A member of the infamous Planet of the Drums crew alongside fellow drum ‘n bass pioneers AK1200, Dieselboy, & J Messinian, this Irish transplant has been a dominant figure in the U.S. drum ‘n bass scene since his arrival here in 1994. His discography includes 2 critically acclaimed full length artist albums, 8 DJ mix CDs, as well as numerous singles and remixes for artists such as Freq Nasty, Afrika Bambaata and Keoki. Dara co-founded the nation’s first & largest drum ‘n bass record store, Breakbeat Science, in NYC which doubles as his own imprint, Breakbeat Science Recordings. He has been featured in countless magazine articles and interviews both in the US and worldwide. He previously hosted one of the internet’s most popular drum ‘n bass broadcasts, Velocity, where he regularly interviewed leading drum ‘n bass artists such as Jonny L, Kemistry & Storm, Trace, Ed Rush, Optical, Hype, Andy C, Zinc, and many others. Dara’s long standing relationships with the world’s drum ‘n bass elite gives him access to an astounding amount of new and unreleased material. His brilliant recording endeavors along with his incessant touring marked by consistently awe-inspiring DJ sets have made him one of the most recognized and well respected DJs in the country.
DJ Odi/New York:
A mainstay at New York's famous NASA parties in 1992, DJ Odi continued to represent drum'n'bass in the city for years after!.
Stemi (Subduction Audio):
Originally hailing from the East coast, STEMI is a veteran
Dj that has supported the NYC scene in many capacities
since 1998. From playing at iconic locations in NYC,
(5POINTZ, and Tompkins square park) to organizing and
collaborating on memorable outlaws and events
(Necropolis, Heat, N2O). Picking up where he left off; STEMI,
formally known as Dj Panik, relocated to PDX and redeveloped
his Drum and Bass sound after finding inspiration in new
and old places.
Hosted by MC Dino