The undisputed masters of rough edged house, King Unique’s Dex n FX show has become a must have at every major festival and club across UK, Europe and the USA. Matthew Roberts and Matt “Watkins” Thomas, a pair of studio junkies with a taste for bulldozer beats and sick synthesizers.
Rico Tubbs began producing in 1994 and was half of pioneering Finish hip-hop/turntablist act, Skillster as well as co-founding the ’90s hiphop label, Pyssy (meaning “toy gun” in Finnish. As a producer born into hip-hop sample-based production, Rico Tubbs has recently moved in a big-room synth-heavy filter-heavy club track direction—think similar to Crookers, Sinden or Hervé. Last month saw the release of Rico Tubbs first album, double-CD ‘Knuckle Sandwich’ on Menu Music. Check him playing at Vibes around the country.
With a large collection of 90s independent rap vinyl and composing for jazz flute surely you can see that Sammy Banana's musical view is a wide expanse. Championed by Annie Mac and Will.I.Am, Sammy has already remixed N.E.R.D, Chromeo and 45 King's, and is one half of the DJ duo Certified Bananas out of New York.
Signed to the Fool's Gold record label, founded by DJs A Trak and Nick Catchdubs, we can expect to hear more tunes coming from Sammy B in the future and more DJ dominance as he travels the world laying down his eclectic 90s-style beats and original mixes.
Sinden is a unique producer/DJ who has revitalised the club scene with his own brand of forward thinking remixes and productions, clever mash ups and genre-melting DJ sets. Resident DJ at London club, Fabric, Sinden alongside Switch program and DJ in the clubs main room under the banner of 'Get Familiar', on a bi-monthly basis. Recently Sinden released a DJ mix to celebrate this fact - the Get Familiar Fabriclive cd 43.
Living in Hawaii is classically trained musician Evan, who creates melodic, intelligent, electronic music. Bluetech's sound emerges from his custom-built Reaktor instruments and software based synthesisers, crossing genre borders equally at home on a chill out stage or dance floor. A pre-cursor to a forthcoming full length album, Evan has just released EP "Phoenix Rising" on the Somnia label. His album "The Divine Invasion" is due for release later this year.