Based in Hong Kong & Macau, Saiyan is one of the core members & resident DJ of the Magnetic Soul Crew- most visible & prolific DnB Crew in Hong Kong. He founded the first Dnb/Dubstep event - Bass Attack in Macao, which was named as "the historic moment" in the Bass music scene of Macao. He is also the co-founder of Bass Music China (BMC) which promotes Bass Music Culture in China.
In 2002 Saiyan started band “Dr.” - genres ranging from Nu Skool Breakz, DnB Jungle, Experiment & Dub music. In 2004 Dr. released their debut album – "Dr" & kept their focus on music production & live performance.
In 2005, Saiyan joined Magnetic Soul, organized events & supported the likes of Roni Size, LTJ Bukem, Ed Rush & Optical, Total Science, DJ Fresh, Outrage, Spectrasoul, SPY & Black Sun Empire. He also DJed at several festivals in Hong Kong & Europe including Outlook Festival since 2012.
2018 is looking bright for Dan Stezo. As a part of acclaimed Dutch Drum and Bass producer Lenzman’s The North Quarter imprint, Dan’s introspective lyrics, unique style and approach are finding ways to new stages and listeners worldwide. Lyrically Dan Stezo developed a characteristic style. Positivity and open-mindedness as the core to his approach. Stylistic reminiscent of Hiphop's 90s and a chosen few Drum and Bass MC’s as inspiration. With earlier releases on the most seminal imprints such as Metalheadz and Hospital and Vandal collaborating with the likes of Redeyes and Hugh Hardie, Dan Stezo has carved out a unique position in the soulful quarters of the Drum and Bass spectrum.
DJ Fu has played in many cities across the globe including London, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Manchester in world class venues such at Matter, Ministry of Sound, The End as well as at various promotions including Marky and Friends, Mixmag, Metropolis, Urban Nerds, Ape, One Nation.
Fu is one of the few Drum & Bass DJ’s of recent times who has managed to be recognised purely for his talent on the decks. After winning a DJ competition for Source, DJ Fu won a residency at Oxford’s most prestigious drum and bass night, following in the footsteps of Total Science, Baron and DJ Lee who have all held residencies there.
A regular on the regional underground and festival circuit, Mengzy always packs a punch with diverse influences and plenty of bass weight - no matter what genres her eclectic sets journey across. The Hong Kong-based selector is a presenter on RTHK Radio 3, where she has hosted her own dance music shows, and has performed across Asia (Seoul, Shenzhen, Singapore, Macau), as well as in the UK (Oxford, London).
One of Hong Kong's biggest underground tastemakers in the bass music scene and part of the award-winning Unchained crew, Just Bee's immediately recognisable style has seen her rocking decks from warehouses to the rooftops all across the city.
Whether she's crafting inviting house vibes at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, or high-energy all-night sets at Oil Club and Oma, Just Bee remains a master selector across genres, playing at some of the hottest festivals and venues including Outlook Festival, Clockenflap, Social Room, Mihn and Popiniays.
Muggsy is a British dnb artist from Port Talbot in South Wales UK who currently lives in Hong Kong. He writes liquid drum and bass music under the name of Muggsy and Magnetic Soul. He has music signed to Soulflex, Liquid Brilliants and Soul Deep Recordings in Los Angeles.
Having found The Ecstatic Bass crew in Macau with South China’s Dubstep pioneer N1D, with his musical background and contributions to the scene since his early age, this rudebwoy from Macau has been pushing different kind of Bass-driven music and Sound System Culture with his crew from one city to another. BudBall’s sets has gained trust across the scenes by countless shows in Hong Kong, China and different Asian cities with main man in the game including Coki, Loefah, Swindle, Mungo’s Hi-Fi, Brother Culture, Flava D, Bok Bok, Doc Scott, Stray etc. Regularly making appearances at festivals and major club nights, being a fixed icon in the bass music community with his sounds and high energy mixing style. His Ecstatic Bass nights with guests like Joe Nice, Goth-Trad, Madam X, Sinjin Hawke & Zora Jones has constantly brewing the local scene, providing a different club night experience for the youth. His selections switching at ease from Reggae, Dub, UK Bass to Grime, Garage, Dubstep, Juke and Footwork to Jungle. Heavyweight could be the way to describe the sets he delivers, expect dubplates & unreleased materials from Ecstatic Bass Macau producers and his selections of deadly weapons for the dancefloor.
An artist with a minimal online presence, Commodo is one of an increasingly rare few who make waves through the strength of their music alone. He builds bass-focussed beats with soul and substance that never perpetuate a formula, distancing himself from contemporaries with ingenious sampling and sound design influenced by his long-time affinity with the vibrancy of hip hop.
Deasy is a Hong Kong based DJ, originally from London which is where his love for mixing began - on the 1210’s blending Drum & Bass back in 2005. After being a regular on the London radio station ‘Inner City FM’, he proceeded to have a residency at the night ‘Evolution’ at the club Mission (Leeds). Since then, Deasy has moved to Hong Kong where he is currently a resident at Oma - the perfect place for him to explore the deep and tech house side of the scene.
Pete Sabine, aka DJ Fabsabs, launched his career hosting indie radio shows on Fresh Air FM (Edinburgh), Subcity (Glasgow) and KSDT (San Diego). This led to a guest spot at cult underground station Resonance FM in London.
Returning to his home in Hong Kong, he played Soul, Jazz and Hip Hop at local hangout Chapter 3 before becoming a Volume Beat resident in 2008. In 2010, Fabsabs featured on side A of Volume Club Anthems Asia, his first CD release.
His style considered eclectic, leaning towards hip-hop, jazz funk, house and mash-up. Corporate appearances include work for MINI, Miele, UBS and Quintessentially.
He is currently resident DJ at Volume Beat.
An American dub and reggae connoisseur previously based in Hong Kong, The Groove Thief [TGT] currently lives in Denver, Colorado, USA. Including the influential Pomegranate club residency, TGT promoted hundreds of events in the 852, leading the South China Morning Post to name him “among Hong Kong’s leading arbiters of musical taste.”
In Colorado with his Pomegranate Hi Fi sound system, TGT has organized backyard boogies, guerrilla pop-ups, and sponsored collaborations, plus he’s rapidly becoming a leading American voice celebrating reggae and sound system culture. Beyond releasing live sets, mashups, and mixes, he also hosts monthly “Reggae Transfusion” and “Dub Palace” radio shows for KGNU, and is a regular guest host of the famed “Reggae Bloodlines” show. In addition, he’s a co-founder of the Hong Kong-based Pomegranate Sounds record label, which has released music from both local and international artists.