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John Foxx & The Maths

John Foxx and The Maths is the name given to the work written and produced by John Foxx and Benge. John Foxx (born in Chorley, Lancashire)[2] is the stage name of English musician Dennis Leigh. He was the original lead singer of the band Ultravox!, before embarking on a solo career in 1979. Primarily associated with electronic synthesiser music, he has also pursued a parallel career in graphic design and education.

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gwEm and Counter Reset

gwEm and Counter Reset hail from London, England where they are Kings of the Chip-scene if you want to call it that. gwEm who has written the very popular maXYmiser tracker for the Atari which is used as a backing to his flying V guitar and Counter Reset's Drums while they share vocal duties. While having a background in the demoscene as a duo they throw in influence from as far and wide as Judas Priest where they get there rocker mentality and The Blackout Crew whome inspired them to start putting a donk in to there tracks.

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Opium

There are several bands with the name Opium: 1. Opium is a brutal death metal from Bandung, Indonesia. Was formed in early 2007 with a line up Fajar (Vocals), Tony (Guitar), Arief (Drums), Yorghi (Bass). Opium lauched Promo song with the title, "Bingkai Mayat Membusuk", "Propaganda Religion",etc. With the latest line up is Fajar (Vocals) Tony (Guitar) Chandra (Bass) and Arief (Drums).
And this line up continue to survive until now. Official Myspace : http://www.myspace.com/opiumgrind 2. Opium is ambient project by italian musician Matteo Zini.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) is a synth pop group whose founding members are originally from The Wirral Peninsula, United Kingdom. OMD record for Virgin Records (originally for Virgin's DinDisc subsidiary). The group was founded in 1978 by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys, after they had been involved in several bands, including The Id. Later drummer Malcolm Holmes and saxophonist Martin Cooper joined.

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Synesthesia UK

Synesthesia are a two person team of Josh D Semans and Francis Smallwood, dealing in the worlds of contemporary electronic and occasionally ambient electronic music. Using a mixture of Analog, DSP and Computers, the duo perform at local festivals and concerts around their hometowns of Hesketh Bank and Tarleton. Formed in 2010.

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Interface

Interface is an electronic music group based on Long Island, NY. It was founded in 1993 by Eric Eldredge (keyboards, sequences, and vocals). Its career has been lined with a steady output of songs and dance remixes for other artists and several lineup shifts (The current one adds live keyboardists Jon Billian and Joe Dobise, plus live drummer Justin Parker). Each of its albums display a blend of various styles of electronic music, most notably trance, synthpop, electro-industrial and aggrotech, with a strong sense of melody and songwriting.

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Gigamesh

Gigamesh has been making his mark for several years in dance clubs around the world with his own popular blend of remixes, as well as his work with remix group DiscoTech, and his role in Señor Stereo, a disco influenced live-electronic group. Today,Consequence of Sound exclusively premiered the a mixtape, featuring exclusive remixes of Katy B, Theophilus London and Afrojack, that he made especially for Thursday September 22nd’s Check Yo Ponytail show at El Rey. Gigamesh will share the bill that night with Miami Horror, Class Actress, LA Girlfriend and Franki Chan.

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