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Yolanda Be Cool

Yolanda be cool is an Australian House/Electro artist out of Sydney, NSW. The following is a quote from the artists MySpace "myspace.com/yolandabecool" Influences: "Congas, bongos, tartalet recordings, old school hip hop, zombie disco squad, german saunas, solo, oliver $, the sweat familia, weirdos, jesse rose, mastiksoul, coffee..." "Oh...And basically teki latek aka on his label Sound Pellegrino...

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The Juan MacLean

Prior to becoming one of the most significant acts on the DFA label, John Maclean was a member of Sub Pop band Six Finger Satellite. Initially, Six Finger Satellite fit in with the remainder of the Sub Pop roster, but after one EP, they took a sharp turn into herky-jerky post-punk that was inspired by Devo, Big Black, and Suicide instead of Black Sabbath, The Stooges, and Led Zeppelin.
By the time they went to record their final album, 1998's Law Of Ruins, krautrock began to play a major role, and so did LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy...

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Plastician

Chris Reed, also known as Plastician (formerly Plasticman), is a grime and dubstep DJ and producer from Thornton Heath in the London Borough of Croydon. Plastician has played a role in the popularity of the genre thanks to his participation in the Rephlex Grime compilations, his primetime pirate radio shows and his recent BBC Radio 1 Residency slot. In addition to his worldwide DJ schedule, Plastician has released records on labels such as Rephlex Records, Soulja, ROAD, Slimzos, A.R.M.Y. and Southside Dubstars.

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Mylo

Myles MacInnes, born 1978 on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, has a trajectory that takes in a childhood on the Isle of Skye, low life in London and Paris and academia in Oxford and Los Angeles. In 2001, he returned to Scotland with one purpose – to submerge himself in music. Now, 5 years later, with his debut album unleashed on the world and numerous hit singles and sell-out tours under his belt, he has been hailed 'the saviour of dance music'.

UNKLE

UNKLE, a musical outfit founded in 1994 in London, England, United Kingdom. Originally categorized as trip-hop, the group once included producer DJ Shadow and has employed a variety of guest artists and producers. From the sleeve notes for the latest release End Titles...Stories For Film released in July 2008, the current line-up is stated as James Lavelle and Pablo Clements, also a member of the Psychonauts.

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Unicorn Kid

Unicorn Kid is Oliver Sabin, an 18 year old electronic musician from Edinburgh, Scotland. His first EP 'Lion Hat' was released in January 2009 on his Euphonios Records label, picking up various positive reviews and mainstream radio play. In April 2010 he released his single 'Dream Catcher' for free download and then later signed to Ministry of Sound. Sabin is due to be releasing a single on Ministry of Sound in the 3rd quarter of 2010 and an album later on in 2011. He is currently on a headline UK tour and is playing multiple european festivals.

Minx

Cunning MINX is the editor of Polyamory Weekly, a weekly podcast about responsible non-monogamy from a pan-sexual, kink-friendly point of view. Minx may also refer to one of the following:

The unstoppable rock machine MINX, born from the ashes of the band Scratching Post. Rising like a fiery Phoenix, MINX will bathe listeners with purifying flames of pure rock fury. From the band's Myspace page http://www.myspace.com/minx

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Booka Shade

Berlin-based Booka Shade (Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier) leapt to the forefront of contemporary dance music in 2005 with their classic singles “Body Language” (with M.A.N.D.Y.) and “Mandarine Girl”, and their debut full-length Memento. Since then they’ve released a string of hit singles, become one of the world’s most sought-after electronic live acts and developed their unique sound on the acclaimed albums Movements and The Sun & The Neon Light.

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Seams

Seams may refer to: 1. The electronic solo work of James Welch. 2. An experimental pop band from Perth, Western Australia. 1. Seams is the electronic solo work of James Welch. Taking acoustic sounds and combining them with artificial beats, glitches, and drones, Seams creates hypnotic, atmospheric grooves. The debut album ‘A Juvenile Rush’, was released in June 2009 and is available at www.seamsmusic.com

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Moby

Moby is an American electronic musician and is also the name of his live band. Born Richard Melville Hall on September 11, 1965 in Harlem, New York. Moved to Darien, Connecticut at the age of two. He has also released music under the names Voodoo Child, Barracuda, U.H.F., The Brotherhood, DJ Cake, Lopez, On the Rim of the Wheel a Nail, and Brainstorm/Mindstorm. Moby plays keyboards, guitar and bass guitar. He took his performing name from the novel Moby-Dick by Herman Melville, who is his great-great-granduncle.

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