Timo Maas (born July 27, 1969 in Hannover, Germany) is an electronic music DJ/producer and remixer. Maas' first fascination with music was sparked by listening to the radio when he was young. At the age of 9 he bought his first record and went on to buy his first set of turntables at 17. His very first set was in 1982, when he played at a party in his friend's home. The beginning of his career consisted mostly of gigs around Germany playing "Top 40"-records, but occasionally sneaking in a techno record.
Sonic Animation were an Australian band that made electronic music from many genres. Rupert Keiller and Adrian Cartwright were with the group through the entirety of its existence, but they also performed with others including Steve Berschtick, who was with the group when it formed, and Erica Mclean who sung the female vocals on the new tracks on their greatest hits album Eleven. The group split up in 2006.
Vitalic (born as Pascal Arbez in 1976) is an electronic music artist. He was born in France and is of Italian descent. His first singles were released in 1996 and 1997, but were confined to the underground electronic music scene. He decided to make music when he heard Daft Punk's Rollin' & Scratchin' in a club in his hometown Dijon. He became good friends with Michel Amato, also known as The Hacker, whom he met in the Rex, the "techno temple" of Laurent Garnier. The Hacker suggested he send his new tracks to DJ Hell, head of Gigolo records in Munich.
Matt Laws and Stuart Matheson are the writers in this unique project. Growing up with Tron, Hackers and the explosion in computing – both were destined to use the technology that surrounded them to create the stunning musical soundscapes. Through the creative use of software applications fused with various pieces of hardware they have been able to streamline the musical process into a sublime and emotional play for the listener to enjoy.
Psyko Punkz are a force to be reckoned with. From the early days of meeting at the Matrixx Nijmegen(2004), they started talking about their production skills and about doing a track together. It took a couple of years before they started and bought their first studio together. After playing the keys together (February 2008) they felt that something magic happened, PSYKO PUNKZ were born. In the new generation of hardstyle, Psyko Punkz are ready to make the world Psyko.
Walking down the streets of Suburbia, those passing by would stop and listen, for the grungy analog sounds coming from behind the white picket fence were in the hands of an ambitious teenager. Thereafter the electronic craziness ensued, epic dance parties, cheap liquor and moderately fast cars were all at hand. Life was good. Now it's time to shake up the scene and discover every sound in the funky spectrum.
Steve Lawler A child of the acid house generation, has been busy with the beats long before genres were but a twinkle in clubland’s eye. An electronic artist who defies generic boundaries, ever since his days organising the infamous motor way raves under the M42 motor way, in the uk. As an Artists his releases & Remixes have been signed by some of the worlds most established Recording labels. R&S Records, Systematic, Drumcode, Harthouse, Cocoon, MBF, OVUM, Sci+Tec, Tsuba, Souvenir, Rekids, Boxer Sport, Be As One, Monique, Kostbar, Skint and of course his own recording label VIVa MUSiC.
Matt & Kim are an alternative punk/dance duo from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2004 by Matt Johnson (guitar/vocals/keyboards) and Kim Schifino (drums/vocals). Their simple, dance style rhythms and energetic performances have gained them a substantial local following and a formidable online presence through social networking and media sites like YouTube and MySpace. The group had sprung from the record label and media group "Iheartcomix", which released their first full-length, self-titled CD in October, 2006.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), who performs under the stage name Lady Gaga, is a singer, songwriter and musician from New York City, New York, United States. Before Gaga adopted her stage name she was in a band called Stefani Germanotta Band. She released her first EP, "Red and Blue", in early 2006. The following year, music producer Rob Fusari dubbed her Lady Gaga, inspired by the Queen song "Radio Gaga". After this she recorded her first two songs as Lady Gaga (Fever and Wonderful) on Def Jam records, but was later let go.
!!! is an American dance-punk band from Sacramento, California that formed in Autumn 1996 from the former band members of The Yah Mos, Black Liquorice and popesmashers. After a tour together, members of local Sacramento, CA bands Black Liquorice and popesmashers formed !!!. The band's name was inspired by the subtitles of the movie The Gods Must Be Crazy, in which the mouth-clicking sounds of the Bushmen were represented as "!". Chk Chk Chk is the most common pronunciation, but they could just as easily be called Bam Bam Bam, Uh Uh Uh, Pew Pew Pew, etc. etc. etc.