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    NUCLEUS (Paradox Music / Metalheadz / Esoteric / Reinforced / 31 Records) THRESHOLD & THEORY (Rupture LDN / Foundation X / Reinforced / Alphacut) THE UNTOUCHABLES (Samurai Music / Cylon / Renegade Hardware / Alphacut) Antagonist (Dust Audio / Pandemik / Nurtured Beatz) FORTUNE (NB Audio / Discipline) Hosted by LOGIC MC
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  • ------------------------------------------------------ Formless @ 1 Primrose Street, Manchester : 21st November 2015 www.formlessmcr.com // [email protected] . Drum & Bass / Jungle 23:00 – 4:00 18+ Bring I.D. Tickets £8 Advance + BF / £12 OTD **deep / dark: jungle, drum & bass, amen ruffage** ------------------------------------------------------ ◊ NUCLEUS (Paradox Music / Metalheadz / Esoteric / Reinforced / 31 Records) Originators Nucleus & Paradox have been releasing their pioneering dark breakbeat inspired jungle / dnb, and deeper ambient tracks since ’96; featuring on drum & bass’s leading & most respected labels including Reinforced, Metalheadz, 31 Records, and of course Paradox Music, amongst others, as well as their own highly acclaimed collaboration label Esoteric. Influenced by hip hop culture, Nucleus has been mixing & scratching since 1986, and DJ’ing at raves since ’89, from the early years of breakbeat & rave, evolving through hardcore to jungle and drum & bass. Current day selections are see a deadly mixture of sharp future beats, rolling bboy breaks, and heavy amenism…. we’re extremely hyped to bring Nucleus to Formless MCR!… https://soundcloud.com/nucleus https://www.discogs.com/artist/3696-Nucleus-Paradox . . ◊ THRESHOLD (Rupture LDN / Foundation X / Reinforced / Dub Clinique) Growing up listening to roots, reggae & hip-hop, Threshold quickly gravitated towards the turntables; In the 90’s, influenced Manix and 4Hero, he discovered hardcore / jungle, playing on stations such as Storm FM, Upfront & Flex FM, which respectively lead to engineering & production. During this time he worked as an engineer for the legendary Eskimo Noise which provided the install for Metalheadz’s renowned Blue Note Sessions, & a little later started releasing with signings on Ray Keith’s Penny Black imprint under the collab name Special Branch. Early 2000 also saw signings to fundamental label Reinforced alongside Breakage, and under a separate alias Espionage. 15 years on, Threshold is a firm fixture in the Rupture crew & still true to the roots jungle sound; releasing music on Rupture LDN, Foundation X, and his own imprint Dub Clinique. https://soundcloud.com/dubclinique http://www.dubclinique.com/ . . ◊ THEORY - (Manchester debut) (Rupture LDN / Function / Fresh 86 / Alphacut / 45Seven) Theory’s fascination with sound grew into an obsession from an early age. At the turn of the 90's & the intro of UK breakbeat hardcore, he was producing his first tracks with an 8-bit sampler & Atari STE. Continuing to write music & transitioning from hardcore to jungle, he started sending demos in ‘05 with signings quickly following on 13 Music, Digital’s Function Records & tracks featuring on ATM / Knowledge Magazine cover CD's. To date he’s amassed a steady flow of heavyweight releases on Function, Lion Dubs, Translation, Dub Clinique, Syncopathic, Omni Music, 45 Seven, Soothsayer, to name a few, as well as Rupture LDN - where he maintains as a key DJ & can be found playing his distinctive jungle regularly at the night & at shows around UK and Europe whilst working on the launch of his own label and website '444 Music'. https://soundcloud.com/marktheory http://444music.com/ . . ◊ THE UNTOUCHABLES [Belgium] - (Manchester debut) (Samurai Music / Cylon / Renegade Hardware / Alphacut / Translation) Hailing from Brussels, The Untouchables have been dropping their killer dark, rolling, dub/techno-influenced drum & bass since 2008. First playing together in 2000, but not forming until 2007, Nitrox was previously a member of Universal Project alongside Keaton & Ruxspin, releasing music on the group’s own imprint, Renegade Hardware & Virus amongst others before joining Kay to form The Untouchables. Having already released on leading labels Cylon, Samurai Music, Renegade Hardware, Alphacut & more, they move from strength to strength with their recent heavy EP on Translation …… We welcome them to Manchester for a debut set….. https://soundcloud.com/the-untouchables https://www.facebook.com/The-Untouchables . . ◊ ANTAGONIST (Dust Audio / Pandemik / Nurtured Beatz / Siren Audio) Manchester artist Antagonist has been DJ’ing since 2005, involved with & playing on local pirate radio shows before progressing to the club circuit and reppin the moodier side of 170, dropping a tight mix of sub heavy dark, minimal & rolling drum & bass. He’s released his music since 2011, featuring on Dust Audio, Flexout, Nurtured Beatz, Siren Audio amongst others, & continues to carve his own sound pushing the darker side of Manchester’s future beats & running local-based club night Pandemik. https://soundcloud.com/antagonistuk https://www.facebook.com/Antagonist-UK-617449761614704/ . . ◊ FORTUNE (NB Audio / Discipline) With almost 15 years of DJ’ing under his belt, Fortune has long been a stalwart on the Manchester music scene for some time, previously hosting local night Foundation showcasing emerging talent in the city. Self-confessed breaks head, he’s found playing a varied mixture of drum & bass covering the deeper and darker spectrum whilst working on tracks due for release this year on home-grown label NB Audio. https://soundcloud.com/fortune . . ◊ LOGIC MC (Pandemik / Spynal Records) OG from day and usually spitting hip hop under his Diligent Fingers alias, not much else is known about Logic except for his energy and love of music… plus the fact he’s hosted at just about every decent drum & bass night on in Manchester….. and there’s a pretty good reason why …. https://www.facebook.com/DiligentFingers https://spynalrecords.bandcamp.com/
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