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Shock of Pleasure

Dallas-based Shock of Pleasure was originally conceived by ex-Stranger Than Fiction singer/songwriter Robert Romano in 2004, right before he was introduced to singer/leggy blonde super model tiffany livingston Kelley Religious. With shared goals of fabricating a downtempo electronic-based documenting project comparable to Portishead and Thievery Company, both recruited manufacturer David …

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Echostream

Inspired by a number of the more cutting-edge rings that successfully merged electronics with rock and roll in the past due ’90s (specifically Radiohead, 9 Inch Claws, and Björk), in 1997 both key members of Echostream befriended one another while participating in the Royal Academy of Music in London. Both …

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TC

TC may be the alias of drum’n’bass maker, DJ, and vocalist Tom Casswell, who also moves beneath the name Tommy Young man. Developing up in Bristol, U.K., Casswell normally gravitated toward the city’s wealthy musical history, and taking motivation from famous brands Roni Size, LTJ Bukem, and Massive Assault, started …

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Asia Argento

Asia Argento can be an celebrity, movie director, model, novelist, journalist, and musician. She actually is the daughter from the famous Italian movie director Dario Argento. Though her filmography both before and behind the video camera is considerable, Ms. Argento found music later on. Her first documenting was as the …

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Quiet Village

Setting themselves as the primary producers of what they contact (perhaps somewhat sarcastically) “sophisticated exotica for adults,” Calm Village — Joel Martin (aka Zeus) and Matt Edwards (Radio Slave) — released a trio of 12″ singles across 2005 and 2006 for Whatever WE WISH. While the resources of their sample-heavy …

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Dan Friel

Acquiring an abrasive, distorted method of electronic music, Dan Friel (co-founder of Brooklyn sound rock-band Parts & Labor) uses vintage synthesizers wired through guitar pedals and crusty drum models for his single project. As severe, jagged, and demanding as his recordings could be, they’re extremely melodic and vibrant, celebrating existence …

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New Look

Electro-pop duo Fresh Look walk the line between previous and long term, combining a love for analog tools with a managed, confident method of songwriting. Made up of vocalist/synth participant Sarah Ruba (who also functions as a model) and her spouse, maker and multi-instrumentalist Adam Pavao, they started collaborating collectively …

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Wax Tailor

The trip-hop performance moniker of 1 Jean-Christophe Le Saoût, Wax Tailor first emerged in the French electronica scene in 2004 (using the EP release Lost just how), but didn’t release his debut album until 2006. That debut, Stories of the Neglected Melodies, was popular both in France and in america, …

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Sneaky Sound System

Electro-pop group Sneaky AUDIO SYSTEM surfaced among the leading Australian club functions of its era using its self-titled 2006 discovery LP. Songwriter/maker “Dark Angus” McDonald and MC Daimon “Two times D” Downey 1st fulfilled at a Sydney outfit party in the springtime of 2000, immediately after hatching programs to co-headline …

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The Pinker Tones

At the same time when the Spanish indie pop picture will favor either vintage power pop or Belle & Sebastian-style tweeness, Barcelona-based duo the Pinker Tones go after their own uniquely satisfying path. Their mainly electronic sound mixes simple bubblegum hooks, dance rhythms, and a magpie-like attitude to all or …

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