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  • NiN

    Nine Inch Nails fluently speaks the language of dark and emotional electronics. From the angst ridden industrial-pop that distinguished the debut album Pretty Hate Machine to the more introvert and...

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  • In Flames

    There is something special about the metal outfit In Flames and how they constantly challenge the unwritten rules of music. Unruly and difficult to pinpoint, each album different from the others....

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  • The Field

    Man and machine are usually regarded as the opposites of each other. But when combined, and the machines manage to express the essence of humanity, real magic is bound to happen. The outcome knows no...

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  • O.N.O

    Based in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo in Hokkaido, O.N.O produces the tracks for hip-hop unit Tha Blue Herb. He is known for creating unique grooves with distinctive sampling treatments and...

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  • M83

    It's fascinating how one letter and two digits can invoke such different associations. M83 could just as well be a Kafka-esque form as it could be a piece of military equipment. Why not a...

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  • Boys Noize

    The sound of Alex Ridha, who's maybe more well-known to the club scene as Boys Noize, is known to be easy to recognize. The mix of spastic distorted electro with a hint of solid techno sure...

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  • Otto Von Schirach

    A masked man in a tight body suit stands behinds a laptop, occasionally screaming or singing into a microphone. The beats are broken up by sampled guitar riffs, the crowd is ecstatic. For the...

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  • Chris Liebing

    Have you ever been trapped in a nuclear submarine sinking towards the bottom of the Mariana Trench? If not, you can still get an impression of how that would feel like by listening to the output of...

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  • Zombie Nation

    The year 1999 was a special one. Napster saw the light of day, the world population reached 6 billion and the track Kernkraft 400 was released. The last of these three events is probably the one that...

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  • Skinny Puppy

    Not every band can claim to have revolutionized the history of electronic music. The Canadian, now US resident, act Skinny Puppy can certainly do that. Since their inception in the beginning of the...

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  • Hot Chip

    The UK quintet Hot Chip made a serious break through in 2006 with their second album "The Warning". Their eclectic mix of pop, funk, disco and electronics attracted a huge amount of...

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  • John Frusciante

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers is one of the most popular bands around. John Frusciante is not only a Pepper guitarist extraordinaire, but also an avid user of electronic instruments. His esoteric take on...

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  • Orbital

    Ever heard of Orbital? Thought so! Paul Hartnoll and his brother Phil were a part of this hugely influential duo that helped shape a whole generation of electronic musicians. Recently he has gone...

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  • Jean Michel Jarre

    Jean Michel Jarre really needs no introduction. He was making music before anyone of us at Elektron was born. We caught up with him after his concert in Berlin and over a glass of wine and some pasta...

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  • Autechre

    Autechre is one of most well known acts of the legendary Warp label. Their music can be quite intricate at times; you’ll most likely never find their songs featured on Summer Hit compilations. Sean...

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  • John Tejada

    Meet John Tejada, musical wunderkind usually jammed into the minimal house/techno fold. Born and bred in the perennial culture capital of the world, Vienna, and tutored in classical music, he wound...

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  • The Knife

    Olof is the sound crafting half of the Swedish twosome The Knife. With ever increasing intensity and power, their music haunts unsuspecting listeners with notions of political awareness, oppressive...

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  • New Order

    Stephen Morris — the drummer of legendary Manchester rock band Joy Division — leads a quiet life with his family, plays around with his gadgets, collects tanks and — now and then — tours the world...

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  • Chemical Brothers

    The younger half of the Chemical Brothers, Tom Rowlands, needs no further introduction. Here's a short one anyway: from influential London DJ in the mid '90s to original performer of the...

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  • Air

    Nicolas Godin - half of dreamy French pop duo Air. With his friend Jean-Benoit Dunckel he has made best selling albums like Moon Safari and Talkie Walkie, toured Europe and the US as well as scored...

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