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Ormus aka Spanish DJ, producer Alberto García debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb two tracker titled Play With Me. Alberto has been a DJ since 2000 and was part of the Bayona Music and Drugstore DJ collectives. He is also co-owner of the digital label Cicuta Netlabel. After he got into production, his music has been released through platforms such as Beatport and Juno since 2018, covering genres from House, Techno and Psytrance. As a DJ, he had the opportunity to be the resident in Sonomascope session at Groove Dance Club, and has played in important clubs such as the Fabrik CODE session, as well as in numerous clubs in Madrid, sharing the decks with a host of top jocks. He is currently playing and producing as a solo artist, injecting talent into his sets and sounds, characterized by exquisite musical selection and quality mixes.
DJ, producer Greg S returns to Bonzai Progressive with the superb Lost Feelings. Greg began his love affair with electronic music in the 90’s. As a 16-year-old he discovered the club-scene and regularly attended Boccaccio, Cirao, Balmoral, Extreme and more. In 2012 and Greg was ready to chase his dream of playing in the clubs he partied in all those years ago. He became a resident at Bocca soon after festival organisers also came knocking and he found himself wowing the crowds at Insomnia Nights and Magic where he gained a residency. Greg has now started to organise his own events – Back and Forth and Eccentric, where he plans to bring a wide selection of music to the masses. He entered the world of music production and in 2017 he released Go Away on Bonzai Progressive. Lots more to come from Greg in 2020 and beyond.
One of our stalwarts here at Bonzai Progressive, AudioStorm, returns with the fantastic Echolocation. Hi Last outing here was on remix duties for Theus’ Get Away. From his early childhood he was fascinated by music. He enjoyed its energy and beauty and it was that which made him decide to follow a career in electronic music. By the beginning of the 90s, as grunge rock took over, he turned his attention towards the pioneering electronic bands of the burgeoning underground dance scene and in particular the music that was coming from Goa, India. Psy-Trance, as it became known, was for AudioStorm a diverse, forward thinking, adventurous mix of eastern and western cultures and new and older sounds.
Lebanese DJ, producer Köschk is back with a fresh new four tracker in the form of his latest offering, Speak My Mind EP. This one follows a string of remixes over the last 12 months as well as his superb As Clear As Dream. After several remixes and appearances on our compilations, he began to deliver top notch original works which always grab a lot of attention and so far, we’ve seen four original pieces and twice as many remix works. Always a delight when he drops some new material through the mailbox.
Latin Intelligent aka Andrei Malchanau, debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb two tracker entitled Joruba. Andrei was born and grew up in Belarus, but dedicated himself to DJing in Poland, where for several years he focused on developing his DJ skills. After several visits to America, and especially New York, in 2010, he moved there to continue his journey with productions and gigs. Very skilled as a vinyl DJ and versatile as a producer, he joined the NYC underground by becoming a common name for the cities esteemed Sullivan Room Records. With a number of heavily supported releases already, his EPs feature remixes from such underground giants as A Guy Called Gerald, Mobius Strum and more, with many best works to come. For him, there are no restrictions in the sounds which are used in his tracks. Everything must be perfect. A person who listens to the track, must understand that it is not just the music, the music that should excite all new feelings. His DJ sets present enormous energy, the main task of which is to have a dance floor that is rocking. Great to have him on board.
Jungle & Juice return to Bonzai Progressive with the superb Ahnentanz, which follows their debut here a short while back with Ringmakers. Based in Vienna, this DJ and producer duo have gained a huge following on the scene. Both artists have a musical background, playing various instruments themselves such as guitar, bass guitar, classical piano, synths and drums. They first met in 2015 and since then they engaged in their musical journey, founding their own label called Leisure Music Productions. They love releasing and playing music with a happy vibe and they’re well versed in several genres.
Serbian DJ, producer Vladimir Ryabchikov aka VA O.N.E. debuts with us on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic single, Hijack. From a young age, Vladimir has had a passion for music, becoming involved in electronic music in particular. For several years he perfected his sound and, in 2016 he made his first release. Since then he has churned out a seriously impressive release count on several top labels with support coming in from all quarters. We’re delighted to have him on board at BP.
Synthesizer and all things analogue loving artist duo, Deafman, join the After Dark ranks with a solid three track techno joint titled Outbreak EP. Gert-jan van Campen and Glenn van Steelandt share a passion for vintage synthesizers which led to them getting together to build tracks and a live experience. They play live sets delivering electronic music varying from acid rave to electro while presenting the potential of analogue machinery. They first met about 10 years ago, but it was only 5 years later, in 2009, that their mutual interests made them build a studio. Lost in the jungle of cables and noisy circuitry, tampering buttons and knobs, they‘re like two kids in a candy store. In 2014 they released their debut album which featured nine tracks and was made available on Soundcloud. We’re delighted and excited to have this duo on board at AD and we hope to see and hear much more from them in the future.
Portugal based, Brazilian DJ, producer Matheus Ferreira debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Get Away, which features two solid remixes from Matan Caspi and AudioStorm. Matheus has been producing music since 2017. He is an artist with focus, he’s attended many clubs and festivals, getting a feel for the sound so he can find his own way and uniqueness. He is inspired by melodic and progressive nuances of House and Techno. Being part of huge clubs and parties in Brazil and Portugal, he is always ready for a great performance, knowing how to read the dance floor and getting the audience to immerse in his musical experience.
Olivier Pieters and PCP debut on Bonzai Progressive on a trip down memory lane with the superb Boccaccio Life (Chapter 1). Olivier Pieters is Boccaccio’s most famous Sunday resident’s which he held from the late 80’s until the closure of the venue. He has been responsible for some top tracks also over the years, with releases on R&S, Music Man and several other top labels. He’s also credited with work on Bonzai tracks including Insider’s Boots On The Run and Trial Bells. A legend in our midst and we’re delighted to have him here with a tribute to one of Belgium’s most cherished institutions. PCP aka Pieter Claeys is another oldskool jock who is considered with legendary status. While Olivier was ripping it up at Boccaccio, Pieter was destroying the roof at Balmoral (and still is), another famous Belgian dance music utopia. He also held a long-term residency at The Temple (formerly Boccaccio). Over the last several years, he’s released a raft of tracks on various labels, including his own, Rewritable Records. Great to have him join the ranks at BP.
Maltese DJ, producer Cathy K aka Cathy K Attard, debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Saraswati. Cathy has been DJing for the past 15 years and producing for the past 4 years. She incorporates styles such as house-tech house-afro house and progressive, melodic house and plays in the most frequented clubs and events alongside top Maltese and foreign DJs. In her free time, she spends time at the studio making music, her productive style incorporates various sounds however her major passion is creating various rhythms with ethnic and African percussions. For her, producing is her therapy since she loves getting lost in music to feel the joyful emotions that stir into her chest. In 2019 one of her tracks named, Mohabbat made it into the charts at Beatport among other portals. She has much more planned for the future, so keep an eye and an ear out for this talented artist.