Initially emerging as a key figure in the radical underground Polish club scene, the past few years have seen VTSS easily establish herself as one of the most vital, uncompromising and visible new talents in techno.
VTSS’ commitment to full immersion in the rave culture has quickly qualified her to an intriguing double life, one spread between the dankest of basements and the largest festival stages, occupying a challenging, even provocative space between the ‘underground’ and the ability to entice more and more followers, a beacon for the passionate new wave of hedonistic, no-fucks-given techno enthusiasm.
Touching on both the history and emerging reinvention of techno, acid, EBM and a smattering of hardcore, a VTSS DJ set blends genre, scenes, past and present with unrelenting speed and force. It’s an addictive quality that makes her a returning favourite at clubs and festivals alike.
When pressed on vinyl herself, VTSS has provided sonically diverse input to labels such as Intrepid Skin, Repitch (‘Identity Process’, featuring ‘CODE RED’, well into its third pressing having sold out twice) and Haven. The ‘Self Control’ EP on the latter introduced the world to ‘I Don’t Think It’s Better’, which quickly became an unexpected underground anthem, while Resident Advisor took the time to praise VTSS’ “loopy, ravey style that recalls classic ’90s Berlin”. Even her contributions to label compilations for the likes of VEYL and KAOS have the habit of causing seismic rave shifts, especially in the case of ‘Atlantyda’ on Monnom Black, a psychedelic smash that rang out across the biggest rigs throughout 2019.
Leading with an unmistakable attitude, a wicked sense of humour and an unstoppable taste for techno’s transgressive edges, VTSS is an unapologetic star of dance music’s wild reinvention.
It's with pleasure and excitement that we announce that No Bounds 2021 will feature the UK premiere of VTSS' live show.