Our artists

Xuei Ruff

Biography

Xuei Ruff, designer, sound engineer, DJ and producer of dark music (dark drum’n’bass, electrodark, industrial…), is the manager of the labels Ruff-Tang Productions and XRU Recordings.

He started production in 1997 and releases his first autoproduced album in 2000 on the Internet.

He started DJ’ing in 2000 on the swiss webradio Basic.ch with his own show called Ruff-Tang Show (still alive after twenty years!).
In the Summer 2002, he made his first drum’n’bass DJ set at The Zoo Club – Usine (Geneva – Switzerland).

In 2003 (until 2015), he launched the recording studio Ruff-Tang Laboratories (mixing, mastering and dub-plate cutting).

From 2004 to 2006, he did a collaboration with the crew of the Uzic radio show. In the same time, Xuei Ruff and Ken’Bro worked together and produced every months a dark improvisation, played on the webradio Uzic.ch.

The sub-label XRU Recordings was launched in 2006 (label focused on dark drum’n’bass and breakcore).

In 2008 (until 2015), the CD online store Ruff-Tang Shop was launched with a distribution of the best underground labels like Ant-Zen, Audiotrauma, Brume, Hymen, Tympanik, and many more.

In 2009 (until 2011), Xuei Ruff  launches the mp3 store “Darkestmp3”. In the same year, he starts a weekly webradio show, called D.M.O. Show (dark music only), on the webradio Radio Usine for five years.

In 2018, he starts a new podcast called Du Silence Au Bruit on MixCloud.

 

Links

Discography

XRU 004
2014 . XRU Recordings . Single (two titles)

XRU 003
2014 . XRU Recordings . Single (two titles)

XRU 002
2013 . XRU Recordings . Single (two titles)

Biomechanic Alpha (title « Not Human, Alien! »)
2011 . Ruff-Tang Productions . Compilation

Artek 001 (title “Sub Crumble – Director’s Cut”)
2011 . Artek Lab . compilation

Réesquisses (co-written with Ken’Bro)
2010 . Ruff-Tang Productions . CD album

Bière et le Fou (title “Imaginez!”)
2010 . Audioactivity Netlabel . CD compilation

Rusted
2009 . Ruff-Tang Productions . CD album

Playmates on Speed (remix “Bird Song Writer”)
2008 . Artek Lab . CD remix

Whispered Spells / Sub Crumble
2006 . XRU Recordings . Single (two titles)

The Beginning – Le Commencement (remastered)
2006 . Ruff-Tang Productions . CD album

Extraxtion (title “Access Denied”)
2000 . Trax-Up . CD compilation

 

Ken'Bro

Biography

Influenced by Bruce Gilbert, Mouse on Mars, Velma, Alec Empire and Imminent Starvation, Ken’Bro explores the “musical improvisation”.
He has worked with Xuei Ruff for the radio Uzic.ch and the album “Réesquisses” (co-produced by Ruff-Tang Productions and his own label, THC Division).

 

Links

Discography

Biomechanic Alpha (title « Axaaya » under the name of Panda WAR)
2011 . Ruff-Tang Productions . CD Compilation

Réesquisses (co-written with Xuei Ruff) 
2010 . THC Division . CD album

Laboratory (under the name of Panda WAR) 
2009 . THC Division . digital album

I (under the name of Ken’Bro)
2009 . THC Division . digital album

Keami Can’t Delete (under the name of K.C.D.)
2009 . THC Division . digital album

 

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