Boca 45

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Style: Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Breaks, Disco   Scott “Boca 45” Hendy is the Bristol UK beatsmith who’s been at the forefront of funky breakbeat music for well over a decade.  Boca is ready to hit the clubs, armed with a heaving box of 7” vinyl. His aim? As it has been on all his […]

Yarah Bravo

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Style: Hip-Hop, Jazz, Soul, Dub Yarah embraced music from all over the world to develop her unique flow of soulful, jazzual, intelligent and political hip-hop. She was a founder of super-group One Self (Ninja Tune), front woman of DJ Vadim’s The Soundcatcher Soundsystem (BBE), and shared stages with everyone from Wu Tang Clan, Public Enemy […]

Da Cruz

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Style: Worldbeat, Hip Hop, Dub, Baile Funk Brasilian global beat galore! Sao Paulo and Bern are literally worlds apart – but Da Cruz bridges both cities with an extremely danceble, urban mix of afrobeat, dub, baile funk, and hip hop.     Singer Mariana Da Cruz was born and raised in Sao Paulo, s he […]

DJ Format

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Style: Hip Hop, Funk, Psychedelic, Soul, Disco   DJ Format is one of the few producers from these shores to successfully collaborate with US MCs, his tracks with Jurassic 5 are bonafide classics and his subsequent releases have cemented his position as a pioneer in the UK scene. As a DJ, Format is out on his […]

Freak Power

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Style: Soul, Funk, Rock, Acid Jazz Remember the days when cool sounds were used for commercials that rather looked like MTV videos? Freakpower, the 1993 project of Norman Cook and Ashley Slater, created one of the signature tunes of that era: Turn On, Tune in, Cope Out. Now, Ashley is back with a Freakpower band […]

Freez

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Style: Mash-up, Remix, Hip Hop, Trap, MC/Rap Raised  in a alternative community and burning for music since he was 12 years old, Freez founded the famous Munich underground PandaParties ten years ago. Besides DJing, producing,  remixing, and organising concerts and parties, he also startet his own hip hop crew and released his first record in […]

The Herbaliser

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Style: Hip Hop, Jazz, Cinematic   The Herbaliser have established a unique voice within UK music, combining hip hop beats and widescreen soundtrack elements.Founded by Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba in the early 90s, they look back on more than 20 years of sound innovation: multi-layered, meaningful instrumental hip hop with high musical quality. The […]

Kormac

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Style: Hip Hop, Swing, Glitch, House, Funk   Kormac divides his time between his studio in Dublin and a busy touring schedule. He plays regularly throughout Ireland, UK and mainland and Eastern Europe either DJing, performing his audio-visual shows or playing with his own 11-piece ensemble, Kormac’s Big Band. Kormac has been releasing as a […]

Kraak & Smaak

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Style: House, Disco   Since the Dutch producers trio Kraak & Smaak released their first album in 2005, their live band – with drums, bass guitar, keys, dj and a male and female vocalist –has grown into a steady and well-respected force in today’s international club and festival scene, whether the dance, jazz, rock or […]

MF Robots

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Style: Funk, Soul, Jazz   M(usic) F(or) Robots were formed in 2016 by Brand New Heavies co-founder, drummer and main songwriter Jan Kincaid and his ‘Heavy’ fellow, vocalist Dawn Joseph, who has sung backing vocals for everyone from Rod Stewart to Phil Collins to Craig David. Together the duo aims to create a brand new […]