Minilogue are a Swedish Progressive House/Tech-House/Minimal Techno music project of Sebastian Mullaert and Marcus Henriksson. The name is a portmanteau of minimal (the musical style) and dialogue, which refers to music as a form of communication. Beside their music production as Minilogue, they are both involved in the projects Son Kite and Trimatic, and Sebastian has the soloprojects Kooler, Filur and Ooze. Sebastian Mullaert and Marcus Henriksson came from opposing backgrounds.
The Egyptian Lover started out as a D.J. in Lafayette, Louisiana then moved to Los Angeles and started promoting dance events with Unique Dreams Entertainment, which would later change its name in 1983 to Uncle Jamm's Army. Together, they would hold early hip-hop dance parties at the L.A. Sports Arena and in Torrance with over 10,000 people. The Egyptian Lover's first recording was in 1983 as a member of the THE RADIO CREW, and then later that year he contributed to "Dial-A-Freak" which was released by Uncle Jamm's Army.
There are two artists with this name. 1. From the first time he heard a DJ beat-mix acid house in 1987, Thomas Schumacher immediately knew that he wanted to be a part of dance music culture. With a strong foundation in Detroit techno and House, Thomas has been an active - and eclectic - producer and DJ for over 15 years, and is one of the leading players on the international DJ circuit. His international breakthough came on legendary techno label Bush Records in 1998 with the track “When I Rock”;...
Kavinsky, also known as Vincent Belorgey, is an electro house artist from Paris, France, and has released two EPs on the Record Makers label : Teddy Boy in 2006 and 1986 in 2007. In 2008, he has released his newest EP, Blazer, on fool's gold label. Kavinsky released his newest EP Nightcall on March 2010 (Produced by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo from Daft Punk). He has been remixed by SebastiAn and other prominent electro artists.
Diplo and Switch certainly live the life. Hugely successful DJs/producers in their own right, last year they joined forces and headed to Jamaica to explore their Rasta roots. The locals were a bit dubious about their dancehall credentials--Diplo, being a skinny white kid from Philly, and Switch, being a baldy, beardy ginge from Birmingham--but the pair proved their worth in the studio and have recorded with artists like Elephant Man, Gyptian, and T.O.K. http://www.majorlazer.com/
Men is a name of at least five bands: 1) A Brooklyn-based band and art/performance collective that focuses on the energy of live performance and radical potential of dance music. MEN speaks to issues such as wartime economies, sexual compromise, and demanding liberties through lyrical content and an exciting stage show. The group began in 2007 as the DJ/production/remix team of Le Tigre members JD Samson and Johanna Fateman.
We Are Fans is an electro/disco/funk project from Melbourne, Australia. This is also known as Harris Robotis's side project working with vocalist NY Fan. The band made their festival debut at The Hot BBQ in the summer of 09/10 with singer Maxi and drummer Ric. Their debut EP 'Inferno' was released on the 26th of August 2010.
Sven Väth (born 26 October 1964, Obertshausen, Germany) is a Frankfurt based DJ who has produced an extensive range of work since his career began in 1982. From 1985, he was part of the band OFF (acronym for Organization for Fun) which released the hit "Electrica Salsa" in 1986. He was also one of the founders of trance music labels Harthouse and the now-defunct Eye Q, as well as being among the first DJs to play trance records.
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...
It all kicked off for Steve Angello when he released 'Woz not Woz' alongside fellow Swede, Eric Prydz in 2004. It was released on CR2 Recordings and elevated Steve to become one of the most in demand producers, remixers and djs of 2005. This year alone has seen Steve have two top 5 club hits, remix the likes of Moby, Goldfrapp, Royksopp and Deep Dish, release a Subliminal Sessions cd, be nominated for 'Best Producer' at the House Awards, and also win the acclaimed 'Best Newcomer' (alongside partner in crime, Sebastian Ingrosso) at this years DJ Awards in Ibiza.