Kabuki is the name of more than one artist: 1) A veteran DJ of Germany's drum & bass scene and high-profile producer. Brought up as a classical guitarist, studying composition and abandoning everything for the thrill of electronic music. Co-founder of the label Precision Breakbeat Research in Frankfurt. Except for music ranging from Steve Reich to John Barry, Kabuki's heart belongs to the Asian cinema and martial arts. No wonder he chose Japan's flamboyant Kabuki theatre style as DJ alias.
Simon's latest solo acoustic album (un)plugged was released in April 2012, and is available from available from Bandcamp. The Knowledge of Things To Come, his debut album Mandala and the Rejectamenta EP are also available from simonlittlebass.com. His solo projects focus on creating layered textures as a basis for improvisation through the use of effects and live-looping technology.
Born in London, Simon is a UK session bassist best known for his work with The Divine Comedy, Clare Teal, Maggie Reilly, Duke Special and The Duckworth Lewis Method.
Jazza is a very fresh jazz pianist and the best saxophonoe player you can find in the 070 in Germany.
RinneRadio is a trio of musicians from Finland. Operating on the boundaries of jazz and electronic music, the output of RinneRadio has been described as "some jazz, plenty of techno and ambient influences, a few poppy melodies, and hints of world music". The biography on the band's website provides this description of the music they produce: "RinneRadio fuses electronic underground beats with progressive jazz.
Gert-Jan Bijl aka Amplified Orchestra, Automator, B.S.O. Research, Gerd, Glisten Syndicate, Literon, Metro Dade, Replica, William Literon - a Dutch dj and producer. Under the name Sensurreal Gert-Jan Bijl and Dirk Jan Hanegraaff did have a success during the 90 with their gigs and their release for Beam Me Up, a Dutch label in Rotterdam
Their biggest success they reached in 1999 after splitting up. In 1999 they released a house remix of No White Clouds In My Blue Sky.
Omar Sosa is one of the most versatile jazz artists on the scene today: composer, arranger, producer, pianist, percussionist, and bandleader. He fuses a wide range of world music and electronic elements with his native Afro-Cuban roots to create a fresh and original urban sound
From rare-groove to rave to trip-hop and soul, Nicolette was one of the most eccentric dance vocalists of the 1990s, working with everyone from the one-shot rave act L.A. Style to electro futurists like Plaid. Born in Scotland though she was raised in Nigeria, France and Switzerland, Nicolette debuted with the single "Wicked Mathematics" after being one of the first signings by the eponymous label run by Shut Up and Dance.
Chris Bowden is a British alto saxophonist, composer and arranger, working across a variety of genres from acoustic jazz to hip hop and drum and bass. As well as his solo releases he has contributed to music by 4hero, The Herbaliser and The Heritage Orchestra among others. He is currently active with The Tomorrow Band and Scorched Earth. Originally from Birmingham, UK, he began his professional career with The K-Creative in the early 90s acid jazz boom, and also worked with Palm Skin Productions, Jessica Lauren and Jhelisa Anderson.
I may be somewhat of a unconventional person and never known to wallow much in commercial or boring uninspiring music or film for that matter...but if you are the adventurous openminded type willing to pursue more than just top40 predictable chord progressions then here is a genius of dub... like a piece of live fractal geometry he blossomed out in all directions from a chillout room @ Space in IBIZA and soon BIG LIFE took form as the ORB and the gestation of AMBIENT HOUSE was over and the...
When ambitious young record store manager Oli Lazarus initiated his Reel People project back in 2000 he could only have dreamt of where those first tentative steps would lead him. Having immersed himself in the soulful house sounds of specialist record store Flying for the previous three years, Oli Lazurus had begun to feel that the musical education he had gained in-store was complete and that his tenure atthe shop was drawing to a natural end.