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Digitalism - 87% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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German electro duo comprising Jens Moelle (Hamburg, Germany) and Ismail Tuefekci (b. Hamburg, Germany). Moelle’s love of electronic music flourished even more when he gained a job at Hamburg’s Underground Solution record store towards the end of the 90s. When he took time off from the store to devote efforts to his schoolwork, Tuefekci filled in. When Moelle return Read more

Mstrkrft - 55% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jesse F. Keeler (Jesse Frederick Keeler, 11 November 1976, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and Al-P (b. Alex Puodziukas, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) formed this Canadian electronica group in 2005. Both individuals had experienced different amounts of musical success in the early millennium with the bands Death From Above 1979 (Keeler), and Girlsareshort (Puodziukas). The duo was awa Read more

Hot Chip - 40% match to Simian Mobile Disco

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

The Presets - 40% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance World Music
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Sydney, Australia-based electronica duo comprises Kimberley Moyes (1976, Australia; drums, synthesizers, programming) and Julian Hamilton (b. 1976, Australia; vocals, synthesizers, programming). Moyes and Hamilton both studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, but became bored by the narrow-minded attitudes of their fellow students, and started playing in bands and Read more

Zombie Nation - 39% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance
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Pnau - 34% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance
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Basement Jaxx - 29% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s 2010s
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This respected, UK-based DJing and production duo comprises Felix Buxton (Ibstock, Leicestershire, England) and Simon Ratcliffe (b. England). Basement Jaxx’s unique cocktail of influences (rap, funk, ragga, disco and garage, all given a deep house twist) has been described as ‘punk garage’. It has found a devoted audience in their native London and beyond (esp Read more

Felix Da Housecat - 26% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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LCD Soundsystem - 23% match to Simian Mobile Disco

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

Cut Copy - 22% match to Simian Mobile Disco

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

Fischerspooner - 20% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Created in the late 90s by New York, USA-based duo Warren Fischer (composer) and Casey Spooner (lyrics), this performance-art collective crossed over from underground cult status to emerge as leading figures of the briefly popular US electro-punk or ‘electro-clash’ musical movement. The pair, who had been working together since the beginning of the decade, were joined Read more

The Chemical Brothers - 20% match to Simian Mobile Disco

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

Hercules & Love Affair - 17% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul
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!!! - 16% match to Simian Mobile Disco

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Coalescing around all-night dance parties in Sacramento, California, USA,!!! was spawned in 1996 from the remnants of three bands, California art-punks Yah-Mos, the Popesmashers, and disco terrorists Black Liquorice, apparently because they wanted to play music in the vein of the tracks they were dancing to. Comprising John Pugh (drums), Nic Offer (vocals), Allan Wilson (percus Read more

Junior Boys - 16% match to Simian Mobile Disco

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


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