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Basement Jaxx

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Using their ’90s singles towards the more ambitious tasks they tackled within the decades to come, Basement Jaxx were among the U.K.’s esteemed — and enjoyable — progressive home acts. While practically everything South London creation duo Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton released was rooted internal, they mutated many designs (R&B, U.K. garage area, ragga, Latin jazz, ambient techno) with an unparalleled restlessness. They continuously shuffled the deck, even while collaborating with an unlimited selection of vocalists both known (including Biz Markie, Siouxsie Sioux, and Yoko Ono) and unfamiliar. Before they fulfilled (in a Thames riverboat party structured by Buxton), Ratcliffe grooved towards the deep Latin funk of Battle and George Duke, while Buxton was fired up to Chicago home. Ratcliffe and Buxton shaped Atlantic Jaxx Information in 1994 and had been definitely honored to count number among fans of the first release non-e apart from DJ tale and Cellar Jaxx impact Tony Humphries, who performed “Da Underground” through the EP on his NY mix show regularly during 1994-1995. For his or her second launch, the duo recruited vocalist Corrina Josephs, who later on became practically an associate of the group herself. The 1995 solitary “Samba Magic” was found for distribution by Virgin, and with time, Cellar Jaxx were sketching compliment from all sides from the American and United kingdom house community among the best house production systems. The set spent a lot of 1996 focusing on remixes (for your pet Shop Children, Roger Sanchez, and Lil’ Mo’ Yin Yang, amongst others), after that released another Cellar Jaxx EP. One monitor in the EP, “Flylife,” became a high 20 strike in Britain after getting re-released by Multiply in middle-1997, as well as the one proved one of the most well-known anthems of the entire year on the world-wide club scene. Later that calendar year, Ratcliffe and Buxton released a compilation of the most important Atlantic Jaxx edges. After getting courted by many major labels, Cellar Jaxx agreed upon to the unbiased XL Recordings (also house towards the Prodigy) and readied their debut full-length, Treatment, for the 1999 discharge. Second record Rooty followed 2 yrs afterwards, an outgrowth from the duo’s likewise called club evening. Kish Kash implemented in 2003 and highlighted the strike “ALL THE BEST,” a cooperation with Lisa Kekaula that became the theme to BBC’s Euro 2004 insurance. That calendar year, the record won the first-ever Greatest Electronic/Dance Album prize on the 47th Grammy Honours. The entire year 2005 noticed the release from the aptly called The Singles collection, and a gig headlining the Pyramid Stage at that year’s Glastonbury Celebration when Kylie Minogue’s cancers diagnosis compelled her to cancel. The next year’s sprawling Crazy Itch Radio highlighted collaborations with Robyn and Lily Allen. In 2008, Cellar Jaxx added to the monitor “Rocking Seat” on Cyndi Lauper’s Bring Ya towards the Brink, composing and creating the song; in addition they released the earth EP series that yr. On 2009’s Marks, which presented cameos by Yoko Ono, Yo! Majesty, Lightspeed Champ, and Santigold, the duo came back towards the leaner strategy of the Treatment days, conserving their even more experimental materials for the friend recording Zephyr, which came late that yr. Cellar Jaxx vs. Metropole Orkest, which presented versions from the duo’s previously released tracks arranged to get a 70-piece orchestra, found its way to 2011, combined with the rating to Joe Cornish’s film Assault the Block, which they collaborated with Stephen Cost. That yr, Buxton and Ratcliffe announced these were working on a fresh album, and on the next year or two began previewing paths from it throughout their live models. They premiered the solitary “Back again 2 the Crazy” on the YouTube route in Apr 2013, with “Just what a Difference Your Like Makes” and “Unicorn” pursuing immediately after. The uplifting Junto — this means “collectively” in Spanish — presented looks by Mykki Blanco, DJ Sneak, and Shakka, and found its way to August 2014.

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gossip Girl 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Later... With Jools Holland 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Doctor Who Greatest Moments 2009 TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode
T4 on the Beach 2009 2009 TV Movie performer: "Raindrops", "Where's Your Head At?"
The Inbetweeners 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Virgin Territory 2007 performer: "Lucky Star"
Keopi peurinseu 1-hojeom 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Entourage 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Verrückt nach Clara 2007 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Barnyard 2006 performer: "Do Your Thing"
Sinchronicity 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2005 TV Movie documentary performer: "Good Luck"
Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story 2005 Documentary performer: "Where's Your Head At"
Six Feet Under 2005 TV Series 1 episode
Las Vegas 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kingdom Hospital 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Appleseed 2004 performer: "Good Luck" feat. Lisa Kekaula / producer: "Good Luck" feat. Lisa Kekaula / writer: "Good Luck" feat. Lisa Kekaula
EuroTrip 2004 performer: "Tonight"
Riding Giants 2004 Documentary performer: "Don't Give Up"
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2003 TV Movie documentary performer: "Good Luck"
SSX 3 2003 Video Game music: "Do Your Thing Jaxx Club Remix"
The Real Cancun 2003 Documentary performer: "Where's Your Head At"
Just Married 2003 performer: "Do Your Thing"
Cathouse 2002 TV Movie documentary performer: "Get Me Off"
Extreme Ops 2002 performer: "Bingo Bango"
Mission Hill 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Bend It Like Beckham 2002 performer: "Do Your Thing" 2001, "Red Alert" 1999
Crossing Jordan 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Q Awards 2001 2001 TV Special performer: "Romeo"
The Office 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode
EastEnders 2000-2001 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 2001 performer: "Where's Your Head At"
Just Visiting 2001 performer: "Red Alert"
Get Over It 2001 performer: "Bingo Bango"
The Dancer 2000 performer: "Bingo Bango"
Whatever It Takes 2000 performer: "Red Alert"
Playing the Field 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
At Home with the Braithwaites 2000 TV Series performer: "Bingo Bango"
Elephant Juice 1999 performer: "Red Alert"
Virtual Sexuality 1999 performer: "Flylife"
Snooker Shoot-Out 2016-2017 TV Series performer - 11 episodes
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse 2015 performer: "SCARS"
Rude Tube 2014 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
England's Top 53 Footy Goals 2014 TV Special performer: "Where's Your Head At" - uncredited
Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus and 2012 2013 "Do Your Thing"
Dancing with the Stars 2006-2012 TV Series 2 episodes
Misfits 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance 2009-2011 TV Series performer - 5 episodes
So You Think You Can Dance Canada 2008-2011 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Dance Central 2010 Video Game performer: "Rendez-Vu"
Lip Service 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Him & Her 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2010 TV Series documentary performer - 3 episodes
EastEnders: E20 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
It's Complicated 2009 performer: "Do Your Thing" / writer: "Do Your Thing"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Hooping Life 2014 Documentary composer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Later... With Jools Holland 2004-2009 TV Series Themselves
T4 on the Beach 2009 2009 TV Movie Themselves
The Album Chart Show 2006 TV Series
T4 on the Beach 2006 2006 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Basement Jaxx: The Singles - DVD Collection 2005 Video Themselves
Jools's Hootenanny 2004 TV Series Themselves
T in the Park 2004 TV Movie Themselves
V Festival 2002 2002 TV Special Themselves
MTV Europe Music Awards 2001 2001 TV Special documentary Themselves - Performers
Q Awards 2001 2001 TV Special Themselves - Nominees, Best Video Award
Brit Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Themselves - Performers
The O-Zone 1999 TV Series Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial 2006 TV Series Themselves - Accused

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

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2015 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Dance Recording · Etml (artist)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Score Attack the Block (2011) · Steven Price


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