Mean Teeth

Mean Teeth is a Estonian/Lithuanian duo who have been making waves in the global drum & bass scene ever since their first release on the legendary Bad Taste Recordings in 2015. Focusing their production on dark, funky and hard hitting drum & bass, Mean Teeth have earned respect from many artists in the scene, having been featured on Noisia Radio more than a few times, receiving support and having their tunes spun by the likes of Ed Rush, Cause4Concern, Audio, Black Sun Empire, London Elektricity and many more. 2017 saw them play their first international show in the famous Cross Club in Prague and ever since then they've been steadily playing all over Europe alongside many of dnb's biggest names, including Phace, Zardonic, Current Value, Black Sun Empire and more. At the end of 2018 the duo started writing their album "Bring Back The Funk", for the seminal Cause4Concern label, releasing it in parts to great acclaim. The album made Mean Teeth a household name in neurofunk and they continue to impress with whatever they sink their teeth in.

ARTIST QUESTIONNAIRE: Mean Teeth (Marius is answering the questions)

How did you get into drum'n'bass?

I heard Micky Finn’s "Badass" in a friend’s car in 2002 and it all started from there.

What year did you start producing music?


Your first drum'n'bass release:

Mean Teeth – Nastiest (Bad Taste Recordings) 2015

Record labels from which your music has been released:

Bad Taste Recordings, Santoku, Cause4Concern, Program, Renegade Hardware, Korsakov

How do you describe your music?

Funky and agressive.

What or who inspires you to create music?

The writing process.

Which do you think you are more, a DJ or a producer?


What would you do differently as an aspiring young producer?

I would learn basic knowledge at first. For example, gain staging and principles of mixdowns.

Who would you like to collaborate with and / or play b2b in the future?

Billain and I would do b2b with Merikan.

What should a promoter consider when inviting you to play?

That all the communication goes through our agent.

What should definitely be in your artist's rider?


The best / most memorable parties you've played at:

A private party in a club named UPS in Tallinn. And from abroad a party in Ostrava. Just the vibe and sound were good and everything went smoothly.

The weirdest song request you've been asked during a DJ set:

Some random russian mashup.

Interesting fan experience:

In Poland they brought us a bag of onions.

Other interests (hobbies):


Do you prefer to make plans or to be spontaneous?

In my opinion both are important.

Who's your best friend?

My wife.

What question nobody should ever ask you?

Depends on the situation, but maybe how much I earn money with DJ-ing.