Tag Daniels and Christopher Bemand 1st teamed up in 1994 within the seminal Uk acid jazz music group, Marden Hill. Their provocative initial single, “SERIOUSLY” (defined by one zealous reviewer being a ‘”Green Onions” for the ’90s’), was quickly snagged with the nascent label Mo’Wax, getting among the label’s initial industrial successes. The tune was also included in the band’s debut record, IMPRESSED (re-released twelve months later in america as Hijacked), an eclectic affair released in the On Delancey Road label. The record earned strong important appraisals, and spawned, being a explanation for the music, one of the most important conditions of the middle-’90s music picture: trip-hop. After Marden Hill proceeded to go their different methods in 1997, Daniels and Bemand struck from their very own to test out a multimedia idea constructed around two lowlife toon alter egos, Beamish & Journey. Under this banner, the duo released some efforts that expected the then-emerging big defeat sound. During this time period both also done their own different tasks, with Daniels developing his own computer animation firm and Bemand composing, producing, and blending for artists such as for example Massive Strike, UNKLE, COMPLETELY NEW Heavies, and DJ Krush, in addition to working on several film and tv tasks. The duo reentered the studio room jointly in 1999 with various musician close friends and re-emerged within the guise of 45 Drop, again merging music, computer animation, and media. 2000 saw the discharge of their initial record, The Acidity Lounge, on System Records.