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Ed Rush & Optical

Both Ed Rush and Optical are the co-heads of a drum and bass record label called Virus Recordings, based in London, UK. Both have earned acclaim separately, with Optical engineering tracks on Goldie and Grooverider's albums and releasing some excellent solo tunes on the likes of Prototype, 31, and Metro. Ed Rush also has countless releases, notably on No U-Turn, where he and Nico first emphasized the dark era of drum and bass with the masterpiece album Torque, and Metalheadz, where he produced such classics as "The Raven" and "Locust".

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Chris.Su

Chris.SU is one of the commanding producers and DJs of the Hungarian scene, among others he has helped to put his country on the map of drum and bass. Since his breaktrough track "Astro-Sine", released on Trace's label DSCI4 in 2002, his tunes have been in rotation from drum and bass' finest djs. He’s also been voted as best producer and best DJ of the year multiple times by the readers of Impulsecreator (drumandbass.hu).

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Musicology

Musicology is an early alias for B12 (Michael Golding & Steve Rutter). They released three 12"s under this name. Some tracks from these records made it on the debut album on Warp (which is actually a compilation).

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DJ Krust

DJ Krust (or sometimes just Krust) is part of the Bristol-based Reprazent collective, as well as releasing his own solo material. In his own right, he is probably most well-known for the mid-90s release "Warhead," which was one of a handful of tunes released in early 1997 which saw drum and bass move towards a more streamlined sound. "Warhead" has been remixed several times by both Krust and other artists. Krust is also well known for his 1996 release "Angles" on V Recordings.

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Da Lata

Da Lata was originally founded by musician and producer Chris Franck and DJ Patrick Forge in the summer of 1996. The idea for the project was to blend influences with modern sensibility incorporating both and elements in the music. Early experimentation came in the form of remixes rather than original material which proved to be a great way of honing the sound and at the same time gave exposure to the name.

Read more about Da Lata on Last.fm.

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