1.) Dutch Death Metal band XENOMORPH was founded in 1992 emerging from the underground scene in The Netherlands. Their most steady line-up became: DeTombe (vocals), Coert Zwart (guitar), Kreft (guitar), JRA (bass) and Marc Bomber (drums). They most likely got their name from the "scientific" predicate given to the aliens starring in the Aliens movie series. Their lyrics are mostly about evil, Satan, and other dark and occult stuff more than once inspired by the work of artists like H.R. Giger and Sir Ridley Scott.
Behind the production of symphonix are the brothers Sirko Wötanowski (28) & Stephan Wötanowski (25) Wötanowski from northern Germany, better known as dj montagu & dj golkonda. They started in 1998 with djing & organizing events. They based Tshitraka and the first Tshitraka Party was in the beginning of 1999 in a small club. This Project grows up to the Tshitraka Project Open Air Festival, which is every year in northern germany. Their famous indoor party event is called Amarasya.
There are 6 bands called Dynamo. Dynamo is also the name of a collaboration between Dynamic and Eskimo. Both are psytrance artists.
A review of their one collaboration, The Acid Daze, can be found here, an interview with Jon Ford (Eskimo) mentioning the project here, and their discogs page here. There is also a German artist called Dynamo who released Außen Vor in 2002, which was mastered by Robert Henke (Monolake). He makes abstract minimal techno/electro. His discogs page is here. This artist is also known as T++, Traktor, and Various Artists amongst other aliases.
Sun Control Species is Andrew Davidson (aka Drooid and Wombat), a progressive psytrance artist from Melbourne, Australia. He has become a standard amongst the australian trance scene since the turn of the millenium. A fully accredited musician and engineer, working from '98 to 2000 as a commercial sound engineer and producer in Sydney, he eventually left to pursue his own music career. After deciding against joining a 'boy band' the project SCS was born.
Slug is the name used by multiple musical acts: (1) American hip hop artist Sean Daley, of Atmosphere; (2) South African trance artist Liam Gibbs; (3) a Los Angeles avant/noise rock band; (4) a Chicago-based trance/breakbeat producer; (5) a house DJ from the Shetland Isles, (6) a singer-songwriter from the UK and (7) a south american thrash-metal band.
1. Sean Daley, Slug, Atmosphere:
Minneapolis, Minnesota isn`t exactly the ideal spot to try and maintain a career in hip hop, but somehow, Slug has managed to do just that.
There are at least 2 bands with the name Dual Core 1) A nerdcore band with members from England and US 2) A Psy Trance project from Israel 1) int eighty and c64 are... Dual Core. Actually they are just two guys. int eighty is a programmer in Cincinnati, Ohio; and c64 is a graphic designer in Greater Manchester, England. They originally met several years ago on an underground hip hop website. "His beats made me want to rap, and he quickly became one of my favorite producers," recalls eighty in regards to c64's production.
Burn in Noise (Gustavo Manfroni Amaral de Souza) was born in Brazil. He was brought up dedicating his time and interest completely to music. He's been playing the guitar since his early days. He played in 2 rock bands, up to the day when, during a trip to London, got in touch with the psychedelic trance music. The interest in electronic music grew fast and, in the end of 1999, started buying softwares for producing music.
Skazi is an Israeli trance band, producing a unique style of full-on psychedelic trance music since 1998. Their first trance album Animal, released in September 2000 was revolutionary in its sound & direction. Coming from a punk and hardcore scene, Skazi brought a new and innovative twist to trance, combining electronica with live guitar riffs & storming sounds. In March 2002 Skazi released their second album, Storm, followed by Total Anarchy in the summer of 2006.
Four (or more) artists have gone by the name Cortex: a French jazz-funk group from the 70s, a Swedish punk band, a Spanish metalcore band and a experimental Belgian project by Alain Neffe. 1. A French jazz funk group from the seventies.
Key members were Alain Mion (Piano) and Alain Gandolfi (drums, percussion). Cortex recorded several albums and singles for the Sonodisc label. 2 albums got re-issued: 'Troupeau Bleu' (on 'Dare-Dare') and 'Volume 2' (on 'Follow Me'). 2. A Swedish punk or post-punk band from Gothenburg.