Jeff Abel, better known by his stage name Excision, is a Canadian producer and DJ.
Excision frequently works with fellow Canadian dubstep producers Datsik and Downlink, along with rising producer Dion Timmer, hailing from the Netherlands. He is the founder of Rottun Recordings. Active since 2004, his first release was in 2007. He has released an annual "Shambhala" mix album in the third quarter of each year. He also is known for his tours that have immense sound systems and huge visual productions.
Abel founded another label "Destroid Music", upon its debut release a full length digital album was released with the majority of tracks by Excision himself and collaborations with other artists such as Downlink, Space Laces, Far Too Loud, Bassnectar and Ajapai. Destroid is a dubstep supergroup and live band consisting of Excision, Downlink and KJ Sawka. Destroid is well known for their futuristic robot suits, apocalyptic heavy sounds, and visual productions.
On 25 October 2016 Excision released a full-length album titled "Virus" on Rottun Records. Virus contained 16 songs and collaborations with artists such as Dion Timmer, Datsik, Space Laces, Protohype and others.