L.A. native Henry Laufer, the 21-year-old producer better known as Shlohmo, is a lo-fi beat junkie and field-recording enthusiast, whose crackling, low-BPM compositions update Boards of Canada's filmstrip-soundtrack wooziness. An LA native, Laufer grew up listening to "stuff like DJ Shadow, Amon Tobin, M83 stuff with some sort of cinematic vision." He started making beats when he was 14, but "didn't really do it with any sort of purpose until I was like 17 or 18. That was also around the time he and his friends, already fans of Flying Lotus, discovered Low End Theory.
Jneiro Jarel (born Omar Gilyard) is a Philadelphia-based hip hop producer. Noted for his abstract style, he is also known for his beat-making alias Dr. Who Dat? and his group Shape of Broad Minds, who released both their debut EP and album on Lex Records in the summer of 2007.
Jneiro grew up in Brooklyn, and moved out of the Brownsville section at the age of 5. His mother was in the army, and as a result, he lived in many places (Maryland, Arizona, Georgia, etc.). Finally touching down in Houston, Texas in the mid 80's, where his cousin "DJ Starr" put him on to hip hop at an early age.
Evian Christ is a 22 year old UK hip-hop/downtempo producer by the name of Joshua Leary. He started uploading songs to his Youtube account late 2011, which gained the attention of a number of acclaimed blogs. On 1 February 2012, he released the "Kings and Them" mixtape on Tri Angle Records, compiling mastered versions of the tracks he had put on Youtube up until then.
Star child "Wooshie" (aka Dylan Michel) is an obsessive crate digger and music enthusiast. He orchestrates crazy hybrid future rhythms and is well known as an unstoppable party DJ.
Skacore From N-town!, Minus Society are a skacore punk band, from Nuneaton/Nottingham. Regularly playing gigs in the midlands they have shared stage with some of the best Ska/punk rock bands in the U.K. with names like Sonic Boom Six, Mouth Wash, The Skints, Dirty Revolution, Baba Luck, Random Hand, Moral Dilemma, Fandangle, the Big, G.B.H. Subhumans, Anonymous Tip, Mike TV and Jimmy The Squirrel. We have just finished their debut five track live E.P.
J Dilla was born James Dewitt Yancey on February 7, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, to Maureen and Beverly Yancey. From the onset, music was intrinsic to Jay's life. His mother Maureen was an accomplished singer and lover of classical music and opera. His father Beverly was a gifted vocalist and bass player fond of vocal harmonies and jazz, who played professionally for 25 years before taking a job at Ford. A two-year-old Jay would gurgle along in perfect pitch to the sound of his father practicing on his upright bass until it lulled him to sleep.
Multiple artists are known as Powell. Click "Read More" to see Information about the band Powell. 1. London-based producer Powell
http://www.aydio.net Aydio is Adam Harper, a London-based musician, composer, producer, DJ and visual artist. As a DJ he generally plays an eclectic mix of hip-hop, funk, reggae, breaks, electro and dubstep. His own music consists mainly of downtempo electronica, with hip-hop, dub, rock and jazz influences along with a variety of other forms of music. In 2009 he released 2 EPs on netlabels Dusted Wax Kingdom and KraaK Records, showing his talent and skills of producing impressive chill out and groovy music together. His debut LP, 'Nonentity' was released on KraaK Records in September 2010