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DJ Shadow

DJ Shadow’s Josh Davis is widely credited seeing that a key body in developing the experimental instrumental hip-hop design from the London-based Mo’ Polish label. His early singles for the label, including “In/Flux” and “Shed and Discovered (S.F.L.),” had been all-over-the-map mini-masterpieces merging components of funk, rock and roll, hip-hop, …

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Money Mark

Money Tag may be the alias of Tag Ramos-Nishita, a keyboardist whose funky, retro-flavored riffs earned him the unofficial name from the fourth Beastie Youngster. Delivered in Detroit to a Japanese-Hawaiian dad and a Chicano mom, Nishita shifted to the Western world Coastline when he was six; some years afterwards, …

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Nigo

The trendy Japanese artist Nigo began his career drumming but used his afterwards success being a clothing designer to catapult his music career forward, producing a prestigious possibility to record for James Lavelle’s Mo’ Wax label. Not only is it the drummer for japan punk music group Toyko Sex Pistols, …

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Howie B

Howie B was a favorite London-based DJ and nascent studio room hand ahead of his transfer to full-time saving and creation in the first ’90s. Delivered in Glasgow, Howard Bernstein’s association with Bristol membership faves like Spirit II Spirit and Massive Strike helped gasoline his fusion of spirit, hip-hop, home, …

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La Funk Mob

Although MC Solaar was the only French rapper of note through the ’90s, many hip-hop production crews made inroads in the quintessentially American design, including DJ Cam, the Mighty Bop, and La Funk Mob. The last mentioned team was produced by Increase Bass and Philippe Zdar in the first ’90s, …

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Attica Blues

As the roster on England’s much-hyped trip-hop label Mo’Wax is packed towards the gills with bedroom boffins turned saving artists, Attica Blues may be the nearest it involves having a genuine band. The pancultural collective started existence in 1994 when suppliers D’Afro (given birth to Charlie Williams) and Tony Nwachukwu …

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diskJokke

Hailing from the tiny city of Svelvik, located just southwest of Oslo, Norway — an unlikely but tested city to breed of dog and export influential electro performers — Joachim Dyrdahl, otherwise referred to as diskJokke, makes acidity house beats ideal for shifting dancefloors and lays straight down chilled cinematic …

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Yohimbe Brothers

Naming themselves following the African underlying used to improve male performance, longtime collaborators Vernon Reid and DJ Reasoning united in 2002 as Yohimbe Brothers and released Entrance End Lifter, a dense album of guitar-fueled turntablism. Both New York-based performers first came jointly in the first ’90s as founding associates of …

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Headset

The brainchild of producer, DJ, and Plug Analysis label owner Allen Avanessian, the loose project Headset went from dreams to reality when Avanessian was contacted by ~scape label head Stefan Betke. Betke’s obtain a monitor to get a compilation prompted Avanessian to contact Jimmy Tamborello of Dntel, Figurine, as well …

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Gorillaz

Conceived because the first “virtual hip-hop group,” Gorillaz combined the musical talents of Dan “The Automator” Nakamura, Blur’s Damon Albarn, Cibo Matto’s Miho Hatori, and Tom Tom Club’s Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz using the arresting visuals of Jamie Hewlett, most widely known because the creator from the cult comic …

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