Pythius DJ / Blackout Recordings
Hylke Klazema aka Pythius has been with Blackout since the early beginnings and helped the label develop into the international powerhouse it is today. Growing along with the label both professionally and musically under his alias Pythius, Hylke has been an influential figure within the Dutch drum and bass scene for years.
From the very beginning Blackout had a clear goal: provide a dependable home for no holds barred, in your face Drum and Bass music. This includes releases by Audio, Black Sun Empire, State of Mind, The Upbeats and Neonlight. Having also signed State of Mind and Neonlight exclusively, Blackout quickly set itself apart from the competition.
Hylke has been a key figure in the growth of Blackout, taking on the jobs of A&R, Product Manager, Marketing Strategist and many more, while also developing his own music career after signing an exclusive deal with Blackout as Pythius.