Underground Electro // Electronica // Drum and Bass @ club *MIXTAPE 5*
|Date:||25 October 2014|
This is the authentic one-stop destination for all faithful Electro and Underground music lovers to get together under one roof and dance until the early hours. Located in Sofia’s sound temple Mixtape 5, we bring you the best up-and-coming underground electro and drum and bass talent far and wide across the land and beyond to make for a killer party. Special guest from the UK ADJ //PYRAMID TRANSMISSIONS// is one not to be missed amongst Electro heavy weights ERRORBEAUTY //CROBOT MUZIK//
and Bulgarian Drum and Bass and Experimental music support acts.
FAITH // Underground Warfare
EXO // HMSU
TARGY // HMSU
DTK a.k.a DarkTechnik
ADJ // Pyramid Transmissions / Outside Recordings // UK
ERRORBEAUTY // Crobot Muzik/Combat Recordings // UK
ALECHEK // Sci Fi Records
visuals by MutEMadnesS
Andy Jaggers of London, better known by his moniker ADJ, draws upon many influences in his production. A synthesis of IDM, electro, breaks his sound mixe serie pads and finely crafted blips with thick sub bass and syncopated drum patterns. With a resume including over 20 years of producing music and 25 years of DJing from Belgium to the USA, ADJ has released music over a myriad of labels, including Outside Recordings, Touchin’ Bass, and his own inprint, Pyramid Transmissions.
Sporting such a track record of playing electronic music, ADJ has seen many trends come and go. Aside from running his own label, ADJ has been deeply involved with underground music for many years. Throughout the late 90′s, he acted as the music buyer for IQ Record Store, marking him as a curator in the London electronic scene. A tastemaker at heart, Andy not only appears at the forefront of industry happenings, but also expertly displays emotion aurally through his creative endeavors.
“Bulgarian-born Errorbeauty is an electro/electronica producer whose aggressive, tense yet melodically refined music has found it’s way out via labels like Crobot Muzik,Combat Recordings,Subsonic Deivce,Zvuked, Mirizma, Darkness Falls,Vision of Art and most recently the excellent Electro Compendium Compilation.
A professional flute musician by way of background, she became gradually drawn towards the synthetic, broken, intricately textured sounds that only electronic music could provide. Armed with a knowledge of Drexciya and Detroit electro she soon took up DJing in 2003, aggressively smashing up major raves around Eastern Europe, not least the infamous Exit Festival.
Now based in the chaotic yet musically rich atmosphere of London, she’s upped her game in the production and DJ’ing stakes and continues to evolve her sound.
Alechek is originally from Sophia, Bulgaria; one of Eastern Europe’s most renowned capitals known for its art and cultural influenceis.He is currently signed with Sci fi Records, a London-based record label known for fostering talents in the electronic music genre.
His music brings a refreshing mix of eclecrtic pulsating beats and unique rhythms with a tranquil undertone that soothes the soul.
The leftfield/experimental style of Alechek’s music is a treat for the ears of listeners.
Exo is known for his taste for futuristic sound. Not surprisingly in 2006 he becomes the first DJ to pioneer the fresh dubstep genre in Bulgaria – the audience is shocked, yet fascinated by the unexpected beat and bass pressure. Throughout 2006-2011 he proved proves himself as the leading dubstep/drumstep DJ in the country – always with up to date selection of uncompromising sound quality. Recently he shifted to autonomic/drumstep, again pioneering a sound not yet popular in the area. He’s well known for his intense double-drop approach to mixing and love for mellow sound and unordinary drum structure.
Dimitar Dimitrov is one of the founders of HMSU.org – best – and most prosperous bass organization in Bulgaria. Creator of the popular radio show ‘The Colours of Drum & Bass’,
and last but not least the founder and leading figure in the organization MMUUZZAA ART.
The start was given by the first Open Air Summer Festical 2001, and the boys behind it are precisely HMSU – the first Bulgarian drum & bass organization.
During the first five years Targy, perform many jobs as the main organizer of events
dissemination of advertising, finding the IP channels and so on. MMUUZZAA take systematic participation of the major festivals in Bulgaria as: HMSU Open Air. Beglika Fest Air second, Wake! Up Festival, also known for workshops for children in the metropolitan parks.
DTK a.k.a DarkTechnik
DarkTechnik is a familiar name to our e-scene from 2006 onwards. Undoubtedly a pioneer in hard techno culture in our country. 2013 he decided to plunge into the depths of drum and bass sound, which deserves admiration and not coincidentally his first participation after drum & bass greatness High Contrast. The set will be filled with deep bass lines, fast paced and chilling selection with superior.
Faith is the name behind one of the most promising upcoming artists on the Bulgarian drum and bass scene.Already 4 years on stage, he is known for his uncompromising and powerful performances. 2014 is the year that saw him start his own label named Warfare Recordings, alongside his crew mate Techdown and Pandemic.The main idea behind the label being the development of Bulgarian Neurofunk/Minimal DnB with releases from both local and international artists.