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Emperor Penguin

Chicago’s goofy, funky electronic duo Emperor Penguin includes DJ Lazlo Minimart and keyboardist Melvoin Stanke. Their like of classic analogue synths, discovered noises and electro-funk culminated within the release of the debut record Shatter the Illusion of Integrity, Yeah in early 1999 on MY MATE God Information. Emperor Penguin squandered …

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Komputer

The North London group Komputer began its career in the later ’90s as an electro-pop act modeled largely after Kraftwerk but changed its design considerably in subsequent years, moving toward a far more original sound. Made up of Simon Leonard and David Baker, Komputer in fact began being a trio, …

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Kraftwerk

Through the mid-’70s, Germany’s Kraftwerk set up the sonic blueprint accompanied by an exceptional amount of artists within the decades to arrive. From the British isles brand-new romantic motion to hip-hop to techno, the group’s self-described “automatic robot pop” — hypnotically minimal, obliquely rhythmic music performed exclusively via digital means …

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Rico Tubbs

The working name of Finnish drum’n’bass artist and DJ Riku Pentti (who also goes on the name Infekto), Rico Tubbs — never to be confused using the Philip Michael Thomas character on Miami Vice, but certainly an association in spirit will need to have been there — is a force …

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David Baker

Vocalist and songwriter David Baker includes a cult popularity over the indie rock and roll picture through his participation with a number of different rings, including Mercury Rev and Shady. He was also agreed upon on being a manufacturer by other rings in the ’90s, like the certainly starstruck Comet. …

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Add N to (X)

Name-checking a diverse solid of progenitors including Varése, Xenakis, and Robert Moog, in addition to Can and Stereolab, Add N to X are electro-historians of the sort, enthusiasts of vintage synthesizer technology, and brutal propagators from the man-machine visual (the cover of the second recording features member Ann Shenton for …

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