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Hooverphonic - 41% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Thievery Corporation - 35% match to Morcheeba

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

Massive Attack - 31% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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

Zero 7 - 29% match to Morcheeba

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

Martina Topley-Bird - 28% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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

Tricky - 25% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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

Moloko - 23% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This curious UK-based duo featured singer Róisín Murphy (5 July 1973, Arklow, Eire) and multi-instrumentalist Mark Brydon (b. Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England). Embracing a sense of kitsch drama reminiscent of Deee-Lite and mid-period Human League, their 1995 debut album was actually recorded in a studio adjacent to the latter band’s regular base in Sh Read more

Lamb - 22% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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Sneaker Pimps - 20% match to Morcheeba

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

Portishead - 18% match to Morcheeba

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

Lou Rhodes - 15% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Louise Rhodes, England. Singer-songwriter Rhodes is better known as one half of UK electronica outfit Lamb, with whom she released a series of compelling albums between 1996 and 2003. With Lamb on an indefinite hiatus following a final show at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in September 2004, Rhodes embarked on a long-planned solo recording project. Still nursin Read more

Unkle - 15% match to Morcheeba

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

Air - 14% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Laika - 14% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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London, England-based act formed by Margaret Fiedler (Chicago, USA; ex-Moonshake) and Guy Fixsen. Fixsen, who had also been employed as an engineer for bands including My Bloody Valentine and Throwing Muses, realised at an early age that King Tubby was, for him, probably more innovative than George Martin. Appropriating the name of the first dog in space for their moniker, t Read more

Bonobo - 13% match to Morcheeba

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


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