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By dictionary definition, quantic is a homogenous function of two or more variables. I was doing a lot of mathematics, says this UK projects Will Holland (Bewdley, Worcestershire, England), and this seemed like the best name as it describes a whole with two or more variables. Producer, remixer and musician Holland first released music under the Quantic moniker via the Breakin Bread 7-inch imprint, and on subsequent albums The 5th Exotic (2002) and Apricot Morning (2002) fused a jazz sensibility with dancefloor orientated grooves. Afro-beat, brass (derived from samples and courtesy of his sisters playing), and tight breaks combined for sedentary listening. Featuring guest vocals from Alice Russell, MC EQ, and Bristol-based hip-hop crew Aspects, the unusually titled latter album took its name from the colour of the sky when Holland would return to his home at sunrise after a night DJing.
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