Black Rhino Music pres. Radikal Guru
One of the brightest lights of the roots-influenced underground community, Poland born Mateusz Miller has pioneered a compelling and unique fusion of sounds that encompass dub, reggae and dubstep under his Radikal Guru moniker. Inspired by an appreciation of sound system culture, his music has become synonymous with suffocating degrees of dread bassweight, vibrant and eclectic palettes of tone, and varying energy levels that cater for both dancefloor focused ruckus and for more meditative listening.
Heavily influenced by the dub music originators like King Tubby and Scientist, Matt first gained worldwide acclaim and recognition through a string of killer remixes and vinyl releases on London’s leading reggae/dubstep imprint Dubbed Out Records, before forming a creative partnership with fellow label Moonshine Recordings where he has gone on to cement his reputation as one of the strongest proponents of the scene.
His Moonshine discography boasts highlights that include his debut LP ‘The Rootstepa’ and the mighty ‘Dread Commandments’ 12” or his second LP ''Subconscious'' that includes dancefloor killers like Stay Calm ft. YT or Warning ft. Echo Ranks. In 2016 he released his third studio album ’Dub Mentalist’ including more exciting collaborations and soundscapes.
Not only a talented producer, Matt is also a fine selector and deejay, conveying his passion for music through DJ sets that pay homage to the sound and culture’s rich history as much as they showcase the freshest cuts of sonic innovation from himself and his contemporaries. He has hit spots all around the world as far afield as Russia or South Africa to assault soundsystems with bass-fuelled beats and positive vibes, including recent gigs in the US, Mexico and Australia.
Words about Low Freq:
Based in Bucharest, Low Freq is active 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 years 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 Sound System. 2017 is the year Low Freq formed Black Rhino Music, a group of musicians, promoters and visual artists, dedicated to promoting the culture behind the sound.
Words about Zo:
Music promoter and DJ based in Cluj Napoca, ZO started making a name for himself by promoting bass music in Cluj. For seven years now, he pushes the scene forward booking names such as D Double E, Loefah, Flava D, Kromestar, Commodo, just to name a few. Step by step he started to DJ, experimenting with all kind of tempos and genres. Each of his sets is dancefloor oriented so be prepared to be amazed by his selection.
Words about D-Fuze:
Born in Giurgiu, D-Fuze begins his adventure in electronic music 9 years ago debuting at local gigs. His mixes contain and combine elements of heavy atmospheric sounds of the deep and dark zones of dubstep and dub, being influenced by artists like Mala, Hatcha or Youngsta. For now, D-Fuze is focused on music producing and planned to release his first material later this year.
In 2014 he teamed up with his friends establishing the project Sub Giurgiu, which is meant to promote and celebrate the sound system culture.
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