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.
Rico Tubbs (Riku Pentti) aka Infekto is finnish breakbeat and drum'n'bass producer.
Kicks Like A Mule is a rave/electronic music duo consisting of Richard Russell and Nick Halkes. Their first single "The Bouncer" was a Top 10 hit in the UK Singles Chart when it was released in 1992. Although both Halkes and Russell worked at the XL Recordings label at the time of the single's release (XL being run by Russell to this day), it was released on Rebel MC’s independent Tribal Bass label.
Bass Kleph writes the kind of tracks where the whole club does a double take, then bum rushes the DJ to find out what the F##K is this?!?. It’s a dirty, bouncy, querky, sexy, sensory assault of less is more Tech/Electro. A mash of straight beats, and break beats, big bass and house treats. It’s that… well it’s that Bass Kleph sound. He describes the sound as a war on average, fought by Amazonian swimsuit models with machine guns, and he’s not too far off.
There are at least 4 bands that go by the name Bad Taste Pfffft, screw reading the posts below. The one and only GOOD Bad Taste is the thrashtastic funk outfit from Melbourne, Australia, Check it yo: http://www.facebook.com/BadTasteband?ref=ts The real Bad Taste is a Hardcore Punk band from Rochester NY. Bad Taste is also a band formed in Bar, Montenegro by Nemanja "Bečo" Bečanović. Their style varies from indie pop/rock and "Boston-influenced" alternative rock to post-rock/experimental/noise music mainly created in Nemanja's room.
What started back in the mid-nineties as an experiment fusing youth culture and social action has turned into a multi-faceted, multi-faced creature called Bassnectar. It is the brainchild of Lorin Ashton, and it exists as an open-sourced musical project that is as diverse as it is heavy, as raw as it is meticulous, and as fierce as it is imaginative. Bassnectar combines sound and force with weight while spanning the spectrum of sonic style, covering every genre imaginable, and smashing it all into a collision of intense...
The Stanton Warriors have succeeded in not only bucking musical definition but have picked it up by the collar and kicked its ass. They've also done this in true underground warrior style as despite becoming the first breakbeat act ever to sign to a major label (warner, no less), they were required to, in their eyes, compromise their style for the sake of shifting units. As a result they refused to put out any releases and focused on the DJing whilst a new label was sought (V2).