Artists

BIT-TUNER – (CH, Zurich)
As ‘the master of booming basswalls and sweeping noises’ (cit. 20 Minuten) Bit-Tuner combines heavy and rolling beats, analoguous bass patterns with a pinch of samples from old movies annd records and a bit of field recordings to create an astonishing sound-mélange that does not only interest the ears but also the bass-hungry body. His manifold live-performances could be characterized as spherical and euphoric bass-monsters that always surprise.
Released on: HULA HONEYS, MISM, LOCAL FORM
Appears on M+E005M+E006 (remixed)

CHACHA – (Chi, Shanghai)
Besides her own productions as FADED GHOST, CHACHA also appeared guest singing on countless records, most prominently on KODE9’s ‘Black Sun’ and in collaboration with Disrupt and SoomT on JAHTARI’s ‘Bass Shelter EP’.
Appears on M+E009

DEBMASTER – (France)
Gangsta Bleep, Halftime Madness, Crev!? Circuit Bending, Game Sounds, Glitch!?
DEBMASTER will prove that you can dance, sweat and be curious at the same time. With his hopping beats, deep basses and bleepy spheres and an amazing live-show he will show you how to shake, dance, bounce.
Released on: DA! HEARD IT RECORDS, COCK ROCK DISCO
Appears on M+E005M+E006

DESMOND DENKER – (Ger, Cologne)
Produces mostly analogue bass music since years. Co-runs the imprint BASSPRÄSIDIUM . Deals with interesting noise-music in the combo THE NEST.
Released on: BASSPRÄSIDIUM, DENOVALI RECORDS (with THE NEST)
Appears on M+E002M+E006

DINGY DYSU – (Jap, Tokyo)
aka. DJ DIE SOON. Produces weird and noisy sounds. Co-runs the imprint SMALL BUT HARD.
Released on: ONIBABA, FRESH YO!, SMALL BUT HARD
Appears on M+E002

DYL – (Romania)
This young producer from Romania brings the darkness of the transylvanian mountains directly into your speakers. Deep basses paired with dark atmospheres and a bunch of broken beats mostly at 170 bpm characterize his productions. Keep an eye and an ear on DYL’s enormous output and on his future productions and releases.
Appears on: M+E007r

ENA – (Jap, Tokyo)
ENA’s productions combine pensive sound narratives with elements of bass oriented electronic dance music to a conglomerate that is catchy for all admirers of an experimental and very forward-looking sound.
Released on: 7EVEN RECORDINGS, SAMURAI HORO, F4T MUSIC
Appears on: M+E007

FRANCIS KILLS – (Au, Perth)
This young guy from Perth provides incredible grooves influenced by soul-music, hip-hop, dubstep or even R’n’B. Big talent is coming up here!
Released on MONIKER EGGPLANT only.
Appears on M+E005M+E006

GRAPH – (Ger, Düsseldorf)
This duo from the Ruhr-area doesn’t concentrate on reproducing trends of genres, short term-styles, hyped sounds. Using composition and improvisation as equal procedures of music creation they achieve to form a unique sound that always lets one think of Germany’s biggest industrial area, its landscape, its cities.
Released the CHNTS-EP (self-released) and on MONIKER EGGPLANT.
Appears on M+E005M+E006

IBUNSHI – (Sweden)
In his productions, Ibunshi is fathoming the realms of polyrhythms, dark atmospheres and drum-sound design. Besides his dark and abstract Drumfunk oriented pieces, he creates ambient electronica and jazzy, moody, jam-like tunes.
Released on: PINCONE MOONSHINE, ABSYS RECORDS
Appears on: M+E007

ILL_K – (Ger, Bremen/Berlin)
Dedicated to bass: ILL_K’s productions are fresh (dub)steppy tunes. Whether deep or heavy, they’re striking for sure! Catch one of his versatile DJ-sets if you can.
Released on: PARADISE LOST, AMEISE VINYL
Appears on M+E002; M+E006M+E007

INFINITE LIVEZ – (UK, London)
stream of consciousness: Diverse influences ranging between funk, graphics and philosophy lead to an attractive melange: poetic/surrealistic raps combined with weird but quite groovy productions.
Released on BIG DADA, FRESH YO!, TAPEWORM …
Appears on M+E002M+E006 (remixed)

ISTARI LASTERFAHRER – (Ger, Hamburg)
His ernormous musical output varies between hard and heavy amen-break-concerned sounds, halftempo-steppy bass music and strange analogue-experiments. Runs the imprint SOZIALISTISCHER PLATTENBAU.
Released on: COMPLICATION, SPRENGSTOFF RECORDINGS, SOZIALISTISCHER PLATTENBAU …
Appears on M+E002M+E006

JAKIN BOAZ – (Ger, Leipzig)
Produces dark, tribe-like stuff, always not forgetting his techno and acid influences. Appears live.
Released on ALPHACUT RECORDS, DENKE DENKE, SPUNKY MONKEY.
Appears on M+E002; M+E006 (remixed)

JUNICHI AKAGAWA – (Jap, Tokyo)
Akagawa is an audio-visual artists from Japan that works equally in composing a glitchy and spherical sound and in creating overwhelming visual textures. His videos conduct theatre and dance productions. He appears live in an amalgamated audio-visual performance. Accompanies MIMICOF visually in her live-sets
Released on PROGESSIVE FORM, HZ-RECORDS, ELECTRIC SHEEP.
Appears on M+E005

KARL MARX STADT – (Ger, Berlin)
As a former part of SOCIETY SUCKERS and WASTED ACID YOUTH he canalizes the potpourri of his musical experiences into a diversed musical product. Rave, Skwee, Step and wathever melt together into a live-performance where nobody knows before what to expect.
Released on: ALPHACUTE, SOZIALISTISCHER PLATTENBAU, SPACEFUCK …
Appears on M+E002M+E006 (remixed)

KERSTIN BRUSE AND THE DUBHEADS FROM HELL – (Ger, Berlin)
aka. GONER, HEINRICH AT HEART; Part of RITALIN WAR DANCE
A diversified output comes together with a huge amount of different monikers. What unifies his different emanations is a unique sound: Real low basses, drone-textures, dubby grooves and a weakness for analogue sounding drums come here together to form a particular sound. Catch one of the rare live-sessions.
Released on: SOZIALISTISCHER PLATTENBAU, KRAKE, GONE
Appears on M+E005M+E006 (as Goner)

KINSKOP – (Ger, Berlin)
A load of melodies, analogue instruments and a bunch of humour mark KINSKOP’s tunes. See the sunshine, feel the vibes, love all the vegetables.
Co-Founder of the VARIOUS VEGETABLES CREW
Released on Moniker Eggplant only.
Appears on M+E005M+E006

LEISE IM KRAN – (Ger, Leipzig)
As a part of the duo Meier & Erdmann, and equipped with some old and new fashioned drum computers and synthesizers, LEISE IM KRAN develops his very individual style: Besides notorious basslines, the rythmicality of his drum patterns are the spiciest ingredients in his tunes.
Released on Moniker Eggplant only.
Appears on M+E008

LXC – (Ger, Leipzig)
Versatile audio thinker – does mastering, vinyl-cutting, pressing, soundscapes, nearly everything you might desire. Runs the imprint ALPHACUT RECORDS. Produces nearby pretty everything between breakcore and ambient, but most notably dubby music with broken beats.
Released on: ALPHACUT RECORDS, BUSTLE BEATS, MODERN URBAN JAZZ, SUBTLE AUDIO, OFFSHORE …
Appears on M+E002

MEIER & ERDMANN – (Ger, Berlin-Leipzig)
This duo concentrates on finding the point of intersection between analogue and electronic music. They use their experience in classical, jazz and electronic dance music to form a sound evolving in these three entities. Appear live with: clarinet, guitar, melodica, synth, computer.
Released on: M+E, MINOR, SUBBASS
Appear on M+E001M+E002M+E004M+E005M+E006 (remixed); M+E011

MEMORY9 – (Ita/GB, Milan/London)
Has studied jazz and synthesis at the Berklee College of Music in Boston before he turned to electronic music, electroacoustic composition and sound design. Is composing for motion pictures, digital games and apps. On top of that, he runs the imprint MNEMONIC DOJO. To describe his tunes in terms of genre: Think Jungle, Drum&Bass, Hip Hop and Juke.
Released on: MNEMONIC DOJO
Appears on M+E007

MESAK – (Fin, Turku)
Think analogue: This artist is one of the founder of the scandinavian SKWEEE-Scene. Runs the label HARMÖNIA.
Released on: KLAKSON, LATON, HARMÖNIA …
Appears on M+E002M+E006; M+E009

MIMICOF – (Jap, Tokyo)
A.k.a. Midori Hirano. Is a Japanese sound artist and pianist. Appears live. Combines analogue and electronic sound elements to a skilful melange.
Released on: MIDI CREATIVE / NOBLE, PROGRESSIVE FORM …
Appears on M+E002M+E006

OWL – (Belgium)
Belgium-based OWL is known for tunes in the fields of 140 bpm, Dubstep and 170 bpm likewise. His fresh and friendly production style pleases through a clear and well-balanced sound design, heavy basses and driving beats often paired with a precise percussive work.
Appears on: M+E007r

PATRIC CATANI – (Ger, Berlin)
To list all musical output throughout his 20+ years long career is a hopeless endeavor. Yet, even random samples show his talent that not only shows up in film and video game soundtracks, but especially in his latest solo LP ‘Blingsanity’, his rap project called ILL TILL or the outcome of his other monikers such as CANDY HANK.
Appears on: M+E009

PORKFOUR – (Ger, Leipzig)
This artist from Leipzig knows to recondition analogue sound. Whereas his tunes contain elements that sound well known, PorkFour achieves surprising arrangements and strange sound combinations. Yet the lowest common denominator surely is Acid.
Released on: ORTLOFF, BLACKRED
Appears on M+E005M+E006; M+E009

PSEUDOPRIME – (Ger, Berlin)
Member of ZEPTOSPHERE. This artist delivers a spheric and melodic sound that oscillates between melancholy and the sunlight. Syncopated beats, jazzy harmonies and analogous sounds are central in Pseudoprime’s compositions.
Co-founder of the Moniker Eggplant imprint.
Released on MONIKER EGGPLANT only.
Appears on M+E005

SHINS-K – (Jap, Tokyo)
The Japanese DJ knows how to get the borders of styles and genres to blur. Expect diversified sets between Halfstep, Dub(step), Drum ’n Bass or arab wedding music.
Appears on M+E002M+E005M+E006

SKÜGE – (Bel, Huy)
Glitch, abstracted beats, heavy bass and a huge bit of humour. Be ready to hear really fresh stuff and unknown sounds by this belgian artist.
Released on: HAND BAKED RECORDS, BREAK N’BROL NETLABEL
Appears on M+E002M+E006

SOMTEK – (CH, Lucerne)
aka. SCHNAUZ; aka. Daniel Sommer | Live-act, producer and sound-designer. Delivers diverse styles of electronic sounds riding on waves like Drone, Glitch, Breakcore, Post-Dubstep, Jungle.
Designs sounds for computer games, apps, smartphones. Co-founder and head of the art collective KORSETT
Released on: HULA HONEYS, KORSETT
Appears on M+E005; M+E006 (remixed)

TANUKI – (Ger, Berlin)
Member of ZEPTOSPHERE. Jazzy, bluesy guitars, distorted vocals, syncopated beats.
Appears on M+E002M+E006

WAKE (Ger, Berlin)
As a DJ, WAKE has explored and travelled through different styles of electronic music in the last two decades. Just starting with his own productions, all these experiences merge into a mélange that is seasoned with spices such as Wonky, Juke, (Post-)Dubstep and Grime. Expect more weird bass-heavy tunes to come.
Appears on: M+E007r

WERMONSTER – (Fr)
Monsieur Mercet presents with his debut album on Exotic Pylon what could be expected from his compositions: groovy beats, moving spheres, deep basses, pitched vocals and a pinch of fiel recordings. All that melts together to a unique sound that goes far beyond the common musical engagements in all that is focused on beat, hip-hop and post-dubstep.
Make sure to catch one of his live appearences.
Released on: EXOTIC PYLON, SLOW FI MONKS
Appear on M+E005M+E006

X.A. CUTE – (Ger, Berlin)
This duo still knows what Dubstep is about. They’ll kick your bass-hungry ass with their live performance. Bass, Ragga-like vocals, breaks and even oriental melodies mark their sound. “Dubstep’s not dead it just smells like teen spirit”.
Released on: ANORAKISM, MEERCAT RECORDINGS, CCCB
Appear on M+E002M+E006

ZEPTOSPHERE – (Ger, Berlin)
Formerly known as PREGNANT BY FRAGMENT. Founded on the idea to combine jazz elements with electronic music the trio’s now surfing on waves like Glitch, Drum ’n Bass and Electro embedded in fragmented tracks that are always enhanced by the versatile played intsruments such as guitars, bass, melodica, synths.
Appear on M+E002; M+E003M+E006 (remixed)

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