Evol Intent is a hardstep drum and bass group formed in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. in 2000. The group is composed of The Enemy (Ashley Jones), Knick (Nick Weiller), and Gigantor (Mike Diasio).
|Origin||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Genres||Drum and bass, hardstep, neurofunk, hip hop, IDM|
|Associated acts||Bro Safari, Treasure Fingers, Computer Club, UFO!, Noisia|
|Members||Mike Diasio (Gigantor)|
Ashley Jones (The Enemy)
Nick Weiller (Knick)
The trio has released several singles on their own label Evol Intent Recordings as well as Dieselboy's Human Imprint and Barcode Recordings, and performed as headliners for several Therapy Sessions events. They are also known for their contributions with Lifted Music Group.
In 2006, Evol Intent were selected by Submerged to be part of a groundbreaking drum 'n' bass-jazz fusion project he was working on with Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist, record producer and fusion pioneer Bill Laswell. Evol Intent provided the blueprint for a track over which NEA Jazz Masters saxophonist Dave Liebman improvised, resulting in the finished track "Pattern Engine" which was released on the Method of Defiance album "Inamorata." The album was re-released in 2008.
Evol Intent released their debut artist album "Era of Diversion" in 2008 revealing their versatility as producers with tracks ranging from various subgenres of drum and bass to punk rock to IDM.
Ashley Jones also produces disco house music under the alias Treasure Fingers, Michael Diasio produces Electro House under the alias Computer Club, while Nick Weiller currently produces moombahton, trap, and dubstep under the moniker Bro Safari, and co-produced under the moniker of Ludachrist with Jake Stanczak aka Kill the Noise.
- IMO Records "Evol Intent Biography", IMO Records, Retrieved on 07 December 2011.
- Robyn Chaos, Limewax, Evol Intent, Ewun @ club Duke Sofia BG
- Lifted Podcast 003 ft Evol Intent
- Amazon.com: The HUMAN Resource
- Jazz Times review of Method of Defiance's "Inamorata"
- Pop Matters review by Alan Ranta of Evol Intent's Era of Diversion, April 10, 2008
- Official website
- Evol Intent at Rolldabeats
- Evol Intent at CreativeLoafing.com
- Ludachrist (Knick & Ewun)