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Zero 7 - 65% 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

Thievery Corporation - 63% 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

Tricky - 51% 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

Massive Attack - 50% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Dance 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

Sneaker Pimps - 43% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Dance 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

Nightmares On Wax - 42% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Based in Leeds, England, Nightmares On Wax began as a duo of George Evelyn (DJ EASE) and Kevin Harper. In the early 80s, Evelyn spent time breakdancing with the Soul City Rockers, alongside future members of Unique 3, and as Nightmares On Wax he began DJing with Harper at parties and then clubs in the mid-80s. At they same time they recorded three tracks, ‘Let It Roll’ Read more

Portishead - 39% 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

Bonobo - 36% 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

Goldfrapp - 36% match to Morcheeba

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

Air - 33% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Wax Tailor - 33% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Urban & Rap
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Groove Armada - 32% match to Morcheeba

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

Unkle - 31% 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

Royksopp - 30% match to Morcheeba

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

Herbaliser - 28% match to Morcheeba

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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