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The Upbeats

Jeremy Glenn & Dylan Jones are Drum & Bass producers from Wellington, New Zealand. They broke onto the international scene with Slit/Fill Me In, released on BC Presents, but had a following in New Zealand before that, having released some 12" singles on local labels and a full album (on CD) released in that same year. Since, they've had a string of releases on established DnB labels, including Virus, Project 51 & Human.

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Hexadecimal

Hexadecimal is Nottingham-based breaks duo Scott Reeder and Ben Harvey. With numerous critically-acclaimed releases, a residency at the multi-award winning Nottingham breaks night "Spectrum" and a 2007 Breaks Poll gong under their belt, the breaks world now knows all about Hexadecimal. Hexadecimal have smashed their way through the Nottingham breaks scene and are causing similar sonic destruction as they take their sound out of town.

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Plump DJs

Plump DJs (Lee Rous and Andy Gardner) are a DJ and producer team in electronic dance music. Early pioneers of the breakbeat genre in electronic music, the Plump DJs have diversified in recent years to incorporate new styles such as electro, house and bass music. Their sound is still widely thought to maintain a breakbeat aesthetic, but their productions and DJ sets have become stylistically broader. Throughout the 2000s, they released a string of singles and remixes of well-known dance music names such as Fatboy Slim, Orbital, Deadmau5 and the Stanton Warriors.

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EK

Mexican Death metal band with prehispanic influences. They were formed in 2003 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Lyrical themes include Ancient Cultures and Ancient Mexican Religion/Gods. -- Same artist name -- EK is a breakbeat producer and DJ from Melbourne, Australia. Combining varied musical influences to create a fusion of tuff beats, twisted electronic sounds and epic melodies that have won him support from some of the biggest names in the global breakbeat scene.

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Freestylers

The Freestylers formed in 1996 when DJs and dance music producers Matt Cantor, Aston Harvey and (initially) Andrew Galea joined forces. All three of them had been involved in the British dance music scene since the 1980s. Cantor had recorded as Cut n' Paste and Strike with Andy Gardner (Plump DJs). Aston Harvey recorded as Blapps! Posse best known for the 1990 breakbeat dance hit "Don't Hold Back" before working with Definition of Sound, Rebel MC and DJ Rap (as DJ Rap and Aston). Harvey joined with Galea under the name Sol Brothers before Cantor was recruited to form the Freestylers.

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Fort Knox Five

Fort Knox Five is a DJ collective out of Washington DC. Their style ranges from eclectic downbeat & hip hop, to upbeat funk and breaks. They have DJed in Russia, Germany, Greece, Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Canada. FK5 fuse live instrumentation with modern electronics to create a funk-driven sound. They've remixed Tito Puente, Louis Armstrong, Tower of Power, A Skillz and Krafty Kuts, Dynamo Productions, and Mo'Horizons. They produced four tracks on Afrika Bambaataa's album "Dark Matter" on Tommy Boy Records.

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doctor P

Doctor P is a dubstep producer from the UK. In 2009 himself, long time friend (and fellow DJ) Flux Pavilion, and SwanE teamed up to form Circus Records, which lays claim to Cookie Monsta and Brown & Gammon.

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Bad Taste

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.

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Youngsta

1.) Youngsta is a dubstep DJ based in London, UK. He has a weekly radio show on Rinse.fm each Monday 11pm-1am GMT. He known for his exceptional mixing skills and musical style which is a continuation of the original, deeper, darker sound of dubstep. 2.) Youngsta a London rap artist from ‘the south of the compass’ is currently making shock waves in the UK music scene. An individual with strong beliefs, Youngsta consistently provides lyrics with which fans can relate to making him one of the most popular UK rappers.

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