Shrouded in secrecy, hidden behind an alias and disguised by a beard, Chet Faker is an artist that enjoys the mystery. Hailing from the tight-knit deep disco scene in Melbourne, Australia and taking elements from an acoustic past, Chet Faker has carved out his own style that fuses personal stories of love and loss with an electronica soul, which reaches far beyond his homeland. Chet quickly came to everyone’s attention when his cover of 'No Diggity' hit number 1 on the worldwide indie music aggregator, Hype Machine.
Another entry in the long line of British youngsters who have been producing since their teenage years, Damu is a producer and DJ based in Manchester, England. His sound is part of the post-dubstep movement and fuses elements of grime, house, garage and juke with his characteristic technicolour synths. His songs frequently incorporate RnB vocals and have an emphasis on a RnB vocals and upbeat chord progressions, which give his music a particularly melodic quality.
There’s not much we can say about this 20 year old house producer from Montreal except that his music is incredible and it’s sort of taken over our studio environment in the last months since his then anonymous demo arrived in our inbox. What time will tell is that this guy isn’t a stranger to LuckyMe at all, but a good friend of ours for a few years simply growing into some new tastes. But look, I’ve said too much already.
Los Angeles electro synth dance duo fond of booming beats & 8-bit sounds
Rainer Veil are Liam Morley and Dan Valentine, two friends who met while studying contemporary music in the north of England. The pair began improvising and making drones in a dark basement before incorporating a broader palette and forming Rainer Veil as an ongoing concern last year. "Struck" is their first EP and debut for Modern Love, following an appearance at the label Boiler Room takeover in August 2012.
There are a number of producers who are known for being prolific; Roska, Cooly G, Benga to name a few, and now Gerry Read can be added to that list. The Cambridgeshire producer has only a handful of actual releases to his name, but a vault of hundreds. We can well imagine his hardrive straining from the sheer velocity of ideas that he sends our way. Raw, urgent and frequently off kilter, Gerry's production challenges your ears but always manages to lock in the groove.