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Detonate Festival 2019: DJ EZ, Bugzy Malone, Andy C, Fisher, Wilkinson, Hardy Caprio, Shy FX, David Rodigan, Headie One, My Nu Leng & more
An unmissable day of music, sunshine and partying!
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Heralded as possibly the UK's best garage DJ, EZ drove to the top with his 'Pure Garage' albums and regular slots with Kiss 100.
DJ EZ tour dates
Wordsmith Bugzy Malone is fast developing a reputation as one of the UK's brightest talents. Dubbed ‘The Evil Genius’, Bugzy has amassed a loyal fanbase through the heart felt lyrics and knock out delivery displayed in his latest mixtape ‘The Journal Of An Evil Genius.’
Attributing his unrivalled focus and work-rate to his former boxing past, Bugzy’s scrupulous attention to detail makes him the unique artist he is today. His involvement in his videos, merchandise and image as well as music makes Bugzy the perfect fully rounded modern day artist.
Bugzy Malone tour dates
In the world of electronic music, there are few bigger names than that of Andy C. Regarded as one of the greatest DJs to ever touch a turntable, the Ram Records founder has relentlessly dedicated almost two decades of his life to the music he loves. Much more than just a DJ, Andy C is a true figurehead for the drum & bass movement, within which he has been an instrumental player since its very beginnings. His DJ sets and seminal productions have helped to evolve the genre through the many stages of its evolution. His commitment to his craftsmanship has earnt him a status as one of the most iconic and important figures in global dance music culture.
Andy C tour dates
Hailing from the leafy suburbs of South West London is Ram Records’ Wilkinson, hotly tipped to do big things across drum & bass and electronica. He has topped the D&B charts and received numerous daytime Radio 1 plays. He continues to tour worldwide from Sydney to Berlin, Barcelona to Brighton, with his dynamic and energetic DJ sets.
Wilkinson tour dates
Hardy is a qualified accountant turned rapper and grime artist from Croydon who broke through following the success of his contemporaries Krept & Konan and Stormzy. Creating grime and garage mash-ups with his storytelling approach, he has gained a massive following via his YouTube videos and been listed as an artist to watch by the likes of Capital Xtra and The Independent.
Hardy Caprio tour dates
The the pseudonym of Andre Williams, Shy FX is a London based Drum And Bass and Jungle DJ, producer and remixer. He has produced for Dizzee Rascal and Yasmin and remixed for DJ Fresh. Shy FX crashed the British charts in 1994 with 'Original Nuttah', one of the most infectious Ragga-Jungle anthems of all time, and he quickly became one of Jungle's most respected producers.
Shy FX tour dates
If Rodigan were ever quizzed on Mastermind, his chosen subject would be reggae. Just check his selection of special guests for proof.
David Rodigan tour dates
From the age of 15, Headie, formerly known as Headz, was already showing his versatility with tunes ranging from rap to RnB and bashment and since created a buzz in the UK rap scene.
Headie One tour dates
My Nu Leng take house and strip it to its bare components before aligning it with the sub-heavy 4/4 that's appeared in the wake of grime, dubstep and UK funky. Having risen through the ranks of underground UK music, to the heavyweight title, the duo continue to push boundaries and shell down venues across the UK and Internationally.
My Nu Leng tour dates
DJ/producer Holy Goof has emerged as one of the UK’s most promising acts. His sound, a fluid, bass-house hybrid referencing everything from bassline to grime, is squarely tilted at the club.
Holy Goof tour dates
Double award winning act featuring DJ Phantasy, Harry Shotta, Shabba D, Skibadee and Macky Gee. Stormin MC was also a member until his death in February 2018.
SaSaSaS tour dates
Redlight (formerly DJ Clipz) is an accomplished head from the world of underground dance music whose considerable talents have overflowed into new areas. The results are undeniably impressive - a 1Xtra show, a shed load of hit singles, chart entries and huge festival appearances.
The past few years have seen him release hit after hit with collaborations with Mz Bratt on 'Selecta' and Ms Dynamite for 'What You Talking About' being notable successes. His recent release 'Get Out My Head' has blown up and exploded into the charts entering in the top 20 and has topped dance charts across the globe.
Redlight tour dates
Artwork makes up one third of Magnetic Man alongside Skream and Benga. He is one of the originators of Dubstep, described as one of the "legends of the dubstep genre".
Artwork tour dates
Camden's Timothy Gonzales is rap / pop artist Jimothy Lacoste, a performer blending catchy synth hooks with lyrics half-rapped in Jimothy’s distinctive North London accent. There's a clear influence from a certain Mike 'The Streets' Skinner, along with a love of old school Hip-Hop, from Biggie, Nas, Jay-Z toTupac. A total DIY artist, he's recorded much of his material in his bedroom, along with inventive videos that have become YouTube favourites.
Jimothy Lacoste tour dates
Inspired by the halcyon days of New York nightlife, acclaimed London DJ collective that bring together classics, italo disco, oddities, punk funk,80s boogie, electro, fresh edits and all-new dance- floor discoveries. Dedicated to human happiness, Horse Meat Disco is for everyone.
Horse Meat Disco tour dates
Caspa (born Gary McCann) is a dubstep producer from West London. He is usually closely affiliated with the English dubstep producer, Rusko, and they have (and still continue to do) many collabs and remixes of each other's works.
Caspa tour dates