Darkstar are a real catch. The dubstep producing duo produce innovative tracks with a soulful bent, and they really announced themselves on the scene with their debut single 'Aidy's Girl's A Computer', which is a movement away from bass heavy dubstep with its dominant beat and percussion as well as brilliant chopped up vocal samples. Also, this year they've had a couple more releases on the leading label Hyperdub with 'Dead 2 Me/Break' and 'Need You/Squeeze My Lime'. Mosca is the artist which I know the least about, but from what I've heard and read he is a promising young artist emerging with the small group producing what has been labelled future/post-dubstep. His style is faster and more energetic than that we hear from the likes of Joy Orbison and James Blake, but it still seems to retain the same intelligence, as heard in his debut track 'Gold Bricks, I See You' where brilliantly samples female vocals are incorporated into frenetic but well arranged beat pattern with a resonance of bloops throughout. Also, listen to his most recent EP 'Square One' which follows a similar type of vein.
The night is on the 9th July, and runs from 10pm-4am. Tickets are £5 in advance and £8 on the door, so make sure you get them early, which you can do so by visiting http://www.wegottickets.com/event/85823. If any friends of mine are reading, let me know if you fancy the event, would be nice to get a decent number going. This is an event and line-up you're not going to want to miss, and I will be keeping you informed on other great events which Ballast Presents will be throwing in the near future.