Artbat

Artbat

ARTBAT, the Ukranian duo of Artur & Batish, are currently among the most successful Ukrainian electronic acts and enjoy global recognition. Over the last couple of years, the two experienced deejays and producers from Kiev, have completed a rewarding transition from the debut release, to their current standing in the scene. The key to ARTBAT’s success lies within their powerful and inventive sound of the highest quality. Their tracks have an impressive capacity to fuel both intimate dance floors and huge arenas with energy and drive. It’s for these very reasons why many renowned artists are attracted by ARTBAT’s music. Such dance music authorities like Solomun, Tale Of Us, Pete Tong, Deadmau5 and Richie Hawtin are now regularly spinning ARTBAT’s tracks during their sets.

ARTBAT gained notoriety with the release of “Mandrake” on Definition Music, the track climbed the Beatport Overall top 100 and stayed there for a whole month. After “Mandrake” many chart topping records followed, among them are “Uplift” their first release on Solomun’s imprint Diynamic Music, “Trip EP” and their breakthrough record “Tabu” which reached the top of the Beatport Deep House Charts and stayed there for 11 weeks. In 2018 ARTBAT released a new EP on Diynamic Music called “Planeta”, the EP consist out of 3 tracks which are the best-selling tracks the label ever released. To celebrate this huge accomplishment ARTBAT released “Planeta” as a special edition on vinyl. “Planeta” was followed up with the release of “Papillon” in September of 2018, exactly one year after the release of “Tabu”.

Within a couple of years ARTBAT worked their way to the top of the charts and they currently are the best-selling artists in the Beatport Melodic House & Techno Charts worldwide. Their music doesn’t only do well in the charts but also on some of the world’s biggest stages.

BICEP live

BICEP live

As producers, DJs, label founders and avid record collectors, the London-based Belfast-born duo Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson have become two of the most trusted curators of electronic music inthe past decade. Their signing to Ninja Tune in 2017 saw them make their most concise, articulateand daring musical statement yet, with the release of their debut self-titled album.

The record succeeds in balancing club music with home listening, just as Matt and Andy have succeeded in breaking into the mainstream whilst remaining true to their underground roots of the Feel My Bicep blog. It went in at #20 in the UK album charts and was lauded by the likes of Pitchfork, Resident Advisor and Mixmag, who picked it as album of the year. A series of well-received singles, including ‘Glue’, ‘Rain’ and ‘Vale’ reinforced their prominence, along with a remix of ‘Opal’ by FourTet.

They debuted a new live show in 2017, which has graced some of the most revered festival stages, debuting at Coachella and then touring to Glastonbury, Sonar, Pitchfork Festival and Primavera, culminating in 3 consecutive sold out dates at London’s Printworks in November 2018.

The show embraces the idea of immersion. It allows for the duo to take a different tack at each show, placing them in and amongst the visuals, creating a visceral experience.