PLAYS: 31 dec
STAGE: rhythm supertop
Undoubtedly one of NZ's finest international touring DJ / Producers; Trei, AKA Trevor Linnell, has been a leader in the Drum and Bass scene 'downunder' since 2007. With a slew of producers coming from Australia and New Zealand including Pendulum, The Upbetas, ShockOne, State Of Mind and Conchord Dawn, Trei has made a name for hmself with releases on prestigious labels such as: Viper Recordings, Technique, Commercial Suicide, SOM Music, Samurai Music and Uprising Records.
2013 sat the elease of his much anticipated second album, 'Satellites' (on State of Mind's SOM Music imprint), released to much aclaim. Packed with hard hitting beats, progressive rollers, and proven dancefloor smahsers includng singles 'Change You Mind' (with Thomas Oliver), Homecoming (with MC Tali) and 'Running' (also with Thomas Oliver), as well a collaborations with The Upbeats and State of Mind. Continuing on from where 2009's highly acclaimed debut 'Innuendo' left off, 'Satellites' propelled TERi even further into the musical stratosphere.
TREi's association with Viper Recordings gos back to 2011 where he made his debut on the label with single 'The Light / Mumbo Jumbo' and a series of tracks featured on various Viper compilations including 'Habituated' and 'Placebo', as well as his first Beatport #1 with the smash hit 'Seeds' in 2014. Following the success of 'Seeds', TREi released another huge track with Viper in the form of his remix of Tali's 'Forces' from Viper's 'Decade of Viper' 10 year anniversary album.
Now signed Exclusively with Viper Recordings UK, TREi is working on his next string of singles and EP's for the label in lead up to his next studio album in 2018, including his remix of NorthBase and Ragga Twins - 'What R U Doing'; spending a number of weeks on top of the Beatport charts at the beginning of last year.