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Solex

Named following a little, Hungarian-made motor unit scooter, Solex may be the task of Amsterdam-based record-shop owner and songwriter Elisabeth Esselink. Previously an associate of Dutch indie pop group Sonetic Veterinarian, Esselink wished to exhibit her musical concepts more totally; after purchasing an 8-monitor recorder and an antique sampler, Esselink …

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Slipper

The lounge-tinged electronica quartet Slipper features former Loop Guru members Sam Dodson (also an associate from the Transmitters) and Linda Finger, the Damned’s Rat Scabies, and jazz vocalist Liz Fletcher. They released their debut recording, Invisible Films, in 2000 on Rephlex Information.

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Spaceways

Hip-hop/jazz fusioners Spaceways record for the Bristol-based Glass of Tea label, whose produces by Grantby, Crimson, Monk & Canatella, and Crimson Penguin coupled with those of higher-profile Bristolean functions such as for example Massive Assault and Portishead to make the town a hotspot of types for smoky, dub- and jazz-inflected …

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Alias & Tarsier

California-based Anticon producer Alias had never found out about Brand-new York-based Rona “Tarsier” Rapadas before he got a letter from her 1 day in 2003, soon after the discharge of his instrumental-based album Muted, revealing him just how much she loved his work, if he’d pay attention to her band …

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Worm Is Green

Iceland’s Worm Is Green gathers sparse electronic beats and glossy trip-hop threads for an elegant experimental audio. Hailing from the town of Arkranes, feminine vocalist Gudrídur Ringsted is certainly surrounded by guys: Árni Teitur Ásgeirsson (development/synthesizer), Bjarni Por Hannesson (examples), Porsteinn Hannesson (drums), and Vilberg Hafsteinn Jónsson (bass). The chilling …

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Mandalay

Ex-Thieves instrumentalist Saul Freeman aimed for his own dream-pop cosmetic when he placed an advertisement in the at this point defunct music regular, Melody Maker. He previously already caused David McAlmont, but wished his own innovative outlet. Looking for an ethereal tone of voice like the likes from the Cocteau …

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To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie

Blending an equally lovely and unsettling quantity of dreamy pop and industrial noises, To Eliminate a Petty Bourgeoisie features guitarist/vocalist Jehna Wilhelm and electronics/appear manipulator Indicate McGee. The Minneapolis, MN-via-Richmond, VA citizens began producing music jointly around 2003, dealing with a revolving cast of helping music artists. They founded their …

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DJ Andy Smith

Portishead’s DJ Andy Smith initial met group frontman Geoff Barrow as the two had been at college; he eventually became a member of Barrow’s touring music group as support DJ. He also made an appearance using the Fugees, Republica, and Prophets of the town, and released his debut blend album, …

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Groove Theory

Groove Theory is really a duo comprising previous songwriter and program vocalist Amel Larrieux, a fresh York local, and previous Mantronix rapper Bryce Wilson. If they fulfilled in 1991 via a shared friend, both had been dissatisfied making use of their musical professions: Larrieux’s tone of voice wasn’t with the …

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Morcheeba

Probably the most groove-oriented act within the mid-’90s female-fronted electronica crowd, Morcheeba depend on the sweet, fluid vocals of Skye Edwards along with a laid-back mixture of fusion, funk, and blues made by brothers Paul and Ross Godfrey on beats/scratches and guitar/keyboards, respectively. The trio was shaped in 1995 once …

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