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Bass Junkie

U.K.-based producer Phil Klein releases Miami bass-inflected new school electro under his Bass Junkie aegis. Appearing most recently on the Breakin' Records label and on his own Parallax imprint, Klein's Bass Junkie material draws liberally from classics of electro-funk and bass music -- from Freestyle's "It's Automatic" and Unknown DJ's "808 Beats" to Maggotron's "Planet of Bass" -- combining truckloads of samples with crisp, uptempo rhythms and, naturally, the deepest of bone-rattling bass. Although his discography includes a number of tracks released as Battle Systems, I.

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The System

There are 3 artists with this name.
1. An electropop/R&B duo
2. An English anarcho-punk group
3. A Danish electronica group (1) The System were electropop/R&B duo David Frank and Mic Murphy.
The duo recorded their biggest hit "Don't Disturb This Groove" in 1987 and later that decade featured another notable track entitled "Coming To America" as featured in the movie of the same name. "You Are In My System" was another hit from the band. and they also worked as producers for acts like Chaka Khan ('I Feel For You'), Phil Collins ('Sussudio') and Mtume ('Juicy Fruit').

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Ben Mono

Ben Mono – ambitious multi-player, producer, remixer and in demand DJ from Munich – has built himself a solid reputation in the world of advanced diskotainment during the past years. His debut album "Dual" was praised by critics for being “complex, deep, tight and authentic at the same time” (De:Bug). His tracks can be found constantly on heavy rotation in the playlists of supporters like Dave Clarke, Jazzanova, Funkstörung or Zombie Nation. Finally, after carefully polishing his latest compositions, Ben Mono is about to drop his long awaited sophomore effort: "Hit The Bit".

Read more about Ben Mono on Last.fm.

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Freestyle

There is more than one artist with the name Freestyle: 1. One of the most prolific and influential of the '80s electro artists, Miami-based producer Tony Butler recorded a string of popular club tracks on Power/Jam Packed and his own Music Specialist label in the mid-'80s, helping build the electro legacy that would give birth to Miami-style bass music and freestyle (named after Butler's primary pseudonym), as well as influence '90s post-techno artists such as Autechre and Biochip C.

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Datassette

The Datassette project is a series of electronic music recordings by John M Davies, and as the name would suggest there is a heavy influence of the C64 SID Chip at work here. The Datashat Project is a pseudonym used for dodgy bastard pop remixes and DJ appearances. This description as well as free mp3's can be found at http://www.datassette.net.

Datassette on Last.fm.

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Hot Toddy

There are two artists with the name Hot Toddy. 1. "Hot Toddy" is the solo moniker for Chris Todd, better known for my work with Crazy P(enis), but has been writing music under the name of Hot Toddy since around 1998. His first releases were on the Nottingham based label Neon Heights and on the Manchester based label, Paperecordings (the album "Super Magic", in 2001). [ http://www.myspace.com/hottoddyuk ]

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Arabian Prince

Arabian Prince is the stage name of Mik Lezan (born October 12, 1964 in Inglewood, California), a rapper and hip hop producer, best known for being an original member of the legendary rap group, N.W.A. Born and raised in Inglewood, California, Arabian Prince released a solo album Situation Hot in 1985. In the following year, Arabian Prince joined up with the first gangsta rap group N.W.A. three years after graduating Inglewood High School in Inglewood, CA. He wanted to be an artist in N.W.A.

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Missing Andy

Missing Andy is a burgeoning UK pop/hip-hop crossover act from Braintree in Essex. They recently released their debut EP "My London", which includes the songs "Night Train" and "Under Pressure". They were recently voted #1 to find success on the 2008 NME Breaking Bands Poll

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