Dabs: Odessah / Aeph&Maize: Rebirth [MOD006] AUDIO HERE - THE VINYL 12" IS HITTING THE STREETS NOW! ____________________________________________________________________________ ________ Dabs - www.myspace.com/djdabs One of the upcoming artists of the moment, his tracks appear and are forthcoming on many important labels such as Citrus (NL), Mayhem's Aesthetics (USA), Kano's Cyclone (UK), Basswerk (DE), Trust In Music (DE), M-Atome (FR) to name a few. His neuro sound ranges from dancefloor to deeper and athmosperic vibes with funk as an imprint. As a dj, he played alongside Massive Attack, Commix, Hype, Calyx, Storm, Aphrodite, Dope Ammo, Silent Witness, Jade etc. Winner of the prestigious italian contest Elettrowave Challenge 2008 as "best dnb italian dj-producer", his tune "Stare Forward" has been remixed by N.Phect (Renegade Hardware, Subtitles) for the respected italian label Modulate and a huge number of releases is coming out in 2009-10. Keep up with the Dabs "Varial" sets online that always feature dubplates from him and most of the best funk heads of the globe. ____________________________________________________________________________ ________ Aeph - www.myspace.com/aephsound Aeph, real name Simone Vallecorsa, is an italian 25 years old producer from Rome. When he was just a teenager, he had become fascinated by the dnb music scene and he started to produce taking inspiration from old skool dnb artists (Goldie, Dillinja, Roni Size, DJ Hype, LTJ Bukem) and nu skool producers as well (Pendulum, Sub Focus, Noisia, Phace, Spor, Misanthrop, Jade, Prolix..) According to his background in electro, hip hop, breakbeat and rock/metal is also influenced by different vibes (Amon Tobin, Daft Punk, Sebastian, Dj Premier, Unearth, The Haunted, Prodigy, Propellerheads..). His first outstanding release was "Andante Violento" , succeeded by "Leave Me Alone" and "The Verge" on Modulate Recordings digital (IT). "System 7" Ep was out on Flight Recordings digital (USA) which had deeply positive feedback even Proktah mentioned it during an interview on Knowledge magazine. Recently, "Changes" in collaboration with Maztek, has released on Subcuture Recordings digital (IT). The Dogsick is forthcoming on Trust In Music (GER) LP featuring other artist from the international DnB scene while Dirty Gash / Black Days (produced with Maztek) are coming out on Icarus Audio 12" (USA) likewise Rebirth (featuring Maize) on Modulate Recordings 12". ____________________________________________________________________________ ________ Maize - www.myspace.com/lotusdnb Maize is an Italian producer who ranges from Neuro-dub to Electro sounds. He was born in 1984 in a little town in Sicily (Italy) and at the age of 12 he takes a visceral interest in Hip Hop music. Musically raised by the curiosity of his brother, Maize begins rhyming and after discovering the jungle-dnb explosive sounds at the age of 16. After he moves to Rome where he starts emceeing in dnb parties. There he begins to produce electronic music and hip-hop beats thanks to the producer ElectroHaze who shows him professional softwares. He takes part in the “Maffia Mc Contest" and participates in the warm-up of famous artists like J-Majik and Mackie (Resonant Evil) under the ambiguous pseudonym Fake MC. Then he decides to concentrate his efforts exclusively to producing. He meets Aeph and begins to make tracks with him under the name of LOTUS. They cooperate in the track "Collateral" (Maximum Ammo) Muffler side B, with collaboration of Dabs. Maize gets together with Dabs producing the track "Submorph" too and has many own projects to his name waiting to be completed. He continues to makes original hip-hop music under other names.