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Groove Armada - 37% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This UK electronica duo comprises Tom Findlay (Cambridge, England; bass, trumpet, keyboards, sampler) and Andy Cato (b. Andrew Cocup, Yorkshire, England; trombone, keyboards, bass). Cato, a 6 feet 8 inches tall Yorkshireman, grew up playing in a colliery brass band and listening to disco music, such as that by Earth, Wind And Fire, and he also won the UK’s Young Jazz Mu Read more

Air - 34% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Royksopp - 33% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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This highly acclaimed Norwegian down-tempo electronica act comprises Svein Berge (Tromsø, Norway) and Torbjørn Brundtland (b. 10 May 1975, Tromsø, Norway). Their unusual name is taken from the Norwegian word for the Lycoperdale fungus, a type of mushroom that will make a smoky cloud if touched. The childhood friends grew up in Tromsø, a small city Read more

The Chemical Brothers - 30% match to Moby

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

Fatboy Slim - 28% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Massive Attack - 27% match to Moby

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This loose UK collective, formed by rapper 3D (Robert Del Naja, 21 January 1966, England), Daddy G (b. Grant Marshall) and Mushroom (b. Andrew Vowles, Knowle West, Bristol, England), emerged from Bristol’s experimental music scene. The trio spent several years working on various mobile sound systems, as well as releasing records as part of the Wild Bunch (‘Fucking Read more

Orbital - 25% match to Moby

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This UK duo did much to deliver the possibilities of improvisation to live electronic music over the course of the 90s and the early 00s. Unlike many other techno acts their stage performances did not rely on DAT or backing tapes. They also used more varied samples than is the norm, including sources as diverse as the Butthole Surfers on ‘Satan’ and Crass on ‘Cho Read more

Underworld - 25% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Based in Romford, Essex, England, Underworld arose from the ashes of indie pop band Freur in the late 80s. The original line-up featured Karl Hyde (10 May 1957, Worcester, Worcestershire, England; guitar/vocals), Rick Smith (b. Richard Smith, 25 May 1959, Ammanford, Wales; keyboards), Baz Allen (keyboards), Alfie Thomas (guitar) and Bryn Burrows (drums). Their debut album as Read more

Future Sound Of London - 24% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Offered to dance music punters as the ‘intelligent way out of blind-alley hardcore’, Future Sound Of London emerged in the 90s, the brainchild of Garry Cobain (Bedford, England) and Brian Dougans (b. Glasgow, Scotland). They met at college in Manchester in 1985, but Cobain soon left in order to set up his own studio under an Enterprise Allowance scheme. Both went o Read more

Jean-Michel Jarre - 23% match to Moby

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Electronic & Ambient Jazz New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 August 1948, Lyon, France. This enigmatic composer and keyboard wizard became the premier exponent of European electronic music in the late 70s and early 80s. The son of film composer Maurice Jarre, from the age of five Jean-Michel was playing the piano and guitar. He studied harmony and structure at the Paris Conservatoire, before abandoning classical music and, in 1964, Read more

ATB - 22% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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André Tanneberger, Freiberg, Germany. Recording under the abbreviation ATB, Tanneberger, who had worked as a remixer for acts such as the Outhere Brothers and Haddaway, came to fame in July 1999 when his melodic trance single ‘9pm (Till I Come)’ became a UK number 1 hit. The single was distinctive for its infectious melody and its synthesized slide guitar so Read more

Enigma - 22% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts New Age Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ambient pop sculptors Enigma are the brainchild of Michael Cretu (18 May 1957, Bucharest, Romania), who enrolled in the Lyzeum No. 2, a college for gifted young musicians, as a pianist, in 1966. After completing his studies Cretu moved to the Academy Of Music in Frankfurt, where Professor Philipp Mohler began to take an interest in him. Having passed his final exams in 1978, Read more

Boards Of Canada - 21% match to Moby

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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This enigmatic electronica duo, comprising brothers Mike Sandison (Michael Sandison, 14 July 1971, Scotland) and Marcus Eoin (b. Marcus Sandison, 27 May 1973, Scotland) reportedly derive their collaborative moniker from the, National Film Board of Canada whose nature/socio-political documentaries they (supposedly) watched as infants, when their parents relocated to Alberta, Read more

Morcheeba - 21% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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

Zero 7 - 21% match to Moby

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Described by some commentators as the UK’s answer to the French lounge-synth band, Air, Zero 7 comprises Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker. Friends from their childhood in north London, they both studied sound engineering, despite differing musical preferences that encompassed soul, jazz, classical and hip-hop. After college, they both worked at Mickie Most’s RAK Records s Read more


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