MR SCRUFF

Mr. Scruff produces and spins a playful, groove-heavy mixture of house, disco, jazz, and breaks, accompanied by his distinctive cartoon artwork, which he describes as “potato-style.” His first Ninja Tune release is most well-known track. Scruff is also known for all-night DJ sets that included everything from ’60s and ’70s soul-jazz and funk to scratchy old reggae and dub 45s, classic hip-hop and new-school electronica. His third full-length, 2002’s Trouser Jazz, was his most successful, reaching the Top 30 of the U.K. albums chart .

GILLES PETERSON

Gilles Peterson is a broadcaster, DJ and record collector who’s played a pivotal role in supporting forward-thinking underground music in the UK and beyond over the past three decades. He hosts weekly primetime Saturday afternoon show on BBC Radio 6 Music that’s one of the broadcaster’s most popular music shows, helms independent record label Brownswood Recordings, and is the founder of online radio station Worldwide FM.

NAPOLI SEGRETA

Napoli Segreta is a duo of djs and diggers formed by Famiglia Discocristiana and DNApoli. a musical journey around the sonic landscapes of Naples you’ve never heard of: a variety of genres merging soul, disco, funk, blues, wave, afro-beat and boogie. They’re involved, alongside Nu Genea, into the acclaimed compilations called NAPOLI SEGRETA vol.1 and vol.2.

ANTAL

As a DJ and ‘musicologist’, there are few more serious than Antal. He is as comfortable spinning Chicago and Detroit influenced house as he is rare Afro funk, forgotten disco and everything in between. Antal also runs the mighty Rush Hour Records in Amsterdam with a close group of hard working people. The label, meanwhile, releases house and techno from the vanguard at the same time as re-issuing long forgotten classics that serve to educate whole new generations

REBECCA VASMANT

Rebecca Vasmant’s DJ sets and productions is the product of a lifetime spent digging for the less-heard, the unknown and unexpected. Rebecca regularly brings her creative energies to the studio and stage through composing and producing her own music and live performances. Her DJ sets journey across many sounds and genres, and she has brought these experiences to renowned clubs and festivals across the world, including the likes of Worldwide Festival, Glasgow Jazz Festival, Riverside Festival, London Jazz Festival, Jazz Cafe, Djoon Paris.

MUVA OF EARTH

Muva of Earth is the alternative jazz singer and ASCENDING SOULSTRESS from South East London. Growing up in both London & Kent under the influence of Amy Winehouse and Beyoncé. Muva of Earth’s music explores the complexities of identity, the self and human connections over a bed of afrofuturistic rhythms and atmospheric horns. Listening to muva of Earth is like planting your feet in rich warm soil; blending spiritual mantras and conscious lyricism, her music is truly transformative.

MARIA CHIARA ARGIRÒ

Maria Chiara Argirò has been quietly weaving her way around the UK jazz, classical and electronic worlds. A pianist from the age of nine and a key player in the capital’s multi-national jazz scene, with her new album, Forest City, she finds a glistening thread between these movements: it marks her out as an exciting rising electronic artist, where jazz meets Kelly Lee Owens, Jon Hopkins and Radiohead.