Ada’s journey begins with a coincidence. Band colleague visits singer to make music. Band colleague forgets groovebox at singer’s house. Band colleague doesn’t come round to pick it up for ages. Half a year later, the boys from Areal Records think they aren’t hearing right when Ada plays them two tracks she’s put together.
Sébastien Devaud, aka Agoria, comes to introduce his label Sapiens. He entered the world of electronic dance music at a peculiar moment in time. He might be too young to have been actively listening to early 80’s electronic pop. But he’s been exposed to house and techno more or less since the start of these genres.
Is a Madrid based producer and label boss of Rotten City Records. Without clinging to a single style, his sessions can go from the Balearic spirit, to the techno forcefulness passing through the slow tempo Acid, Post Punk focused on hip or disco music more mental and narcotic.
In her DJ sets and productions, she offers a timeless narrative that reflects a passion for the sound design of new wave, the futurism of techno, the soul of American house and the exuberance of rave.
Curses is the dark and romantic moniker from New York City native, Luca Venezia. Always blending the line between Electronic music and his Rock & Roll roots, Curses sounds like something from an illegal galactic warehouse party with flashes of ’80s Italo-disco and New Wave.
Dan Ghenacia is the undisputed kingpin of the Paris underground scene and one of France’s hottest DJ exports, having founded and ran for seven years Freak N’Chic and now one of the three creative minds behind new label and b2b2b DJ outfit Apollonia.
Is a Russian-born artist who sees the genre as a starting place, not a destination. In her strange and twisted world the machines are the protagonists of a neo-romanticism, weaved with human dreams.
With their combined performance and production experience, Die Vögel represents what an electronic live act can be in today’s musical landscape. The don’t just press “play”—they actually play, and their output reflects a true sense of playfulness.
Stefan Kozalla, better known as DJ Koze, is a German DJ and music producer head of Pampa Records. Kozalla competed in his first mixing competition at the age of sixteen. Currently, he continues showcasing his love for leftfield hip-hop and pop as well as house.
Eagles & Butterflies
English born, LA based producer Chris Barratt aka Eagles & Butterflies reaches all boundaries of the cool electronic music spectrum with his productions.
Erol Alkan has lived many different lives so far; DJ, remixer, label founder, club promoter, radio host, and each with great success. Keen to keep moving forward, one might wonder what permits Alkan to remain such a vital figure in contemporary music, both in the DJ booth, in the studio and beyond?
He covers a great variety of styles, developing with ease in 4×4 electronics, experimental music, ambient, black music in general, American house and more atmospheric horizontal techno.
Factory Floor return in 2016 with 25 25. With their music stripped to a mesmerizing dance of percussion, fragmented voice and melody; it captures the next vital stage in the evolution of one of the UK’s most restless and exploratory groups.
Jake Fairley aka Fairmont is an electronic music producer, live performer and DJ from Toronto, Canada. He began his career in the early 2000s making punk-rock-infused techno and electro under his own name for labels such as Kompakt, Sender and Dumb- Unit.
Guti isn‘t your run-of-the-mill electronic artist. Rather, it‘s the Argentinian‘s deep-rooted love of jazz and rock that form the foundations of his musical craft. Around 2007, he started experimenting with making house and techno, beginning a journey that would transform him into an established force on the global dance scene.
It is the solo project of Manuel Cachero in which he gives vent to his passion for dancefloor oriented music. Their sets and productions look for the bonds of union between different sounds like the synthetic disco, the dark balearic or the house more raw and underground.
Javi Redondo’s sessions in the best clubs of Madrid have added weight to his name, as well as his latest releases by record labels like Meant, My Favorite Robot and Correspondant.
Deeply passionate about science-fiction, DJ, producer and artist Jeff Mills adopted those ideas, concepts, stories and esthetics from the start. For him, space is an obsession and his music almost becomes a musical science-fiction.
Jennifer Cardini b2b Danny Daze
After more than a decade spent building an enviable reputation for herself in the clubs of Paris, Jennifer Cardini has become an international artist with her label Correspondant. Danny Daze is Daniel Gomez, a studio nerd from Miami whose taste for electronic music has led him to be a prominent figure in today’s “underground” scene.
Jesse Calosso is a Bronx-born DJ and producer part of a tight circle of New York area artists, including The Martinez Brothers and Filsonik, with a longtime friendship and collaborative history.
She is an artist in flux, continues to change, evolve and challenge boundaries both in her Berlin studio and on stage. Her DJ sets, predominantly based in stripped-back, deep sounds, utilise an intriguing vinyl collection, using obscure interludes for re-contextualisation.
Magda defined herself as a DJ under the Minus umbrella, but since has forged her own path. With an open mind, Magda will try her hand at whatever feels right; to tech collaborations, fashion and art, Magda has created a truly unique, multifaceted expression of herself.
Marvin & Guy
The Marvin & Guy project was born under the shadow of a palm tree while a flamingo listened to tropical music, way back in 2011. The duo’s first release was an EP with the Japanese label Let’s Get Lost, the naughty child in the expansive Mule Musiq label family.
Mathew Jonson really is one of a kind. He’s developed one of the most distinctive voices in electronic dance music: when you hear one of Jonson’s tracks, you almost immediately know it’s his. And yet there’s no mistaking any given track for another. His music offers a rare fusion of populist intensities and nuanced musicality.
Moscoman distinctive sound, which takes in elements of Techno, New Wave, House, and the sounds of his native Middle East, has seen him quickly soar to prominence via his own production, his remix work, and his DJing style.
Throughout her career she has been in charge of organizing different musical evening events throughout the city of Madrid. She is currently co-founder, promoter and resident DJ in one of the most spectacular clubs in the capital, The Nubel Reina Sofía Museum.
Olivier Raymond AKA Oxia got into music in his early teens, with a predilection for Funk and disco, and a debut on a local Funk radio show. Olivier already had started mixing, influenced by a large spectrum of music styles: Funk, Italo-disco, New Wave and the early House scene.
Psyk, aka Manuel Anós, is nowadays firmly pegged to the actual techno scene. He doesn’t seem to deviate from his trajectory, justifying his precocious artistic ascension. His worldwide sets in clubs like TRESOR, BERGHAIN o FABRIC and so on, have been crystallizing his talent as DJ.
Alejandra Valmorisco aka Sugar Free, born and educated in music, decides to start her own career in 2010, after having been researching and collecting music since she was a child. She currently resides in Berlin where she concentrates on her facet of production and continues to increase her musical collection.
The Martinez Brothers
The Martinez Brothers are behind a label called Tuskegee Music. Described as a “label of cultural heritage,” Tuskegee seeks to work only with vinyl. They are superstars of the house music genre they evolve in. They are very inspired by the influence of Paradise Garage to have grown up in the 90s.