electronic

Memes

Thieves Like Us – Shyness Thieves Like Us is a five-piece band based in Berlin, Germany and Paris, France. With a true charm, they developed a fresh, romantic aesthetic between a pop, funky, naïve universe à la Hot Chip and the German krautrock scene. As all parties seemed to be mainly soundtracked by electro and …

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Pasivadi Pranam

Citizens! – True Romance Citizens! is a new band freshly signed to Kitsuné. Five London boys who pen songs with a panoramic view, and produced by Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand. Composed by Martyn, Thom, Mike, Lawrence and Tom, Citizens! is a call to arms, a statement, a mark in the sand. Their bold statement …

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Double entendre

A$aP Rocky – Wassup Clams Casino – I’m God (Instrumental) Clams Casino is the memorable pseudonym of New Jersey resident Mike Volpe, who in the last few months has shot from relative obscurity to production sensation thanks to a handful of blistering tracks. Edging into the limelight after passing tunes to Soulja Boy and Bay …

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Training

Hercules And Love Affair – You Belong Hercules and Love Affair is a musical project from New York formed in 2007 by DJ Andy Butler. From 2007 through 2010, members included Nomi Ruiz, Kim Ann Foxman and guest singer Antony Hegarty from the band Antony and the Johnsons. They are signed to DFA Records. Their …

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The Norm

Azealia Banks – 212 (feat. Lazy Jay) Azealia Banks is a 20-year-old lyricist from Harlem, New York City. Since her first steps as a child in off-broadway theatre productions to her training at La Guardia High School of Performing Arts -a breeding ground for stars- she’s been steadily perfecting her craft and making a name …

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Strip to the bone

Sly & Robbie – High Voltage Syndrome Sly & Robbie may well be the most prolific recording artists ever. One staggering estimate is that they have played on or produced some 200,000 songs. Sly & Robbie are reggae’s longest lasting production team. The rhythm section of drummer Lowell Dunbar (nicknamed Sly after Sly Stone, one …

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As heard on Urban Bug

Depeche Mode – Peace (Ben Klock Remix) Ben Klock is a German techno DJ and producer who runs his own label Klockworks. He is one of the local residents at Berlin’s Berghain.

Underground Quality

DJ Jus-Ed & Move-D – It’s a struggle A voyage into the world of DJ Jus-Ed reveals an adventurous, energetic and spiritual style of playing quality house music. Since reappearing on the scene in 2001 after a brief retirement, DJ Jus-Ed’s underground smooth sets have captured & educated audiences all the way from his home …

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Ostwind

Oliver Schories – Archipel It must have been sometime between the years 1996 and 1997 when Oliver found out that there was more to discover than Green Day, The Offspring and Nirvana. Starting off with his first own cheapish Turntables and some commercial house tunes, he rapidly worked himself trough a lot of different electronic …

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Scoala vendetelor

Katy B – Movement Kathleen “Katie” Brien, better known as Katy B, (born 8 May 1989) is an English singer-songwriter and a graduate of the BRIT School. She is a dubstep, rnb, funky, house and uk garage singer and has also performed under the name Baby Katy. She was born in Peckham, South London. The …

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The beagle has landed

Cosmos – Take Me With You British recording artist, music producer, remixer, DJ, as well as classically trained pianist and cellist. One half of the ground-breaking electronic acts Global Communication, Link & E621, Reload & E621, Jedi Knights, The Chameleon, and Secret Ingredients, all with Mark Pritchard. As a solo artist Tom releases/has released as …

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Benga

Katy B – On a mission (feat. Benga) Kathleen “Katie” Brien, better known as Katy B, (born 8 May 1989) is an English singer-songwriter and a graduate of the BRIT School. She is a dubstep, rnb, funky, house and uk garage singer and has also performed under the name Baby Katy. She was born in …

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French

The youngsters – Whistle Gilles Escoffier, also known as Gil le Gamin, is a DJ since 1988. In 1993 he became involved in national events ( MCM Night, Dragon Ball, D.Mention…). In 1995 he opened his own record shop, Z’Appies Records in Montpellier, and started to produce his own music alongside Ultracolor, another rising artist …

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Urban Bug

Maceo Plex – Sleazy E Located deep within the circuitry of a mechanical alien host known as Maetrik you will find a complex web of synaptic dispersements resembling what could be called a soul. And this soul which drives it’s host and manipulates it’s every move is finally beginning to emerge. Its name is Maceo …

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Feel good

Modestep – Sunlight Modestep is a 4-piece live band from North London. Their sound clearly takes influence from progressive electro and dubstep as one of their fans stated they like to make music which “makes your brains wobble with low pass filth”, in reality not all Modestep’s tunes aim to be as filthy as possible …

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Strip to the Bone

Sly & Robbie – Softcore surge Sly & Robbie may well be the most prolific recording artists ever. One staggering estimate is that they have played on or produced some 200,000 songs. Sly & Robbie are reggae’s longest lasting production team. The rhythm section of drummer Lowell Dunbar (nicknamed Sly after Sly Stone, one of …

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Summerish

E-Z Rollers – Ready for love EZ Rollers are Alex Banks and Jay Hurren – two longtime friends from the small East Anglian town of Beccles. This may seem unusual to those outside of drum & bass circles, but Beccles is actually a hotbed of drum & bass talent. Besides EZ Rollers, acts associated with …

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Animals

Baths – Aminals For mercurial Los Angeles music-maker Will Wiesenfeld, Baths has been a long time coming. The 21-year-old has spent the better part of his days living amidst “pleasant” and “unremarkable” in the suburbs of the San Fernando Valley, so perhaps it’s due to a general lack of local inspiration that Wiesenfeld’s own work …

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