A Melbourne based collective, designed to promote and nurture the burgeoning scene of underground sounds with a global perspective. It’s a collective of like-minded individuals consisting of artists, event organizers and more, coming from diverse backgrounds and aiming towards accumulating our resources to reach our full unified potential. Emerging through a similar drive to communicate through sounds and the need to stay connected during these unusual times, the crew plans on constantly contributing to the worlds creative output.
Henceforth, their live streams will be known as ‘Mirage Sessions’, starting from the first one in collaboration with Lesh FM, Concert Audio and Viz FX on 31st of JULY 2020.
Originally from Indonesia, Vince has been inspired by music since he was young. Getting to experience the underground scene in Jakarta, his fondness for dance music grew. Phasing between Trance, House, Electro and Hip-Hop, Vince’s younger clubbing years in the Kota District of Jakarta fuelled his interest for Melbourne's thriving arts and entertainment. One of the core residents of Toast, his love and passion in bringing people together have been crucial in making Toast a vibrant community. Vince began gracing the decks at massive
warehouse parties and supported house and techno internationals in some of Melbourne’s staple venues. A fanatic for deep basslines and dark grooves his creative sets are ever evolving blending Techno, House, Trance and Breaks.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, based in Melbourne, Lívia manifested her love for music at a young age, finding herself fascinated in a mix of industrial, acid house, dark disco, EBM and electro. Always driven to provide energetic beats through the dance floor and push herself beyond the horizons of what people expect.
"Rocker skin, Raver soul". That’s how Shintaro Min defines himself as a musician. He started his musical journey under influences such as alternative rock, progressive psy-trance, synth-electro pop. Shintaro finds redemption through his exceptional musical selections. Today, this translates into perfectly crafted sets where he picks apart and blends together all the pieces of this music that he loves best: vibrant synth work, surprising backdrops, punchy basslines, and moody vocal hooks… recapped into melodic, deep techno beats. As a producer, guitarist, and DJ, he has found numerous ways to express himself passionately.
An obsessive sound collector, abstRKt pulls from a broad sonic palette and doesn’t believe in being committed to one particular music style or genre. With this mind frame he remains in a position to freely explore sounds ranging from disco to house, techno to jungle, both old and new. He fancies addressing different sonic situations and believes in creating deep atmospheres as well as exciting experiences that linger on our minds long after the music has stopped. From having residencies at bars and clubs in his home city of Pune to being a Co-founder/Resident artist for Vortex and Non-Standard Spacetime and one of the resident Dj’s for Warehouse 3000, everything stems from his acute curiosity and the love for communicating through sounds. abstRKt is an alter ego of Ranjeet, who’s spent the past decade passionately navigating genres, labels and erratic music trends in his own way, at his own pace.
Sananda aka Rafael was born in Brazil and has started an arts and entertainment career in 2010. From a town where people are still discovering electronic music, he perceived the future of sound in genders like House, Techno and old school rave music. Working with different artists and styles of events since a young age, has brought to him enough knowledge to start a Dj career in Melbourne and bring all the ideas and futuristic concepts he had into his music.
Born in Belo Horizonte - Brazil, at early years Pedro connected with Electronic music, having his first experiences with House music. During a year spent in the Netherlands, he developed a passion for Techno, that lead him to create progressive and dark trips in his sets, marked by consistency and harmony between different styles. Co-founder of BClub project in his home town, he's performed at it’s most prestigious venues, such as Deputamadre Club, Club 69 and Freud Bar, alongside the main names of the local scene and made it to the online music news platform House Mag as the founder of "a new bet for the local Techno scene" in late 2018 . During his trajectory, his music research brought him to experiment with different kinds of sounds, including Indie Dance, Electro, Break beats and Dark Disco, which allows him to constantly reinvent his performances. Currently resides in Melbourne, VIC, Australia, and is a member of the collective Rolê Entertainment.