Matt John is a Berlin based artist who has recorded for prestigious labels such as Perlon and Jay Haze's netlabel textone, as well as for the new Bar25 label. Getting in touch with techno sounds in the mid-nineties he followed his calling for electronic music in starting DJing all over Thuringia/Germany. He loves to communicate with the audience in catching them with his groovy minimal tech house and intelligent techno, further kicking them with new experimental inputs into other dimensions.
There are, at least, three artists known as Playgroup. 1) A pseudonym of London, UK electroclash / electro house producer & graphic designer Trevor Jackson (aka UNDERDOG). Jackson also ran, the now defunct, Output Recordings. Discography: Make It Happen! (2000), Playgroup (2001, brought diverse influences, inc: funk, disco, hip-hop, electro & dub - creating an album that relies heavily on the past, only to reshape, with such vigour, that it might sound too modern, for its own good), several more releases followed, Reproduction (2004, a remix album) & Front 2 Back (feat. KC Flightt, 2006),
Melanie Wilson is a performer, writer and sound artist. She is currently a Supported Artist at BAC, for whom she has recently created two shows for young people on the YPT and Spark programme and was commissioned to make a short piece, performed in The Masque of the Red Death. Melanie's first solo show 'Simple Girl' received warm critical response at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2007 and went onto appear at the Dublin Fringe Festival where it was nominated for the Spirit of the Fringe Award and the Best Actress award.
Rainbow Down is an electro/homo/solo artist based in Nottingham. After spending many years as the vocalist and lyricist of several different bands (including melodic hardcore band Escaping Skies) that all crumbled due to frustrating external factors, Rainbow Down took it upon himself to start writing his own songs. After being shown and learning some basic programming from various friends and musicians, he used a combination of Reason, Audacity and an mp3 player's microphone to start producing his music at the tail end end of summer 2008.
Belfast based duo/band/pair/duet/ensemble/group/lads fusing funk and soul music with electronics using instruments, vocals, computers and hardware synths and modules. Have played various shows in Europe using computers to record live funk jam mashups with live bass, vocals, horns, 101 and drum machine. Have an upcoming LP on Belgian label Bugklinik.