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Venetian Snares - 89% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient World Music
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Aphex Twin - 87% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Richard D. James, 18 August 1971, Ireland, but raised in Truro, Cornwall, England. Over the course of the 90s James, under a variety of names, became one of the leading exponents of ‘intelligent techno’, ‘ambient techno’ and other terms invented to describe his brand of electronic music. As a child he was not interested in music, but instead amused himsel Read more

Luke Vibert - 66% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Falmouth, Cornwall, England-based DJ has recorded under several pseudonyms, the most famous of which is Wagon Christ. Like his friend the Aphex Twin, with whom Vibert is a near-neighbour, this is another artist interested in pushing the possibilities of electronica, despite his musical origins as a drummer in a punk band. Vibert was first attracted to the possibilities of Read more

LFO - 44% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Amon Tobin - 35% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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7 February 1972, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tobin visited Europe as a child and returned to the UK in his teens when he developed a passion for hip-hop, blues and jazz, including the music of Grandmaster Flash, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Eddie Palmieri and Thelonious Monk. When he was 17 he began experimenting with his own sounds with a sequencer and a ‘horrible little Casio Read more

Boards Of Canada - 35% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Prefuse 73 - 35% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Guillermo Scott Herren, Miami, Florida, USA. Producer Herren creates the most incredible of musics under the Prefuse 73 moniker, drawing on hip-hop’s restless range and electronica’s pioneering legacy. Although he says his impetus to record music was Michael Jackson’s legendary Thriller, Herren apparently derives his Prefuse 73 moniker from an irrepressible fa Read more

Mouse On Mars - 29% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The highly innovative Düsseldorf-based duo of Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma emerged in the mid-90s as the figureheads of a new wave of German electronic music. The pair met (allegedly) at a death metal concert in 1993, and began recording obscure soundtrack material together as Mouse On Mars. They signed with UK label Too Pure for the release of 1994’s debut EP Frosch, Read more

Tortoise - 24% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1990, this predominantly instrumental band was founded by Douglas McCombs (bass/guitar, also Eleventh Dream Day and Brokeback) and John Herndon (drums/vibraphone) as an experiment. By 1994 they had recruited Bundy K. Brown (bass, also Gastr Del Sol) and multi-instrumentalists John McEntire (9 April 1970, Portland, Oregon, USA, also Gastr Read more

Photek - 19% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Rupert Parkes, 6 September 1971, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Parkes became interested in hip-hop while at school and later developed a taste for jazz and funk and learnt to play the saxophone. In 1989, he was turned onto dance music, in particular the Detroit techno sound of such artists as Derrick May, after a visit to the hardcore night ‘Telepathy’ in north-east L Read more

Bibio - 17% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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Flying Lotus - 17% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz
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Freescha - 17% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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As if to deliberately demarcate their torpid, supine and near devotional recordings, Freescha named their beguiling 2002 release, Slower Than Church Music. Formed by San Francisco, California, USA-based duo Nick Huntington and Michael McGroarty, Freescha’s deliberately paced electronic dirges and de-tuned laments most readily recall the nostalgic electronica of Scotland Read more

808 State - 16% match to Squarepusher

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Manchester, England’s finest acid music combo of the early 90s was founded by Martin Price (26 March 1955, England), owner of the city’s influential Eastern Bloc record shop, and Graham Massey (b. 4 August 1960, Manchester, Lancashire, England; ex-Biting Tongues), who had previously worked in a café opposite the shop. Together with Gerald Simpson, they began Read more

Orbital - 16% match to Squarepusher

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


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