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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. He’s working on the sound design ...

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ALEX SMILER
Senior Booking Agent - The Bassic Agency

Alex Smiler is the senior booking agent with The Bassic Agency, set up by Ant TC1 in 2013. He’s one of longest working agents there and has plenty of experience in the field. The agency represents both legendary and breakthrough acts such as Artificial Intelligence, Billain, Bredren, Doc Scott, Dom & Roland, Fabio & Grooverider, Paradox, Signal or Zero T ...

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ANT TC1
Agency Founder - Bassic / Label Founder - Dispatch / Label Manager - Metalheadz

Ant TC1 along with Hidden Agenda founded Dispatch Recordings back in 2001, Ant originally helped out with the management side of the label before finding his feet within the realms of production; which was a natural progression for him having DJ’d on pirate radio and in clubs from the age of 14 (since 1992). His first release alongside frequent production ...

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BREAKAGE
DJ/Producer - Index

James Boyle AKA Breakage is UK sound system culture’s dark magus, shape shifting through the submarine pathways of the British ‘ardcore continuum, master of tension and chest rattling sonic frequencies. Starting his journey back in 2001, he’s been mostly focusing on Jungle and Drum & Bass in his early career. He eventually signed to the infamous Shy FX’s ‘Digital Soundboy’ ...

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FORBIDDEN SOCIETY
DJ/Producer - Forbidden Society

Forbidden Society is one of the most successful Czech Drum & Bass artists – not only he produces his own music, he also tours the world extensively as a DJ, runs his own Forbidden Society Recordings imprint plus his own merchandise store and has his own stage night at one of the biggest local festivals on top of that. Apart ...

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JADE
DJ / Producer / CEO - 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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JAIRO VARGAS RHENALS
CEO - RE.SET / Tour Manager

Jairo aka Jay was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and raised in USA. He’s been promoting and pushing electronic music in Colombia for over 20 years and for the last 12 years promoting Bass Music Culture with his main brand RE.SET, especially via Drum & Bass. He’s booked over 150 international D&B/Bass Music acts in Colombia. His other brands are Bogotá ...

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KINGS OF THE ROLLERS
DJs/Producers - Hospital Records

Voltage, Serum & Bladerunner present: Kings of the Rollers. Three of the busiest DJs out there combine forces to bring you a brand new concept. All three perform week in, week out all over the world and have come together for a Crown Jewels of a collaboration. A back to back showcase of Royal proportions featuring everything they have brought ...

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LEVELA
DJ/Producer - Multi-Function

Beginning to learn the art of DJ’ing at just 11 years old and progressing to music production at the age of 14; it’s safe to say Levela has dedicated his life to Music. In his 10th year of releasing tracks, Levela has imprinted his own unique style upon the Drum and Bass scene receiving widespread recognition from his peers whilst ...

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LONDON ELEKTRICITY
DJ/Producer/CEO - 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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MARK BAUER
Agent - ESP Agency

Mark Bauer founded ESP Agency in his native Germany back in 1996, before moving to London in 1999. From there he built his business to become one of the leading drum’n’bass agencies, celebrating more than 2 decades in the game. Mark’s philosophy is to do one thing and do it right, focusing on longevity and building talent for some of ...

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MEIKE NOLTE
Artist Relations & Partnerships Manager - Beatport

Meike Nolte joined Beatport in 2016 as a label manager and now heads up Artist Relations & Partnerships from the company’s Berlin office. She is the main contact at Beatport for artist managers, bookers, press managers and other external partners, creating and executing creative concepts for content marketing and social media campaigns. While completing a Master’s Thesis, Meike started her ...

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NEONLIGHT
DJs / Producers / Label CEOs - Diascope

Formed of Tobias and Jakob, Neonlight are one of the most highly regarded production teams in Drum & Bass. Known for their killer blend of musicality, attitude and sheer creativity, this German based duo have, in a very short space of time, featured on labels including Bad Taste, Trust in Music, Viper, Eatbrain, BSE Recordings, RAM and Blackout. These high ...

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SEBASTIAN WEINGARTSHOFER
Manager - WORSHIP Artists

Sebastian Weingartshofer is a man of many talents. During the couple of years he’s been involved in the scene, he established the Skankandbass brand – a YouTube channel, a club night series, a radio show and a record label all in one, dedicated to promoting artists and labels from the underground music genre – Drum & Bass. He’s been responsible ...

theprophecy
THE PROPHECY
Producers / DJs

The Prophecy – a project of two neurofunk producers and DJs Ero Drummer & M.Bass. They’re representing Slovakia with their music through imprints like Redlight, RAM, ProgRAM and many more.

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ZOMBIE CATS
DJs/Producers - Eatbrain

Zombie Cats could be labeled as Neurofunk veterans – having left their marks mostly at Eatbrain, Blackout and Bad Taste, all of them being amongst Europe’s biggest DnB labels. Their debut EP ‘Must Eat’ was welcomed by fans and DJs alike, teaming up with long time friend Mefjus for the DnB chart topping title track. The following sleight of releases ...