Started in 2005 by Gorge and Nick Curly in Mannheim, 8Bit is celebrating its 5th birthday with a special compilation including more than 20 artists and exclusive tracks to be released only within this big package. Beside the hyped and sometimes boring minimal trend, 8Bit was one of the first imprints combining minimal, deep elements with danceable house grooves. In a short time, lots of turntablists and producers all over the world started paying attention to their releases and the "sound of Mannheim" was born. A lot of young and fresh artists like Johnny D, Ray Okpara and Veitengruber earned international attention and respect, like respected artists such as Oxia, Audiofly, Marcin Czubala or The Timewriter, who have since found a new home for their music on this label. With over 40 releases, compilations and Gorge's debut album Mood, 8Bit puts out this huge 2CD compilation, including two non-stop DJ mixes from Oxia and Steffen Deux and only exclusive tracks from the 8Bit catalog. Other artists include: UGLH & Federico Locchi, Daniel Dubb, Alex Niggemann, Sash BBC & Caspar, Gorge, Liapin & Tjoma, Darius Syrossian, Stefano Libelle, Hector, Nick Curly, Dave Rosario, Chily, Quell, Manuel Moreno, Nico Lahs, Dubshape, Domy & Apoena, Dualton & Wollion, Rills, Joe Montana, Marcin Czubala & Metrobox and Steffen Deux.