D-Region is the founder of the Canadian independent label Furious Records and has worked with respected music groups Universal/EMI, Moonshine, ZYX, Moist andToronto’s Nice and Smooth in his 12 years in the DnB scene. In his career, D-Region has landed four singles on Beatport’s coveted Top 10 sales chart (drum n bass) and dozens of tracks on the Beatport Top 100. His single “The Terminator’s Theme” debuted at number 1 on Beatport when it was released in 2005. DJ Code hails from Londonand has been on a steady accent through the ranks with his long running show on Kool FM. His past releases on Emotif including “Brainstorm” & “Rudeboy Rebellion” with fellow producer Sketch were absolutely massive. It’s good to see him back!
‘Hustle From Born’ feat. Shutdown and Trinity Chris is a synth-led powerhouse. It kicks off with a modulated lead line and dub skanks before a huge saw-wave bass heaves into motion over the pounding beats. Shutdown provides additional beef in the production whilst Trinity Chris delivers the hype with his dancefloor-riling vocal. This is hi-energy peak time material. Trinity Chris is a JUNO nominated (Grammy Awards of Canada) artist who has toured across North America sharing the stage with the likes of Mavado, Buju Banton, Beenie Man, Ghostface Killah, French Montana, D-Block, Shabba Ranks, Sizzla & dozens more.
‘Live Your Life’ feat. Shadow Bloc, Lady MC and Klair Quest is a colourful roller that following it’s precursors sensibilities with detailed synth work and layered harmonies. The beats take the mid-ground on this one, with Lady MC and Klair Quest giving that feminine flair that keeps the pace pumping. Shadow Bloc hail fromToronto with a background of classical training and Juno nominated rock heritage between them. Their futurestep drum n bass sound is laced with techno and trance influences. Best Female MC at the 2012 National Drum & Bass Awards, Lady MC has been an integral part of the jungle and drum & bass scene since as far back as 1995. She has built a reputation for herself as one of the hardest working women in the game. Expect big things from her this year!