4 x World DMC Team Champions C2C present The Beatorrent Tour featuring DJs Pfel & Atom. The Beattorrent show is an intense 90 minute journey through hip hop and electronica mixed with jaw dropping precision and skill, on 4 decks, by record breaking world champion DJs C2C's DJ Pfel and DJ Atom. As one half of the C2C team, Pfel & Atom have won the DMC world Team Championships a record breaking 4 times, an achievement matched by no other artist in the history of DMC.
Any Color Black are an electro rock duo from Glasgow, consisting of Louise and Andy. Their ‘house-rock’ sound developed from their shared distorted musical vision that combines throbbing electro bass drums and frenetic guitars. They met at 4am one morning on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street while in search of some post drink snacks and a taxi home. Somehow they ended up in a shopping trolley and have been tolerating each other ever since.
Trance producer and DJ from Moldova. Randry / Andrew Rayel's real name it's Andrei Rata His musical career began in 2005. At only 17 years old, Andrew Rayel has been producing since he was 13, each year gaining more and more experience and finding his “sound”. His tracks have a variety of influences from different trance styles. He tries to offer something hot and new every time, never using the same formula of previous track.
Andrew Rantzen is a Sydney-based lo-fi electronic recording artist and writer. Trained as a psychologist, he has been lecturer and tutor at the University of Sydney. He is most well-known as part of the duo Itch-E and Scratch-E along with Paul Mac (Boo Boo & Mace is another alias for the same duo). He has produced remixes for Severed Heads, INXS and The Wiggles, and has done soundtrack work for the film Sample People. He also records with the Pelican Daughters. In 2001 he released his first solo LP, Blue Hour.
Argyris Theofilis, aka Argy, is one the brightest rising stars in modern dance music. Not many artists have achieved so much in one year since the first release. Born in Rhodes in 1985, Argy moved to London in 2003 to focus more on music. With his roots in bossanova and New York house, he began djing at the age of 14. Only in the recent London years he expanded his music tastes towards a more electronic sound developing special abilities as producer. In 2005, the highly-respected Poker Flat Recordings released his first EP, Love Dose, with a superb remix by Luciano on the flip side.
Algeria’s Mehdi Haddab has radically transformed the image of the oud by plugging in and amplifying the ancient fretless lute, bringing rock’n’roll attitude to an instrument at the core of traditional Arabic music. With bassist Pascal Teillet and beat mistress Hermione Frank, Haddab references everything from the Cure and the Chemical Brothers to Algerian rai.
POLYSICS is a Japanese new wave/synth pop/punk/rock band, hailing from Tokyo. The band started in 1997, but got their big break in 1998 at a concert in Tokyo. They create high energy music, fusing conventional guitar music, with synthesized and computer generated sound to create a unique mixture of punk and electro-pop. Their song lyrics often consist of Japanese, English, or just plain gibberish. The band has been noted for their extremely energetic live performances and their wild gimmicky outfits.
There are at least three bands with the moniker Crossover:
1) an electro (-clash) band formed by Mark Ingram and Vanessa Tosti in New York City. They released their first album in 2001. Read more below.
2) A gothic/symphonic black metal band from Greece is also called Crossover. Read more below.
3) CrossoveR - a punk band from Novi Sad, Serbia: http://www.myspace.com/crossoverserbia 1) Crossover (electroclash): The story begins in the year 2000 on the streets of New York City with a bootleg copy of Crossover's debut album Fantasmo.