The Chemical Brothers

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The Chemical Brothers
  Формирование  
1989, Manchester
 England
  Жанр  
Electronica
  Страна  
 England
  Альбомы  
  Год       Название       Жанр       Лейбл       Рейтинг  
  1999       Surrender       Electronica       Astralwerks          

  Автор биографии: John Bush  

The act with the first arena-sized sound in the electronica movement, the Chemical Brothers united such varying influences as Public Enemy, Cabaret Voltaire, and My Bloody Valentine to create a dance-rock-rap fusion which rivaled the best old-school DJs on their own terms -- keeping a crowd of people on the floor by working through any number of groove-oriented styles featuring unmissable samples, from familiar guitar riffs to vocal tags to various sound effects. And when the duo ( Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons ) decided to supplement their DJ careers by turning their bedrooms into recording studios, they pioneered a style of music (later termed big beat) remarkable for its lack of energy loss from the dancefloor to the radio. Chemical Brothers albums were less collections of songs and more hourlong journeys, chock-full of deep bomb-studded beats, percussive breakdowns, and effects borrowed from a host of sources. All in all, the duo proved one of the few exceptions to the rule that intelligent dance music could Далее...

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