Zavoloka (aka Kateryna Zavoloka) is an experimental electronic composer, musician and graphic designer from Kyiv, Ukraine. Word "Zavoloka" means "deep fog" and also "maverick" in Ukrainian. In 2003 the label Nexsound released her first free downloadable release Suspenzia, that was the most frequently downloaded piece in the Internet. At the end of 2003 the CD-R I appeared on the American label Zeromoon.
PJ Geissinger aka Starkey has been throwing it down in Philly for a number of years on the live pa and dj fronts. He was the 2005 Mid-Atlantic and North American Laptop Battle Champion, and has released music on the Slit Jockey label stateside and the Werk Discs label in the UK. He has performed with many of the key figures in the idm, breakcore, grime and dubstep scenes around the world. Starkey has an array of production releases in the pipeline, so stay locked.
A Ninja Slob Drew Me is the solo project of Daniel James Brown. He uses an 8-string bass combined with synthesised and sampled elements to create experimental, ambient music that spans a wide variety of genres but constantly mantains its own distinctive sound and effortlessly evokes a strong mood and ambience. http://www.ninjaslob.co.uk http://www.myspace.com/ninjaslob
For the last couple of years, DJ Shunt has been one of the most promising and successful DJs on the international synthpop scene. His incredible abilities to entertain the audience, as well as his mixing skills and track selection have earned him reputation and a spot among the best.
System of Survival are one of the longest collaboration and pivotal figure to emerge in the italian underground club scene.
With a dj career that spans almost over two decades and has seen them build up a huge reputation through their performances in top clubs, they are one of the first acts to gain a continuing residency at CircoLoco, the now legendary Monday night party which is held at the world famous DC10 club in Ibiza.
Conforce is the moniker of Boris Bunnik from the Island of Terschelling (the Netherlands). Nowadays he lives in the city of Leeuwarden and finished several media studies in The Netherlands. After two debut EPs on Rush Hour and releases on Curle and Modelism, he just released his well received first album on UK's Meanwhile label. His Grace EP was released on Delsin Records, featuring some slick produced atmospheric tunes, in style of label mates like Delta Funktionen, Quince and D5. http://www.myspace.com/conforce
Kettel is Reimer Eising (born 1982), a self-described "elixir-brewing, camping-loving and musicmaking sorcerer-to-be." He is well-known for his playful, spontaneous melodies and organic folk sounds similar to Aphex Twin, Jega, and Plaid. Kettel has frequently performed live in his home country of the Netherlands, including at the Virus festival in Eindhoven, the Dutch Electronic Arts Festival in Rotterdam, and at Eurosonic and Noorderzon in his home town of Groningen. He has also collaborated on several projects of various remixes and compilations on his many record labels.
Since his first release on Planet-Mu records in 2000, London-based Leafcutter John (aka John Burton) has developed a strong musical identity using processed instrumental and environmental recordings. His third album The Housebound Spirit (Planet-Mu, 2003) won an Honorary Mention at the 2004 Ars Electronica Awards and was featured on The Wire Magazine’s top 50 records of 2003. He writes his own music software, has given talks and exhibited software across Europe (including the ICA) and is also a regular guest speaker at the London College of Communication.