Hailing from Vancouver, BC and now residing in San Francisco, CA, ill-esha burst onto the North American electronic scene originally as a drum & bass vocalist featured on various releases for the likes of Breakbeat Science, Fokuz, and BluSaphir, gradually becoming known for the seamless incorporation of original vocals and MCing into DJ sets. Her multi-dimensional approach spans every color in the bass music rainbow, creating a dynamic live show which has set ill-esha apart amidst some of electronic music’s most groundbreaking acts.
With releases on trendsetting labels such as Muti Music, Daly City, Street Ritual, Subway, Haunted Audio, Dub Police and Simplify, ill-esha has ranked in the top 3 on Junodownload, Addictech, Beatport Electronic and Soundcloud. Since the release of her first 12” single in her teens, ill-esha has been honing her skills as vocalist, DJ and Producer who delivers studio efforts and live shows setting the stage for the future of electronic music. Her recent alliance with the Critical Beats project – a pioneering effort by artists to assist indigenous tribes in developing media centres for communication and culture preservation – is a resounding step forward on the path of an artist dedicated to creating social change and awareness through music.
Canadian-born and based, Knight Riderz produces Future Booty Bass that appeals to dance floors worldwide. Playing sets of 100% original music all the time, every time is a Knight Riderz signature. What you get with every set is an original sound, unique vibe and experience that sets him apart in todays progressive EDM world. Receiving support from industry heavyweights like Bassnectar, Freq Nasty, Love & Light, Fort Knox 5, Samples, Kush Arora, An-ten-ae, and BBC Radio 1's Annie Nightingale to name a few. Knight Riderz has released music on a variety of labels, including ESL, Muti Music, Adapted Records, Seclusiasis, Simplify, Made In Glitch, Formation UK, Adnoiseam, and forthcoming material for Pretty Lights Music. Knight Riderz has created remixes for Elliot Lipp, Michael Menert, Thunderball, Freestylers, South Rakkas, Kush Arora, Love & Light, RDX, Mr. Vegas, and King Fantastic. The end of 2012 and start 2013 has seen his Positive Vibez EP coming out on Muti Music followed by the Million Miles single both of which sat on various charts across the board. Most recently The Big Booty Soundclash EP which was a collaboration project with fellow Canadian Tantric Decks came out on Australia’s Adapted Records. This has received a great deal of chart success, industry support and has been aired on BBC Radio 1 by Annie Nightingale.