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5 Minutes with… Ambassadeurs

Brighton-based producer Mark Dobson aka Ambassadeurs is definitely one of those prolific acts from the UK electronic scene to keep an eye on. Starting out learning his craft on an 8-bit Amiga computer, Ambassadeurs has been developing his sound through the years drawing influences from hip-hop, dub, bass and jazz,

Deep Shit have been holding some uproarious parties across London of late due to the pairing of Jack Savidge and Edwin Congreave, who started up the label having DJ’d together while touring with their respective bands, Friendly Fires and Foals. Their latest signing, Dimitri Veimar, joins Dubinsky on a burgeoning roster of

In the summer of 2010 childhood friends Gabriel Benn and Ollie Williams formed The Busy Twist. Influenced by the animated culture, the duo spent their years traveling to Africa and back in search of some traditional artists and sounds that they could incorporate into their new project. Over time they

German newcomer Nessi is supporting Babyshambles on their German tour this winter. It seems like an odd pairing, since Pete Doherty’s stumbling trainwreck of a show sits rather at odds with her refined indie pop/electronica. All exposure is good exposure though, so they say. Let’s hope Pete and the gang

Sitting somewhere between soundscape and electronic music, Brighton-based Manni Dee is quickly cementing his place in the dance arena as a forward-thinking experimental techno artist. Known to most for his percussion-led floor-fillers, Manni has been tipped to make movements this year by a number of big names including Giles Peterson,

Although it’s getting increasingly hard to isolate specific genres, artists tend to portray a particular mood. From bustling and animated to deep and moving, current electronic music carries distinguishing emotions. Portuguese bred newcomer Raez, has mirrored the beautiful intricacies found in the winding avenues of central Porto, with his incredibly

Mo Kolours is a half-Mauritian, half-English producer, singer and percussionist. On his self-titled debut album he displays dazzling inventiveness and joyous spirit – See more at:   To those not familiar with you, how would you describe your sound? I’m not very good at describing, in words, my true feelings.

Brooklyn-based up and comer brings forward an interesting and infectious take on contemporary electronic music. The multi-talented beat-enthusiast Conrad Clifton spent his early career trawling through the show-business world working as an actor – he’s done stage plays, films, documentaries and even TV commercials. Music has always been his true love

Stélouse aka Ross Ryan is an up and coming experimental electronic music producer and DJ from Denver, Colorado in the US. He went from starring in rock bands after high school to crafting his own electronic music. After producing music under numerous aliases, Ryan eventually started uploading bootlegs and edits

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