refused. is a label founded by JUSTIN JAMES in the hopes of contributing something special to the underground scene. Through this he could not only share his music, but other artists he looks up to as well.  The sound of refused. will be more futuristic techno; while giving other artists a chance to be heard on a much larger scale.  JUSTIN has a very deep love for techno and the many diverse sounds that intertwine within it; his first release on his label shows off his passion for what he does.  This 4-pack EP is entitled “Not The Curator” and was released May 20th 2014 on his Soundcloud.

refused. Radio is back with its 8th episode and will be featuring NIHIL YOUNG from Verona, Italy.  Since 2008 Mattia Marotta (NIHIL) has been a very busy producer; creating beautiful tracks and remixes of many favored artists.  He has been teaching himself music for 20 years and has done an incredible job on his journey, evolving many sub-genres in House music.  He has released countless top selling tracks on not only his own label, Frequenza and Frequenz Limited, but Armada, Ultra Music, Universal, Atlantic Records (most recently) and more!

Mattia was discovered by iconic producers like Umek and Spektre; earning himself a spot in the Beatport Top 5 for four months with his track “Good Music” with Dan Diamond and John Acquavia.  This track also was a techno top seller in 2011 and was nominated as techno track of the year by Beatport.  He has only continued to release top sellers; his club hit “Unreal,” released earlier this year gained support from Mark Knight and more.


In this weeks episode, NIHIL, will be featuring three original tracks off of his “LRSG” EP.  During his set we will be enjoying tracks from his new projects with Valentina Black as well as many remixes of artists he has looked up to for years.  Throughout the hour we can also expect to hear tracks from producers he as released on his own label, such as Kevin Sanderson.

This hour of upbeat, house and techno will be sure to keep listeners grooving; bringing in fans of all house and techno lovers.  For those who enjoy this episode should also check out Mattia’s more secret side project Less Hate; for even more dark and groovy sounds.


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