Agoria Sébastien Devaud is a French electronic music producer, composer and DJ. He has made four albums entitled Blossom (2003), The Green Armchair (2006), Impermanence (2011) and the soundtrack to the movie “Go Fast”...An introduction to his new ‘drift’ style, a fast-emerging new genre expressing freedom in musical taste, creating a new musical trend and algorithm that allows artists to have creative space.
Amelie Lens is Belgium born artist who has seen a well deserved ascent in the last year. A skilled dj and equally well versed producer, she released her debut on Italian label Lyased with a follow up on Pan Pot’s label Second State. She has her own event called EXHALE at Labryinth Club and is co-owner of Lenske record label.
Art Department was co founded by Canadian Jonny White, acting head of No.19 Music, who is now the lone force behind the influential project. Since the project’s inception, the band has been one of the most in-demand touring acts on the circuit. Since their installation as residents at DC10 in Ibiza, AD has taken their immersive and unique style of DJ’ing to esteemed nightclubs such as Fabric and Panorama Bar, they’ve also performed at trendsetting international festivals like Movement.
Anthony Middleton and Luca Saporito aka Audiofly has, over the past 13 years, managed to build three record labels and a successful brand known world wide as Flying Circus. Based out of Barcelona, in a fast-evolving industry Audiofly has effortlessly flowed through several genre changes, whilst all the while maintaining their unique identity.
Brian Cid is a Brooklyn-based DJ & producer whose career was born out of his knack for mixing melodic, lush, and sublime sounds. His original productions have found homes on a number of record labels, with a style that touches melodic techno, deep house, and progressive house. Brian’s debut album Meteorite Man is being released on the legendary label Balance, alongside his original productions that can be found on imprints such as Fabric, Audiofly’s Supernature, and Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep In Sound. Endangered is Brian’s recent endeavour: a journey to the eclectic side of electronic music. This project showcases his own music as well as other artists and an event series that combines music with live performance & art.
Britta Arnold is known for her creeping high hats, hypnotic beats and pops of acid. Since co-founding the Bar25 label in 2006, she has released on Katermukke and Heinz, remixed tracks by ‘It boys’ Satori and Stavroz, and been remixed by the likes of Claude VonStroke and Ruede Hagelstein. Her new musical project, ‘Britta Unders’ with Amsterdam based Unders, has them playing sets from sundown to sunrise together all over the world. Happy Camper, their label launched November 2017 features artists such as Mira, Be and Svendsen. She also throws a party GRRR Mit BRRR, at the Berlin club Kater Blau. Unders adds a dynamic element of house and personal loving touch of musicality to the global dance scene. He’s found himself on world stages such as Robot Heart at Burning Man and Fusion Festival in Germany. Otherwise you can find him in the studio producing and releasing on labels such as Katermukke, SolSelectas, Sincopat and Underyourskin. Alongside Britta, he’s also a co-founder of the new label Happy Campers. In his downtime he can be found in his home base of The Netherlands walking his beach-cats, Lazy and Noise.
Bülent Gürler aka Butch is a German producer known to please lovers of all genres with his unpredictable sets. He’s released on Desolate, Cocoon, Rekids and played at venues such as Fabric, Time Warp while holding down a residency at Berlin’s Watergate. He’s said to have an interplanetary connection to music and a willingness to create out of the box slabs of sound.
Chaim is an Israeli musician, whose organic and forward-thinking music rouses listeners around the world. His productions have found homes on some of the industry’s most notable labels, including BPitch Control, Rumors, Supplement Facts. With a knack for turning out hits like “Love Rehab” [BPitch Con- trol] and the Ibiza anthem “Blue Shadow” [Rumors], Chaim continually finds himself at the forefront of a booming electronic music culture.
Julien Veniel, aka D Julz, began first spinning in Paris. A true craftsman behind the decks whose truest skill is his ability to go beyond mere genres and trends, actively shapes the ever-changing soundscape of electronic music through his own productions, DJ performances and parties. You can find his productions on underground labels such as underground labels – Circus Company, Robsoul, Ovum, Rekids, 20:20 Vision.
NOBU’s official mixes you may already know—Dream Into Dream (tearbridge), ON (Musicmine), No Way Back (Lastrum) and Creep Into The Shadows (Underground Gallery.) In recent years, he has been programming his set around abstract techno with authentic floor anthems, textured avant-electronic music and unknown house tracks. He excels in threading challenging tracks from his wide repertoires into a compelling story. Lately, he has been touring regularly to Europe including several appearances at Berghain, and collaborating with Smoke Machine crew from Taiwan.
Danny Teneglia was born in Brooklyn, New York, where he stayed until his move in 1985 to Miami Florida. He launched a successful DJ-ing career in Miami as a resident at Cheers nightclub. There he was into classic New York and Chicago house, but five years later he returned home, tired of only playing other people's music. He started to assemble an impressive roster of remixes, Jamiroquai's "Emergency on Planet Earth" (1993).
Raised in the nightlife mecca of New York City, David Berrie has been involved in the music scene since his earliest days of finding his way into clubs. David has spun everything from hip-hop to disco and is now gaining notoriety with his signature sound in rooms from Space Miami to DC10 Ibiza. David has released tracks on distinguished labels such as Hot Creations, Cuttin’ Headz and Play It Say It. In 2019, David is gearing up to release new music this spring along with launching his Paradise residency this summer in Ibiza at DC10.
What started as an intimate renegade gathering in the Mojave Desert has blossomed into a movement that celebrates love, life, and music. With the annual Desert Hearts Festival holding down the roots of the movement and one-off City Hearts parties popping off all around the world, it's easy to see why Desert Hearts was dubbed as "The West Coast's Fastest Growing Party Squad" by Thump Magazine.
Doc Martin’s style crosses over from all timeless genres providing his listeners a new outlook & ever growing futuristic, unique sound. He can always surprise with a rare classic that crosses time zones and still hits the spot even now. He possesses a unique ability to spin everything from Deep House to his funky tribal bass lines mixed with threads of acid creating soundscapes that cross all barriers.
From a Spandau-Basement experiment to a now well established force in contemporary techno while moving through rave, ambient, breakbeat and house seamlessly. FJAAK has eleven singles, with a readied second album in the pipeline. Spandau20, their new project aims to bring the community around them to the big stages that are already familiar with FJAAK, and will encompass both parties and new releases, but unlike the records that came out on their eponymous label, this time they’ll showcase fresh talent they’ve groomed for some time now.
Robert Hood needs little introduction. Founding member of the legendary group Underground Resistance and founder of record label M Plant, he joins up with his daughter Lyric to deliver a live performance of techno and dance floor minimalism. He says of his productions “Only what is essential to make people move. I started to look at it as a science, the art of making people move their butts, speaking to their heart, mind and soul.” “It’s a heartfelt rhythmic techno sound.”
Italian-born and classically trained, Francesca carved her path in electronic music. In tandem with djing, Fracnesca has built up a formidable back-catalogue of music on esteemed labels: Crosstown Rebels, Mobilee, Leftroom, One Records and her own Echoe and Echolette imprints amongst others. Always pushing boundaries in the name of creativity, Francesca’s live show sees instrumental ensembles of varying sizes perform her intricate productions.
Jon Gaiser cam up in Grand Rapids, Michigan where his musical life ranged from the formal where he studied percussion and played drums in punk rock bands. 2017 saw the light of Gaiser’s last studio album, “III” an album of evocative and fluid techno. Gaiser is someone who is inspired by the odd and peculiar sound tools, from the latest digital technology to extremely rare analog pieces.
Goldcap's (Berge Sahakian) roots in music are based in an eclectic pool of genres since his earliest ages. Listening to everything from classic rock, traditional indian, orchestra, and reggae, to classical, metal, west-african, and middle-eastern styles of music. From youth, having picked up instruments like the electric/acoustic guitar, bass guitar, classical piano, it was only natural for him to incorporate these into his musical productions. Also being a fan of films, ambient sounds, and the spoken word, you will often find him melding an eclectic array of samples into his sets.
Holmar is a former national syncronized swimmer/choreographer from Iceland turned dj/producer. He used be a part of dj/duo Thugfucker. Now venturing as a solo act in recent years he has started new collaborations such as co-founding “Lovestruckk” with Nico Stojan, “Theory of Light” with Brian Cid, “The Birds Fly South” with Maxxi Soundsystem and his first release in 2018 was an E.P with L.A’s Jon Charnis. He is also a part of a new dj collective the infamous "Twister Sizterz".
As a main act in LCD Soundsystem and co-founder of DFA Records, James Murphy was and still is a very active pivotal figure in electronic music as it grew from an underground genre that was embraced by an audience the size of many mainstream acts/ Stil, flying below the radar of commercial radio and the larger music press. Murphy's music also flew in the face of the clichés associated with EDM, with an insouciant sense of humor prominent alongside his house-inspired grooves, often beefed up with the presence of a full band.
Whether collaborating with his Mercury Music Prize-winning group the xx, Jamie xx established himself as a forward-thinking beatmaker and producer. Born Jamie Smith in Putney, London, he began his musical career playing the drums, he instead turned to the '80s Media Production Centre, which programmed his computer-based sounds onto electronic percussion pads. In 2008, he teamed up with former school friends Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft, and Baria Qureshi to form the xx, who signed to XL subsidiary Young Turks. He’s since been praised as an international widely acclaimed act that needs little introduction.
A Dj, Producer and UИCAGΞ label owner. Hailing from Tuscany, Italy, Faraone grew up immersed in music—his father was a DJ in the 80s, working for a local radio station. As his style developed, Marco became fascinated with the 90s house championed by Masters At Work and Todd Terry. He also has 3 years of a residency and counting under his belt at the famed Tenax club in Florence.
Accolades have been showered on the Dublin-born producer, from proud ambassador of the NEVE 5088 Console, and Richie Hawtin’s PLAYDifferently MODEL1 mixer, his tenure as an ENTER resident at their worldwide events, to his consistent spot in RA’s Live Artist poll. Matador, aka Gavin Lynch, recently took on a new role as label boss for his RUKUS imprint. Multi-talented outside music, his early twenties were spent training as a chef to the point of a promising career in Dublin’s Michelin starred restaurants.
Life has been an exciting balancing act for prolific British-Japanese producer/dj by the name of Maya Jane Coles. She’s played the world’s largest mirror ball at the Tate Modern (UK) meanwhile charting internationally with her DJ Kicks mix for K7! and making the Resident Advisor top 10 DJ Chart. In 2017, Coles released her sophomore album Take Flight on her own label, I/AM/ME. The 24 track album peaked at number 37 in the overall UK albums chart during the week of release. With a massive body of work it’s clear that she’ll continue to build her dexterous knowledge and win critical appraise.
It all began in her second home; the iconic setting of Berlin’s Bar25. Here she played dreamy downbeat disco with her long-formed collection of rare music. Soon adopting the ‘four-on-the-floor’ sound Bar25 was known for. She has a residency at Katerblau, is also associated with the Bachstelzen Collective. Her sound is electronically nomadic, hypnotic, bending tempos to bring people back to earth, it always arrives with big feelings and a sincere view.
It’s hard to find a more humble, down to earth human being than Mira, who quietly and steadily has been creating some of the most meaningful, dynamic sets out there. Though rightfully titled the ‘Queen of Berlin’, Mira avoids the spotlight and instead focuses on quality and her true artistic expressions. Her unique ability to set and create the perfect vibe while hypnotizing crowds from all horizons has made Mira an artist like no other.
Revered producer, remixer and DJ, MK’s storied background is one of long-term creative development. His roots are pure Detroit, but if you dig a little deeper you will find that MK’s musical path is made up of seamless transitions from house and techno. MK is also the founder of iconic record label area10.
Proprietor of record label ‘Disco Halal’ Moscoman has long been dancing to the beat of his own drum. From his beginnings across the dive bars of Tel Aviv, bridging the myriad sounds of his homeland with alien electronic excursions from much further afield, musical boundaries of Moscoman have long since blurred, evolving only forward, effortlessly bridging the gap between new-wave, house, techno, and trance.
Mr. G, aka Colin McBean can certainly lay claim to the title ‘legend,’ having been producing for over twenty years. He was initially part of the KCC DJ trio playing at the now legendary Confusion parties and subsequently started recording as one half of The Advent. In 1999 Colin decided to go his own way and founded the Phoenix G label in order to create his unique brand of analogue bass-heavy electronic tech-funk.
Having met by sheer happenstance, Muffs and Mykola began DJing events together in 2009. Their style is an eclectic mix of dancefloor centric house, funk, deep house, and techno.
With a career spanning more than 20 years, Paco Osuna’s relentless search for new forms of expression are some of his principal virtues. In 2006 he launched Mindshake, conceived as a platform for the creation and distribution of electronic music. From 2012 to 2014 he was resident for Richie Hawtin’s ENTER, appearing not only at Space Ibiza but also in its tour around the world. In 2015 Paco Osuna became part of Music On, joining Marco Carola in residencies at Amnesia Ibiza, as well as the emblematic parties during BPM Mexico. In 2016 he was selected to be ambassador of PLAYdifferently MODEL1, a distinction received by only a few renowned djs.
Pink Mammoth is music/arts collective dedicated to providing unforgettable house music parties. They thrive on bringing good people together and making each event memorable. They strive to nurture a sense of closeness, a bond, to create an environment of love and compassion, selflessness and support, health and vitality, that encourages each to be their best.
Born in Detroit and residing in Berlin, Ryan’s early days included residencies at Ann Arbor’s Goodnight Gracies and Detroit’s Shelter where he began his now 10 year + career as a dj. Influenced by his hometown staples (Axis, Purpose Maker, M Plant, and UR) along with international labels like Perlon, Playhouse, and early Kompakt, Ryan inhabits his kick drums, becoming an extension of the music and vice versa.
Stacey Pullen known as the ‘Kosmik Messenger’ and innovator from the Second Wave of Detroit techno. He grew up under the mentorship of Detroit's legendary three: Derrick May, Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson. Continuing to produce his characteristic atmosphere laden electronic sound, Pullen compounds his reputation as a producer with that of being one of the world's most in demand DJs. Stacey Pullen still plays every gig from the heart seeking to surprise and engage, to provide an unforgettable experience, to offer up his unique catalogue without predictability.
Steve has an unequalled gift for making a connection with every thinkable drum machine and synthesizer out there. One of his major achievements is the album Secret Life Of The Machines, released in 1995, resulting in last years re-release with remixes by people like Ricardo Villalobos, Joris Voorn and Marc Romboy. As a DJ he is constantly reinventing himself. Set firmly in the best that techno and house have to offer at the moment he draws inspiration from his love for high quality disco and electro from the past.
The words “world-renowned” and “influential” get thrown around all too often these days, to the point of almost becoming cliché. While few artists actually measure up, all it takes is one look at Victor Calderone’s 20+year track record and the facts speak for themselves. From past collaborations with some of the biggest names in pop like Madonna, Sting and Beyoncé Knowles, to more recent collaborations with the likes of Adam Beyer, Richie Hawtin, Nicole Moudaber and Paco Osuna, Victor’s constantly evolving approach and contributions to the worlds of house and techno music has earned him a place firmly at the top among the world’s most prolific DJs and producers.