SLABOFMISUSE is a Music Producer, DJ, Label Owner(DRK&LVLY Records), Creative Director(DRK&LVLY Creative) & Mixed Media Artist from Cape Town, South Africa. His instrumental productions range from Dark Ecentric Downtempo Electronica, Funky Trip Hop to edgier gritty Glitch Hop & Dance. The organized chaos of his music and artwork are unequivocally conjoined. The elements of his work that make you the most uneasy conversely provide the focal point that attracts you to a beat or image he has created. Uncertain of what you are looking at, what you are hearing – you are compelled to discover more. SLABOFMISUSE is part of the illustrious South African beat-making crew, Gravy. He has multiple successful releases under his belt both locally and internationally. In 2011 he was recruited by Los Angeles based label, Cold Busted, to do the fifth installament of their incredible Street Bangerz series, which was originally started by Gramatik. In 2013 SLABOFMISUSE founded DRK&LVLY, record label and creative studio, and in 2014 started a series called Beauty and the Beats, a compilation showcasing the wealth of talented producers part of South Africa’s current electronic scene and it’s variety of subgenres. In 2017 he started another beats series called ELEMENTS, showcasing 4 South African music producers each releasing an EP under 1 volume. Each producer is given one of the four basic elements (fire, water, earth and air) as a base idea to create from. The producer can interpret their given element in any way they want. The aim of the project is to build and instill concept driven processes within producers that possibly want to get into movie scoring or any form of sound and music production that needs to cater to specific ideas.

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