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Junior Boys - 29% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed on the cusp of the twenty-first century, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the duo of Jeremy Greenspan (Canada) and Johnny Dark (b. Canada) combine synth-pop arpeggios with rhythms more suggestive of R&B that have led to comparisons to a succession of unlikely musical juxtapositions. Greenspan and Dark’s own stated intention had apparently been to reconcile their Read more

Cut Copy - 27% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Cut Copy is the brainchild of Australian graphic designer Dan Whitford, who took time out from his graphic arts degree to begin making music. An investment in a second-hand sampler yielded the blissful early EP I Thought Of Numbers, one of the first releases on the Modular Recordings label when it came out in 2001. Whitford’s love of sampling grew apace but when his sample Read more

Glass Candy - 27% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Hot Chip - 25% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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London, England-based band formed in 2000 by regular collaborators Alexis Taylor (vocals/keyboards) and Joe Goddard (vocals, keyboards, percussion), who were joined in a live setting by Owen Clarke (keyboards/guitar), Felix Martin (drums) and Al Do-It (Al Doyle, Leeds, England; keyboards, guitar, vocals). On their early recordings, Hot Chip created a near-novelty R&B mus Read more

Austra - 20% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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Grace Jones - 20% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Grace Mendoza, 19 May 1948, Spanish Town, Jamaica, West Indies (1952 and 1954 have also been listed as her year of birth). Six feet of style, looks and attitude, Jones moved to New York City in 1964, then became a successful Paris model, appearing on the covers of Vogue, Elle and Der Stern. After a flirtation with acting, she made some unexceptional disco records that sold o Read more

Matthew Dear - 20% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 2000s
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Texas, USA. Inspired by pioneers such as Wolfgang Voigt, Thomas Brinkmann and Ricardo Villalobos, Matthew Dear creates minimal but funky tracks. Having made his name as a DJ, the Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA-based DJ/producer has recorded as Jabberjaw (for the Berlin-based Perlon), Audion (for Spectral Sound), and False (for Richie Hawtin’s Plus 8 roster). ‘All of our Read more

The Rapture - 20% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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Black Devil Disco Club - 17% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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Music producer Gwenael Jamois discovered the 1978 album Disco Club by Black Devil on a market stall in Paris, France and became intrigued by its futuristic disco sound. At around the same time, UK underground disco label Lo Recordings had discovered the album and were in the process of re-releasing it. The original album was credited to Joachim Sherylee and Junior Claristidge, Read more

Goldfrapp - 13% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Alison Elizabeth Goldfrap, 13 May 1966, Enfield, Middlesex, England. While studying for a degree in Fine Art at Middlesex University in the early 90s, Goldfrapp found her vocation in music and provided vocals on Maxinquaye, the award-winning 1995 debut of the UK trip-hop artist, Tricky. She also toured with him and worked with another acclaimed UK dance music act, Orbital be Read more

LCD Soundsystem - 13% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Dance Documentaries Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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One of the leading movers in the twenty-first century’s new wave of punk funk, psychedelic pop and dark disco, LCD Soundsystem is fronted by New York, USA-based producer and co-creator of DFA (Death From Above) Records, James Murphy (1970, Princeton Junction, New Jersey, USA). Murphy had previously worked as a drummer with the early 90s alternative rock band Pony before Read more

Gang Gang Dance - 12% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Cobbled from the ashes of several defunct Brooklyn-based outfits, Gang Gang Dance is a loose confederation of artists and musicians who explore a kind of modern-day tribalism through percussion-heavy, electronics-aided avant rock. Liz Bougatsos’s variously chanted and sung vocals evoke Middle Eastern sonorities as well as modern rockers like Kate Bush. The group’s liv Read more

Chromeo - 11% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Emerging from Montreal in 2002, this Canadian synth pop duo was formed by Pee Thugg (Patrick Gemayel; keyboards/talk box) and Dave 1 (b. David Macklovitch; guitar/vocals). The latter was a busy presence on the Canadian hip-hop scene in the late 90s and early 00s, co-founding the Audio Research Records label with his brother (DJ A-Trak) and working as hip-hop editor at Vice m Read more

YACHT - 11% match to Hercules & Love Affair

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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