The moniker of Bay Area producer and songwriter Rain. Early childhood photos reveal Rain sitting at the piano plinking keys, grinning from ear to ear… a true sign of things to come.
The Phutureprimitive sound is mind melting sonic bliss. Lush melodies drift across intricate rhythms, groove heavy beats and warm, fuzzy bass lines. Often exploring a dark and dense palette, his music also manages to convey a sense of tranquility and beauty. Shimmering with cinematic qualities, his music ultimately speaks to the body, mind and soul. It’s often said that Phutureprimitive is his own genre.
The sound of Phutureprimitive has spread far and wide with performances From North and Central America, Western and Eastern Europe and Australia.
Rain is also the owner of The Phuture Producer Method. An online portal for courses for learning EDM production and Song Builder Kits.
Totem is the solo project of Boulder based producer, Phoenix Clay Michael. Phoenix has been playing eastern-style instrumentation for over a decade(tabla, doumbek, darbuki, didgeridoo, ric, native flute etc). With Totem, Phoenix explores the digital domain with rich melodies, psychedelic synths, and exotic instrumentation. Totem culminates these two passions into a modern interpretation of ancient instruments. The sampling style is deep and visceral. Blending sequences of thick bass and instrumentation with live production. Live production includes: Didgeridoo, vocals, synth, keyboard, percussion, and bass. Phoenix’s debut album with Totem is titled, The Bonfire of Life, and was written as a motion of solidarity with the native tribes of North America. Totem sees the immense potency that dance has for healing in our culture, and also sees the reverent nature of ancient and native style music. The ultimate thrill is fusing these two things into a continuous musical experience shared amongst listener and maker. Totem is humbled to bring thy dance medication.
iLko is a musician of 20+ years and a huge fan of cross-genre blending. His original tracks and DJ mixes demonstrate this unique style by creatively fusing contrasting elements and musical genres.
“I seek to elevate energy and positivity through what I choose to play and how I perform”.
Starting his music career iLko played in rock and punk bands in the 90’s as a vocalist and rhythm guitarist. His fluidity of moving from one instrument to the next has led to his ability to bring a variety of musical styles together to create dynamic and inspiring performances. iLko’s tendency to explore other instruments eventually brought him to his calling: the drums.
His songs range from down-tempo super-sexy soundscape styles to upbeat rhythmic dance songs that provide a positive vibe in any environment. He often will bring a live aspect to his performances through percussion, bass guitar, vocals and other live elements. He has shared the stage with artists such as: David Starfire, Random Rab, The Human Experience, Indubious, DJ Anjali, The Incredible Kid, BasssGhost, Nico Luminous, Global Ruckus and more.