Hecq (real name - Ben Lukas Boysen) is an artist that works with musical technology and presents remixes that spotlight unseen facets in the work of other musicians. In his music, atmospheric soundscapes meet sharp cadences and abrupt breaks which leads the enthralled listener into Hecq’s world - an audiobook without a narrator.
To some, it must seem like this young electronic producer came out of nowhere. Emancipator (Douglas Appling) played his first live show in July 2009, opening for Bonobo at the Roseland Theater (cap. 1500). Since then, he’s toured with Bassnectar, drawn crowds at festivals like Trinumeral and Symbiosis, and closed out Sound Tribe Sector 9’s late night parties in Denver at the request of the band.
Blue Sky Black Death is an accomplished West Coast production duo. Their sound transforms the raw into the refined through technically building layers that exceed the boundaries of any one particular musical genre.
Phaeleh – pronounced “Fella” Since his debut release in 2008, Phaeleh aka Matt Preston has developed an inimitable style of cinematic electronic music, which floats between the shifting tempos and timbres of dubstep, garage, electronica and house music.
Tineidae is an Ambient/IDM producer based in Lviv, Ukraine. Starting his way from post-industrial electronic genres in another project Tineidae has developed his own sound. Mixing ambient atmospheric layers with clear rhythmical structure, sometimes glitchy, sometimes mild and more gentle he creates wide harmonic soundscapes reproducing nature of things in his eyes.
Inf, Infinite, Infonet, Infomanic, De Infonetische Ghast, Captain Chromosome, Mr. Sarcasm, Dirk Digger...the list of self-serving monikers runs longer than roll call at a Wu-Tang reunion for this Dutch producer and emcee.
Emerging from his own distinct corner of the West Coast electronic music scene, Random Rab offers a powerful and unique contribution to sonic exploration. Often referred to as “The Master of Emotion” his music is patently beautiful and melodic. With diverse influences ranging from trip-hop, classical and Arabic to bass driven compositions, his songs are considered anthemic and timeless.
There are multiple artists that go by the name TOR. (1) Tor was raised in a small mountain town on Canada's west coast where he started experimenting with music production as a teenager. He further honed his skills while living in Australia, running a small recording studio and remixing some prominent Australian producers.