If you want a part-time lover, listen to Stevie Wonder. If you want a private dancer, groove to Tina Turner. If you want "music without a whole lot of stylistic baggage," you better check out Autechre.
As mischievous lads in Manchester, England, Sean Booth and Rob Brown bonded over a cheap synthe
Complete with absurd melodies, speedy jungle beats, and progressive jazz accompaniments, Squarepusher's quirky brand of drum 'n' bass breaks free from the genre's mainstream definition. Considered the father of the "spunk jazz" movement, Squarepusher (Tom Jenkinson) rejects the groovy hip-hop flavor
Lauded by Details Magazine as "the metal machine music of Lou Reed's nightmares," Future Sound of London bridges the gap between the driving beats of techno and the pleasant waves of orchestral ambient music. Out from the trashbin of mid-'90s techno, the group's sound has emerged without a smudge.
"If Krust walks into the studio and his head is nodding," Roni Size once said of his collaborator DJ Krust, "that's enough. I know I've got a result there." Clearly, Size and his Bristol-based collective, Reprazent, let intuition guide their musical aesthetic. In true Bristol fashion, their sound is