In the past two decades, Slam defined techno in Scotland, cultivated virtually every Scottish techno artist of note, and remixed everyone from Daft Punk to Underworld. Having left scorch marks on dancefloors worldwide, Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle will also be known to fans and clubbers as the brains behind Glasgow label, Soma which just turned 20, as well as their residency at one of the world's great raving club nights, Pressure at The Arches.
Maya Jane Coles
With multiple monikers and a string of releases, Maya Jane Coles is a rising star. At just 23 years of age, she has had envious success with her latest releases including her track "What They Say" which reached the number one spot on RA's charts and her "Don't Put me in your Box" EP. Mixmag have seen fit to name her as Breakthrough DJ of The Year and a Star of 2011 and she was DJ Mag's producer of the year.
Paul Ritch (live)
Following the success of his first ever released track, Samba 12” on Resopal Schallware in 2006, the Parisian-based producer has been firing out a steady stream of techno bombs on era-defining imprints such as, Wagon Repair, Drumcode, 100% Pure, as well as his own imprint, Quartz Records, dominated by minimalist sounds, intense, deep and active, Quartz picks on a vibe that will continue to be strong for 2012.
Known as the '3 Deck Master' and 'The Machine', Ben is an unstoppable force on the scene and an unquestionably impressive talent, having recently released his debut long player ‘Smoke & Mirrors’ on Adam Beyer’s Drumcode Label in 2011 as well as currently running 3 beat heavy imprints of his own.