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Zodiac Youth

Zodiac Youth is the name of Youth (Martin Glover) and Zodiac Mindwarp's (Mark Manning) collaborative project. They are best known for their 1990's releases on Youth's Dragonfly Records, the most notable result of this project being the excellent remix album "Devil's Circus" released in 1997. The excellent remixes by well known psychedelic trance artists like Elysium, Man With No Name, Hallucinogen, Black Sun, Johann and Voodoo People resulted in a very diverse and interesting release at the time.

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Terrafractyl

Felix Greenlees aka Terrafractyl has been playing and writing music for as long as he can remember. Brought up on a diet of Classical, Opera and Jazz he eventually went on to play Bassoon in several professional orchestras around Australia.
He has also played piano for most of his life, and was over the moon when he discovered a genre of music into which he could incorporate all the different types of music he had grown to love.
It was called Goa-trance.
Since then Felix never looked back, and he is now one of the most prominent and sought after psytrance performers in Australia.

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Sensient

Real Name: Tim Larner
Profile: Sensient is Tim Larner from Melbourne, Australia. He has been concentrating on music since he was 12 years old. Having played drums in various funk/fusion bands, he has always had the music in him. However, it wasn't until he discovered psytrance at the age of 19 that he found his musical calling. His early days in the scene were spent in the rain forests of Byron Bay, soaking up the vibe and inspirations of such a place. Then in time he purchased his first computer and immediately began to explore the possibilities of sound creation.

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Genetic

There are at least 2 artists with this name: 1) A young punkrock-band from Emmen, The Netherlands 2) Alias of Paul Jackson, psychedelic trance producer and ex-member of Juno Reactor. Paul Jackson was born in Redhill, England, UK in April 1970. He worked as a sound engineer and producer for various London recording studios before finding underground exposure with 'Transmission' under the name of 'Genetic' on producer Youth's Dragonfly Records in 1992. Following the release of Transmission, Paul became part of small group of people that helped to shape the Psytrance sound of the 1990s.

Read more about Genetic on Last.fm.

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Phony Orphants

Phony Orphants are Jeppe Ornkilde (DJ Jeppe) and Mikael Dahlgaard (DJ Emok), a progressive psytrance-group from Denmark. They created Iboga studio in Copenaghen, releasing their firsts works on Transient, Plastik Park, Plusquam and so on. Collaborating with some of the most interesting Scandinavian artists, such as Beat Bizarre, Refer Decree and much more, they finally created Iboga Records, which they also manage.

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O.V.N.I.

In 2000 O.V.N.I was formed when the members of the Alfa-Matrix break beat band, Seize, decided to swap roles and do something a little darker, this time with Steven taking the lead vocals and Sandrine and Rosie on bass and keyboards respectively. O.V.N.I started out with the name Spermwhale, but decided to change it when hunting for a label.

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Quantum

There are 4 artists/bands named Quantum. 1. A trance DJ residing in Israel.
2. A now defunct progressive rock band formed in the 80's.
3. A hip-hop artist.
4. A Indonesian indie alternative pop/rock band. 1. Quantum is a trance DJ.
Gidi Snapir - Quantum - was always obsessed with collecting music and finding new sounds. Coming from a family of musicians, he studied piano as a kid but his first encounter with electronic music came in the late 1980's when he first heard new wave dark industrial music.

The Beast

There are at least 3 bands with this name: 1. The US band, a mid-eighties mix of punk and metal. Notably Scott Ruth became the singer of Ripping Corpse and since then Dim Mak. 2. A side-project of Nornagest, leader of Belgium's well-known Black Metal demons Enthroned. Releases so far: Demo - Pacta Conventa Doemoniorum (1996)
Demo - Him (1998)
EP - Fixed by the Devil (2002) The Beast's music is extremely primitive and raw sounding, with very lo-fi production. In the vein of Beherit, Von and Striborg.

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