• Bio

    Mineral dj'ing @ Pressure club

    Ilkka Kurkela AKA Mineral is an experienced atmospheric DnB producer & DJ hailing from Finland – producing since 1996! Mineral’s tracks are familiar from the recent sets by Bailey, Doc Scott, DJ Flight, Loxy, Double-O, Mantra, Jay Cunning, J:Kenzo, Resound, Fanu, Eschaton, Adz Smith, Meaux and Gary Scott to name a few… His tracks have aired at the British BBC, Metalheadz Rinse FM broadcast, and YleX Finnish national radio. Global support all the way from the clubs of Miami to Europe and even in Australia.

    In addition to producing, Mineral has been spinning records as a DJ since 2001 and he was one of the promoters and organizers of the famous Pressure club in Tampere in the early 2000’s.

    Mineral took a break from the scene at the 2010’s. However, he performed a massive comeback in 2021 and has since released dozens of tracks on several labels: Omni Music, Straight Up Breakbeat, Metius Music to name a few. His recent collaboration projects include an LP with Omni Music owner Eschaton, remix EP with the UK producer Moakz, plus collabos with Finnish junglists like Resound & Esc…. And there’s more to come… Including a solo album on Straight Up Breakbeat in 2023.

    Mineral facts:
    Releases & forthcoming tracks on 15+ labels: Omni Music, Straight Up Breakbeat, MedSchool recordings, Metius Music, Sonic Force Recordings, Lightless Recordings, In Da Jungle Records, LAOS recordings, Trust in Music, Monkey Dub, Mastik, Eco Futurism Corporation, LW Recordings, Nothing But…

    Tracks, mixes & more info about Mineral at:

    Mineral focuses on atmospheric and mellow tunes with additional old-school spices, although every now and then he produces darker & rougher sounds. Mineral is truly a profound lover of drum’n’bass.

    Hope you enjoy your visit here. I’ll be updating the page with fresh tracks every now and then, so check this site often!


    Mineral – Source Control [Straight Up Breakbeat]
    Mineral – The Wind Calls EP (tracks: The Wind Calls / Old School 2022 / Separated Attitude / Why Don’t We See? [Omni Music 2022]
    Mineral – Existence [mineral.fi soundcloud free dl]
    Mineral – Return of Hope LP [Omni Music] – includes 10 tracks [OMNI092]
    Mineral – The Silent Promises EP (tracks: The Silent Promises / Deep Thoughts / Grief / Final Farewell) [Omni Music] [OMNIEP231]
    Mineral – Rain [Straight Up Breakbeat]
    Esc & Mineral – KongoTune [Straight Up Breakbeat]
    Esc & Mineral feat Reeta Mäkinen – Soul Toucher [MedSchool]
    Mineral – Awakening [Mastik]
    Mineral – Back Then / Living The Dream [IDJR]
    Resound & Mineral – Uncertain Soundscape [Lightless]
    Mineral – Living The Dream (Esc & Subsense remix) [Lightless]
    Mineral – Everytime You Are Near / Still Waiting [Mastik]
    Mineral – Harbour Sunset / Upon Gods [IDJR]
    Mineral – One Still Remains (Defence remix) / Reach For The Stars (Ben Kama remix) [IDJR145]
    Fanu & Mineral – Jupiter 2011 [Lightless]
    Mineral – Lukumo (Wintermute & Audite remix) [Trust In Music]
    Mineral – Mineral EP (tracks: Twisted Dream / Mercury / Searching The Daylight / Other Life (Trisector remix) [Lightless Digital]
    Mineral – Spider EP (tracks: Spider / Spider (Naraka remix) / God’s Symphony / Need Your Love [IDJR121]
    Esc – Lost And Found (Mineral rmx) [IDJR110]
    Mineral – Other Life (Nitrous dubstep remix) [MDRMX002]
    Mineral – One Still Remains / Reach For The Stars [iDJR095]
    Mineral – Venus [Finnish Dnb & Dubstep 2010 – collection]
    Mineral – Other Life / Jupiter [iDJR069]
    Mineral – It Could Just be a Dream / Silver Falls [iDJR029]