Nefarious! (born June 18, 1991 in California) is a Bay Area-based sound engineer and instrumental hip-hop producer. Starting out as a rapper under the same name, Nef began making beats initially to record on himself.
Josh Furey is a multi-genre producer based out of Canada. His debut album 'Archaeology' was released independently in 2008 and has since become an underground favorite with electronica and hip-hop fans alike.
Mr Moods is Christian Denis, a beatmaker from canada exploring lots of territories, always playing with good or bad feelings at the same time, the moods are the main material for his songs. He's been making electronic and hip hop music for a couple of years now, building them with samples taken from old vinyls and cd's in any kind of various styles and added his own melodies and beats over them.
The Nature of Things is an EP / short beat tape / beat suite that is meant for the lonely stoner, the beat enthusiast, the party whore, the beatmaker and the producer, the average audiophile and digital music lover all the same.
The quartet comprises of DJ Cam on scratches, strings, drums and programming; Alexandre Tassel on the Bugle; Christian Brun plays guitar and Jerome Regard is on bass with guest appearances from Guillaume Naturel and vocals by Inlove on "It's yours."
Marcus D was born in Auburn, a lower class suburb 30 miles south of Seattle. A melodically adept music producer heavily influenced by early jazz musicians and Japanese producers such as Nujabes and DJ Deckstream, he creates captivating and beautiful music revered by hip-hop enthusiasts and non hip-hop enthusiasts alike.
DJ Mentos is a beatmaker, producer and dj focused on instrumental hip hop, trip hop, remixes, jazz, etc. Mentos has worked with rappers Son of Nun, The 3rd Message, The Bash Brothers, Swerve, SYG, Co$$ and more.
The term "purist" has no place in music, since one genre often influences, or gives birth to, another genre every few years. Jazz purists are sometimes displeased with the genre being sampled by Hip-Hop artists, but no one can argue with the fusion inspiring a new generation of Jazz enthusiasts.