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V.I.V.E.K

Today's electronic music scene revolves continuously on hype, and there are few artists and label camps that can rely almost entirely on their musical content to do their talking. Mala's Deep Medi camp and V.I.V.E.K the artist are noted exceptions to this rule. Influenced by the golden years of drum and bass and a steady diet of dub and roots music, V.I.V.E.K has been honing his musical construction skills since 2004.

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The Oscillation

The brainchild of multi instrumentalist and producer Demian Castellanos, The Oscillation has risen out of the ashes of the critically acclaimed Orichalc Phase (two 12” only releases for DC Recordings in 2006).
Having already worked with such luminaries as producer Tim Holmes from Death In Vegas, as well as a new forthcoming project with a member of Chrome Hoof, Castellanos’ position amongst the cream of the UK’s music fraternity will seem inevitable to anyone who hears The Oscillation.

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Prince Fatty

The Prince Fatty sound is designed to Dub your feet with Rock Steady beats and stimulate brain waves in a jazz-like way...delivered in an up-beat, positive and organic funk fashion. Mixed in an analog haze of vintage spring reverbs, tape echoes and custom hi-grade mixing console, Prince Fatty won’t disappoint the lovers of the early 70s sound. Prince Fatty is champion in the Dub Arena. With a guest line-up that includes legendary drummer Style Scott from the Roots Radics, hammond organ by Bubblers from the infamous Ruff Cut Band...

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Jewels

Note The Jewels refers to several bands of the same name. (1) Female Christian trio from Iowa. (2) Female soul vocal group from the Sixties.
The Jewels (originally the Four Jewels) got together in their native Washington, DC in the late 50’s as the Impalas. Via an association with Billy Stewart (cousin of group member Grace Ruffin) they recorded at Bo Diddley’s studio (Bo was living in DC at the time, where he hired Stewart as the pianist in his band) and the results became their first 45 for Checker in 1961.

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Patch

Patch is a name that has been used more than once. (1) An Australian progressive rock band with an album in 1977. (2) An American band with an album in 2003. (3) A short lived, innovative rock band from Elk Rapids, Michigan (USA). (4) a caribbean Soca Artist from Trinidad. (5) Electronic Artist, Producer and Sound Sculptor. Patch (1) was a studio project conceived by drummer/composer Peter Dawkins, who enlisted members of the band Spectrum to back him for the album The Star Suite in 1977. Patch (2) released an album called The Perfect Disguise in 2003.

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