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DUKE DUMONT – In The Spot Light

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Duke DumontAdam Dyment, better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is a British DJ and music producer. He is best known for his number one hit ‘Need U (100%)’ featuring A*M*E.

He owns the record label Blasé Boys Club and has also used it as an alias for his productions. He has remixed a number of songs, including several which have charted in the United Kingdom.

Duke’s early career was mentored by Switch (who has produced for Beyonce/ M.I.A. / Santigold) and he made his name remixing pop songs, including Lily Allen‘s ‘The Fear’, Mystery Jets‘ ‘Two Doors Down’ and Bat For Lashes ‘Daniel’.

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KILLSONIK – In The Spot Light

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London based Luca Gulotta and Joe Erskine a.k.a KillSonik rose like a phoenix from the ashes of Dubstep behemoth Chasing Shadows. Signed exclusively to MTA Records in mid 2011, KillSonik opened their account with a ballsy remix of Nero’s ‘Crush On You’. The track had a world exclusive first play on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show and well over a million YouTube views in the first week of upload alone.

Luca and Joe rolled out their first heinous tracks mid 2009 on Hench, most notably ‘Dr Sin’, ‘The End’, ‘ill’ and ‘Amirah’.

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TEED – In The Spot Light

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TEEDOrlando Higginbottom, known professionally as Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (TEED), is a British electronic dance music record producer and DJ. He is currently signed to major label Polydor. His debut album Trouble was released in June 2012. The album includes five pre-released singles including ‘Household Goods’ and ‘You Need Me On My Own’.

Orlando is the son of Professor Edward Higginbottom, conductor of the choir of New College, University of Oxford. He was educated at the Cherwell School, Oxford and has previously worked as a music teacher in schools.

TEED has also remixed tracks by the likes of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Professor Green.

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BREAKAGE – In The Spot Light

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BreakageBreakage a.k.a James Boyle is a London based Drum and Bass/Dubstep producer and DJ. He is currently signed to the Digital Soundboy label. Moving effortlessly through styles from Drum and Bass to Dubstep, Breakage has proved himself to be one of the most versatile operators in either scene to date. A prodigious talent, he already has a number of classic releases under his belt but continues to develop his sound, combining rich tones and a sense of spaciousness in the mix. Breakage’s music is both subtle yet devastatingly effective.

Never afraid to make an impact, he burst onto the Drum and Bass scene back in 2000, announcing his arrival with a raucous remix of a hardcore classic, Nasty Habit’s ‘Here Come the Drums’ on Reinforced.

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DISCLOSURE – In The Spot Light

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Disclosure

Disclosure are a Garage/House duo consisting of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence. The siblings grew up in Reigate, Surrey with an extensive background in music. They supported SBTRKT and Hot Chip on their recent 2012 tours. Their single ‘Latch’ featuring Sam Smith reached number 11 on the UK Singles Chart.

In early 2012 they released the single ‘Tenderly / Flow’ picking up their first bulk of national radio support. On 1 June 2012 they released their EP ‘The Face’ on London/Berlin based label Greco-Roman, to critical acclaim. One of the most popular remixes created by the duo is ‘Running’ by Jessie Ware. The remix was popular during Summer 2012, with it being included on the annual edition of Annie Mac Presents.

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