1) Solo project of Daniel Martin-McCormick of Mi Ami (Los Angeles). Hot and sticky humid DC nights. San Fran brotherly love bangers. You-Can-Have-It-All loftings in Brooklyn. Ital bounces between these like a mechanized conga beat, offering up the kind of cuts that make you move like the smoother, sweeter version of yrself. This is the ultimate reversal of the day that disco died, the perfect envisioning of a dance culture that threw away the cheeky kitsch of hustle hangovers but held on to the je ne sais quoi of glitterfeti neon nightlife.
There are several bands with the name (Fractal): 1) Most of the tracks you can play here are from the instrumental debut CD Continuum, released in 2003 by the San Jose CA based progressive rock band Fractal. Their website is www.fractal-continuum.com. Fractal were formed in 2000 with a strong early influence from mid-late period King Crimson, and have since developed a unique sound, often using complex time signatures. In 2008, they are finalizing the recording of their second full CD. A single track from this CD "Aftermath" was pre-released in 2007.
"Infected Mushroom" is an Israeli psychedelic trance (psytrance) DJ/LivePA duo who have attained significant popularity from the late 1990s to the present day. Formed by Erez Aizen (also known as I.Zen) and Amit Duvdevani (also known as Duvdev), in Haifa, Israel, the duo have earned a large international fan base. "Infected Mushroom" are known for their consistent sonic evolution exemplified by their albums: "The Gathering" (1999), "Classical Mushroom" (2000), "B.P.
Tristan Cooke is a face that only needs to be introduced to those new on the circuit. He has been DJing for nearly 15 years, playing all over the world at places like New York, Brazil, Tokyo, Israel, Paris, Australia, South Africa, Zambia and many more. With three albums under his belt, 'Audiodrome' and 'Substance' on Twisted Records and a third 'Chemisphere' on NANO, his rise in the studio has gone hand in hand with his Dj career. He currently has plans for collaboration with Simon Posford and Koxbox.
Phony Orphants are Jeppe Ornkilde (DJ Jeppe) and Mikael Dahlgaard (DJ Emok), a progressive psytrance-group from Denmark. They created Iboga studio in Copenaghen, releasing their firsts works on Transient, Plastik Park, Plusquam and so on. Collaborating with some of the most interesting Scandinavian artists, such as Beat Bizarre, Refer Decree and much more, they finally created Iboga Records, which they also manage.
The core members of Shpongle are Simon Posford and Raja Ram from the United Kingdom, along with many collaborators and guest musicians. Ott is also credited on all albums. Their sound is a mix of mainly eastern ethnic samples and western contemporary psychedelic synth music. Posford is responsible for the synth and studio work while Raja Ram contributes with flute arrangements. They are both responsible for the visionary input. According to one interview, they commonly visualize the music together before and during the creation process.
For the psytrance artists go to the Black & White page and fix your tags. The band went under the name “First Love” and performed at the Hemmens Auditorium Battle of the Bands. The band took first place and won “cash plus recording time”. As time went on the band changed its name to “Black and White” and soon became very popular on the Illinois Club Circuit. The band performed at Chance’s R, Stay Out West and other Classic venues. Black and White Is: BOB SLAWEK / VOCALS JIM PATTERSON / BASS
1) Banda Under de Reggae Argentina, Voz: Pablo Beltrán. 2) There is another Mantra that was based in Manchester, UK in 1997 - 2001. Core members:
Simon Carroll- guitars
Yvonne Neve - Vocals + Keyboards
Phil Wallis- bass They produced two albums, ''Every Defect'' and ''Painted Red''. Lately, former band members Simon Carroll and Yvonne Neve formed the two piece Red Painted Red.
http://www.myspace.com/redpaintedred. 3) The third band called Mantra is a Hungarian (krishna) metal band.