There are 2 acts plying their trades under the name Tantrums:  Tantrums are four boys and one girl from Birmingham, UK, who love guitar pedals, strange time signatures and generally just playing music. They released their first EP, 'Champloo', on Bigger Than Barry Records in the summer of 2010.  Colourful triptychs of melancholy melodies collide with frosty drum machine ticks and rainbows of atmospherics layered upon each other.
Sergey Khachatryan was born in 1985 in Yerevan, Armenia. In December 2000 he won First Prize in the VIII International Jean Sibelius competition in Helsinki, becoming the youngest ever winner in the history of the competition. In 2005 he claimed the First Prize at the Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels. Sergey has performed with all the major UK orchestras, including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic and regularly with the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Crowds start staring at Tomás Ford before he even drops a beat. He enters, resplendent in sequins, black denim and sparkling make-up. He shakes hands with the crowd, says some polite greetings and makes some small talk. Then he's all over the room. It's sudden; the music's changed... it’s an unusual combination of electro, glam and punk, but it’s definitely got you in a party mood. He’s a fun and disorienting showman, pogo'ing all over the venue, pulling jazz dance moves, launching himself onto unsuspecting crowd members and generally pushing everyone's boundaries.
Born somewhere in the north Atlantic on a large fishing vessel, Tom's mother was an Austrian gypsy who had disguised herself as a male deck-hand in order to board the ship and create a new life on the other side. Her identity was revealed when she went into labour and shortly after Tom's birth was forced to walk the plank. Tom was taken ashore by an aging sailor named Whisky Gibbons who deposited him at a brothel on the edge of a small town somewhere outside of anywhere.
Sydney based dj/producer. Armed with a unique ear, deep collection and the skill for combining diverse sounds edseven has built a reputation as one of Sydney's premier freestyle selectors. Production wise edseven's musical scope and influences are evident as he writes everything from off kilter hip hop to broken dancefloor business. Production credits include a digital 12" on Straightup Recordings, remix work for Knowfoowl records artists Rephrase, Cookin' on 3 Burners and Unique records artist dj Regal(Bronx Dogs/Wiseguys member).
Jack Ladder is a musician from Sydney, Australia. Real name Tim Rogers - not to be confused with You Am I's Tim Rogers - he also used to play bass in Expatriate.
When four friends, Ooah, edIT, Boreta & Kraddy
All noted fixtures on the West Coast underground
Team up with a creative vision and positive intentions
The result is
A relentless sonic assault on the dance floor of ferocious drums, catastrophic sub bass, and sounds from another world
It is an unforgiving and punishing physical audio experience that will leave your body beat to the core and your soul wanting more
It is the gift of music from this four man hit squad with the intention to unite the masses on the dance floor through trying times