The fifth edition in the ï¿½Facesï¿½ series comes with double the amount of producers as usual. On one side we find Greek brothers and production duo Tendts while the other side is shared by the two young artists Daixie and Hanami, from Australia and the UK respectively.Hertfordshire based producer ï¿½Hanamiï¿½ is set to stir things up in the coming months for the UK electronic music scene.
Now moving away from his days of working in a live electro band, Ryan Newton has decided to embark on an ambitious solo project. A direction that he has been meaning to pursue for some time. Whilst still keeping the use of sampled instruments and drum sequencers he is looking to bring a new lease of life to the increasingly generic sounds the scene continues to produce as the music becomes more popular.
Only 19 years of age and only producing for seven months now, Alex Xie, alias Daixie, is a young producer from Australia with a Chinese and Cambodian background. While drawing influences from many artists, his main inspiration comes from nature and his everyday personal interactions. His music, based heavily on field recordings, is a way of expressing his emotions ï¿½ something that he has trouble doing in his day to day life. It is his release which allows him to feel more deeply about things he can not express by other means.
Bioniq is an artwork designer, DJ and producer from St. Petersburg in cold Russia and Project: Mooncircleï¿½s special KGB agent. With his drawings he aims to create new horizons on paper and draws inspiration from historic tales, events of the present age but also possibilities the future might hold.