American DJ, producer and label boss Biyeun Buczyk is obsessed with acid. The squidgy funk of the Roland TB-303 bass synth appears in most of her sets and productions, and little wonder, as she’s the A&R and manager for DJ Pierre’s Afro Acid, Jack Trax and Afro Deep imprints.
Bala Bala Boyz
Dubbed “Calgary’s First Lady Of Breaks,” Molly Fi — aka Krista Thibodeau — founded the influential Girls On Decks DJ Collective in Alberta, Canada in 2003 to give herself and numerous female/non-binary DJs, FeMCs, rappers, B-girls, vocalists and even burlesque dancers their start in the competitive male-dominated music scene.
Hicky & Kalo
Viennese DJ Cem Dukkha is a resident of Berlin’s Herrensauna, an event that is among the city’s most crucial gay club-nights. As the booker and one of its three main DJs, he’s helped to sculpt Herrensauna’s techno-centric sound, and his own sets are deep dives into everything from spacious, dubby four- four to thunderous kicks, abstract breakbeats and electro.
Moritz Simon Geist
The stratospheric rise of Hannah Wants has put her firmly centre stage for 2015...
ELI & FUR
With a father like Harri James — one half of legendary Sub Club DJ duo Harri & Domenic — and a flatmate like Jackmaster, it’s little surprise that Jasper James has risen through the ranks of dance music in the blink of an eyelid.