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Pnau - 88% match to The Presets

Genres: Dance
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Cut Copy - 62% match to The Presets

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 - 58% match to The Presets

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

Simian Mobile Disco - 46% match to The Presets

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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James Ford and James Shaw met while studying at Manchester University, but found more interest in their bedroom studio sessions. In the late 90s Shaw and Ford formed the band Simian with two others, and found some underground success with their brand of leftfield indie music. The turning point for the band came in late 2003, when underground Parisian dance act Justice gave thei Read more

Mstrkrft - 41% match to The Presets

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

Miss Kittin - 39% match to The Presets

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Caroline Hervé, 1973, Grenoble, France. A former contemporary and graphic arts student, Hervé elected to concentrate on her other passion, music, in the early 90s. She spent a couple of years raving before performing her first set in 1994, and before long was a regular at Tekmics' Dragon Ball parties in her native southern France, playing hard-edged techno and Read more

The Faint - 38% match to The Presets

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Few rock acts started off playing lo-fi pop folk, before transforming into a electronic-based, new wave dance outfit, but the Omaha, Nebraska, USA-based trio, the Faint, is one of the few exceptions. The band was formed during 1994 by Todd Baechle (vocals/synthesizer), Clark Baechle (drums) and Joel Petersen (bass/guitar), and soon began playing their folk-based tunes in local Read more

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - 37% match to The Presets

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
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Chromeo - 36% match to The Presets

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Emerging from Montreal in 2002, this Canadian synth pop duo was formed by Pee Thugg (Patrick Gemayel; keyboards/talk box) and Dave 1 (b. David Macklovitch; guitar/vocals). The latter was a busy presence on the Canadian hip-hop scene in the late 90s and early 00s, co-founding the Audio Research Records label with his brother (DJ A-Trak) and working as hip-hop editor at Vice m Read more

Digitalism - 35% match to The Presets

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

Ladyhawke - 34% match to The Presets

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Named after the 1980s fantasy film of the same title, Ladyhawke is the alias of New Zealand-based electro-pop performer Phillipa “Pip” Brown. Unabashedly nostalgic about radio hits of the ‘80s, Brown, often aided by producer Pascal Gabriel, gilds her songs with accessible synth-heavy arrangements, as best exemplified by the catchy single “Paris Is Burning.&# Read more

The Bloody Beetroots - 32% match to The Presets

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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Hercules & Love Affair - 30% match to The Presets

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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This retro disco recording project was conceived in 2006 by New York-based producer/DJ Andy Butler (Andrew Butler, Washington, DC, USA), a former student at the liberal arts institution Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers and a regular face on the New York City art scene. He was joined on the project’s 2008 self-titled debut by vocalists Antony Hegarty (of Antony And The Read more

Hot Chip - 30% match to The Presets

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

Peaches - 29% match to The Presets

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Merrill Beth Nisker, 1968, Toronto, Canada. This former drama/music teacher first branched out into music as a folk singer with Mermaid Hotel. She began to take a more alternative route with avant-jazz act Fancypants Hoodlum before teaming up with fellow Canadian Jason Beck (aka Gonzales) in the provocative sleaze funk bands Shit and Feedom. After relocating to Berlin, Germa Read more


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