The Advent may refer to the alias of techno artist Cisco Ferreira or the Christian metalcore band. aka Cisco Ferreira Longtime advocates of sonic terrorism even before banding together as the Advent in 1993, Cisco Ferreira and Colin McBean's assault on conventional techno flourished in part because of abundant glimpses into related styles, from electro and hip-hop to techno. Soon after leaving school, Ferreira began working as an engineer at Jack Trax Records, a job which enabled him to glimpse first-hand the work of such auteurs as Derrick May and Marshall Jefferson.
Debasser is one of the leading producers and pioneers of the UK Bass scene, as well as a key player in the founding of WIDE Records. He has been writing dance music since first getting his hands on an Amiga 500 in the early 90s and has had releases on Novamute, Seed Records and Input-Output Inc as well as both WIDE and WIDER.
Robert Hood makes minimal Detroit techno with an emphasis on soul and experimentation over flash and popularity. Having recorded for Metroplex, as well as the Austrian Cheap label and Jeff Mills' Axis label, Hood also owns and operates the M-Plant imprint (including the two sub-labels Drama and Duet) through which he has released the bulk of his solo material.
Hood was a founding member, along with Jeff Mills and Mike Banks, of the Underground Resistance label...