Nostalgia 77 is the studio project of British artist Ben Lamdin (a.k.a The Hermit). The project has produced a number of studio albums and singles (see full discography) and found a live presence in Nostalgia 77 Octet. Ben Lamdin’s creations range from heavy funk, to hip-hop based beats mixed with dusty old jazz, obscuro funk and psych bits and pieces. Nostalgia 77’s influences include free and spiritual jazz as well as 60’s funk and soul and Afro sounds.
As far as DJ/producers go Matthew Dekay has always been a name synonymous with quality productions and high energy live performances. At just 33 years of age he has enjoyed a successful international career spanning over a decade.
Born and raised in The Netherlands he trained as a classical musician
and this background has had a huge influence on his approach to making electronic music. It kept Matthew very open minded and gave him the ability to cross genres without ever caring too much about composing in one particular style.
This Oakland native is an up and coming M.C. as well as an accomplished pianist and musician. He fronts a 10-piece band called "Kev Choice Ensemble" and brings a diversity and creativity to live hip-hop never before seen. He is also a producer and his mostly self-produced album "The Broken Mold" will be released in 2009. He is a conscious m.c. in the veigns of Common and Nas who uses wit and creative lyricism to bring a positive and inspiring message to Hip-Hop.
Linkwood is Producer, Engineer and DJ Nick Moore.
Best known for his highly acclaimed releases on Firecracker Records, including 'Miles Away' and 'Piece of Mind', Linkwood released his first LP ‘System’ for Prime Numbers in September 2009 - an album which has taken him around the world.
As a teenager growing up in Bristol in the late 80’s/early 90’s, Linkwood became fascinated with house and techno.
DJ Trace was an early member of the tight-knit crew of producers constituting popular techstep drum'n'bass label No U-Turn. His first crack at broad exposure came through the compilation "Techsteppin'" released on Emotif in 1995. It contained a number of tracks licensed from the No U-Turn studios, and helped seed a new direction in drum'n'bass, one characterized by heavy use of electronics, cavernous beats and basslines, and the dystopian histrionics that have since become trademarks of the No U-Turn/Nu Black sound.
Deep Space was created in the mystical wee hours of acid trips and seances within the desert lands of Austin TX, 2012. Women moan & men scream but there's no sound to be found out here in Deep Space. "Evil Dreams" is the upcoming sophomore release to the ground breaking "Cosmic Waves", a psychedelic trip that was released early February 2013. Deep Space stays true to their outer space psychedelic influences, conjuring up a mix of radioactive sounds, from England's Spacemen 3 to Austin's psychedelic rock pioneers, The 13th Floor Elevators.
There are at least 3 groups named Majestic 12. 1) A Wu-Tang Clan affiliated R&B group consisting of producer C12 (real name Carlos Bess, who has produced for Ghostface Killah and Shabazz The Disciple) and his wife Madam Majestic who has made appearances on various Wu-Tang Clan projects. They released their debut album For Majic Eyes Only in 2006. 2) Czech electronic music duo composed of Tom
Mat (trombone) and Andrew (trumpet/flugelhorn) have been working together for over 7 years writing music for film, TV and other projects. At the moment they are busy writing more material to go with their massive hits ‘El Niño’ (featured on the award winning short film 'Bigboy_74') 'She Who Dares' & 'Sem Amor' for an album release later this year!
Both are busy musicians who have performed/recorded with jazz, pop, funk and soul musicians across Europe. Currently Mat can be seen with the Herbaliser and has just finished recording on their latest album.
The Mungolian Jet Set have landed! After a four-year journey through time and space, Paul “Strangefruit” Nyhus, Reidar Skar and their crew have returned, bringing many treasures back for the less adventurous to savour. The album begins with the burning rush of re-entering the atosphere, hurtling towards the grounding of a beat beneath dualing keyboards, before relaunching through alien rapping, raunchy hard blues, Milesian jazz, atmospheric terror mixed with Zappaesque dry humour, manic DJ spins