Immersed in Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop, and Rock by his English and Kenyan parents, it wasn’t until his mid-teens that Andrew Davies aka MC Degs was introduced to drum & bass, instantly falling in love with the beats, bass, and futuristic soundscapes.
If you’re a regular on the dance circuit, Rhymestar is an instantly recognisable name.
An artist like Friction needs little introduction. The Brighton based extraordinaire is perhaps one of the most important drum & bass artists at the moment.
Following his label debut on last year’s Bass Infection series, and have had plenty of high profile releases on labels such as Renegade Hardware, C4C, and Kosen in 2017, Bratislava Bad Boy Kutlo returned to Mainframe Recordings to deliver his first Single release on Vienna’s acclaimed Drum & Bass imprint.
One of India’s most promising electronic music artists – 32Stitches, makes his debut on illicit with an impressive song – Between Us, featuring the vocals of Krysta Young.
Foreign Concept is, without doubt, one of the most exciting new talents to emerge from the drum & bass scene in recent years.
Calibre needs no introduction. The Northern Irishman has been responsible for some of the most beautiful tracks in drum & bass to date and continues to drop jaws worldwide with his sublime and sultry productions.
Benjamin Koehn is a Swiss newcomer to the EDM scene. At his young age of 19 years, he has already released two singles and produced soundtracks for the acrobatics group Zurcaroh (Winner of Gold Buzzer – American’s Got Talent 2018).
Magnetude, An Anglo-Russian hybrid was brought together through their mutual love of music and this is evident through each one of their sonic imaginings. Their incredible production standard and attention to detail didn’t go unnoticed by drum & bass figurehead Ram, as their cross-pollination of influences filtered through their meticulously fashioned compositions.
Electro pop princess – Maya Payne is a self-made success story and one of New Zealand’s hottest music exports.
Gudrun von Laxenburg are one of the most exciting acts in Austria.
Oregon based producer Arkana has been one of the finest American exports, known for his ethereal and uncompromising productions which include soaring textures and stunning cinematic influences.