The Crucast Takeover is brought to you by Skepsis, Darkzy, Bru-C, Mr Virgo, TS7, Lazcru & Window Kid.
Skepsis is a bassline producer from south London in the United Kingdom. Active since 2014, Skepsis has played all over the UK, as well as festivals at home and abroad. One of the most popular of the new wave of bassline DJs, tracks such as “Goes Like” have seen his popularity explode, with numerous shows played. Skepsis embarked on a UK tour throughout early 2018, and has attracted support from established names such as Diplo & Jauz.
Hailing from Nottingham, inspired by the gritty sub low frequencies, Darkzy has developed his own unique sound, taking influences from the underground UK bassline, Drum & bass, Dubstep, UK Garage and Grime scene, At the age of 20 he has already released a string of original and heavyweight remixes, No stranger to the club circuit, Darkzy has gained support from fans worldwide, which has seen him rise so quickly. Exciting times ahead with new music and a rammed diary, Darkzy is fast developing a reputation as one of the UK’s brightest talents.
Bru-C is a 26 year old MC/Entrepreneur based in Nottingham. Founder of Krudd, 2Much & various other events/clothing brands, Bru-C knows his way around the dance, being one of the main faces for rappers in the UK Bass scene, quoted “The voice of Bassline in 2017” by UKF. High energy performances and strong collaboration tracks with the likes of Skepsis, Darkzy, Bassboy & Hadean make Bru-C a well known figure in 2017. With backing from PRS Music Foundation being granted funding for a huge release next year, the future is bright for Bru-C
Virgo aka Mr V Nottingham producer/DJ whose music has proven to be the most influential and dominant in the underground scene. Mr Virgo is well known for his hard hitting, creative and artistic work on the Bassline and Grime scene. He has remixed top hits for Skepta – JME – Giggs – Platinum and Monster Boy. Mr Virgo produced Holy Grime for Wiley and the massive Hypnotical EP that went to number 3 in the iTunes charts.
Born and raised in Bradford, it was from the age of just 5 that TS7 realised how big his passion for music really was. Piano lessons encouraged by his parents led him to achieve grade 5 by the time he was 13.
Towards the late noughties, he went on to establish himself as one of the leading names in Bassline with a number of tracks making an impact across club land. In 2013 he released Heartlight on Universal, a bass heavy club heater that was A listed on BBC 1Xtra, and received strong specialist support at Radio 1, Rinse FM, Kiss FM and Capital.
More recently, TS7 has released music with Bass powerhouses Night Bass & Crucast Records including releasing independently. With over 2.5m Spotify streams, playlisted on NMF, and a forthcoming debut album, 2018 is looking like a big year for the bass specialist
Alongside production, he has toured and played shows and festivals across the UK and Europe incessantly. Whether it’s hard hitting club tracks, or more melodic and emotive cuts, TS7’s appetite for innovative production and adaptability remains stronger than ever
Hailing from Oxford UK, DJ / Producer Lazcru takes influences from Drum and Bass / Garage and Bassline. Lazcru is known for his blistering sets, exciting vibe, heavy on the drop but always compulsively danceable. He has played all over the UK / Europe and Asia. Lazcru founded Crucast, a label based in the UK that is regarded as being at the forefront of the UK underground sound. A passionate DJ he has grown the label from humble beginnings, releasing music from artists across the scene, showcasing a diverse and vital roster covering all angles of bass music
Hailing from Nottingham, Window Kid is one of the fastest rising MC’s in the UK Bass scene. Formally known for DJing/producing, Window Kid has one of the biggest tracks of 2018 under his belt, “Hide The Ting” after linking up with Bru-C & Darkzy and has also released his debut single recently, “TBH”, produced by Champion. Heavy live performances and countless quotable lyrics make Window Kid a must see on a live stage