Sante (Genevieve Yaa Asantewa Ofori) was born in Brent, North London; she relocated at the age of 4 to Ghana, West Africa. It was In Ghana where Sante's passion for music flourished. Born into a musical family, her father was one of the founding members and lead vocalist of a group called the Blackbeat and her mother was an active member of many church choirs, with this influence and the opportunity to take piano lessons from a young age, Sante started to create a sound of her own.
Claude VonStroke is a Minimal / Electro-House producer based in San Francisco, California. Following the success of his first single, “Deep Throat,” Claude VonStroke upped the ante even further with a full length album called "Beware of the Bird." "Claude VonStroke" is better known to locals, as Barclay Crenshaw, the owner of San Francisco's hottest new avant-house label, Dirtybird. The Dirtybird label consists of Crenshaw (VonStroke,) fellow producer Justin Martin, and a wide assortment of top remixers from around the globe such as John Tejada, Sammy D, Jesse Rose, and Frankie.
Luna City Express are Norman Webber and Marco Resmann. For over a decade, they`re going after their passion - mixing. Norman grew up with music. In his young years he already accompanied his father on tour, who played in various bands and was making his living as a dj. His love to music and nightlife grew strong very early. The styles that influenced his music were funk, disco, hip-hop as well as acid-jazz. At the age of 14 he held his first chicago house mix-tape in hands... A fundamental occasion for his future career.
The year is 1992 and Loco Dice is in his adopted home of Dusseldorf. Hip Hop controls his life. This is the precise starting point of his career. Under the pseudonym Dice'C he starts touring as rapper and Urban DJ appearing at the most important clubs in the world. Within a matter of a couple of years he is one of the few German Urban Headline acts opening for Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, jamiroquai and Usher all over Germany.
Back in the late '80s, Melbourne's Andrew Curtis and Philip Samartzis collaborated in the aurally volatile project simply called Gum. With little expertise or training, the two gathered up what objects they were familiar with, in particular thrift store turntables and soiled records. Eschewing their original attraction to the giants of Industrial Culture, Gum quickly developed an aesthetic privileging the caustic rupture of skipping records and smoldering surface noise, predating the current avant-turntablist aficionados like Philip Jeck, Janek Schaefer, and Otomo Yoshihide.