It’s been six years since he burst onto the scene with his club sensation ‘Ertesuppe‘, since then the rapid rise of Dante Klein has been awe-inspiring to say the least. Together with notorious LA collective Cheat Codes they scorched speakers with their global phenomenon ‘Let Me Hold You (Turn Me On)‘ which went multi-platinum and racked up over 600 million streams globally. He has performed at iconic festivals including Tomorrowland, ADE, Ushuaïa and Medusa Festival among others. All the while conquering hit lists as well as dance floors, skillfully riding the line between pop and club-oriented music. He now returns fully to the club scene under a brand new imprint: his own. His single ‘La Musica‘ marks the debut of his independent record label Garden Party Records and promises to be the first of many club favourites to follow in 2022 and beyond.
As a singer, songwriter and producer, Cimo Fränkel set up his label to release his music independently and show who he truly is as a solo pop artist. He has co-written and co-produced for an array of international artists including Armin van Buuren, Cheat Codes, Kris Kross Amsterdam, Hardwell and R3HAB to name a few. In 2020, he released his self-titled debut album called “Cimo Fränkel” which reached over 10 million streams and had media and tastemakers compare his artistry to the likes of The Weeknd with influences drawing from pop greats including Mickael Jackson & Huey Lewis. In 2021, he’s been releasing music that showcased his range from ear-candy pop to honest & raw tracks with ‘Dancing On My Own‘ and ‘Any Longer’. He started off 2022 with a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s classic ‘Go Your Own Way‘ and more recently the deluxe version of his debut album, “Cimo Fränkel (Deluxe)“.
Max Krul aka MACKS is the former frontman of the DJ group Dante Klein and has now launched his independent label for upcoming artists and producers in the house scene, MONO Records. With soulful deep house type of records, featuring catchy vocals and dreamy loops, MACKS has released several records from which ‘Come On Home‘ reached over 4 million streams cross platform and over 4000 Shazam’s. Other releases include the tracks ‘All The Same‘, ‘Running‘ and ‘Losing It‘ featuring Felix Samuel & Able Faces.
Italian DJ & producer Francesco Dogliani gained an affinity for the digital movement and developed a passion for all things electronica early on. Under the musical alias Ayko, Francesco went from small gigs in his hometown of Turin, Italy, to playing in the mecca of underground music and clubs in London and Ibiza, along artists such as Mauro Picotto. His focus has now shifted to producing and in 2021 he launched his independent label Langhewood Records to release this own music. He’s been working together with artists such as UK singer Jodie Knight and Brazilian DJ Leandro Da Silva. He is equally supporting upcoming artists including Hoax (BE), Orca Sound and Jayli.
Julian Cross launched New Breed Records as a home for his own modern and infectious sounds while also providing a platform for up and coming artists and producers in the electronic music scene. Julian enters the fray in 2020 with a wonderful collection of emotions and astrology-themed songs on his album “Nebula”, including the hit ‘Step Into My Shoes‘, the singles ‘Inspired‘, ‘Asteroids‘, ‘Strangers‘ featuring Leona Griffin and the progressive house jam ‘Molecule‘, all of which are inspired by the outer space and science fiction. Taking in a number of genres – from house to electro to future bass – it’s the melodic nature that strings it all together.
Indieshake is the label founded by Håkan Persson and Louise Lindenger. Their first release ‘Blow The Speakers Up‘ featured as the soundtrack of the global Samsung Galaxy Note 20 phone commercial in 2020, gaining over 700.000 streams. I Don’t Speak French is a band that constantly reinvents itself, but the one thing that remains is the love for hooks, big choruses and memorable riffs. Stranded Mermaid is a Swedish act who created a unique soundscape mixing folk and western elements, epic indie textures and dreamy vocals. Swedish Red Elephant is a creative duo made up of Hakan & Louise, and the alias for their electronic/dance influenced music.
Vertigo is a rock band from The Hague founded by the singer & guitarist Denny Haayen and guitarist Joris Hogewind. Their American oriented guitar rock shows influences from groups such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters and the Golden Earring. In February 2020, they released their ‘Moments of Clarity‘ album on their own label called Fully Completely.