EYRA is the creative outlet for Ollie Pereira’s leftfield-leaning, dancefloor focused productions and performances. Hailing from the UK, the Barcelona based artist’s sound is rooted in bass heavy British music culture, however his style is forward thinking, adventurous and inventive throughout. With productions spanning a plethora of genres, emotive melody and meticulous rhythmic study are quickly becoming something of a signature aesthetic.
95bFM Residency: The Big Fresh Collective host Florence Ferguson, aka Foxtrot.
Pōneke-born but Otautahi-based, Foxtrot began selecting tunes on RDU 98.5 FM. Capturing hearts (and ears), she was thrust onto CDJs; quickly gaining traction among the hard hitters of the underground ’03 scene.
A big lover of old-school trance, breakbeat, electro, and "crack-up bootlegs" she secured slots alongside some of finest local talent; Keepsakes, Texture, Liam K. Swiggs, & Ultraviolet.
Drawing influence from fun-loving techno DJs such as Anetha & VTSS, and letting Ōtautahi's heavy drum n bass scene seep through her sets, there really isn’t anything Foxtrot would shy away from.
Hugo Jay is the moniker of Oliver Johnston, a producer and DJ based in Auckland, New Zealand. His releases on labels such as Coastal Haze, Hokkaido Dance Club & Lobster Theremin (as half of DJ Kush Boogie) portray an atmospheric, percussive, and shadowy side of dance music.
With the inception of Hard ‘n Fast Joints in 2018, Clay Louis, alongside Leo CW formed the collective Eleventh Realm, focusing on bringing the heavier side of dance music to Tāmaki Makaurau. The pair went on to create Ultra Sound as their mainstay and most successful party series in Whammy Bar, transforming the space into an immersive dance experience through minimal lighting, industrial scrap-metal installations, and carefully selected line ups. Recently he has claimed a fortnightly Sunday show on Mouthfull radio ‘Terra Incognita’ which serves as an outlet for ambient, downtempo, and abstract finds more suited for at-home listening. At the club, Clay Louis’ sets are high energy, spanning a unique array of driving techno, trance, breaks, and experimental club that can be heard reflected in his own productions - With an existing cache of self released productions, his forthcoming material showcases a range of influences tied together with a deep understanding of rhythm. Clay Louis' most recent release, 'Visions Of A Friend', for Teethclippers' 'Don't Bite Your Tongue' compilation, is featured in his mix for Related Articles.
Tāmaki-based DJ ngaru embraces sonic exploration in his sets. Unconstrained by genre and fluid in form. He navigates a vast field of energies and seemingly polarising emotional states, focusing on the contours of musical feeling. Melding restless percussion, glittery ambience and haunting vocal cuts, ngaru invites the listener into the space in between. He aims to create something unique while remaining grounded in a sometimes odd familiarity