Brought up in Dawlish, Devon, Gary started out touring the local pubs playing covers before finally deciding to export his very own brand of confessional, Ryan Adams/Tracy Chapman- influenced contemporary folk to Birmingham, London and Bristol where he is currently gigging extensively and picking up a loyal following from across the board. With an emotive combination of effortless song writing and an elegiac voice that drifts between breathy falsetto and soaring builds, there are elements reminiscent of an early Chris Martin...
The dirty digger turn party break mystro DJ FDEL. From the humble home of Perth Australia comes the super funk hero, break, hip hop producer! Packed with more cuts and heart stopping melodies than anyone before him. One man production team backed by Downsyde’s DJ ARMEE on the scratches, Fdel takes you on a diverse journey of instrumental beats, bass lines, loops, chops, old skool, nu skool and simply everything with phatness.
Tenor Fly started DJ-ing on Sir Coxsone Sound with Daddy Fathead General Dan Bikey. Touring all over England seven days a week. Tenor Fly Built up a reputation in dancehall as Coxsone was one of the biggest sounds in England. He recorded his first record called “Ruff Neck Fashion” which was released on the Side B of a Flourgon record. The tune reached No1 in the Reggae charts and Tenor Fly’s Ruff Neck Fashion was smashing dancehalls up and down the country.
Downlink has been punishing dancefloors all over the planet with his heavy brand of dubstep. With roots in Jungle & DnB, he is no stranger to the vile side of subsonic dance music. Growing up in a cold industrial town in British Columbia, Canada, he was first introduced to dubstep in 2007 and soon after took to production. While maintaining an appreciation for the sparse and laid-back vibes of the old school, Downlink set out to explore a more frantic, adrenaline fuelled style, influenced by everything from heavy metal to astrophysics.
Thievery Corporation is a Washington, D.C.-based recording artist and DJ duo consisting of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton and their supporting artists. Their music style mixes elements of dub, acid jazz, indian classical and brazilian (such as bossa nova) with a lounge aesthetic. Thievery Corporation is on the Eighteenth Street Lounge record label named after the DC club owned by Eric Hilton, but several of their singles and EP's appear on the 4AD and !K7 labels.
Quadrophonia were a Dutch dance act formed by Olivier Abbeloos (also known as part of T99) and Lucien Foort in the late 1980s, with rap vocals on several of their tracks performed by Marvin D (A.K.A. Ripmaster). They had two top-40 hits in the United Kingdom. "Quadrophonia", which reached #14 in April 1991, followed by "The Wave Of The Future", which charted at #40 in July of the same year, as well as 3 other singles from around this time, "Find the Time (Part 1)", "Schizofrenia - The Worst Day Of My Life" and "The Man With the Masterplan", all three of which weren't particularly successful.