There are two Simbad >>>>
one is a french dj/producer based in london who also releases as Mowgly, Marathon Men, Twitch, Loose Ensemble or Les Barons... Recently released Soul Fever feat. Steelo, Simbad will be dropping his album featuring singers on Raw Fusion in spring 2007, its all about soul & quality cosmic frequencies... catch him spinnin' around the planet if you can !
The other is an indie-band from Helsinki, Finland.
There are two Simbad >>>>
DJ Trace was an early member of the tight-knit crew of producers constituting popular techstep drum'n'bass label No U-Turn. His first crack at broad exposure came through the compilation "Techsteppin'" released on Emotif in 1995. It contained a number of tracks licensed from the No U-Turn studios, and helped seed a new direction in drum'n'bass, one characterized by heavy use of electronics, cavernous beats and basslines, and the dystopian histrionics that have since become trademarks of the No U-Turn/Nu Black sound.
Lack of Afro is the recording name of Adam Gibbons. Born into a musical family, Adam started playing the piano at the age of 7, taking lessons from his grandmother. He started the alto saxophone at the age of 11 and had progressed to Grade 8 by the time he was 17. Musical influences at this early stage included Motown, Soul, Jazz and all forms of Sixties music, courtesy of his father’s record collection.
Real Name: Kato Holgersen, Stian Rosvoll, Jason Crane, Ole Sandvik, Aksel Hagen Tjora
Fused Forces is a duo of Essex-based producers/DJs Adsassin and Moriatti, both 25 years old. They first started DJing on pirate radio over 12 years ago and have been making music themselves for over 5 years. These days they mainly produce and mix dubstep.
Presently Dizz1 has been blowing up all over the place. From playing at Sonar 2010, attending the Red Bull Music Academy in Spain and getting air play from Giles Peterson, Mary Anne Hobbs and Benji B on BBC Radio through to performing alongside the likes of De La Soul, Mos Def, Guilty Simpson, Phat Kat, Oh No, Benga, The Bug, Starkey, Stereotyp, N-Type, Lorn, Mt Kimbie and Loefah as well as having his track ‘Konotakosuke Yaro’ feature on the highly anticipated Beat Dimensions 2 compilation on Rush Hour.
Seiji, started in music as a classically trained cellist, but in the early 1990s he discovered Hardcore, Jungle and later US House music and began producing a few years later. His first releases came out through the seminal Jungle/Drum & Bass label, Reinforced, culminating in an album with his production partner at the time, G-Force. The G-Force & Seiji album, Just Another Number. At the same time Seiji started collaborating with Orin Walters (Afronaught) and together they formed Bugz in the Attic which grew into a collective of 8 individuals based in West London.
Dabrye (pronounced “DAB-ree”) is just one alias of Ghostly artist Tadd Mullinix, who explores hip-hop with head-nodding beats and saw-tooth bass lines, with a keen eye to forward-thinking production and rhythms. Dabrye has earned considerable praise from both the hip-hop underground (Jay Dee, Jurassic 5) and the electronic music press, earning him a Next 100 mention from URB in 2002 and praise from publications as diverse as Rolling Stone to The Wire.
A songwriter, producer, singer, and DJ, Vikter Duplaix is originally from Philadelphia and remains highly connected to the Philly soul movement. In the 90s Duplaix worked primarily as a producer working on records for Erykah Badu, Musiq, and Jaguar Wright.
A friendship with Philly DJ King Britt led to an immersion in modern dance music. He contributed vocals to Britt's Scuba project (Swell) and soon was producing his own material; underground singles like "Messages," "Manhood," and "Sensuality" went over well with house DJs, including Masters at Work, who gave "Sensuality" a big push.
Olivier Daysoul, real name Olivier St. Louis, born in Washington DC, is a Hatian American based in the UK. He graduated from Oxford University. An artist with an eclectic take on musicality, merging the classics like Al Green with the eccentricities of Prince. Olivier Daysoul delivers a multitude of musical color that keeps your head nodding and your ears watering for more. He has also worked with numerous artists such as Hudson Mohawke, Onra, Dam-Funk, Mike Slott & many more.