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Philthy Chit (aka Phil Taylor & Chitra Kumar) are the resident dj’s at Manchester based progressive house night AGENDA. Having successfully run the night on a monthly basis for the past 3 years, hosting the best dj’s in the trance & progressive scene, the pair have recently begun focussing on producing their own music.
Their first track “Southbound On The Northern Line” was signed to Bonzai Progressive and was released in September 2011 with a Citizen 42 remix. The track received support from the likes of Airwave, Thorin van Gelden, as well as entering the Audiojelly prog house chart at number 2 and staying in the top 10 for the next 6 weeks.
Their most recent relase “0.8”, a dark driving prog trance track, has now been signed to Bonzai and is due for release on Green Martian Records, along with an excellent deep remix by Manu Riga.
2012 proves to be an exciting year for Philthy Chit. The pair are currently in the studio working on a collaboration with Trilucid, and are already being booked to work on remixes with Trilucid as well as remixing for Bonzai Progressive, whilst regularly dj-ing at AGENDA and other nights in the UK.
Nu Fjord is an electronic music producer best known for his melodic and passionate electronic music. Having produced his first track at the age of 15, he already has almost a decade of experience even though he is still a young producer at the age of 24.
Nu Fjord is best known for his track “Ana’s Tone” which was released in 2010, an exciting track that blends different kinds of electronic music genres.
Nu Fjord is now collaborating with other artists, in particular his latest collaboration with vocalist Belle ( From Sidekick saves hero! & Golden Hour) is set to be released on Green Martian records.
Janeiro is a duo (Eugene & Alex) of EDM producers and remixers from Belarus, inspired by productions of such big names as ATB, Chicane, Solarstone and many others. Their focus is melodic music (trance and chillout) filled with pianos, guitars, balearic motives, feelings and atmosphere.
Included into Solarstone’s Electronic Architecture 2 at the beginning of musical career Janeiro keeps making more music, what results in new forthcoming releases on different well-known labels. Their music tastes are defined for now but not strict due to many influences and possible future collaborations
For the last 13 years, Rishi has been extremely passionate about electronic music in one form or another. Since moving to San Francisco 2 years ago he has DJ’d at several venues such as Supperclub, Apartment 24, and Project One as well as hosted his own event brining some of the hottest Bay Area trance DJs together.
Although still relatively new to the electronic music scene, Rishi has put in hundreds of hours behind the decks already, recording his weekly mixes in multiple genres which can be accessed at www.djrish.podomatic.com.
Rishi is a versatile and stylish DJ, and plays many different genres including tribal, house, progressive house and trance. His love for each of these genres is equal.
He has recently begun producing music and has been working feverishly over the last few months on many different styles. July 2011 saw the release of his first EP on Colombian Records and release on Aenaria Tribal. Since then he has released on prestigeous labels such as System Recordings, TheSounds, Spring Tube Recordings, Green Martian and others. He continues to release quality tracks so expect to hear much more from him in the coming months.
His passion for productions range from deep and classy sounds, to tribal, to tech house, and more.
Arto Kumanto was born in Finland, year 1981. From the age of seven he started to play keyboards and later on Arto tried out composing. In mid 90s he began to explore the world of trackers and after hearing some techno music he was hooked for good. A couple of years later he expanded his knowledge to sequencers and synthesizers.
Year 2002 he went to study digital sound and commercial music, graduating in 2006. Soon after he send one of his tracks to Miika Kuisma and it was to be released on Miikas label Subtraxx. Nowadays Artos music can also be heard from Bonzai Music.
Arto achieves to include some magic to every track of his that drives the listener to go with the flow and be one with the music. Arto has always been open-minded towards all kind of music and tries to understand the key element of different styles. He pursuits to create his own style so that one can immediately recognize his music and remember it from the very first listening.
A true activist in Electronic music of all kinds for well over 15 years, Belgian Airwave’s discography counts more than 250 records and dozens of remixes, many of them being supported by the biggest names of the industry. Genius Composer and Performer, the man’s imprint on the scene is remarkable.
Hit by surprise by a virus called Electronic Dance music, Laurent developed his knowledge of music and technology in Parallel until his first demos saw the light of day in may of 1995. 1996 saw him release his first tracks on the infamous Bonzai imprint, but that is 1998 that saw him grow up and become the progressive trance artist we know today, with the release of his first Airwave record, I want to Believe, immediately picked up by UK’s own Sasha and Oakenfold, and later on by up and coming youngster Tiësto, gaining popularity as much as he was playing Laurent’s records. The same can be said about the whole dutch trance scene, in which Laurent’s records were and still are omnipresent.
That is how Laurent developed his DJ and performer’s career from back then, having several gigs worldwide, from Tokyo to San Francisco, from Auckland, NZ to Toronto, and from Manchester to Athens. Hundreds of gigs saw him perform at the world’s biggest clubs of those times, Slinky, Gatecrasher, Godskitchen, The Gallery, 1015, Dopler in Bratislava, and many others, all of them had the chance to welcome Laurent Airwave one day, if not several times, which proves that you don’t need to overcommercialize your music to get rewarded all around the world.
«Everyday is full of new challenges, and limits only exist into the human brain» are Airwave’s words of wisdom for every single day. Don’t limit the man to a single genre, as his 15 years in the business gave him the ability to execute any style of music with a true sense of perfection and achievement.
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Paulina Steel – a young woman, professional composer and musician, graduated by the
composition department of the Faculty of Arts Moscow State University.
Her second release for Green Martian comes with two original tracks, Paradox and I’ll Never See You Again, both in a Progressive feel as we are already used to in Green Martian quality releases.
Thorin born on 7 October 1977 in Goirle, a small village near Tilburg. He didn’t stay there for long. At the age of 1 year he moved to Almelo which is a medium city in the eastern part of the Netherlands. Thorin grew up in a musical family, uncles who play guitar, Drums and many other instruments, aunts who sing lets say it’s all in the family.Almost everyone in the family is doing something with music.His father played in several bands some with guitar and others with percussion.
At a young age thorin got connected with music, influences from bands like Deep Purple, the Doors, Pink Floyd. Thorins taste of music is very wide from soul to funky stuff to modern music.In 1992, some friends introduced Thorin into house music nowadays so called oldskool house. While partying a lot Thorin got interested in DJ’ing. He bought some turntables and started to learn mixing 12″ records. After 6 months he controlled dj basics. Buying records and records and getting more DJ skills. He also got interested in producing his own music, lucky for him he got in contact with an old friend from his father. That friend started with producing in the early 80’s. Maurice learned Thorin the basics of Producing, Maurice already had released some music on different labels and did some things together with Sander Kleinenberg in the early 90’s. He was also Sander K’s first Sound/Audio engineer.
Bernie Allen is a deep progressive tech producer, hailing from Vancouver, Canada.
With releases in various labels such as Lost Language, LQD Grooves, System Recordings, Bellarine Recordings, Workout and many others, he has enjoyed support from several top artists in the industry, like John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo, Richie Hawtin, Dave Seaman, Roger Sanchez, Sander Kleinenberg, Dubfire, Markus Schulz, Nic Fanciulli, Nick Warren and many other exceptional DJs.
This new release features three original tracks, Caramel Delight, Fabiana, and Vapour Love.
In his early years Eli Clement played the saxophone and the clarinet in a classic environment until he discovered the world of electronic music. He started to experiment with synthesizers, sequencers and computers.
In the beginning (early 90’s) he created strictly trance and hard trance, but he also joined a post-rock band Drive My Bike Into The Sea. This influenced him to experiment outside the area of dance music.
Nowadays he generates soundscapes influenced by different genres and tries to combine them. Besides these experiments, he also continues his work in the domain of (progressive) trance music which is now mainly published by Belgian label Banshee Worx.
Eli Clement produces mainly electronically generated music. His main music style can be categorize as (progressive) trance, psychedelic trance, neo-trance and even ambient.
Besides this he creates sounds and scores for movies and animations.
Furthermore he’s also active in some post-rock projects.
Eli’s music is influenced by many different artists and genres. To list a few names, he admires the classic (true) trance style of Oliver Lieb, Torsten Stenzel, Axel Stephenson, Yves Deruyter, Laurent Véronnez (Airwave), Simon Berry (Art Of Trance & Union Jack), Claudio Giussani, psychedelic masters Vibrasphere and Jannis Tzikas (Filteria).
Away from his electronic world, he has lost of admiration for the brilliant soundscapes of Godspeed You!, Black Emperor, Venetian Snares, Boards of Canada, Styrofoam, mum, Explosions In The Sky, Mono, God Is An Astronaut, Mogwai, Below The Sea, Amusement Parks On Fire, The Hope Of The States and many more.