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Manoovers is a London based electro groovester, hailing originally from Melbourne Australia. Dance/funk feels, rhythmic interplays and melodic sequence overlays, at times driving, at times atmospheric, always moving. Manoovers draws on his eclectic experience ranging across electronic, rock, funk, soul, classical...

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Anders Trentemøller is a Danish electronic musician from Copenhagen. Trentemøller made his debut in 1997 together with DJ T.O.M. when they formed the first live-house act in Denmark, Trigbag, and started playing concerts all over the globe. Trigbag's single Showtime was played by international DJs such as Alex Gopher, Laurent Garnier, and Etienne de Crécy. Trigbag dissolved in 2000. Trentemøller returned on Naked Music in 2003 with his The Trentemøller EP including the tracks Le Champagne and Work in Progress.

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Brisbane, Australia. Restream is a producer creating shoegaze lofi post-rock. Though there are ideas from laptop music, glitch and abstract hip hop, this album is about songs, epics more often than not, with a firm focus on harmonies and textures more than the intricacies of beat science. His debut release "Loopsforstereogram" corresponds to a computer artist wringing life out of computers, repeating the improvised, integrating the indie record collection with the electronic.

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Tom Vek

London's eclectic one-man band Tom Vek (born 1981, London, UK) combines electronic music with indie rock, punk with dance, and influences like new wave and garage (and also made most of his early recordings in his parents' garage, too). As a teen in the mid-'90s, Vek was inspired by grunge and began making rock along the lines of Smashing Pumpkins and Pearl Jam; before that, he backed his guitarist father on bass and drums in their practice space/garage.

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M83 is the electronic music project of the French artist Anthony Gonzalez. He and former member Nicolas Fromageau founded the group in 2001 in Antibes, France. M83's style owes a lot to the shoegaze genre, in that there is much emphasis on tonality, extensive use of reverb effects and often softly-spoken lyrics at times submerged in instrumentation. M83 was named after the spiral galaxy "Messier 83".

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Dub Pistols

Dub Pistols are a London dub music band, founded by ex-club promoter Barry Ashworth in 1996. The other members of the band are record producer Lee Spencer, guitarist John King, bassist Jason O'Bryan, programmer Bill Borez and turntablist Malcolm Wax. Dub Pistols use a mix of big-beat techno crossed with a punk-rock attitude. The Dub Pistols were formed in late 1996, their debut album 'Point Blank' was released in '98 after they were signed to Concrete Records. The follow up album 'Six Million ways to Live' was released during 2003 and showed a change in the groups musical direction.

Scattered Order

A noise making band from Sydney, Australia, who began their post punk assault on listeners in 1979. Releases on the M Squared, Volition, Klanggalerie and Rather be Vinyl labels throughout a 30 year sonic journey. Original line-up reformed in 2009 with the naming convention 'Scattered Order Mk 1' (www.last.fm/music/Scattered+Order+Mk+1). In 2010 reverted back to Scattered Order. Released "SO" CDr in September 2009. Contains both new and old tunes.

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David E. Sugar

Regarded by his peers as one of the most creative artists around, David E. Sugar has firmly cemented himself as one of the most promising talents on the UK underground. A multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer; he's the latest signing to Rob da Bank’s label Sunday Best. David initially made a name for himself as a pioneer of ‘Chip-tune’ (think early 90’s computer game soundtracks dragged through an iMac) with the help of his Nintendo Game Boy and other toys like ET’s favourite the ‘Speak & Spell’. And he has toured the World with Calvin Harris, Digitalism, Hadouken and Deadmau5.

Paul Oakenfold

Paul Oakenfold (born August 30, 1963 in Greenhithe, Kent, England) is a world famous DJ and producer, whose works have helped define the mainstream of trance & elecronica. Not only does Paul Oakenfold produce records, but he also mixes them. In 1987 he spent several months in Ibiza with a few friends and fell in love with dance club music. Oakenfold produced "Happy Mondays' Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches" before producing for U2, Massive Attack, Simply Red and New Order (to name a few).