RUSSIA’S FINEST ELEKTRO
The project Access Denied was founded in 2003 by Andrey Mute (Producer/Musician) and Pasha Joint (Producer/DJ). http://www.myspace.com/andreymute & www.myspace.com/pashajoint
In 2005 their first unofficial album «Gradation-Degradation» was released, followed by a tour. In the same year they participated in the competition with a remix of the track «Crosswire» by AQUASKY, ranking at number 8 of best remixes amongst approximately 200 competitors.
In July 2006 Access Denied performed at the LOVE PARADE and contributed their music to the festival at the After party at the “Faces” club.
In July 2006 the first official album by Access Denied “Digitalizm” was released over the Russian record label Nubreaks.net (St. Petersburg). As of today, this album is available in some of the biggest Internet and has taken the leading positions in various charts. Numerous online resources have recommended “Digitalizm”. Producers and DJs from England, Germany, Canada, USA, Australia, and Japan have acknowledged the work of Access Denied and regularly feature tracks on their playlists. These people include James Zabiela, Odissi, Peter Paul, JDS, Elite Force, Jay Cunning, Def Inc, Angus Robinson, Mitch Law (Out of Analog), Barry Ashworth (Dub Pistols.UK), Hardy Hard, Butch, Ko Kimura (Tokyo Futuric Rec.), etc.
Anyone interested in listening to Access Denied may tune in to radio stations such as NuSkoolBreaks (UK), iBreaks (UK), BreaksFM (UK) and KissFM100 (UK).
In 2007 Access Denied was invited by the famous promotion organization “In Beat We Trust” to participate in the ”Breaks Arena Kazantip 2007”, leading to popularity on the dance floors of Kazantip (Euro, Kiss FM - Nebo, Main Stage, Schast’e).
Thanks to the large quantity of releases, Access Denied has started getting lots of attention throughout the world. Since 2003, their intense worldwide activity on tours has allowed Access Denied to perform on stage with celebrities like:
Aphrodite (UK, King of JumpUp)
Hyper (UK) (Kilowatt, Bedrock, HyperLive)
Paul Trouble Arnold (UK, Fat!records,Certificate 18)
Barry Ashworth (UK, Dub Pistol, West Way Records, Dogtownclash)
Chris Clark (UK, Warp Records)
Animals on Wheels (UK)
Battery Operated (UK / CA)
Leeroy Thornhill (Prodigy)
Dr. Kucho (Madrid)
Hardy Hard (Germany)
Def Inc (London)
Elite Force (London)
And many others...