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Disclosure are a garage-house duo consisting of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence who grew up in south London with an extensive background in music. They took the electronic dance music scene by storm and are equally at home in live arenas or on record. Their 2013 debut album 'Settle' was nominated for Best Dance/Electronica Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards, while the single 'White Noise' featuring Aluna George reached no.2 in the UK singles chart. The guys continue to push dance boundaries with 2015's follow-up album 'Caracal'.
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Hackney-based Drum'n'Bass quartet made up of musicians Piers Agget, Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor and Leon (DJ Locksmith), who navigate through genres effortlessly. Known for their collaborations, they first achieved a UK no.1 single in 2012 with 'Feel The Love' featuring guest vocalist John Newman, and the success story continued with number ones from 'Waiting All Night' featuring Ella Eyre and 'These Days' featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen.
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This young BRIT Award winning singer/songwriter built up a hardcore fanbase simply by word-of-mouth, selling out shows both at home and across Europe. Raised by music-loving parents, Ben was introduced to the singer/songwriters of the '60s and '70s, with influences such as Nick Drake and John Martyn shining through his music.
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English DJ and electronic music producer Norman Quentin Cook was a pioneer of the '90s big beat movement, issuing a handful of era-hits like The Rockafeller Skank and Praise You under the moniker Fatboy Slim. Formerly the bassist for the Housemartins and one-third of acid house hitmakers Pizzaman, Cook started by releasing his Fatboy material through club staple Skint, with his raucous blend of house, acid, funk, hip-hop, electro, and techno adding to his already formidable reputation as one of the foremost all-around producers on the UK club scene. More than two decades on, he's still one of the biggest DJs in the world.
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Seth has ignited the world of house and techno with a constant barrage of vocal jams, been voted Number Three best DJ in the world in the Resident Advisor Top 100 DJ Poll (beaten only by Ricardo Villalobos and Richie Hawtin), landed a much vaunted residency at DC10 in Ibiza and been invited by Pete Tong to deliver an Essential Mix for BBC Radio One.
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Influenced by the likes of D'Angelo and Stevie Wonder along with Burial and Mount Kimbie, London-based producer, singer and songwriter James Blake first gave the world a taste of his quirky, R&B-sampling strain of dubstep in 2009 when his Air & Lack Thereof 12" appeared on the Hemlock label. He released his self-titled debut album in 2011 to critical praise, while the follow-up, 2013's Overgrown, won the prestigious Mercury Prize award. 2019 sees the release of his 4th album; Assume Form. He has also collaborated with artists including Mount Kimbie and Bon Iver, and has contributed production work to artists including Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Vince Staples, and Frank Ocean. Blake has also released remix work under the alias Harmonimix.
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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.
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Marc “MK” Kinchen is a Detroit born artist, producer, DJ and songwriter and an internationally respected name in the world of House Music. MK is responsible for creating some of the defining sounds and biggest tracks of the early house. He has worked with the biggest international artists from Snoop Dogg and Jay-Z to Rihanna and Beyonce, but has also retained near unprecedented levels of credibility within the underground dance music scene, with records such as ‘Burning’, ‘4 You’ or ‘Push The Feeling On’ remaining staples in the wallets and boxes of house DJs the world over. Through his timeless productions, MK has influenced a new generation of producer, with the result that his sound is more relevant today than it ever has been.
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Hailing from Montreal, Canada, this young beat maker and DJ is no stranger to production. Starting to produce in his early teens, and now in his mid-20s, Kaytranada has the work ethic of a seasoned producer. His influences come from all sorts of genres. Genres between Disco, Hip-Hop, House, and RnB. As of the last year, he has made a name for himself through producing RnB influenced bootleg remixes from artists such as Janet Jackson, Missy Elliot, TLC, Danny Brown, and Teedra Moses. Combined, these remixes have received millions plays on Soundcloud and YouTube.
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A hip-hop icon since the early 1990s, Nas emerged from the Queensbridge neighbourhood of Long Island City to become one of the greatest MC’s of all time. Over his career has reached a level of lyrical skill and personal maturity that is unprecedented in hip-hop. As a live performer Nas lives up to his reputation as King of New York and the most authentic hip-hop hero. His energy is explosive and his performance is electrifying.
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The artist formerly known as Manitoba, offering up a likeable blend of electronica and sunshine pop. Their live set sees them deliver a carnival-esque whirl of ridiculous melodies, effusive noise, stampeding beats alongside furiously harmonised vocals. Two drummers, visuals and whirling guitars and keyboards create a claustrophobic, mesmeric soundscape akin to My Bloody Valentine and the sprawling, bucolic tour de force, like early Mercury Rev.
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Welsh born but now a truly global presence, Jamie Jones is the label boss of Hot Creations, the label that created and defined a new flavour of moody yet pop-inflected deep house that has taken the world by storm. He is regularly found topping the annual Resident Advisor top 20 DJs list, and his party brand Paradise is a dominant force not only in Ibiza, but across clubs worldwide.
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One of the most exciting new producers to emerge from the UK, Duke has set the world alight with his EPs for Tiga's Turbo label and tracks such as the awesome 'Lean and Bounce’. With remixes for Missy Elliott already under his belt, there's a lot more to come from this immense new talent.
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Marijus Adomaitis, also known as Ten Walls or Mario Basanov, is a Lithuanian musician who is best known for his 2014 single "Walking with Elephants", which peaked at number 6 on the UK Singles Chart.
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Grammy Award nominee, four-time International Dance Music Award winner and four time DJ Mag award winner, the legendary Sasha is a man who needs no introduction, he is recognised as one of the worlds’ most innovative icons of the electronic genre.
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