Guests: Arkist, DjRUM, Guy Andrews
Residents: Alex Volume, Aitch, Eldridge
Relentless research into the realms of Bass music has led to the birth of this new midweek event and label. Heresy aims to bring you the best in post-dubstep, future garage, broken house and quality, forward thinking
electronica. Calling upon the freshest talent, seasoned beat-smiths and known veterans, each month our residents and guest DJ's will be bringing something different to this already thriving scene.
Originally from Brighton, with a move to Bristol and starting producing in the same house as Wedge, Gatekeeper & Appleblim. Then enrolling on a music tech course at Bath Spa University, his productions have come along way.
Arkist's musical style in his own words takes in “dubstep, techno and house”. His biggest release to date was the neon flow of 'Fill Your Coffee' on Bristol based stalwart label Applepips. This summer he has scored a touch down on one of the most talked about labels in the world, Hotflush with 'One Year Later' working alongside Kidkut. Not only this, the flipside 'Rendezvous' was remixed by none other than the legendary Scuba. DJ wise Arkist has appeared at Fabric, Glastonbury, Glade festival and he has also toured the States extensively.
Since his remix of The Drop’s weighty ‘Looking To The Sky’ to the recent summer jazzy-soul remix of LV & Message To Bears’ ‘Explode’. What’s noticeable is his diversity in producing unique soundscapes that hint toward the bassy nature of Bristol, and how he’s able to further emote any track he is remixing. With his recent EP Mountains .hitting the stores for 2nd Drop, Heresy feel privaliged to be graced by this talented DJ and producer.
His style of Cinematic, atmospheric music on the edge of techno, dubstep, and hiphop, developed from a musical background in jazz, and as a pianist. Production started for him about 10 years ago with a Roland sampler, turntables and a 4 track tape recorder. He’s made lo-fi sample based trip-hop type stuff but as he got more into Djing, he looked to a more techy sound. Then a few years ago he got back into production, this time with a more technical approach inspired by the dance music he was hearing in London.
With a forthcoming Album and guest mix featured on Mary Ann Hobb’s Xfm Show, Dj Rum is a definite one to watch in the forthcoming year.
Brighton based producer, Guy Andrews, is fast proving to be one of the most promising bass music makers currently carving his way into the scene. He has set himself aside through blending elements of organic rhythmic percussion, influenced heavily by electro-acoustic, afrobeat and jazz; with modern bass-driven house and techno, creating a distinctive niche of more humanised yet highly electronic bass music.
With recent acclaim from XLR8R, Resident Advisor and Dummy Mag and DJ and radio support from the likes of Benji B, L-Vis 1990, Brackles, Sound Pellegrino and Untold a release on internationally recognised Discobelle imprint and a recent 12” on Hemlock comes with little surprise. His unique approach to music production lies in his ability to amalgamate elements from his favourite genres and blend them into cohesive tracks that boast originality and contain cross-genre appeal; this has helped him make his mark as both an aspiring bass music producer and DJ.