Monolake was formed in 1995 as the duo of Gerhard Behles and Robert Henke, although on later albums the group consisted of Henke alone, with Behles focusing his time on running the Ableton software company. Their sound can generally be described as minimal techno filled with nice touch of fine tech dub, although the 1999 Gobi. The Desert EP, which contains a single 37-minute atmospheric piece, is a notable exception. Monolake first released an album and several 12"s on Berlin's Chain Reaction label, then on Monolake/Imbalance Computer Music, which is operated by Robert Henke.
4Motion Music is a South London collective of DJ's DC AND VIP. They started djing at the tender age of 17 and 16 Playing House & Garage at house parties and Clubs in London, leaving their mark with the dynamic combination of DCs Scratching and VIPs chopping and Impact mixing. After about 2 years of homing the skills up and down the country they tried their hands at production in order to help and keep the 4 to the floor movement alive...
He'd say inconsistent where we'd say experimental. He'd say distracted, not inquisitive. Not artistic, but erratic. Not waving but drowning. But, you'd forgive the boy for an occasional temperament that makes Nick Drake appear eruptively ecstatic. Born of fire into a land of perpetual winter, 20 odd sunless seasons at 57o N, might have taken the shine off A La Fu's bright future but in some ways the absence of it's garish glare has made room for a more contemplative attitude. Not exactly corrupted by the lust for a cheap buck he remains broke but perhaps at least, with his soul intact.
Since his early childhood in Frankfurt, LPs and singles were his favorite toys. His family's interest in music has played a great role on the growth of his love for music. In 1985, the family decided to move to Istanbul where his career as a DJ was going to begin. His professional music career started, when he became a DJ on one of the famous radio stations in Turkey. Right after showing up in the music scene as a radio DJ, he started to perform at the biggest clubs in Istanbul.
Anton Zap was born in Moscow in 1979. He studied Chinese for 7 years and then embarked on a 2 year sound engineering course. He started collecting wax from a very young age and in the mid 90’s he joined Moscow’s underground lounge group, Tetris, led by Vlad Lozinsky. He was resident DJ at one of Moscow’s leading clubs, Propaganda from 1997-2005. He later started his own band, Papaztrio alongside Pavel Hotin and Yuriy Shulgin.
Born in 1980, Nikola Gala is a producer since 1995 and a DJ since 2000.His original tracks and remixes have been released on Lost Language, Armada, Renaissance, Audio Therapy, Intrinsic and Deep Records. As a DJ, has made live appearances in Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Stockholm, Kiev, Istanbul, Warsaw, Jakarta, Cologne, Bucharest. He is mixing club music, based on groovy beats and fresh ideas. He is also running his own label Escada Music. You can find him playing on Frisky online radio.
Cottam has been spinning other peoples records from the age of 14 - after ‘borrowing’ his brothers 80s soul and early hip hop he discovered house music and was hooked. Clubbing in the north through his teens, as acid became rave became progressive DJs like Dave Clarke introduced him to harder techno and electro, a love that still lasts to this day with DJs like surgeon and the black country crew introducing dubstep into their sets. After so long loving the music and tinkering with his own ideas, 2009 saw his first house experiments emerge, often re-working soul and hip hop tracks.
With a name evoking images of frozen landscapes and endless blue skies, Essex-based quartet The Floe are set to release a debut album of stark beauty. But the Floe aren't just about image or trying to fit in with passing trends, this is a band of real substance, a band to believe in. Within the group there is an alchemy that makes them both distinctive and compelling. Brimming with tales of love, heartache, longing and hope...
There are two artists using the name Mossy:
1) DJ Mossy
2) Christian Mossuto (aka. Mossy) Hailing from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Mossy (pseudonym of Christian Mossuto) takes popular classical and modern music and spins it into an entirely different experience.