This hidden gem from Finland, Kitkatone is most likely one of the hardest working artists in techno.
His work embraces rugged beats with playful and hooky melodies, spiced with a hint of Detroit vibe. He is known for pure and energetic hardware live gigs as well as fearless mixing of underground dance music, from Berghain to secret Finnish basements. Runs his own ENOTAKTIK label, co-hosts a bi-weekly techno radio show "Maanalainen Radio" on Bassoradio and has released on Arts, Wall Music and Etherwerks to name a few.
What happens when two ex-drummers from rural Finland get together in Berlin 2005? Kollektiv Jurmo happens.
This hardware duo triggers happy hormones with their LoveTechno from imaginaries of bare Finnish nature and abandoned places. Still the most significant factor of their sound is coming together and creating something new.
Kollektiv Jurmo plays only live hardware shows.
Saini Elisabet is a producer and hardware live techno act from Helsinki, Finland. She is the master of minimalism, all the power is given to the smallest of elements which will make the biggest impact. Always on the lookout for interesting patterns that will mesmerise the listener, she is inspired by abstract and minimalist art. These building blocks are easily spotted from her sound.
Born to a small industrial city of Imatra in Finland dj Bastu AKA Windom found his calling in djing in the early 90’s. Initially inspired by hip-hop, madchester took him deeper to rave, techno and house. He also finds inspiration in NYC hardcore and this mixture of styles guarantees interesting energy of authentic raw and scabby, even ghetto sounds. Windom is only one of the manifestations of the producer side of the artist. Dj Bastu can be heard for example on finnish Bassoradio Kokki Kolmenollakolmonen show on every other saturday.
Ilkka S has a distinctive sense of style and ability to find the core of sound. As a DJ and a live performer Ilkka is a tastemaker. The way he builds his sets always tells a story and keeps dancefloors filled with thrilled crowds. With hardware set up he plays proficient live sets. His sound is detailed, pure and classy with a modern touch. His music appeals to people on the dancefloor and to other producers leading him to collaborate for example with Samuli Kemppi.
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