Hexstatic is a UK music duo, consisting of Stuart Warren Hill and Robin Brunson, that specializes in creating "quirky audio visual electro". Formed in 1997 after Hill and Brunson met while producing visuals at the Channel Five launch party, they decided to take over for the original members of the Ninja Tune multimedia collective Hex that had disbanded around the same time. They soon collaborated with Coldcut for the Natural Rhythms Trilogy, including the critically acclaimed A/V single Timber.
Da Octopusss is a presumably french electronic duo that was previously known for their work on the soundtrack for the film Banlieue 13 (English: District 13). The artists appear in octopus/cthulhu inspired costumes.
Jason Forrest is an electronic music producer known for noisy experimental electronica and breakcore. Largely produced and performed on a single computer (including live shows), his songs tend to be constructed from digital samples of found sounds and other artists' music. Until 2004 he recorded under the name Donna Summer then in 2007 he began to re-use the updated "DJ Donna Summer" for the production an performance of dance music.
Fatlip (b. Derrick Stewart in 1969) is an American rapper and former member of the alternative hip hop group The Pharcyde, which he was a member of from 1990 to 1995. After being fired from The Pharcyde, Fatlip began his solo career with the single "What's Up Fatlip?" in 2000, but did not release a solo debut album until 2005, when he released "The Loneliest Punk". Fatlip has appeared on songs by many artists, such as The Chemical Brothers, Neon Neon and N.A.S.A.
Stereo:Type is the new act from two of the finest producers in Breakbeat: Ctrl-Z & Screwface.
myspace page: www.myspace.com/ctrlzscrewface Having smashed their way onto dance-floors around the world with anthems on Hardcore Beats, such as 'Kung Fu Funk' and the infamous 'Stereo:Typical', Tommy Dash and Chris Screwface decided to knuckle down and explore their sound further under the new moniker.
Cut Chemist is the performing name of Lucas MacFadden, a solo turntablist. He is a former member of the funk Latin band Ozomatli, and of the underground rap group Jurassic 5. He became known through the Los Angeles-based rap group Unity Committee, and debuted on vinyl on the B-Side of Unity Committee's 1993 single, Unified Rebelution. The track, "Lesson 4: The Radio" was an ovation of Double Dee and Steinski's seminal hip-hop masterpieces, "Lessons 1-3."
There are at least eight artists with the name Matrix: 1. Matrix is the pseudonym of London based drum and bass producer and DJ Jamie Quinn. Quinn started his musical career as one half of drum and bass duo Turbosound, who signed to DJ SS's F Project Records label, an offshoot of Formation Records. Their name was changed for them to "International Rudeboys", which while it perhaps didn't suit them as well as they would have liked, nonetheless this brought further success on Formation Records proper.
Tomáš Dvořák (*78) aka Floex - clarinetist, composer, producer and multimedia artist from Prague (Czech Republic). While Tomáš solo works are released under his Floex moniker, the soundtracks are released under his own name Tomáš Dvořák. From childhood he has been learning clarinet which later becomes the key instrument for his music - not only as "instrumental signature" but also as way of his compositional approach.
Afghan Headspin is an all encompassing multi-genre basshead! Be it Breaks, Dubstep, Electro or House, Afghan Headspin has been pushing their signature sounds from late 2006. Releasing on some of the Dance Music scenes biggest labels, SKINT, Rocstar, Against The Grain, Cheap Thrills (the list goes on!), and working with some of the scenes biggest characters, Fatboy Slim, Herve, Cut La Roc, Rennie Pilgrem & Shut Up & Dance. Support over the years has come from Fresh, Mistajam (1xtra), Annie Nightingale (BBC Radio 1), Mary Anne Hobbs (XFM), Eddy Temple-Morris (XFM) and Jay Cunning (Kiss FM).