After getting recognised for their DJing skills, they soon began to support some of the local and international acts for New Zealand drum and bass pioneers Subtronix and Cyanide Recordings. This is when their attention turned to production, and their skills began to take form. 2006 saw collaborations with Bulletproof, 'Rokhedz' and 'Red Mercury', and pushing the funk sound by promoting visiting artists such as Mayhem, Noisia and more recently Psidream and D Bridge. 2007 was a productive year for Cern with their “South in Session” series and "In Depth" monthly, also working on collaborations with some of New Zealand's finest up and coming producers Dose, Teknik, Menace, Consequence and Luca.
2008 has been a busy year for Cern, with a number of high profiled releases and a few cheeky collaborations with some of the Drum and Bass scenes most respected artists. Ollie Cern will be touring Europe and the UK in December and January as a tribute to his production partner Jonny Beck who sadly passed away in July this year, helping to keep his memory and ideas alive and helping to extend their music to everyone who has supported them over the years. Look out for the "Scatter the Ashes Tour" bringing the funk in 08/09! Cern are live in the mix weekly on 'The Molten Beats Show,' BASEFM.co.nz Thurs 10-12PM. Tune in direct on 107.3fm [Auckland] or streaming on www.basefm.co.nz.
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