Marseille based producer, Damien Lapéna launched ELYAS project on Modularz (LA), around ten vinyl releases released between 2012 and 2017. During this period he had the chance to play in prestigious places in Europe such as: Tresor, Berghain, Corsica studio, Cassette club, as well as in New York where he shared the line-up with artists such as: Function, Pfirter, Developer, Grindvik … He released over 30 vinyls with different projects and collaborated with artists such as: Jerome Sydenham, Perc, Dustin Zahn, Orlando Voorn and many more.
New things will happen in 2021, new projects as Elyas arrive on legendary Soma records and on Ben Sims imprint “Symbolism”. He also launch his new label “Seclusion” early 2021, some releases already out notably with some Detroit artists, Underground resistance “Mark Flash”, “Hlx1”, “BlakTony”, Alan Oldham “Dj T1000” as well as artists from the current techno scene like: Samuel L Session, Edit Select, Mal Hombre…
ELYAS delivers us the set that characterizes him to the fullest with tracks from "THE" team: Mark Broom, Ben Sims & Paul Mac. Lots of Detroit Stuff: Robert Hood
This time he had to adapt to the of Black Owls owner influences and her abusive addiction for break techno. Not a problem for him, there's always something in the bag !