This record was put together by the Austin based event, Exploded Drawing, (created and curated by producers, Butcher Bear & soundfounder), based in Austin, TX. The format is simple, artists perform their own original electronic and beat music in a DIY atmosphere to an open minded audience. The cover is always $5. Since 2010, E.D. has had official events in Chicago, NYC, LA, New Orleans and all over central Texas.The semi-monthly event has hosted performances from artists such as House Shoes, Daedelus, Jeremiah Jae, Dakim, DJ Nobody, Ras G, Teebs, Computer Jay, Doc Illingsworth, Teeko, Dibia$e, 14KT, Anna Wise, Iman Omari, Eliot Lipp, Deantoni Parks, MatthewDavid, Kenny Keys, Ohbliv, Black Spade, Georgia Anne Muldrow, MNDSGN, P.U.D.G.E, Free The Robots, Exile, Open Mike Eagle, Black Milk, Amp Live, Sir Froderick, Raj Mahal, B. Bravo, Giraffage, Zavala, Kone and Hawthorne Headhunters just to name a few.With this record, Exploded Drawing has put together some of the very best of what forward thinking Texan beat music producers have to offer right now. Featuring BoomBaptist, Juicy the Emissary, Solar Shield, A Better Tomorrow and Botany among many others, this album celebrates the first "7 Years" of bringing together this community in Austin, TX and beyond. The beginning of what has been called an "Austin Institution".