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B Key

B-Key started listening to Electro and Hip Hop back in the mid 80s, getting into the Breakdance scene and competing in the competitions alongside Dylan. He was heavily into the music, and by 89-90, B-Key was going out to Raves like Biology, Energy, Raindance, Telepathy and weekly clubs like Camden Palace and Orange soon became a regular thing. In 1992 a pirate radio station called Raw FM started (which eventually became Rude FM 88.2) and B-Key got a regular set each week, which he still plays today every Sunday from 6-8pm.

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Seizmic

Seizmic is UK based producer & DJ Marc Lewis. While continually working on his own productions for the past few years, he has also played DJ sets and performed Ableton Live PA’s of his tracks at some high profile gigs playing alongside some of his idols and the biggest names in the scene. Seizmic has more recently set up the Narukami Records imprint alongside some of the other label artists as an outlet for their music, and he aims to continue releasing his work through Narukami as well as other labels in the future.

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Raiden

1) Raiden is the stage name of Chris Jarman a British techno/drum & bass DJ and producer who runs Offkey Recordings. Heavily influenced by the searing, grinding sound of techno but very much into the rolling break beat sound. Raiden decided to meld the two together creating a fierce, yet deep sound solidly infected with dark elements of funk, truly creating a trademark style within the genre. His arrival on the scene in 2002 was a result of meeting with Dj Friction and Nu Balance at Airtight Studios where he produced tunes for their label Transparent.

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Torqux & Twist

Torqux are a duo started off by Jimmy in 2009. After his first release of Relentless, joined by a 16bit remix, things got moving. His cousin, Dave, aka Twist also got the ball rolling and the two combined efforts as Torqux & Twist on a lot of productions aswell as seperate projects. In 2012 the two decided to both join as a full time duo under the Torqux name,
After success with number 1's on beatport, mixes for Jaguar Skills and Mista Jam, remixes for Tiesto & Mark Knight, Modestep, Jaguar Skills and 679 Records...

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DFRNT

Having discovered Dubstep in 2007, DFRNT jumped at the opportunity to try his hand at production. He had worked on a number of styles in the past, all developing out of his previous production work on mashups and bootlegs. Within a few weeks, he had worked up a furious remix of Dead Prez’s “Hip Hop” and with a solid base of feedback, decided to work on a number of entirely original tracks. His previous production work under other aliases, (including mixtapes, mashups, unofficial remixes and original production from chill-out stuff...

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Donny

There is more than one artist with this name. 1.) Donny, the amen master started making music to kill time and have a laugh. Originally drumming for his friends band, Donny's links have always been strong with the driving force of music, the beats. An investment in studio-equipment and a dedication to sound design, mix down and arrangement got things moving, and September 2005 saw the birth of his first 12" record; "Medievil Beating / Hide & Seek" on the new managed Mindrush Recordings imprint.

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Aeph

Simone Vallecorsa aka Aeph was introduced to Bass music when he was a teenager back in his hometown. At the age of 16, inspired by different music genres, Simone was compelled to make his own music. Now Aeph lives and works out of London and has released on a number of most cutting edge record labels.
The "Aeph" sound is a dark melodic mixture of classic composition and surrealistic synthesizers, a retro futuristic vision of music combined with ultra modern riffs, great versatility and a finesse that rivals his role models.

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