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KASRA
Label Manager / Critical Music

Kasra founded Critical Music label, a drum and bass label based in London that is widely regarded as being at the forefront of the modern underground scene.A passionate curator and DJ he has grown the label from humble beginnings to one of the most respected imprints in the genre. “I started a label because I ...

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KEIR TYRER
Label Manager / Shogun Audio

Having started his career as a DJ and producer working with labels like Ram Records and Renegade Hardware, Tyrer then went on to found groundbreaking labels Under Fire Records and Audio Blueprint with long time music partner Stakka. Since its inception in 2004 the award-winning Shogun Audio has been responsible for building the careers of ...

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SHIMON
Label Manager / Audioporn Records

A compelling force in drum and bass for over twenty years, debuting with ‘Predator’ on Ram Records in 1994, Shimon soon joined forces with label owner, Andy C to produce what is arguably one of the most popular drum and bass 12”s of all time: ‘Quest’ with ‘Nightflight’ on the flip. Shimon quickly cemented his ...

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A.M.C
DJ & Producer, Label Manager / Titan Records

Titan Records CEO, A.M.C is without a doubt one of the most impressing j’s to emerge from the UK in recent years. Discovered by the gang behind Drum&BassArena, still the world’s largest online drum&bass community, he continues to push the boundaries of what DJ’ing is really about. Over the years A.M.C has picked up numerous ...

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ALICIA BAUER
Artist Agent / ESP Agency

Alicia Bauer also known as Alley Cat is a 20 year veteran of the music business. Starting out as a drum’n’bass DJ , Alicia relocated to London from San Francisco and built her career from the bottom up. She has had extensive years as a full time gigging DJ which kept her busy all over Europe, and as ...

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MAX NECUS
Product Manager / Shogun Audio

Max Necus is an industry professional with a background in music marketing, events and TV. Working with Shogun Audio since 2014, Max has quickly established himself firmly within the label and now in 2017 oversees all operational aspects of the business as Product Manager, including Shogun’s umbrella labels Elevate Audio and SGN:LTD as well as ...

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ADAM SAVAGE
PR & Marketing Specialist / Backdrop Promotions

Adam Savage is a central figure in independent electronic music PR and marketing in the UK today with 15 years experience inside the music industry. Having worked on the earlier careers of stadium fillers such as Friction, DJ Fresh, Nero and others, he founded his own media communications agency Backdrop Promotions in 2008 specialising in ...

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JEF LAB
Label Manager / MethLab

Jef Lab is one of 2 founders of MethLab (the other being Broken Note). Starting his involvement in electronic music with the creation of the Yardcore events and radioshow in London in 2005-2008, before the establishment of MethLab as an agency in 2011 and as a label in 2016. His work with the entity involves ...

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ROB CRACKNELL
Promoter & booker

Cambridge born but Bristol based for the last 15 years. Rob Cracknell first started promoting when he was at university in Bristol (UWE studying Time Based Media) after becoming disillusioned with his degree course and deciding he would pursue his true passion of dance music and in particular Drum & Bass. Rob is currently a ...

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FARHANA ABOO
Marketing Manager / AEI Group

Farhana is Marketing Manager at AEI, the company behind leading brands in the electronic music scene including UKF, Drum&BassArena, TheSoundYouNeed, All Trap Music, NoCopyrightSounds and SubSoul. Qualified at the Chartered Institute of Marketing and boasting an impeccable track record with internationally renowned brands such MTV and Perform Group, Farhana’s experience with marketing, public relations, strategic ...

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JAY CUNNINGHAM
Director / On The Rise Music

Jay is a rare, award-winning bastion of cutting edge dance music whose influence stretches way beyond the level of your average DJ. Never standing still, Jay has always pushed forward from his residencies at London club nights for Ram Records (The End) and Gatecrasher (Heaven), weekly shows on Kiss FM, Ministry of Sound and Kool ...

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FORREST HUNT
Forrest Hunt / EP Insomniac, Electric Daisy Carnival

Forrest Hunt is the Executive Producer for Insomniac, the producers of the world’s premier electronic dance music festival, Electric Daisy Carnival. Entrenched in the Los Angeles underground dance music scene since he was a teenager, Forrest cites his love and passion for drum & bass as continuing to be the driving force for his success ...

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NICK SADLER
Artist Manager / NSDMT Management

Nick Sadler heads up NSDMT, a London based management company who’s passion is for connecting artists, music, and films with a worldwide audience. Currently, clients include award winning artists The Prototypes, Memtrix, and Three Laws. Nick started out as a marketing manager for studio software Logic, before founding Never Say Die Records, one of the most successful ...

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ICICLE
DJ & Producer

Jeroen Snik – aka Icicle – is recognised as one of the most technically advanced and highly-respected Dj’s and producers in electronic music. In a career that has spanned over 10 years Icicle has released on labels such as Hospital Records, Ram Records, Renegade Hardware, Critical, Shogun Audio and more. A prolific producer Icicle has ...

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ROCKWELL
DJ & Producer / Shogun Audio

Tom Green – aka Rockwell – has without question been one of the most exhilarating talents to come out of the drum and bass scene in recent times, heralded by the likes of Billboard, Fact Magazine, Resident Advisor, Mixmag and DJ Mag and with releases on some of the biggest labels in the game Metalheadz, ...

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JOSH PANTON
Director at Hospital Records / Hospitalitydnb events / Clinic Talent

Josh Panton has been with Hospital for the last 7 years. Along with Directing the company, he has managed & overseen the growth of Hospitality from 15+ shows per year worldwide & a London residency at ‚matter‘ nightclub to 80+ shows a year and flagship London festival ‚Hospitality in the Park“ in Finsbury park. Before ...

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JADE
Jade DJ / Owner of Eatbrain

Jade first started to DJ before the turn of the millennium but soon put the records on hold and started to produce his own music. With constructive help from SKC and Chris.SU he found his own style and in 2004 released ’Got Lost!’ with Matt-U as part of the ’The Spine’ EP on Black Sun ...

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LINGUISTICS
MC

Linguistics is a South London born and raised MC/recording artist. He began writing lyrics over garage/grime aged 15 after seeing ‚Lord of the Mics‘. Inspired by the likes of Jehst, Taskforce and other UK Hip-Hop veterans he began writing and recording his own music. In 2010, living in Bristol, he became heavily involved in the ...

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EMILY GALE
Press Officer / Your Army

Emily has been working in online and print music PR for 3 years. Currently a Press Officer at Your Army, the leading electronic music promotions company in the UK, she’s worked across a host of campaigns with labels including Polydor, Sony, Black Butter, Houndstooth, Greco-Roman, Because, Ed Banger Records, OWLSA, Crosstown Rebels, Street Tracks, Weapons, ...

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TURNO
DJ / Producer

The support Turno has received across the drum & bass world isn’t surprising. Having a background in music technology, he’s spent years honing in on a sound which has not only earned him international esteem, but also a place at the highly-respected Charge Recordings imprint. Although, what else can be expected from a producer who’s ...

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MATT RYAN
Artist manager / Par Excellence

Director of Par Excellence, Matt Ryan has been working in the music industry for the past 6 years. Par Excellence is responsible for worldwide management for Foreign Beggars, The Upbeats, Alix Perez, Teddy Killerz, Memtrix (co-management with NSDMT), Shades (co-management with C3 MGMT) and Desta French as well as running Alix Perez’s label 1985 Music.

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MC VISIONOBI
MC

Visionobi is one of the scene’s brightest talents. Immersed in drum and bass from an early age, it is no surprise that this Rogue Jedi’s expressive and dynamic approach has gained him the respect of many of his peers and enabled him to tour Europe extensively. Since first picking up a microphone, he has hosted ...

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MC SCRIPT
MC

With over 14 years of hosting experience, Script MC has firmly cemented himself as one of the leading MCs in Drum and Bass. Working alongside one of the scenes biggest names, Netsky and Script can be found touring the globe performing at dance music’s biggest festivals and events.With a philosophy that puts the DJ first ...

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VÁCLAV BALOUS
Head of the Public Operations Department

Graduate of University of Economics, Prague • in OSA since 2008, first in the Broadcasting and Online departments • from 2016 to the position of head of the VP department

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GRAHAM BEST
Founder & Director of Featherstone Music

Founder and Director of Featherstone Music, Graham’s career has spanned over 10 years, working with some of the electronic music industries leading publishing and licensing teams including Fabric & Rinse and securing Sync placements with brands including Toyota, Nike, Xbox and Vodafone . His backend knowledge of the music business cannot easily be rivalled and he has helped ...

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NICOLA HEDDEN
Label Account Manager / PPL

Nicola is a Record Label Account Manager at PPL, the UK music industry’s collective management organisation (CMO) for tens of thousands of performers and record companies. PPL license recorded music in the UK when it is played in public or broadcast and ensures that revenue then flows back to our members. These include both independent ...

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IVY LAB
DJ & Producer

North London trio Ivy Lab were brought together out of a shared enthusiasm for experimentations on the fringes of the Drum’n’Bass scene. Several years on from that initial coming together, the collective go from strength to strength earning a place in ‘The top 10 DJ’s of 2015’ (Mixmag) and propagating a new generation of sub-genres ...