EPISODE 38: Gr-oy – Abstract Temptation (Bonzai Basiks)
Gregory Calay aka Gr-oy, born in Belgium and partly raised in Germany, is motivated by music and greatly interested in computer programs. No wonder then that he quickly decided to put these two things together and electronic music became his real passion.
As his major influences he lists artists and labels such as Thinner, Basic Channel, Swayzak, Ellen Allien, Sascha Funke, Luke Vibert, Kompakt, Dessous Recordings, Warp, Massive Attack,… 2010 has been a good year for Gr-oy as his productions and remixes have been released on labels such as Indigo Records, Incense Records, RBL Records, Aenaria Recordings, Dark Vibe Productions, Scander Records and obviously Eyepatch Recordings.
This release features three original track, Abstract Temptation, Metalwerk and Sensual Woman.
EPISODE 39: Chantola – If All That Glitter Is Gold (Bonzai Progressive)
Henrik Kantola, aka Chantola journeyed into the world of electronic music at the start of the millennium.
Inspired by some of the top jocks and a self driving passion, this young Finnish talent began to produce in 2003.
It was not until 2007 that Chantola really found his break.Teaming up with a Helsinki based producer Jussi Vuorivirta, he formed a duo. Spiritus & Asper was born and full tunes began to materialize.
In December 2008, their first completed production with the title Passion was snapped up by Oulu based Wavedata Records. As the momentum flowed, so did the label signings. With tunes released on Spinnin’ Records, Black Hole Recordings, Baroque Records, Mistique Music, Bonzai Music and many more, this young Producer seem to be doing something right.
With several releases in 2009 Chantola really got things going. Having his tracks on several CD compilations and Vinyl. He gained airplay from the biggest stars on the globe like Armin Van Buuren, Markus Schulz, M.I.K.E., Menno De Jon and Eddie Halliwell to name but a few.
2011 promises to be an important year for Chantola as the expectations rise. Keep your ears pealed as you will be sure to hear his tunes working their way into a whole host of DJ sets.