Imagine a precisely blended concoction of tight irresistible grooves, chunk fueled bouncy beats, luscious brooding soundscapes, dollops of stomach morphing bass, and a bowl of scrumptious glitch. Welcome to the musical world of Opiuo.
A self confessed music addict with a light hearted approach to life and art. Originally starting his musical life as a drummer, Opiuo now finds himself at his best hiding from the world, creating fun fueled music. Influences coming from everything, from life changing experiences, to mere cups of tasty tea. Incorporating sounds as varied as jazz, reggae, funk, rock, psychedelia, and down right chunky goodness.
The highly sought after Opiuo sound is being included in DJ sets from some of the biggest names in the business, and featuring on high profile radio stations, including the infamous BBC Radio One (UK). Quite literally rocking dance floors in every corner of the globe. He has also featured on numerous download charts, including #1 on breatport.com for Breaks, Electronica, Dubstep, and even Chillout.
Eligh, a self-described “genre-breaking, obsessive bass fiend” has continued to sustain himself as a salient figure for over fifteen years within the increasingly fickle and rapidly revolving world of hip-hop. The Los Angeles native has maintained his respected status by fearlessly veering from a the traditional trajectory which is often limited to beats and rhymes. Instead, Eligh has chosen to fabricate projects that incorporate the gritty sounds of the UK dub scene, the unorthodox styling of indie rock, the lush guitars and honesty of folk music, and the complexity of jazz, all without losing the listener in a musically esoteric composition.
Onra (Arnaud Bernard) is a music producer from Paris, France.
Mostly from a Hip-Hop background, his inspirations vary from many different genres.
He has been selected to attend the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy in 2008, and played at the Sonar Festival the next summer. The same year starts the relationship between the artist and irish label All City, together they released “My Comet” on a 7” as part of the 7x7 series.
His project called "1.0.8", made out of Bollywood samples, has got the Internet buzzing over once again in 2009, and had been elected as album of the week by many different shops across Europe.
Canadian based producer Nick Degree known as Knight Riderz is producing forward thinking bass music at a variety of tempos. Releases forthcoming and already out on ESL, Muti Music, True Movement, Seclusiasis, Made In Glitch, Formation UK, and remixes for Thunderball, Freestylers, South Rakkas, Kush Arora, Love & Light, and King Fantastic illustrate only a small fraction of what is in store from the Riderz. Their original work with MC's Zulu and Juakali define their style with lazer like buzz saw synth work surrounding a thunderous vocal vibe or beautifully intricate melody. Fully equipped with a deadly live performance Knight Riderz are bangin bassbins world wide in 2012.