A reworking of English folk music to reflect the multiculturalism and culture of modern England. Primarily the project of Simon Emmerson (Afro Celt Sound System) but including contributions from: The Copper Family, Sheila Chandra, Benjamin Zephaniah, Martin Carthy, Eliza Carthy, Paul Weller, Transglobal Underground, Tunng, Chris Wood, Billy Bragg, Tiger Moth, The Gloworms and Dhol Foundation.
Chicks on Speed are a female electroclash band, born when Alex and Melissa met at the Munich Art Academy in 1997. Chicks on Speed's core members are Melissa Logan (Upstate NY, USA) and Alex Murray-Leslie (Bowral, Australia), who collaborate with amongst others Anat Ben-David (Tel Aviv, Israel), Kathi Glas (Berlin, Germany) and A.L. Steiner (NY, USA). Around Chicks on Speed there is grouped a large and ever-changing collective of musicians, producers, fashion and graphic artists, designers, film and video makers, and so on.
5K3K51 has been a DJ and producer on the Uk electro / techno / electronica underground for over ten years. He was the resident DJ for club nights V3ctor and Room237. His productions are hard-edged mutations across genres and studio setups and are influenced by Science fiction, Dub, techno, noise, electroacoustic, world music and hip hop. He is co founder of ICASEA records with Alex Peverett and Satoshi Aizawa and also records as one half of Mortal&Chemist (SKAM)
www.conjureone.com / www.myspace.com/conjureone / www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Conjure-One-Rhys-Fulber/282203586694?ref=ts Conjure One is a Canadian ambient electronic music project, headed by Rhys Fulber (formerly of Delerium, Front Line Assembly).
It features a fusion of world beats, trip-hop and downtempo. Fulber often features guest vocalists, mostly female, including Chemda, Poe and Sin
In 2003, Audio Bullys dropped their debut album 'Ego War' and emerged from the United Kingdom to re-ignite a rapidly fading state of dance music. Blending choice cuts of house, hip-hop, punk, soul and UK garage they joined Basement Jaxx, Stanton Warriors and The Streets to lead a movement that cracked chin-stroking, head-bobbing hipsters square in the jaw. Now, the Bullys return to the scene of the crime with the new album 'Generation'.
Diplo, Diplodocus, Wes Gully, and Wes Diplo are all pseudonyms of Wesley Pentz, a Philadelphia-based producer and DJ since 2003. Together with DJ Low Budget he runs Hollertronix, a party and music collective. In addition to his solo career, he has worked with Sri-Lankan/Tamil singer and artist M.I.A.. The two were also romantically involved. Pentz's alias, short for Diplodocus, derives from his childhood fascination with dinosaurs.
Mario Basanov (Marijus Adomaitis) is top notch Lithuanian producer, secret studio weapon, slowly but surely heading for world domination. Still in his twenties but solid ten years of production experience behind his back Mario is the one to watch. House, Broken Beat, New Jazz, R&B - Mario
Hive a.k.a. Michael Petrie (born December, 1974) is a Los Angeles-based DJ, producer and record label owner who has contributed to dozens of recordings in the drum and bass musical genre. His Violence Recordings label is regarded as the premiere drum-and-bass label in the United States. His mixes have been used throughout popular media, although he is not particularly well known. Hive is on the Matrix soundtrack, and his songs are also used in several television shows. He has produced four albums, his latest being "Bedlam" which he released in 2002.