IMS, also known as Mexican Institute of Sound is Mexico City native Camilo Lara, whose music incorporates samples from Latin cinema and television as well as traditional rhythms such as Cumbia and Cha-Cha-Cha. Lara has collaborated on remixes for bands and friends such as Placebo, Gecko Turner, Perez Prado, Mazarin, Quantic Soul Orchestra, Gershon Kingsley, Irving Fields, Babasonicos, and Le Hammond Inferno.
New year, new blood. Kahn steps forward from the shadows of the Bristol underground to deliver a killer double A side debut 12” release for Punch Drunk Records. The immediacy of Kahn’s brand of electrostatic synths and stirring, moody grooves are sure to rapidly ascend his profile in 2011. "Like We Used To" strikingly layers a neck snapping rhythm with mutated soulful vocals, whilst "Helter Skelter" brings enough irresistible bump and flex to move any dancefloor. Kahn’s basslines may eminate from Bristol, but prepare to feel the resonance worldwide.
Roger Sanchez (born on 1 June 1967, in Queens, New York) is one of the most popular commercial house DJs in recent years, who scored many hits in the European and World Charts. His production work has received critical acclaim by leading house DJ's worldwide. As well as being a DJ, he is the owner of the record label, Stealth Records. His most famous hit to date is Another Chance, which entered at #1 on the UK singles chart. The song was based on a sample of the first verse of Toto's song "I Won't Hold You Back". The song came off Sanchez' first album, First Contact.
Miaoux Miaoux, a.k.a. Julian Corrie, a 22 year old Glasgow based musician, creates stunning post-rock/electronica/breakbeat, and this album, released on his own Koshka Records, represents an astonishing debut for a young artist enjoying a creative high. A potent mixture of electronica, post-rock and good old-fashioned melody, Rainbow Bubbles has already drawn comparisons to the best works of artists such as Four Tet, Tortoise and Aphex Twin.
Kabuki is the name of more than one artist: 1) A veteran DJ of Germany's drum & bass scene and high-profile producer. Brought up as a classical guitarist, studying composition and abandoning everything for the thrill of electronic music. Co-founder of the label Precision Breakbeat Research in Frankfurt. Except for music ranging from Steve Reich to John Barry, Kabuki's heart belongs to the Asian cinema and martial arts. No wonder he chose Japan's flamboyant Kabuki theatre style as DJ alias.
The Council Flats of Kingsbury have spent the past eight years eliminating all non essential thought, thus providing space for their imagination to give birth. They feel that they have recently been 'called' to combine tradition with digital technology, contributing towards providing a solution to aid the spiritual and fashionable needs of the 21st century youthful.
Atlas&i are a six-piece band from the Norwich area, United Kingdom. Atlas&i includes members of two well known local bands, Deaf Havana and also Forever Falling.
Joni Judén and Sara Atalar are two friends who met, started hanging out and formed Visions of Trees in the summer 2009 in London. Their colorfully different musical background ensured the music they make together would always be evolving and taking various different paths along the way. Judén's past has seen his offerings in improvisational and experimental outfits as well as in the London's DIY punk scene.