Klose One was raised in North and West London. Getting into music at a very early age collecting vinyl age 11 and acquired first decks age 13. From day 1 he has always had a very diverse interest in all dance and bass music, starting out mixing house and garage quickly being followed by Drum and Bass, Hip-Hop and due to the heavy Jamaican and West Indian culture of his surrounding area and a close proximity to Labroke Grove and the Notting Hill Carnival he has a strong Reggae and Bashment influence. Klose got his first break in 2002 playing radio station Y2K, followed by a long standing slot on legendary London pirate station Itch FM where he worked with pretty much every name in the british Hip-Hop scene.
Now over 14 years from the start Klose One has developed a very unique style of mixing and with a thoroughly eclectic variety of tunes dished out with amazing energy and effortless mixing. He is now head spinner at the Urban Nerds parties and has played shows all over the world including the US and at many major festivals.
Klose One is currently standing behind a set of decks in his bedroom or playing in front of a crowd.
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This young London producer has already harnessed the support of BBC’s Annie Mac, Nick Grimshaw, Kissy Sell-Out, Toddla T, Dj Zinc, Fake Blood, Shy FX, Jack Beats, Boy 8-Bit, and many more with his latest releases. Known for carving his way neatly through haunting electro-organs and dramatic synth-stabs, his production seems to demand “hands in the air” moments at every turn, while his genre-crossing DJ sets call for all out dance floor warfare.
Remix credits include Nas & Damien Marley, I Blame Coco, Aggro Santos, The Nextmen feat Groove Armada & Ms. Dynamite, Zero 7, and The Freestylers. He has also recently collaborated on tracks with Mc Navigator, Slarta John (Basement Jaxx) and new vocalist Jessie Ware, to name a few. There’s only big things to come from this man.
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Moxie has been DJing since her early teens, now at 24 she has made a name for herself, through her flawless mixing, she plays right across the board, maintaining an element of soul whether spinning House, Disco, Detroit Techno, Dubstep or Grime.
Sharing her extensive music knowledge and deep crates, she was recently invited by Loefah, and became the first female to play at legendary Dubstep night DMZ. She has played across the UK, Europe and recently toured with the ATG/ Swamp 81 crew in NY & LA.
As well as DJing she runs one of London’s most respected clubnights, Deviation along with Radio 1 DJ Benji B. Moxie has played on Rinse FM, Kiss and hosts the ATG Funhouse show every other Tuesday from 8-11pm alongside Session/ Noisses. Continuing to grow from strength to strength, there’s big things set for Moxie in 2011.
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Rattus Rattus originated in the tropics of Asia and spread through to Egypt in Roman times before reaching Europe in the first century. Rattus started on the scene as a scratch DJ in a live funk band before going into mixing Grime and Indie together as the self titled “Grindie”. After this he moved into the bass led dance scene with his series of “Raped By Bass” mix cd’s. This was the same time as the Urban Nerds arrived on the scene where the Rattus Rattus now holds the number one spot helping them rise to the top of their current game with his genre crossing and intense DJ sets often alongside Mr Klose One. He now regularly plays shows up and down the country and has become a staple name in the UK bass scene.
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Born in West London where she would take the bus to school wearing air maxes (apart from a short time where she lived in Scotland, rode a bike and wore wellies). Elvee first got into DJing through promoting raves in Bristol while at university, buying decks and speakers with her student loan and collecting Drum&Bass on vinyl. After this she came back to London to study music production for 2 years, followed by a move to Oxford where she continued to promote raves and began producing “dubby Grime” which developed into Dubstep. On moving back to London she hooked up with the ATG family, began doing live shows, built a studio in her garden in Sheperd’s Bush and hasn’t looked back.
Elvee’s had releases with Seven on both Subway and Wheel and Deal records and a forthcoming release on Open Ears. This lady is always going from strength to strength so keep posted.
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Solarity is a DJ & Production duo compromising of Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman, both born and raised in London.
Since their first release appeared in the record crates of some of the world’s most popular DJs in 2008, Solarity have been pioneering their unique sound with a healthy disregard for categories and labels. Their music takes in the best aspects of techno, house, trance and everything in between, fusing it together in a potent mix that is full of both musicality and emotion. From hypnotic grooves and understated melodies, to epic breakdowns and mind-bending electronics, their music has been eagerly winning over fans on a global level, DJs and clubbers alike.
Headline names from traditionally separate corners of the dance music world have been championing their sound, from Sasha, John Digweed, Laurent Garnier, and James Zabiela to Armin van Buuren, Above & Beyond, and Dubfire
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Noisses was born and bred in North London to a musical family, his early influences coming from his dad, a well known Jazz musician. He Started DJ’ing Garage, 2-step, Drum&Bass and Hip-Hop at the age of 15 and at 16 he got his first set-up for making tunes although it wasn’t until a few years later that he really got busy with production. Raving, parties and friends heavily influenced him as a kid and now after many years of playing at parties in places across the map, it is his love of being able to make people get up and dance that keeps him buzzing. His sound has evolved using elements of Drum & Bass, Breaks, Garage and Hip-Hop aswell as his Jazz roots.
Over the years Noisses has proved himself to be one of the most innovative DJ’s and producers to come out of the UK scene, a diverse artist who ensures integrity in whatever he puts his hand to.
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Born and raised on the Mozart estate, Queens Park, Illa Man started out spitting over garage on local pirate radio stations aged 14. 15 years later Illa Man’s journey through music is a long and varied one. Joining a metal band as front man at 16 he has been writing, recording and performing ever since. From heavy metal tours, pubs, clubs and festivals alike Illa Man has blown up raves all over the world for a whole host of major artists with a live presence and ability to hype a crowd like none other. Not just a host or hype man but also a talented songwriter and performer He has recorded, layed down tracks and produced music with a wide variety of people from numerous musical genre’s across the world, seperating him from other Mc’s in the game.
Alongside being a long time ATG member, Illa Man is also a resident at Urban Nerds and front man of the acclaimed Tomb Crew.
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