Marcus Intalex is 'pretty fly for a white guy'. Through his production with St Files as M.I.S.T. (Marcus Intalex & ST Files), he has produced incredibly popular remixes for classic tracks such as Just a Vision and Sincere. Marcus is one of the most recognizable names in the increasingly popular genre referred to as liquid funk. Alongside producers such as Calibre, Peshay and High Contrast, Marcus is bringing the Soul back to the Step.
There are multiple artists who use the name Axis: 1) A hardcore band from Daytona Beach, FL
http://www.facebook.com/pages/AXIS/118870751476623 2) Hailing from the birthplace of Heavy Metal, stoke-on-trent, Axis are a new, midlands-based 5 piece rock outfit who hope to carry on the legacy of such heavy metal greats as Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Iron Maiden, while also, bringing the genre kicking and screaming into the 21st century with an infusion of the musical lessons learned over the last twenty years.
Cutty Ranks, born Philip Thomas in Jamaica in 1965, is a reggae and dancehall artist. His stage name stems from his sometime employment as a butcher. At the age of 14, he began his career as a reggae artist on sound systems such as Gemini, Rebel Tone, and Papa Roots. Early on in his dee jaying career he was influenced by Josey Wales. He joined Killamanjaro where he worked alongside Early B, Super Cat, Puddy Roots, and Little Twitch. His prominence on sound systems evolved in the mid-to-late 1980s on SturMars and Metromedia, alongside famed selectors Danny Dread and Skyjuice.
Born in a quiet London suburb, Drifta AKA Chris Demello had an early exposure to music by way of old hip hop, reggae, jazz, soul and funk records. After conquering piano and drums, his love of music led him behind the turntables. By the age of 16 he was playing ragga and jump up at his first house party, but he soon discovered a love for the more soulful sounds of drum & bass around 2004. After years of spending endless amounts of money on slowly building a record collection, Chris was just itching to share it with the nation.
Benny Greb, born 13.06.80 in Augsburg (near Munich-Germany)
Autodidactic Drummer since the age of 6. Started taking trumpet and piano lessons and the same time. First drumlessons at the age of the 12. Involved in serveral Cover- and Jazz-Bands. After his musical studies he moved to Hamburg in 2001.
The following year perfomance at the World Drum Festival.
2003 Release of the Benny Greb-DVD titled "Vorschlag".
Having grown up in Bristol Xample has always been surrounded by the sounds of drum and bass and the love of this music lead to him buying his first set of turntables. Soon after, Xample relocated to Liverpool and this is where he first teamed up with the local dj/producers Sol and Futurebound. Xample became a regular at nights around the North West, playing at some of the best nights in Manchester Liverpool and Leeds. Around this time, Xample decided he wanted to try his hand at producing and before to long had notched up releases on labels such as Hard leaders, Penny Black and L plates.
There are several artists called as Paranoid: Russian metal band, Old school EBM band, Electronic artist from Northern Ireland, and Dutch rock/metal band.
1. old school ebm band with several albums released in very early 90's, with strong influence from the 80's.
2. Russian alternative metal with modern metal elements band from Moscow. Band formed in 2005. They've recorded EP in 2006. ParanoiD's site: http://myspace.com/paranoidofficial