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Tricky - 100% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Adrian Thaws, 27 January 1968, Knowle West, Bristol, England. One of the leading exponents of the trip-hop genre, Tricky began his musical career in the late 80s as a member of an informal crew of MCs, DJs and singers based in Bristol and known as the Wild Bunch. This collective eventually mutated into the pioneering Massive Attack, with Tricky contributing guest raps to  Read more

Portishead - 88% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Named after the sleepy port on the south-west coast of England where Geoff Barrow (9 December 1971, Walton in Gordano, Somerset, England) spent his teens. His intentions in forming the band were simple: ‘I just wanted to make interesting music, proper songs with a proper life span and a decent place in people’s record collections.’ Barrow started out as a tape Read more

Unkle - 76% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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U.N.K.L.E. is the recording name originally employed by James Lavelle (1974, Oxford, England) of leading UK hip-hop label, Mo’ Wax Records, and American turntablist DJ Shadow (b. Josh Davis, 1 January 1973, Hayward, California, USA). Their Psyence Fiction set was released amid a blaze of hype and publicity in September 1998, debuting at number 4 on the UK album chart an Read more

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Morcheeba - 62% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Morcheeba, popularly known as the ‘trigger hippie’ UK trip-hop combo, was formed by Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey and Skye Edwards (Shirley Klarisse Yonavive Edwards, May 1974, London, England). The Godfrey brothers began working from their home town of Hythe, Kent, around the early 90s, drawing on a number of influences including 30s blues and hip-hop. This fusion re Read more

Archive - 50% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Over the course of three albums, this UK band morphed from downbeat hip-hop miserablists to overwrought art-rockers overtly inspired by Pink Floyd and Talk Talk. Archive had formed around the core of Danny Griffiths and Darius Keeler, recruiting vocalists Rosco John and Roya Arab (sister of Leila). Although Archive’s first album, 1997’s Londinium, geographically locat Read more

Sneaker Pimps - 40% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of the most unusual and potentially exciting bands to emerge out of the alternative rock milieu of the mid-90s, the Sneaker Pimps were immediately signed up by One Little Indian Records in the UK, a contract with Virgin Records in the USA being brokered shortly thereafter. The band’s elegant fusion of dance music, indie and electronic sounds is dependent on the collabo Read more

Bonobo - 39% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Simon Green, England. An acclaimed maker of ‘intricate, subtle mood music’, according to his label Ninja Tune Records, Green became interested in music as a teenager, copying the music from television adverts and programmes. While at art college in Brighton, Sussex, Green began to construct some of the music that would form Bonobo’s initial output (he took his Read more

Thievery Corporation - 37% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Rob Garza was already recording under the name Thievery Corporation when he met Eric Hilton in 1995. Hilton had a profound effect on the act’s output, channelling Garza’s predilection for fast breakbeats into a more understated, down-tempo sound and bringing acclaim from both sides of the Atlantic. Combining dub, lounge, jazz, hip-hop and Latin ingredients, their init Read more

Faithless - 36% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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UK dance outfit formed in 1995 around the nucleus of Rollo (Rollo Armstrong, 1967, London, England), one of the prime movers in the UK house scene, and Sister Bliss (b. Ayalah Bentovim, 30 December 1970, London, England), one of the country’s most successful and respected female DJs. It is truly an eclectic collaboration, with both Sister Bliss and Rollo being innovativ Read more

Martina Topley-Bird - 36% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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England. Topley-Bird is perhaps best known as the stunning vocal foil to hip-hop/trip-hop maverick Tricky, appearing on his mesmerizing 1994 debut Maxinquaye where she infused lines like ‘The place where I stand gives way to liquid lino/Underneath the weeping willow lies a weeping wino’ (‘Ponderosa’) with pathos and beauty. She also performed on Tricky Read more

Air - 35% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Moby - 32% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Richard Melville Hall, 11 September 1965, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. New York-based DJ, recording artist, Christian, vegan and philosophy graduate. Moby is so nicknamed because of the fact that he can trace his ancestry to the author of the famous whaling tale Moby Dick, Herman Melville. This is by no means the only interesting aspect of his idiosyncratic artistic Read more

The Chemical Brothers - 30% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Tom Rowlands (Thomas Owen Mostyn Rowlands, 11 January 1971, Kingston-Upon-Thames, London, England) and Ed Simons (b. Edmund John Simons, 1970, Herne Hill, London, England) met while studying medieval history at Manchester Polytechnic in the late 80s. Rowlands became a member of the Balearic group Ariel, which put out a number of releases on Deconstruction Records. At the sam Read more

Depeche Mode - 23% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During the UK post-punk backlash at the turn of the 80s, when bands dispensed with guitars and drums in favour of synthesizers and drum machines, Depeche Mode formed, taking their name from the title of a French style magazine. More than 20 years later, they are recognized as the most successful ‘electro-synth’ band ever. Ironically enough, given their reputation as t Read more

DJ Shadow - 23% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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