Jesse Rose (Made to Play)
Oliver $ (Play it Down)
DJ M3 (Green Gorilla)
Dino Velvet (Common Ground)
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Jesse Rose was raised on Motown soul, jazz and eighties funk in London, moving to Bristol to begin throwing club nights with old friend Jamie Anderson at the beginning of the nineties. In 1997 Jesse moved back to his hometown London and soon started playing regularly around the capital, honing his particular blend of Chicago house and early Detroit techno. He releasing his first mix CD ‘Tec-House Living’ on the Subversive label under his Deeper Sound Of Bristol moniker before founding Front Room Recordings with Chris Belsey in 2001. The Front Room artist roster boasts the likes of Solid Groove, Trevor Loveys, Jamie Anderson, Atlantic Fusion, Rob Mello, John Tejada, Stefan Goldmann and productions and remixes by Jesse himself. Jesse also owns Front Room Recordings and the ‘Made to Play’ imprint.
As well as his own production slate, which includes the massive ‘A-sided’ on Dubsided, Jesse has remixed the likes of Riton, Radio Slave, Elite Force, Kosma & Trevor Loveys, Hot Chip and Hard Drive to name a few. Jesse can also be found producing alongside Dave Taylor AKA Solid Groove/Switch under the guises of Induceve on Derrick Carter’s Classic label. Induceve highlights include ‘Jazz Chops’, ‘Time To Begin’ and ‘Monolevel’ on Classic as well as the ‘Pick It Up’ EP on Dubsided. Jesse also regularly produces alongside Trevor Loveys as izit? In 2008 Jesse released his first album "What Do You Do If you Don't?" to critical acclaim on Dubsided. He is also currently working on two new EPs for his Made to Play imprint, the first time he has ever had a release on his own label.
Jesse regularly plays Europe’s most respected clubs including Fabric, Basics, WMF, Panorama Bar. Residencies have included Front Room Sessions @ Kinzo in Berlin, Wagg in Paris, a two-year stint on Kiss FM and Back to Yours in London and a Made to Play residency at Panorama Bar.
The past 3 years have seen Oliver$s name gradually build to a recognizable staple in house music. This Berlin born and based producer has gained acknowledgment through a series of solid releases on labels such as Made To Play, Grand Petrol and Front Room Recordings. Remix credits can be found amongst the most famed independents; including Greco Roman, Rekids and Exploited as well as majors: Polydor and Ministry of Sound.
He first began turning heads in 2009 through his releases ‘Whatcha Gonna Do’ and ‘You Got It’ both on Made To Play. An artist EP, also on Made To Play named ‘I Hope’, later followed this. He was fully welcomed into the family when asked to mix the Made To Play compilation, which received a welcome response from press and clubbers alike. Production credits have undeniably merged into aspects of touring, as he also embarked on a US tour alongside label head Jesse Rose and Riva Starr to promote the Scion release “A Night at Made to Play”. Another prominent addition to his rise has been his bi monthly residency at the famous Panorama Bar in Berlin, representing Made To Play for their label showcase. Demonstrating his skills not only lie in production but similarly in Live and DJ sets.
2011 has without doubt been a turning point for Oliver$, his remix of the top ten track from Aloe Blacc ‘I need a dollar’, gained respectable coverage amongst the online community, which was quickly followed by his number 1 Beatport track ‘Doing Ya Thang’, released on Play It Down; Made To Play’s sister label. ‘Doing Ya Thang’ remained at the top of the charts in 2011. The track has become a top selling track on Beatport of 2011, most charted track of 2011 on RA and has been played by producers across the board and has catapulted Oliver$ into a new league. It is clear there are exciting times ahead for this prominent Berlin house producer, who is gaining recognition across the world as his unique style of House continues to grow in popularity.