Announcement for Black Rhino Music residency @club Expirat. First guest Ruffhouse
Local support from Brusten, Fane and Low Freq
Beginning with 26th of January we are starting a monthly night in Expirat Club. With this night we aim to invite artists who plays a distinctive sound, promoting both the music and the culture that comes with it. Our focus is not on the music genre but on the sound quality.
We begin our first night with Ruffhouse, a true representative for the half step of drum and bass.
+ + Ruffhouse is a collective of Djs and producers based in Bristol. Pessimist, Vega and Cooper decided to join forces at the start of 2012 and have since been gaining support from some of the major players in the drum and bass scene, including Loxy, dBridge, Doc Scott and Skeptical. With a distinct and recognizable sound, Ruffhouse are bridging the gap between the modern and the old, the deep and the dark.
The lads first met at Vega’s bi-monthly event Abstractions in Bristol, quickly realizing their shared passion for similar styles of music. From there, collaborations and experimenting in the studio has led to the development of what we now know as Ruffhouse.
"Basically we had all been toying with the idea of starting a production crew as we are all influenced drum and bass wise by people like The Horsemen (Loxy, Keaton, Dylan & Ink), Bad Company and Vicious Circle. The thing we liked about those guys was the whole unity and crew vibe that they all had."
2016 is the year Ruffhouse and Gremlinz are launching UVB-76 label.
+ + Brusten started his activity related to drum&bass in 2008 as a resident of Coolcat Club and as a permanent dj at the events held in Fabrica, organised by Basswise Crew.His first productions came out in 2011, untill now he released music on (Syndrome Audio, Modular Carnage, Monochrome Deep Escape Music, Clear Conceptions), two inside the country (featuring Hangout Music and Bass Turbat) and many more remixes for various artists. All of his tunes were broadcasted on Bassdrive, Longitude.fm, Sub.fm, Radio Guerilla and several podcasts by artists such as Amoss (Cranium Sessions) and Dj Stunna (The Greenroom). In 2012 he founded a radio show at Radio Romania- Radio3Net, along with Tremour, Adrian Jumuga, sponsored by Skullcandy. The show had the purpose of promoting and bringing the stage and the electronic artists closer to the public. At the moment, the project does not exist anymore but all of the broadcasted copies can be found on YouTube. For now, Brusten is focused on collaborating with Hangout Music, where he is the main representative of The Grey Division. So far, TGD launched his first 12'', a tape release, a compilation and several digital releases. In parallel he started B:pressure nights alongside AnonimTM, nights are scheduled monthly and covers all the Drum & Bass spectrum.
+ + Fane is a DJ, music producers and promoter of the atmospheric and militant style of half step drum and bass. With a strong passion for the dance floor, Fane's productions are oriented through punchy drums and heavy bass lines. Former co-host off StepIn Session at Radio Grrove On, Fane launched the Nu doar bass online platform where he presents a series of guest mixes around #170 tempo. In 2017 Fane joins Low Freq for the Black Rhino project.
+ + Based in Bucharest, Codin Oraseanu aka Low Freq is present on the music scene for over 15 years. Music producer, Dj and promoter, Low Freq combines elements of bass music with strong industrial synths, continuously searching to explore the sound. Along the time Low Freq played in groups such as Blanoz and Shadowbox, and since 2014 he started the band Dream Diggers. Alongside Dani, Low Freq is also operator for Irie Warriors Soundsystem. 2017 is the year Codin Oraseanu formed Black Rhino Music, a group of musicians, promoters, visual artist dedicated in promoting the culture behind the sound.
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