A crusader of the high energy and hard stomping sounds of UK/Happy Hardcore music, Mako has delivered his unique and energetic sound to a global audience. As a native Arizona resident, Mako has earned a reputation as one of top performers in the region. From raves, electronic music festivals, and conventions in the United States, to playing internationally at the world famous HTID in the Sun event in Spain, he has shown that no distance is too far to take his conquest. Displaying superb technical mixing skills, in combination with music containing uplifting vocals, banging drums, and hard bass lines, Mako assists in leading the forefront in pushing the newest and most dynamic sounds in the genre of hardcore rave music. Come bare witness to the legend himself, and prepare for ascension into another level, as Mako takes you on a musical journey through one of the most electric performances you've ever seen.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Gabriel Rowe, better known as XIII (thirteen), relocated and made his home in Chandler, Arizona. Spinning now for nearly a decade, XIII blends rhythms of house, styles of jazz, and nuances of riddim into his unique style of Drum and Bass and House music.
XIII plays for events both big and small. Most notably, he has a large following in Arizona. He has played shows all around the state for the past decade. XIII has also headlined shows in New York City, as well as developed a dedicated following of bass-heads in Adelaide, Australia (Manic Productions AUS).
XIII has also been a long-standing member of the Arizona Convention community. He routinely plays for and helps organize raves and music events at the Saboten Convention in Phoenix and has worked with Phoenix Comicon staff developing a growing convention-based rave scene.
He is also one of the original members of the Smash-up Crew, a group responsible for one of the best-known residencies in Tempe, AZ, “Smashup Saturdays at Endgame Bar.” Along with Blakeland and Masato, XIII played house and drum and bass at Endgame every Saturday.
Arizona's own legend, Maromi, is your trusted source for high octane, pop influenced Happy Hardcore. Endless passion, dedication, and superior technical ability have made Maromi one of the most dominant names in the global hardcore scene. As an SDK Events resident DJ, she never fails to get the crowd jumping with a lively stage performance and epic track selection. From LA to NY and Canada to Spain, Maromi consistently destroys the dance floor with powerful, banging kicks and wonderfully silly synths! She has performed at multiple HTID events, and is also a member of Justice Hardcore. When Maromi takes the stage, her connection with the crowd builds a contagious atmosphere of happiness and euphoria.?
Jangles, a handsome rouge archeologist from the dusty old deserts of Arizona is a bad ass with a whip but no chain, loves the hardcore....however...hates the snakes...but I digress...Known for his quick mixing, unique genre mashups and time stretches, Jangles is a hometown hardcore hero. His technical ability and gammer like cuts-man skills have gained him fame and glory in the southwest hardcore scene since his humble beginnings in 2008. Don't miss a chance to see this amazing artist annihilate the dance floor leaving you begging for more !