Gopher
"Muzikale 1000-poot die samen met de heren van Air en Etienne de Crécy verantwoordelijk is voor de fameuze ""French touch"" midden jaren '90. Een graag geziene gast in Petrol en de liefde is wederzijds (check zijn site). Zwoele house met veel funk, electro met rockende gitaren, prettige pop met een flinke dosis elektronica - de man draait er zijn hand niet voor om. Alex Gopher heeft sinds die ""French touch"" jaren allesbehalve stilgezeten: intussen is de tweede Aurora ep uit, producete hij voor oa Rhinocerose en vulde hij zijn remixrayon aan met The Subs, Shameboy, Dada Life, Autokratz en Shinichi Osawa. Deze maand verschijnt zijn nieuwe ep Handguns."

Captain Luke (Shameboy)

Captain Luke (Shameboy)
Capt. Luke leeft als veelgevraagde drummer (o.a. Buscemi) en producer (o.a. Arsenal, Krakow, Tim Vanhamel) in de studio. Zo zat hij achter de knoppen wanneer hij de SHAMEBOY-sound uitvond. Met Jimmy Dewit (DJ Bobby Ewing) krijgt zijn project een dubbel gelaat. De studio wordt te klein, "Rechoque" te groot en het duo vindt de weg naar de dansvloer. Als deejay brengt Luke zijn knoppenwerk tot bij de mensen. SHAMEBOY-like grooves in één berekende mix van stomende, vette electro-beats met funky elektronische en organische sounds. En met wat geluk knalt hij er een pimped-up versie van een oude dancefloor klassieker tussen. Zomaar. Capt. Luke draaide al in Zuid-Afrika, Spanje, Duitsland en verschillende bekende clubs in België.

Dada Life

Dada Life
Dada Life is a Swedish house/electronica band, consisting of Olle Corneer and Stephan Engblom. Their debut album is out now, they have had releases on a heap of different labels.

DOMINIK EULBERG

DOMINIK EULBERG
Dominik Eulberg, born in 1978 in Westerwald, Germany is an electronic music artist and DJ who has released numerous singles as well as full-length albums on labels such as cocoon recordings and Traum Schallplatten. He occasionally works as park ranger in German National parks, an occupation he plans to pursue full time in the near future after retiring from music. Dominik's fascination for electronic music began at a very young age. The radio show "Clubnights" with Sven Väth was a major early influence. At the age of 15 he started buying records and learned to DJ. From the very beginning he has given his attention to innovative and experimental records. In 1995 he bought himself his own equipment in order to give free rein to his creativity and to start appearing as a live act. Later he ended up in the city of Bonn where he started studying ecological geography. Besides music, nature is the most important thing for him and also provides inspiration for his songs. His first publications appeared on Matthias Schaffhäuser´s label WARE and on Raum Music, a label settled in Frankfurt. Shortly after, he met Riley Reinhold and Jaqueline Klein, which resulted in a collaboration on the labels Traum Schallplatten and Trapez. It is on this label. where his first album Flora and Fauna was published. Further releases on Platzhirsch Schallplatten and Cocoon Recordings come later. Eulberg has also made a name for himself as a remixer, and in the course of that has put noted artists through the acoustic hoop, including DJ Hell, Roman Flügel, Le Dust Sucker, Tiefschwarz, Einmusik and Nathan Fake. All kinds of sounds of nature set out the repertoire of sounds in his songs and give an organic, vivid character to his tracks. From the croaking of frogs to the cackling of birds, Dominik Eulberg always finds enough room for singing animals in his songs. That can be seen clearly if you look at some of his track titles, such as for example Basstölpel (bass gannet) 2004 Groove Magazine, the specialist magazine for electronic music, made him Newcomer of the year in 2004 and third best producer. His first album Flora and Fauna was elected third best by a reader's survey in the German magazine Raveline and fifth best album of the year for 2004 by both The Groove and De:Bug. Dominik was also nominated for the German Dance-Music Award in the categories Best Remix and Best Newcomer. 2005 The Groove elected him producer of the year and third best national DJ. Furthermore, five of his remixes appeared in the top 20 of the annual charts. By the magazine Raveline he was voted as second-best Remixer and Newcomer and also his remix for Oliver Koletzki was number 2. Also, he was voted as fourth-best act and fifth-best national DJ. 2006 Dominik Eulberg was again nominated for the German Dance-Music-Awards in the categories "Best Producer" and Best Remix".

Foxy Lady & MC Elvee ((All Ladiezz)

Foxy Lady & MC Elvee ((All Ladiezz)
if you like your mc's funky, spicy, and full of energy elvee is your girl. holding back at first, but now at full force, she jumps on stage to share her visions, thoughts and feel-good spirit with everyone who has the stamina to keep up inspired by deep basslines and the hypnotic rhythm of the drums. she writes animating, uplifting and dance inspiring lyrics that just give that extra touch to a party. mc elvee is all about positive vibes, good times, a short moment of amnesia and a whole lot a shaking!!! her unique way of mc'ing combined with a positive attitude are guaranteed to put every dancefloor on fire. for more info : just keep an eye on this space warning: elvee combined with foxy lady can lead to a explosive mix. this duo loves to put dancefloors on fire and are not scared to do so

SINDEN

SINDEN
SINDEN is een dj/producer uit Londen met een vaste plaats achter de Fabric-draaitafels. Eind vorig jaar maakte hij voor die club een mix-cd in de prestigieuze FabricLive serie. Met zijn buddy The Count legt Sinden nu de laatste hand aan een album met eigen werk. Single Beeper was al een dikke hit.

FUKKK OFFF

FUKKK OFFF
Fukkk Offf aka Bastian Heerhorst has been renowned for some time in his hometown for storming live sets in the clubs scattered around Hamburg's red light district. "Die sündige Meile" or "the sinful mile" as it is known has seen its walls shaked and thighs quaked by the throbbing depths of Bastian's big room Fukkk Offf Sound. Many a night you would witness the frustration on the faces of lonely old men as they realized that the brothels were empty. All the girls would no doubt be down at the club shaking their money makers to the sounds of our young hero. These same streets are where the Beatles made their way in the early 60s. John Lennon was once quoted as saying "I might have been born in Liverpool, but I grew up in Hamburg."

YLLI

YLLI
They are crawling out of your speakers ! Boy Kortekaas and Ylli Engels are The Oddword! These Boys from Antwerp (Belgium) bring you raw electronic bass. During their sets you will find yourself in a whirlpool of electro, fidget, techy & bloody beats with their active and hyped-up mood they make the crowds go WOOAHHHH they tear the roof, dj booth and the whole club down you'll always find one of them dancing on the dj booth or dancing in the crazy crowd!

Miss Kittin

Miss Kittin
Miss Kittin (real name Caroline Hervé) is an electro vocalist and DJ. She was born in Grenoble, France in 1973. At age 22 she began DJing, spinning records in France, Moscow and Chicago with Mike Dearborn. Soon after she met DJ Hell in Marseille who wanted her to record for his International DeeJay Gigolos label. She presented him with the EP Champagne that she recorded with The Hacker. Miss Kittin & The Hacker released First Album in 2001. Several tracks, such as 1982 and Frank Sinatra, became anthems of the electroclash scene.

Kittin expressed an interest in the visual arts - she studied both contemporary and graphic arts. As time progressed, however, Kittin found herself emulating her parents' musical tastes by developing an interest in musical genres ranging from classic, jazz, funk, and disco to English Pop. Finding her niche in Electronic Music in 1991, Kittin raved all around the country before doing her first mix in April of 1993. Her first set came one year later in 1994, at which time she started her career with Tekmics Booking Agency, playing in the famous Dragon Ball wild parties of Southern France.

In pursuit of other opportunities, Kittin left France in 1996 and relocated to Geneva, Switzerland, where she would join the Mental Groove Record Posse one year later. Through years of an exciting and mobile career as a DJ, Miss Kittin is confident with her own personal sound. She states, "I get quickly bored when I listen to the same sound. DJs have to take risks, without only thinking about what people want to hear. Some people say I'm too technical. That's true, but this technique also gives me the freedom to concentrate only on music."

She has become one of the most important figures in electroclash, working with Felix da Housecat, Chicks on Speed, and Golden Boy. In 2002, she released a techno music compilation under her own name (Miss Kittin On The Road). Her debut solo CD I Com has elements from different electronic styles and is more experimental than her previous records.

She collaborated with Sven Väth, Steve Bug, Ellen Allien (for remixes).

In 2006, she released Miss Kittin Live at Sonar, recorded at the famous electronic music festival Sonar at Barcelona. She plays her own tracks, among others tracks from Aphex Twin, Modeselektor, Boom Bip. 2006 also saw the release of a double-disc CD Miss Kittin: Bugged Out.

Two years in the making and almost four years since her debut album I Com, Miss Kittin announced her second album, BatBox for a February 2008 release. BatBox comprises thirteen original songs, all composed whilst touring throughout the world.

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