Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje, composer and performer (born Dec. 29th 1973 in Trondheim, Norway), finished composition studies at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo in 2000. Her compositions have been performed by Oslo Sinfonietta, The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Arve Tellefsen, Cikada and Vertavo string quartets, Quatuor Renoir, ticom, Crash Ensemble, Torben Snekkestad, Spunk, Frode Haltli and Poing among others.
Slovenian born DJ, producer and vocalist living between London and Glasgow. In 2010 Maya '8bitch' Medvesek's work has been critically acclaimed by FACT, Wire, Mixmag and XLR8R magazines plus has released successful remixes of Terror Danjah, Samuel and the dragon and Dam Mantle amongst others. Sounds like: A mix of Detroit Techno, Electro, Hip Hop, Booty, Grime, Dubstep, Garage and god knows what else.
As the producing-team behind Grails, Alex Hall and Emil Amos have hybridized and warped various culture’s versions of psych music over the past decade. With their new project they’ve created another umbrella under which to tweak hip-hop, tape-collage and the darkest creases of 70′s film-soundtracks with their lysergic and perverse style of head-music. The project’s name and imagery evoke a strange thrift-store mystery LP you might come across, unsure if you’ve discovered an exotic dub record, a flowery Bacharach AM radio classic or something by an obscure duo of Swedish avant-techno producers.
Debian Blak is yet another graduate of the vibrant Leeds music scene which has produced the likes ofRamadanman, kidkanevil, Submotion Orchestra and Nightmares On Wax. Debian Blak has been honing his skills as a producer since the age of 16, though his passion for music began long before this, when at the tender age of 6 he first picked up the violin and began to tap away on the piano (not with the violin, mind).
Memory9, aka Gadi Sassoon is an Italian electronic musician.
He was born in Milan in 1982.
He lived in the US between 2002 and 2004, where he became part of a budding laptop music scene as part of a duo called Aliens At Home, an ongoing project with San Francisco producer the Redivider.
He Lives in London since 2006: at first involved with dubstep and breakcore rigs at squat parties, he has more recently been building a reputation for his original take on laptop performance as resident at the Soundcrash club nights.
The Nam Shub Of Enki and kiki.ILL are pseudonyms taken on by PhILL Thomson, long respected producer, performer and DJ in the Australian underground dance scene. He is also a member of Brisbane electro cabaret super group MONSTER ZOKU ONSOMB! Who have been tearing apart crowds of every denomination for 5 or so years. More info at The Nam Shub Of Enki's official web-site.
Jo Thomas is a London based composer of electronic music. Her debut LP E82 Alpha was released by Entr'acte records in 2010. Her music repeatedly explores the polarities of failure and perfection. She creates dense architectural platforms of sound out of miniature technological artefacts, Glitch microsound pure tone and sub bass.