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Cloonee is a British electronic music artist, DJ, and producer. Born Andy Clooney in London, he’s been making waves on the global club circuit since 2017. His signature sound blends tech house and house, bringing together elements of deep bass and melodic grooves. Cloonee has released music on labels such as Toolroom Records and Repopulate Mars, and his tracks have been supported by the likes of Tchami, Solardo, Green Velvet, Fisher, and many more.
Diamanté Anthony Blackmon has already helped to define a global musical movement. But now he’s doing it again: GORDO is a new house music alias from the artist previously known as Carnage. It is a passionate, heartfelt new beginning for GORDO that will redefine house music for the next generation. This fresh energy shines through in GORDO’s live sets as he sets himself apart, providing an all-new sound and experience for fans and concert goers around the world.
HUGEL grew up in Marseille where he earned first experiences as DJs in clubs in St.Tropez, Cannes and Monaco. The biggest influence of his productions is the Latin culture which he soaked up during the time living in Ibiza. With more than 900 million streams, multiple Gold & Platinum awards and his unique fashion style HUGEL has made a name for himself as one of the rare DJs who are able to produce banging club hits which are still play able on the radio.
James Hype is arguably one of the UKs most important artists with his productions consistently forming the cornerstone of dance floors around the world, alongside his singles clocking hundreds of millions of streams, being accredited sales awards in the UK, and across Europe approaching half a billion cumulative streams worldwide. However, even these incredible accolades are shadowed by his world leading, unmatched ability as a DJ, standing alone at the spearhead of 21st century live mixing.
This success, and James’ larger than life presence across social media and in the flesh have allowed him to regularly tour up and down the UK and US clubs and festivals, as well as appearing globally in hot spots including Ibiza, Australia, Germany, Dubai and France to name a few.
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Kungs aka Valentin Brunel, is a fresh-faced producer from the south of France. He started his musical career with a djembe gifted by his parents to him at the age of five. From these early days Valentin could spend entire afternoons listening to Rock’n’Roll classics with his father. From The Who to The Kooks with many in-between, this essential listening forged the first steps to Kungs inspiration as an artist. As a name that has already exploded across the dance pop spectrum and for a fresh, unique European talent that is only still 21, he possesses a musical gift that is only set to springboard to extortionate new heights.
Record producer, manager, creative director, artist and talent scout, Manuelito “Hell Raton” is the co-founder and co-owner of Machete Empire Records.
Discipline, determination and a strong spirit of innovation have led him to always play essential roles in music too, often behind the scenes, reaching important goals even on the front lines, such an on X Factor.
Tuscany-born but now based in Barcelona, Faraone grew up with a DJ father and folk singing grandfather so was always bound to end up in music. After early forays into hip hop and drum & bass, it was techno that stole his love and soon saw him becoming a resident at Florence’s globally-renowned Tenax club. His regular sets saw him graduate from ‘crafty up-and-comer’ to
one of modern techno’s most recognised and respected names with sets at Fabric, Panorama Bar,
DC10 and many more of the world’s most famous clubs.
Coming from the harsh forges of the Ukrainian techno scene Marika Rossa has proved herself as an exceptional artist.
Who breaks molds and schemes wherever she goes, without fear of opinions through daring self-expression, both musically and visually with her own unique style.
Marika Rossa is a dj in high demand, who lays killer grooves across the world and really knows how to drop tools that get people dancing. Marika has gained an army of loyal fans worldwide, being one of the few djs who is not afraid to experiment.
Djing & Producing music since 1991. Martin Ikin previously known as: DJ Mayhem, Soul Purpose, Indigo, Migrant..has spent his life making & releasing records on many labels under different aliases, now finally settling on his birth name Martin Ikin. He has seen a meteoric rise up the ranks and was the biggest selling tech house artist on Beatport in 2020 and featured twice in the top 10producers in the world (1001 Tracklist).
Mau P is set to make a major impact on the house music scene. The Amsterdam native eats, breathes and sleeps music. He was raised in a household full of talented musicians, taking on multiple instruments from a very young age. At 14 years old, Mau P (born Maurits Westveen) found an unconditional love for dance music. He now effortlessly channels his musical skillset, raw talent and boundless creativity into both his productions and DJ sets. With the support of his city, he’s ready to bring the sound of Amsterdam to the rest of the world. Starting off with his debut single “Drugs From Amsterdam” on Repopulate Mars, one of the hottest labels in the scene.
MEDUZA have lead the charge in returning house music to daytime radio across the globe with great success. In the space of the two years from 2019 they had become the biggest global streaming Italian artist in the history of music on both Spotify and Apple Music in Italy, a quite staggering achievement. Crucial to the success and recognition of MEDUZA are their original releases. Their signature sounds and sonics are capable of captivating and moving the audience, from the nightclubs, to the main stages to inside the homes of their millions of fans.
French Dj from Caen, Nico Moreno is 24 years old and is one of the producer from the industrial rave Techno wave. He started producing at 20, he likes making his Techno fast with precise and punching Kicks. One thing is sure, you aren’t done hearing from him.
With the explosion of Latin house in recent years, Paskman’s sound is perfectly in step with the zeitgeist. But he’s not interested in following a trend. Instead, he’s developing his scintillating sound organically, a sound he effortlessly defines as intense, energetic, and exotic. Paskman is deft at mixing great classics from countless genres within his music. It gives everything a subtle sense of nostalgia, with a sharp twist towards the dancefloor.
With music in his blood and rhythm in his soul, Raffa FL, has a lot to provide for purveyors of fine electronic music. After spending his youth learning to understand and perform music, a natural progression to DJ’ing came at the tender age of just 14.
Raffa’s tracks have been played all over the world, from Mexico’s BPM festival and to the Rebel Rave in Peru and Sankeys Ibiza and They have gained support from many different and well respected DJ’s.
Eclectic, unconventional, provocative, SALMO was the first rap-crossover rock artist to perform at the San Siro Stadium last July 6, in front of 50,000 people, and today has over 2.9 billion total streams, 67 platinum records and 41 gold records. The record FLOP, released on October 1, 2021, certified triple platinum, has reached over 250 million streams.
Always alongside his faithful Dj Damianito who accompanies him in all his DJ sets which are mainly characterized by rhythms contaminated by hip hop, but at the same time manages to create a sensible multi-genre musical mosaic.
The Berlin female DJ is a provocative tomboy-species Techno Tapir and hermaphrodites. The silent solo dancer holds together what doesn’t belong together. With her creative and remarkable stuff she entertains millions of people all around the world. Her trademark: Sunglasses. Behind that she hides her red eyes. Stella is the pioneer of a new techno generation and belongs on every stage. The crowd will be completely obsessed by her ‘never before seen’ performance.
T78 a.k.a Manuele Tessarollo is an Italian producer with an intensive background in the music industry. This can be heard by his unique approach to Techno, combined with outstanding production quality. Add his energetic stage performance to the list and you will understand that he is a very welcomed guest in a short period at many festivals and clubs.
Tita Lau represents the tip of the spear for young, exciting emerging female producer/ dj talent in electronic music. Her energetic and technical displays, whilst djing, translate seamlessly in her productions, which embody her captivating persona with bouncing beats and body altering basslines, with mesmerising leads and sounds.
His sets, from distant Australia to any club in southern Argentina, are loaded with a lot of energy and passion. Wade’s mission is to enjoy with his audience the music he loves, transmitting a state of fury from the very beginning till the end, creating a steady beat alongside electric rises that blow up the dance floor every time.
Innovation is a daily and essential mission for Wade, without leaving behind his constant work. Listen carefully to Wade, in a club, festival or just from your sofa at home, the party will be guaranteed.
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