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Mux Mool

“I know it’s electronic music,” Brian Lindgren says, “but sometimes I feel like an old-timey traveling musician with an M-Audio Trigger Finger instead of a guitar.” As Mux Mool, Lindgren has been criss-crossing the country by himself for years, collecting records, loops, and samples, and rocking parties in towns both large and boondock-small. Lindgren is a self-confessed nerd to the bone, an incurable doodler, a Star Trek: The Next Generation fan; he lives on energy drinks and barely sleeps, spending his days working on music and his nights absorbing Internet memes by the hard-drive load.

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Onra

Onra is a French beatmaker currently residing in Paris. He released his first album with other french producer and friend Quetzal (Al Quetz) in 2006. A hip-hop tribute to soul music which was played several times by Gilles Peterson, Benji B, and covered on Okayplayer.com. At the same time, he started collaborating with American keyboard player called Byron The Aquarius and released an album under the name of The Big Payback in 2007 on Japanese label Circulations. A project full of different influences such as futuristic hip-hop, spaced out and jazzy broken beats.

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Gaslamp Killer

The Gaslamp Killer, A reference to his hometown of San Diego and their beach brah's Gaslamp bar district, the self professed Animal style DJ has been holding it down behind LA's Turntable Lab counter. But his real home is behind the turntables, where his wild style takes DJing into the realm of freak fest psychedelia.

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Araabmuzik

"I Got the name ARAAB was back in 02…My nigga had gave me that name ‘cause I didn’t have an alias or nothing like that nam sayin so I ran with it. In 05 I added the MUZIK ‘cause that's what you're listening to when you hear my muzik Araab Muzik" "My influences growing up were pretty much based on the producers. I didn't really listen to the artist ‘cause that wasn't my thing. If the beat caught my attention then I would like the song nam sayin. The beat is pretty much what everyone listens to first then the artist."

Flume

There are three artists named Flume. [1] Harley Streten from Sydney, Australia.
http://soundcloud.com/flume-1 [2] One is a Dutch is a pure and energetic Indie Pop/Rock-band from Enschede, the Netherlands. The band makes substantive, heartfelt and sunny pop songs, in which a driving rhythm section provides support for multi-layered guitar melodies and polyphonic vocals. The moving, emotional and occasionally raw voice of guitarist and lead singer Dennis keeps
the songs together, and merges in natural harmony, or every now and then in dynamic

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Tempa

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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Flying Lotus

Los Angeles resident Steven Ellison. a.k.a. Juno Leed a.k.a. Flying Lotus is an electronic artist/hip-hop beat-maker, occasionally linked to artists such as Madlib , J Dilla and fellow LA resident The Gaslamp Killer for his more abstract and sometimes jazz-tinted style. Flying Lotus, often abbreviated to FlyLo, is currently signed to Warp Records, although he released his first album, 1983 on Plug Research Records, the label to which he belonged from 2006-2007. His June 2008 release, Los Angeles, with cover art designed by Build & Timothy Saccenti, was released to positive critical reviews.