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~~~~~~ Product of New Zealand ~~~~~~
A new series dedicated to showcasing the incredible talent of New Zealand’s bass artists.
DOSE (NZ) // Mind the Future LP Tour
[RAM / Subtitles / Commercial Suicide]
TREI & TALI (NZ)
[SOM Music / Viper Recordings]
[Tempa / Deep Medi]
All doing big things with their music this year: Dose’s long awaited “Mind The Future” LP shortly to be released on Commercial Suicide. Trei, whose recent track, Seeds, from Viper’s latest Headroom EP, stayed in beatport’s drum and bass top 5 for an entire month after it’s release. Tali, the first lady of drum and bass, recently nominated for an MMF New Zealand Award for Best Breakthrough Manager. Truth’s “30,000” EP also casually hanging out in the top 5 dubstep releases on beatport at the moment.
Sweet as bro!
Saturday May 31
MCs: Xsessiv & Stylee
Tickets from www.moshtix.com.au & All Moshtix Outlets
Limited First Release: $15+bf on sale May 8th
Dress code: no shorts, no fightwear, no jandals
Since his ﬁrst release in 2006 DOSE has forged and cemented a solid reputation as one of the top solo drum and bass artists to come out of New Zealand. Having consistently released his works on a vast spectrum of top Labels such Ram and Renegade and with his dj sets containing a well tasted & delivered selection of original and International content, Dose has built a well respected reputation as both a headline DJ and as producer.
2014 will be the year Dose’s debut LP titled “Mind the Future” sees the light of release on Klute’s Commercial Suicide. With the sampler being released in March and full release set for mid-year this LP will give fans and champions of Dose’s music an exiting and varied platter of his sound from cuts that are driving and energetic to tracks that have a deeper and intimate style. Although predominantly solo this LP features the likes of other NZ artists CERN, TEKNIK and JabZ Mc and with samplers already doing the rounds amongst top djs this LP is set to be highly anticipated by djs and fans alike.
Dose is a unique talent who holds true to being great example of an underground artist who stands by his sound and his Technique and is embarking on a tour promote his LP across Europe, Uk, New Zealand and Australia from April - July this year.
Based in Wellington; TREI is undoubtedly one of New Zealand’s finest DJ/Producers. His deadly mixing ability, high energy sets and anthemic productions have seen him linked to some of the finest Drum and Bass record labels, club nights, DJ's and producers on the planet.
With releases on the likes of Viper Recordings, Commercial Suicide, Shogun Ltd, Samurai Music, SOM Music, Uprising Recordings; and his music gaining regular support from such luminaries as Concord Dawn, Andy C, Klute, Friction, Futurebound, Crissy Criss, Metrik, Goldie and Black Sun Empire to name afew; his presence over the past few years has been impossible to ignore.
March 2013 saw the release of his much anticipated second album; “Satellites” (on State of Mind’s SOM Music imprint) to much acclaim. Packed with hard hitting beats, progressive rollers, and proven dancefloor smashers including the singles “Change your Mind” (with Thomas Oliver), Homecoming (with MC Tali) and “Running” (also with Thomas Oliver), as well as collaborations with The Upbeats & State of Mind. Continuing on from where 2009’s highly acclaimed debut “Innuendo” left off; “Satellites” has propelled TREi even further into the musical stratosphere.
And there’s no letting up; 2014 is well underway with forthcoming releases on Viper Recordings, Icarus Audio as well as remixes for Shapeshifter, Cause 4 Concern & Downlink all set to drop in the coming months.
Born on a dairy farm, under the beautiful mount Taranaki in New Zealand, Internationally, TALI is considered to be one of the most prolific Female MC/Freestylers to emerge from the electronic dance music scene.
After moving to the UK in 2001 to follow her dreams, She went on to work with some of the genres biggest names, including being signed to legendary Roni Size's 'Full Cycle' Imprint in 2004 and releasing the first ever MC driven album in Drum n Bass.
Since then she has won numerous awards, Had a UK top 40 hit, released four album, one mixtape, 5 SoulSide Sessions (a Drum n Bass mix alongside DJ Emma G), Countless singles and has toured the world extensively as both an MC and with a live band.
Now living back in New Zealand, Tali has just finished producing her latest offering ‘Wolves’, produced, written and performed independently and due for release Late October 2014 (Distribution through Warner Music).
Tali has continued to perform up and down the country, working with a live band at times, and alongside her guitarist Harry Leatherby, as well as MCing for Drum n Bass events both here and abroad.
Tali also just recently launched her new company 'Sheppard Artist Development' which encompasses her experience and qualifications in tutoring, mentoring, writing and vocal production, and aims to help create connections between independent Artists and the music industry.
“TRUTH is the best thing that's happened to Dubstep in North America” - Datsik
Sonic architects of songs with an emotional heft as heavy as the subwoofer rupturing basslines that underpin their work, Truth are one of New Zealand's finest creative exports. Respected across the globe, since inception several years ago, Truth (Andre Fernandez and Tristan Roake) have, as both world-class producers and party-rocking DJs, cut a clear pathway through the international dubstep scene.
On the nightclub and festival circuits, the fruits of their labor have included, several European tours, countless shows across the USA, New Zealand and Australia, a massive South American tour, and shows in Asia. Truth has built this performance presence through DJ support from Mala, Skream, Youngsta, Hatcha and N-Type, to name a few, giving their music an advance presence at key club nights across the world and through seminal radio stations such as BBC Radio One, Kiss Fm and Rinse FM.
Through keynote DJ support, they have been rewarded with single releases via Deep Medi Muzik, Tempa Records, Rottun Recordings, SMOG, Wheel and Deal, Blackbox Recs, Aquatic Lab, Disfigured Dubz, Argon and Boka Records. Through these, including critically 'The Fatman' (as released via Deep Medi Muzik) and their acclaimed Aquatic Lab released album 'Puppets' and it's follow up 'Love's Shadow', Truth have seen their stock rise, placing them as in-demand remixers and collaborators to The Nextmen, Miss Dynamite, Shapeshifter, The Black Seeds, Seven, Silkie, Kromestar, Tunndige, Datsik and countless figures of note within the international dubstep community.
Acclaimed by critics both within and outside the dubstep scene, their momentum is undeniable and impossible to ignore. Face the truth or get well outta the way.