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Secret Weapon

Secret Weapon was an early 80's disco/electro outfit. Their songs featured rapping, which was quite uncommon at the time. Their "Must Be the Music" single on Prelude records is a dance classic.

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Acidburp

Acidburp: Mike Walters is 28 and comes from Manchester, UK. He has been making Electronic music for about 9 years, and before that he was a drummer in a few bands.
Acidburp makes his music in a Program called FLStudio aka Fruityloops. He takes influences from Artists such as Wisp, Mrs Jynx, Boards of Canada and from Bands like Arab Strap and Mogwai. He has had a few releases on some of FaltyDL’s website and some on Badsekta, but recently had his first EP released on THEM records.

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Plaza De Funk

Plaza de Funk has been producing and DJing since 2001.After a few formative years spent dabbling with production and releasing records on labels such as Oxyd in his native country Italy, he moved to London in early 2004 and almost immediately got signed to West Records (best breakthrough label at Breakspoll 2005, and nominated as best label at Breakspoll 2006). The deal lead to the release of the Got The Funk Ep in 2005, which included a remix from Madox and was a massive hit, with support from all major players across the board.

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DJ Icon

DJ ICON, also known as Connie Wong, began her DJ career in 1996 at age 16 in San Francisco, California. She quickly rose in the ranks and created a name for herself in the underground, soon to break through the surface onto clubs, televisions, and radios across the globe. ICON was known as a trance DJ for the first half of her career but since 2001, she has immersed herself into breakbeats and almost exclusively plays Nu-Skool and Funky Breaks, a style she refers to as "Dirrty Breaks". However, when called upon, her versatility allows her to play all genres of electronic dance music.

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Inspectah Deck

Jason Hunter, (born July 6, 1971) better known as Inspectah Deck (aka Rebel INS), is an American rapper, producer, and actor. A member of the Wu-Tang Clan, known for his lyricism, he has not achieved the same level of commercial success in his solo career as some of his counterparts (such as Ghostface Killah or Method Man) though he continues to be respected and actively releases material. Hunter routinely mentions the Park Hill Projects in Clifton, Staten Island, NY, where he grew up, going to school with the future Ghostface Killah, Raekwon and Method Man.

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Boca 45

Boca 45 is DJ and producer Scott Hendy, from Bristol, UK. Since 2004 he has been signed to the independent record label, Grand Central Records. Prior to this, he released material on Hombré Recordings, Illicit Records, Superslick Stereo Sounds and High Noon Records. The name is derived from the Argentinean football team Boca Juniors, and a common name for a 7" single (so called because of the speed, in revolutions per minute, that a record of this size plays at).

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Instigator

Jake Setlak (not pictured) is the Instigator responsible for "Used Materials". Instigator THE ENGLISH SCHRANZ MASTER born 13/9/85. ive been mixing since 2004 and got into making tunes about 2005.
i used to be into indie and rock music such as oasis and led zeplin i used to play the guitar i played it for about 6/7 years but lost intreset. it was my brother who got me into techno when he used to go to the orbit to see the likes of ben sims and adam bayer this was in 1999 2000 2001 i never went i...

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