Artists

SIAN

SIAN

Recording artist, DJ and founder of Octopus recordings. Classic modern techno is exactly what Sian and his label represent. When you have interests ranging from entomology, cosmology and marine biology, to the social impact of the rave generation, you tend to make unusual art.

Whether conducting everlasting sweat soaked DJ sessions or creating timeless dance music, Sian is a truly diverse and original talent. At once chic and debonaire, always intensely inventive.

HIDDEN EMPIRE

HIDDEN EMPIRE

By sharing a musical vision of creating an impulsive, deeply moving soundscape, using the very essential and deepest elements of House and Techno, Branko and Niklas decided to start their live project 'Hidden Empire'.

The corresponding result is a floating, emotional journey through a distinctive mixture of genres. The euphoric and uplifting combination of straight drums and hypnotic melodies is made for enormous sound systems and long club nights.

JAY LUMEN

JAY LUMEN

MUSIC HAS BEEN A PART OF JAY LUMEN´S LIFE SINCE HIS CHILDHOOD YEARS. HE LEARNT MUSIC IN CONSERVATORY FOR EIGHT YEARS, WHICH PROVIDED A GOOD BASIS TO HIS AMBITION. DURING HIS SCHOOLDAYS,HE STARTED TO TURN COMPOSITIONS OF CLASSIC AUTHORS TO HIS OWN STYLE, RATHER THAN PLAYING THE ORIGINAL VERSIONS OF THEM.

ALTHOUGH HE WAS EDUCATED TO PLAY ON A CLASSIC INSTRUMENT - VIOLIN - HE EARLY RECOGNIZED THAT HIS DESIRE OF CREATIVE WORK WOULD NOT BE REALIZED WITH THIS KIND OF INSTRUMENT. BY GETTING HIS FIRST COMPUTER, HE IMMEDIATELY STARTED TO MAKE HIS IDEAS MATERIALISE.



DRUNKEN KONG

DRUNKEN KONG

DRUNKEN KONG is the project of D. Singh and DJ Kyoko. In 2010, the two started their project when one day, they suddenly decided to make a track together.

They have been releasing music on major international labels such as Christian Smith`s Tronic, Monika Kruse`s Terminal M, Transmit Recordings, Loose Records,!Organism, and Unity Records. All 7 tracks of their newest EPs on Tronic and Terminal M have entered Beatport Top 100 Techno chart at the same time, which has made an impact on the Asian and global techno scene.

PLEASUREKRAFT

PLEASUREKRAFT

PLEASUREKRAFT IS A SIMULTANEOUSLY VISCERAL AND CEREBRAL EXPERIENCE INDUCED ONLY BY THE SEDUCTIVE, DEEP, GROOVE HEAVY, UNDERGROUND TECHNO INSPIRED MUSIC THAT YOU HEAR THE KIDS LISTENING TO. COMMON SIDE EFFECTS INCLUDE: UNRELENTING HEAD BOBBING GIVING WAY TO COMPLETE SURRENDER TO PHYSICAL MOVEMENT COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS 'DANCING'.

I AM BAM

I AM BAM

One of the industry’s most exciting breakout talents, Bamdad aka I AM BAM Is a young artist who has been musically raised between Los Angeles, Sydney, New York, London, Tehran and Italy.

He started out as a guitarist-songwriter and classical music composer at an age of 11 by experimenting and recording in different studios between Los Angeles, New York, London and Sydney as a session musician.

Through his enthusiasm, persistence and love for music, his productions have been recognized worldwide in such a short time and are regularly on the top of Beatport charts and the most played on Spotify. Bam is currently a name of high demand in the electronic music scene. Regular are the supports of names such as: Carl Cox, Paul Ritch, Ben Klock, RØADHAD, Monika Kruse, Coyu, Gary Beck, Adam Beyer, Ramiro Lopez, Joseph Capriati, Richie Hawtin, Ellen Allien and many others which believe into his work.

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JULIET FOX

JULIET FOX

Juliet’s presence on the Techno scene cannot be ignored, her rise has been swift and relentless with countless production success alongside her increasing demand for DJ performances gracing some of the most famous stages and DJ booths across the globe.

CARLO LIO

CARLO LIO

Some artists are content earning the label of “overnight sensation,” while others patiently rely on hard work, dedication, and perseverance to earn the title of“everlasting sensation.” The latter is unquestionably the case for enigmatic Toronto native producer/DJ, Carlo Lio.

Originally known for leading the pack of prodigiously talented Toronto producers, Carlo has utilized his trademark cosmic house and techno sound to cement his status among today’s prodigiously talented world-renowned producers.

AMOK

AMOK

Born from an unstoppable urge to shake up the norm and melt heads, AMOK bursts from the collective speakers of Will Clarke and Sian like a jolt of electricity. Through their combined influences - everything from electro to hip-hop to disco - the duo’s intoxicating sound bounces from fever-pitch rave euphoria, to low slung basslines and hard-hitting, acidic melodies without regard for the confines of genre.

RAMIRO LOPEZ

RAMIRO LOPEZ

HIS MUSICAL CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION HAS ALWAYS BEEN LATENT THOUGHOUT HIS LIFE. SO IN AROUND 2006, RAMIRO MADE THE LEAP TO MUSIC PRODUCTION, RESEARCHING AND ACQUIRING KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCES, SHARING CONCERNS WITH OTHER ARTISTS AND GRADUALLY DEFINING HIS MELODY.

CREATION BECAME A WAY OF LIFE FOR RAMIRO. HIS MUSIC IS NOT JUST HOUSEMUSIC OR A SINGLE STYLE; THERE’S A WHOLE MIX OF DIFFERENT STYLES SUCH AS R’N’B, DOWNBEAT, DISCO, FUNK, JAZZ, TECH AND GROOVE… WITH THE PURPOSE BEING TO HAVE A GOOD TIME, SHARE AND ENJOY THE DANCEFLOOR WITH EVERYBODY. IN ADDITION, HE OFFERS SOMETHING THAT IS COOL, FRESH AND SIMPLY UNIQUE.

GREGOR TRESHER

GREGOR TRESHER

IN THE TREND-DRIVEN UNIVERSE OF ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC, GREGOR TRESHER IS THE RARE ARTIST WHO TRANSCENDS SUCH CYCLES. HIS SECRET? A RELENTLESS FOCUS ON MELODY AND TIMBRE, TIMELESS MUSICAL ELEMENTS THAT OTHER PRODUCERS OFTEN UNDERVALUE. JUST AS A PAINTING OR A PHOTOGRAPH APPEARS TO MOVE IF ONE STARES AT IT LONG ENOUGH, CLOSE LISTENING TO THE STRATIFIED GROOVES AND MELODIES IN TRESHER'S MUSIC REVEALS AN ORGANIC UNIVERSE OF SHIFTING SOUND.

JULIAN JEWEIL

JULIAN JEWEIL

JULIAN JEWEIL IS AN INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED DJ AND PRODUCER ORIGINATING FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE. JULIAN HAS HIT VARIOUS STAGES ALL ACROSS THE WORLD. HIS TECHNO LIVE PA HAS BEEN HEARD ON MULTIPLE FESTIVALS AND VENUES. THE LATTER INCLUDES: MONEGROS DESERT FESTIVAL (FRAGA), KABALLAH FESTIVAL (SAO PAULO), SOUL TECH FESTIVAL (MEXICO), WE LOVE TECHNO (TEL AVIV), REFRESH FESTIVAL (PORTUGAL), ASTROPOLIS/ MARSATAC/ I LOVE TECHNO/ ELECTRO D'UZES ETC (FRANCE), ROW 14 (BARCELONA), WOMB (TOKYO), D.EDGE (SAO PAULO), ONZIÈME (OSAKA), SANKEYS (MANCHESTER), ZOON (MEXICO), REX CLUB (PARIS),WAREHOUSE PARTY (LONDON), ELLUI CLUB ( SEOUL) ... AND MANY MORE.IN 2011, JULIAN ESTABLISHED HIMSELF AS ONE OF THE MOST RELIABLE TECHNO ARTISTS.

JUHEUN

JUHEUN

HAILING FROM THE STARK AND UNYIELDING DESERTS OF THE UNITED STATES, JUHEUN EMERGES FROM THE DUST WITH MIND WARPING, FORWARD THINKING TECHNO. CONSTANTLY SEARCHING FOR A PERFECT BALANCE BETWEEN ANALOG GEAR AND THE NEWEST TECHNOLOGY, HE BLURS THE LINES BETWEEN THE PAST AND THE FUTURE TO CREATE A MODERN AND DYNAMIC SOUND.

SHELLEY JOHANNSON

SHELLEY JOHANNSON

DANCE MUSIC DRAWS FORTH FEELINGS OF INSPIRATION AND UNIFICATION TO SOMETHING BIGGER THAN ONESELF. I DIDN'T WANT TO JUST BE A PART OF IT, I WANTED TO CONTRIBUTE TO IT." SAYS SHELLEY JOHANNSON. SINCE EARLY ON SHE HAS STRIVED TO REACH BEYOND THE WALLS OF A NIGHT CLUB. MOTIVATING HER PASSION FOR MUSIC INTO DJING AND PRODUCTION. SHE IS INSPIRED BY MANY ELEMENTS OF LIFE. LIKE THE BEAT OF A HEART, A SOLID DRUM GROOVE FORMS THE FOUNDATION OF HER EMOTIVELY DRIVEN SOUND PALETTE. SHELLEY STATES "THIS IS THE NEXT CHAPTER OF THE STORY... BUT THAT'S ENOUGH OF ME! LET'S GET INTO THE MUSIC.

COLD BURN

COLD BURN

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE + SWITCHED-ON BACH + SOUND (EUROPAS MODERNSTE DISKOTHEK) + BERLIN SUPER 80 + NEW WAVE + ELECTRONIC FUNK + DECODER + INTERZONE + THE 90S + SOHO SQUARE + THE COLONY ROOM + DISCO 2000 + LIMELIGHT + GASOLINE + KILLER PLASTICO + NAG NAG NAG + TORTURE GARDEN + TREVOR BROWN + COPENHAGEN + BARCELONA + LE MARAIS + PLACE DU PALAIS BOURBON + SNAKESKIN + DETROIT'S PACKARD PLANT + MANHATTAN PROJECT + BLACK + 2015 AND ONWARDS = COLD BURN.

MAKSIM DARK

MAKSIM DARK

MAKSIM DARK IS A FORMIDABLE YOUNG MUSICIAN EMANATING FROM THE HIGHLY CREATIVE POST SOVIET LANDSCAPE OF MOTHER RUSSIA,HIS ELECTRIFYING LIVE SHOWS HAVE WON THE PRAISES OF ELITE DJ´S AND AUDIENCES ACROSS THE GLOBE.

DARYL STAY

DARYL STAY

UK DJ/PRODUCER DARYL STAY HAS RELEASED MUSIC ON OCTOPUS RECORDINGS, OCTOPUS BLACK LABEL, INTEC DIGITAL, POKER FLAT, VIVA MUSIC, TAG RECORDINGS AND DISTRICT 9 RECORDINGS. DARYL IS A TECHNICAL AND VERSATILE DJ WHO HAS PERFORMED AT SOME OF THE BEST CLUBS AND FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD, INCLUDING SPACE IN IBIZA AND BESTIVAL.

M. FUKUDA

M. FUKUDA

M. FUKUDA IS TECHNO TRACK MAKER FROM JAPAN. M. FUKUDA WAS BORN IN 1978 IN ITO CITY, SHIZUOKA PREFECTURE, JAPAN. HE FORMED "SPIRALTONE" WITH SERI IN THE YEAR 2009. AS ONE OF JAPAN´S NEW LEADING UNDERGROUND ARTISTS, ALONGSIDE FELLOW JAPANESE PEERS LIKE Q´HEY AND A.MOCHI, HE IS HELPING TO DEFINE A NEW SCHOOL TECHNO VIBE IN THE LAND OF THE RISING SUN. HIS TRACKS ARE METICULOUSLY MADE, PACKED WITH POWERFUL DANCEFLOOR ENERGY AND POLISHED TO THE HIGHEST DEGREE.

MICHELLE SPARKS

MICHELLE SPARKS