Who can you expect?

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ABIS
DJ / Producer / Co-owner of DIVIDID

ABIS aka Mark McCann is a former member of a prolific drum & bass duo „June Miller“, or, as he describes himself, a producer, DJ and general idiot 😀 He now produces and DJs under a new „ABIS“ alias and runs an independent record label called DIVIDID together with Jonathan Kievit (Signal) and Lars Dingeman.

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ALICIA BAUER
Director at ESP Agency / Owner of Kokeshi Record Label / DJ & Producer - Alley Cat

Alicia Bauer is co-director of ESP Agency in London which takes care of Drum & Bass producers like Calibre or Black Sun Empire. In addition she is founder of the record label Kokeshi and has been DJing under the guise of Alley Cat for 20+ years.

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AMY JAYNE
Head Of Marketing at Shogun Audio LTD

With extensive knowledge and connections in the dance music world, Amy has grown to become one of the most established marketing execs in her field. With 4 years experience running the marketing department for D&B powerhouse Hospital Records, she has grown to become a multifaceted individual with extensive knowledge of the wider musical landscape. In 2016, she was also recognised ...

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BEN HINDLE
Deputy Editor at DJ Mag

Ben is the deputy editor of DJ Mag, a globally renowned publication that has remained at the forefront of dance music journalism for over 25 years. He is also the co-founder of DJ Mag Bunker, a monthly live stream party specialising in bass music, and can usually be found throwing his limbs about in one of London’s many dingy sweatboxes.

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BLOFELD
DJ / Radio Host at Bassdrive.com

BLOFELD aka Ondřej Posolda is a Drum and Bass DJ from Prague. He helds a regular monday stream show on Bassdrive called The Prague Connection and is teaching the arts of mixing drum and bass to new DJs and pros alike. He’s also a member of local Liquid Drum & Bass crew and promotes DnB nights at the infamous Cross ...

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CALYX & TEEBEE
DJs / Producers

Larry Cons and Torgeir Byrknes aka Calyx & TeeBee have been the seminal part of the genre for over 20 years already. Having released at most of the scene’s influental labels, their impact on Drum & Bass is undisputable. Apart from being signed to RAM Records and headling festivals all over the globe, they have also made the music for the ...

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CHANGING FACES
DJ / Producer

Being cited as ‘Ones To Watch For 2017’ by UKF, Changing Faces is the upcoming name in Drum and Bass. This young producer will take you into the world of deeply rolling bass. Timeless melodies, fresh polished drums and warm bass foundation already caught attention of RAM, UKF’s label Pilot, Hospital, Medschool, Fokuz Recordings, Let It Roll crew, and many ...

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CHRIS GARVEY
DJ & Producer - The Prototypes / CEO of Get Hype Records

Chris Garvey is 1/2 of The Prototypes duo founded in 2010. Together with Nick White, they have made a huge impact on the scene and are now regarded as one of the forefront Drum & Bass duos. After being signed to Shogun Audio and later to Viper Recordings, they have started their own imprint Get Hype Records back in 2016.

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DAVE JENKINS
Editor at UKF / Drum & Bass Arena

Documenting beats for almost 20 years; Dave Jenkins is a freelance music writer, editor and industry copywriter, specialising in bass culture. Previously editor at iDJ Magazine, Dave is now editor at UKF and Drum&BassArena and his work is frequently found in DJ Magazine, Mixmag, Resident Advisor, Bandcamp, Electronic Beats and Red Bull Music.

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HANA MAKOVCOVA
Marketing at Roxy Prague / Freelance Photographer

Hana has been interdisciplinarily involved in the music industry for more than a decade. Having a background in music journalism, photography and radio presenting, she has photographed or interviewed some of the biggest and most influential names on the drum and bass scene, and beyond. She hosted a radio show on Radio 1 Prague focusing on new and established talents ...

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HANNAH HELBERT
Press Officer at RAM Records & Elevated Sound PR

Since 2014 Hannah has managed the in house press at award-winning drum and bass label Ram Records, covering release campaigns for artists under their roster. Having previously worked as a freelance journalist, she has experience both pitching and covering music for different outlets, both in the mainstream and more niche media markets. On top of a formidable events brand, hosting ...

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JADE
DJ / Producer / CEO of Eatbrain

JADE aka Gabor Simon is a drum and bass producer, DJ & record label owner with years of experience on the drum & bass scene. He’s one of the leading figures of both neurofunk subgenre and Hungarian scene and has been releasing music since 2004. In 2011 he started his own label called EATBRAIN which quickly cemented itself as one ...

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JEFFERY OSWALD
DJ - MLDj / CEO & Director of MethLab

Jef is one of the co-founders of the award-winning MethLab entity, as well as being responsible for the daily operations of the agency and label with a small team of dedicated individuals. With a hands-on approach to A&R, track feedback and development, as well as a proactive force in connecting music to visual arts, his work is at the core ...

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JENNI COCHRANE
Director of Culture & Partnerships at AEI Group

Jenni Cochrane is Director of Culture & Partnerships at the AEI Group and co-founder of Getahead. Starting her career on the magical island of Ibiza at the age of 17, Jenni has witnessed all parts of the music industry first hand. From selling tickets, to doing PR and Guest lists at the world famous Pacha, to managerial roles running club ...

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LARS DINGEMAN
Owner of Major League DnB

The people behind the well known Major League parties are the 2 members of the Rotterdam based Elementz crew. Elementz consists of Pim Schots aka DJ Pamb and Lars Dingeman aka DJ Harsh. Since the beginning of the nineties Elementz has been active in promoting drum ‘n bass in Holland, at that time driven by Dreazz and Harsh. Their first ...

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LAURIE CHARLESWORTH
DNBTV Presenter

Laurie is a London based radio and online presenter/host/voice over artist with a background in artist management and radio production. She’s an award winning radio DJ, event host, VO artist and specialist music journalist who now presents staple shows on Vibe 107.6 and Roundhouse Radio. She also has produced and presented Mixcloud charting podcasts and hosted interviews with some of ...

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LONDON ELEKTRICITY
DJ / Producer / CEO of Hospital Records

For those that know him and those that don’t, Tony Colman (no ‘e’!) cuts a formidable figure. The co-founder and CEO of Hospital Records and sister label Med School, mastermind behind the multi award-winning Hospital podcast, producer and vinyl-only DJ, has been instrumental in the development of D+B as we know it today. Responsible for some of Hospital’s biggest anthems, ...

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RENE LAVICE
DJ & Producer / Moderator & Tastemaker at BBC Radio 1

Rene LaVice is a Canadian award winning producer, DJ & Radio host at BBC Radio 1. After just a few singles, he has signed exclusively to RAM Records in 2012 where he recently released his third LP „Far From Perfect“.

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RIDO
DJ / Producer

RIDO aka Pavel Ridosko is an electronic music composer, DJ and sound engineer with 10 years of experience in the field. He is one of the most succesful Czech drum & bass producers with releases on seminal labels like Metalheadz and more. He is currently signed to Black Sun Empire’s BLACKOUT MUSIC imprint, where he also released his debut album „Rhythm ...

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ROBYN CHAOS
Owner of Therapy Sessions / Anger Management

Robyn Chaos has firmly established herself over the last 15 years as one of the main forces in dark, leftfield Drum and Bass, not only as a highly skilled DJ; but as a Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer, Promoter (Therapy Sessions), Agent (managing names such as Audio/ Killbox, Katharsys, The Panacea, Donny, Fragz & More), Label Owner and all around general Bad ...

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SAMPO KASKIA
Content Assistant / A&R at UKF / AEI Group

The man behind the uploads: Sampo speaks three languages… Swedish, English and YouTube. As well as being responsible for sourcing, licencing, rendering and uploading the most exciting, brand-aligned tracks for the UKF network he also handles licencing and administration for all other AEI channels and provides A&R assistance on Drum&BassArena. Sampo’s ear for future music can also be felt in ...

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SARAH COLE
Director of Talents at AEI Group

Hailing from Brighton in the UK, Sarah has over 15 years experience in dance music events and has promoted some of the UK’s biggest brands and artists around the world. Working for brands like SuperCharged and RAM in the past, she has joined AEI Group where she now works as Talent Booker and Director.

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SEBASTIAN WEINGARTSHOFER
DJ - Skankandbass / Director of WORSHIP

Skankandbass, founded by Sebastian Weingartshofer, is a YouTube channel, event series, radio show and record label dedicated to the promotion of artists and record labels within underground drum & bass music. Renowned for unearthing and breaking some of the freshest talent in the scene, its 80,000 subscribers rely on Skankandbass to deliver credible new music daily. As well as DJing ...

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TECHNIMATIC
DJs / Producers

Musically rich, emotionally charged drum & bass has become the trademark sound of Pete Rogers and Andy Powell aka Technimatic, now firmly established as major players in the d&b scene. Having started making music together back in 2008 as Technicolour & Komatic, Pete and Andy released their first single ‘Preacher’ on Technique’s sister imprint Worldwide Audio in 2009. The duo ...

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TRISTAN HUNT
Regional Manager at Association For Electronic Music

Presently a Regional Manager at the Association For Electronic Music (AFEM) after 15 years working across the music industry in numerous capacities from DJing, VJing and lighting tech to events manager and business development for international companies. An enthusiasm for our music, the industry and it’s people, places, and progress are what fuels him. He also co-chairs AFEM’s Protect Mental ...