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EAMES is a project from Melanie Krawanja and Helmut Reininger (ex-Coyoba). - - (Eames self-description)
Helmut Reininger (ex-Coyoba) and Melanie Krawanja have known each other since they went to school together, lived in the same road and shared a similar taste in music and a common goal - to play in a band. They also did this over the time, but each one in different bands.

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Tom Fisher aka Tempa has been quietly building himself a reputation as the one of the most exciting new producers in the east of England. He broke onto the UK Hip-Hop scene in 2004 as a guest producer on the debut LP by Suffolk hopefuls Vinyl Dialect (Bad Magic). Also Tempa is a grime MC from Birmingham, working with artist such as Dapz, Trilla and the Stay Fresh camp, features frequently on Donttourthat.

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Emilie Simon

Émilie Simon is a French singer and composer born on July 17, 1978 in Montpellier. She began her musical education at a French conservatory at 7 years old. By age 18, she was studying Musicology at the University in Montpellier, France, and then obtained her Master in Musicology at the Sorbonne in Paris. Émilie was intrigued by the idea of combining her traditional musical education with new music technologies and studio experimentations.

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Benji Boko

Benji Boko is a super-fly, street-smart music producer, DJ, performer. Benji has been described as the “Beat-maker Wonder-Kid” from the reviews of his DJ sets and recent releases. Recently signed to Nightmares On Wax new label, Wax On Records, Benji is currently producing an album, to be released in 2008. An undefined mix of Mr Scruff, Fatboy Slim, Jurassic 5, DJ Yoda and so on. . . The new single “The Jungle V.I.P” from the new album has been described as:

Death In Vegas

Death in Vegas are a psychedelic rock and electronic band from the United Kingdom, currently comprising two permanent members: Richard Fearless and Tim Holmes. Influenced by a wide range of musical genres including psychedelic rock, electro, krautrock, dub and industrial, the band's sound is constantly in flux, moving between live acoustic and electronic sounds. The band was formed in 1994 by Fearless and Steve Helier and signed to Concrete Records under the name of Dead Elvis.

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Jacques Renault

Producer and DJ, Jacques Renault, was a post-punk Washington D.C. native who moved to Chicago in 1997 to continue his studies of viola, but in turn got an education in dance music. Tapping into the well established Drum n' Bass scene, he held a residency at Smart Bar and became a buyer at the legendary Gramaphone Records. This broad, raw exposure to House lead him straight back to the classics of Disco and to it's heart, New York City, where he landed in 2002.

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Prefuse 73

Prefuse 73 (Guillermo Scott Herren), is a <a href="" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">hip-hop</a> and <a href="" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">electronic</a> producer/artist, currently based out of Barcelona and signed to <a href="" class="bbcode_label">Warp</a> Records. Herren releases his music under various aliases, most notably Prefuse 73, <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Delarosa and Asora</a>, <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Piano Overlord</a> and <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Ahmad Szabo</a>. He also performs with Eva Puyuelo Muns in a duo known as <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Savath & Savalas</a>. He began his career DJing at MJQ, a small night club in Atlanta, and then began working in commercial studios but soon branched out into his own music.

Amon Tobin

Sometime back in the mid-90s a fresh faced Brazilian ex-pat living in the UK decided he was going to put down his harmonica, pick up a sampler, and name himself after a Stephen King novel. The resulting album, Cujo's Adventures in Foam (released on Ninebar records, later reissued on Ninja Tune) signalled Amon Tobin's entry into the world of music. Immediately upon hearing this record, the powers that be at Ninja Tune signed him up to record as Amon Tobin, and he quickly went to work on his debut Bricolage.

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