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Tricky - 36% match to Sneaker Pimps

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 - 35% match to Sneaker Pimps

Genres: Dance 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

Unkle - 31% match to Sneaker Pimps

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

Morcheeba - 30% match to Sneaker Pimps

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

Portishead - 26% match to Sneaker Pimps

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

Alpha - 21% match to Sneaker Pimps

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Alpha is the Bristol, UK-based partnership of Corin Dingley and Andy Jenks. Signed to Massive Attack’s label, Melankolic, they share their fellow Bristolians’ Portishead’s passion for atmospheric obscure film soundtracks and emotive singers, such as Jacques Brel and Scott Walker. Other interests that manifest themselves in their music are traditional US songwrite Read more

Nightmares On Wax - 21% match to Sneaker Pimps

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

Goldfrapp - 19% match to Sneaker Pimps

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


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