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Nicholas

There is more than one artist with the name Nicholas. Nicholas (1) is an Italian house producer from Perugia (b. Nicholas Iammatto) responsible for the series of unofficial releases of edits on the No More Hits italian imprint. He also records under the nicknames Ni and Nims. Nicholas (2) is Nicholas Lemercier (AKA Heartbreaker) He is best known for his collaboration with Demon on the hit track "You Are My High" He was also in the Group 12 Angry Men along with artists like Benoit Bollini, Demon, and Lifelike.

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Alan Braxe

"The name ALAN BRAXE is synonymous with the development of the French music scene. He stands out as a pioneer of electronic music, due to a unique ability to put melody over mass and his sound is the very embodiment of the mythical “French Touch”. The story of Braxe’s journey to heralded international producer/ DJ and the birth of his acclaimed Label “Vulture Music”, are very much entwined by their history and ideals. 1997 “Vertigo” is released on the legendary label, Roulé.

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Himan

Himan (Julien Lacroix) was born in France in 1985 and is a DJ / Producer of electronic music. Influenced by the French House of the late 90’s and early 00’s that dominated the music scene in France, he is also inspired by disco, funk and eighties culture. At the age of thirteen, Stardust’s release of “Music Sounds Better With You” began his fascination with music styles composed of samples and filtered loops.

Read more about Himan on Last.fm.

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Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire!

Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! are a indie rock group from Adelaide, South Australia. They feature David Williams (vocals/guitar), Sam Stearne (drums), Caitlin Duff (vocals), Nathaniel Morse (guitar), Art Zinoviev (synth) and Josh Flavel (bass). Formed in 2006 into the vapid whirlpool era of fluro dance-punk, the quintet has since been impossible to pin down to any one sound or genre, opting for distinct stylistic strides between releases.

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Kettel

Kettel is Reimer Eising (born 1982), a self-described "elixir-brewing, camping-loving and musicmaking sorcerer-to-be." He is well-known for his playful, spontaneous melodies and organic folk sounds similar to Aphex Twin, Jega, and Plaid. Kettel has frequently performed live in his home country of the Netherlands, including at the Virus festival in Eindhoven, the Dutch Electronic Arts Festival in Rotterdam, and at Eurosonic and Noorderzon in his home town of Groningen. He has also collaborated on several projects of various remixes and compilations on his many record labels.

Read more about Kettel on Last.fm.

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Kris Menace

Kris Menace (born Christophe Höffel) is an electronic musician. He began to work as a producer and writer in the mid 1990s for different projects and started using the pseudonym "Kris Menace" in 2005. Menace is the owner of the house label "Work It Baby". Menace's debut single (in collaboration with Lifelike), Discopolis, was released on Vulture Music in 2005 and was one of the most anticipated house tracks and an Ibiza anthem within the same year. Discopolis was later picked up by Defected Records and re-released with various remixes and a video directed by Seb Janiak.

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Muldoon's Picnic

Folk/world group based in Glasgow since 2000. Lineup varies between four and six singers. Wide range of styles specialising in , , () and other , often in original four- or five-part arrangements. Described as "compelling listening", "very accomplished, very loud and very international in their repertoire", "very talented and technically superb young group who deserve much more attention".
www.muldoonspicnic.org.uk
www.myspace.com/muldoonspicnic

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Defender

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Defender is a House band from France. This is a one-time collaboration between Alan Braxe, Fred Falke, and Savage. They've released only one mini-EP, called Defender, in 2005 on Vulture Music. It also appears to be the most successful Defender on last.fm. 2) Defender is a Chicago based band. The brainchild of childhood friends Jorge Ledezma (guitars, keyboards) and Gabi Meszaros (bass, keyboards) who began making home recordings and sound collages in the early 90's.

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Louis La Roche

Louis La Roche is a French House producer from Norwich, UK. His style is French house/house. Around Valentines Day, a song named "Love" was published many places, saying that Thomas Bangalter made the song. However, Louis La Roche is the real artist behind this song. The album he was working on "I Delete Myself" was apparently scrapped, said by Louis, as he was not happy with the album. He just released an EP titled; "Me & Her" which is a 4 track EP that includes the hit song "Be Brave". It was released under the new label "Ever After Records", Louis is their first signed artist.

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Galleon

There are three known bands using the name Galleon: 1. a progressive rock band hailing from Sweden and
2. a French dance group.
3. a four-piece indie rock group based in Adelaide, Australia. 1. Galleon started as a three piece named Aragon back in ´85 , experimenting with different kind of music and musicians , but never really found the "right" feeling. . . Because Micke Värn, guitars - Göran Fors, bass and Vocals and Dan Fors, drums had the idea , they wanted at least to document their sweat and blood in composing the music they believed in under so many years , just in case . . .

Read more about Galleon on Last.fm.

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