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Trentemøller defines classy. Some tracks, like The Very last Resort, are purely majestic while some of his other deep house tracks have beautiful summer vibes. Trentemoller is a genius. Why? Because he is one of the best in both ambient and deep house. Very smooth and very classy- that is Trentemoller for you.
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Anders Trentemøller is a Danish electronic musician from Copenhagen.
Trentemøller made his debut in 1997 together with DJ T.O.M. when they formed the first live-house act in Denmark, Trigbag, and started playing concerts all over the globe. Trigbag’s single Showtime was played by international DJs such as Alex Gopher, Laurent Garnier, and Etienne de Crécy. Trigbag dissolved in 2000.
Trentemøller returned on Naked Music in 2003 with his The Trentemøller EP including the tracks Le Champagne and Work in Progress. Trentemøller received the award “Up Front Release of the Year” at the Danish DJ Awards in February 2004 for the Track “Le Champagne”.
In late 2004 he and his friend and partner, DJ Buda, issued a white label remix of Aphex Twin’sWindowlicker, under the name Run Jeremy. Together they’ve also made other great tracks such as “Gamma” and “25 Timer”. Furthermore, Trentemøller has worked together with DJ Buda and DJ T.O.M. on another track on the upcoming and much anticipated Lulu Rouge album entitled Bless you which was released in May 2008.
In February 2005 Steve Bug released the renowned Trentemøller EP Physical Fraction on his labelAudiomatique. This release put Trentemøller on the map of internationally successful producers, and was followed by three releases on Bug’s main label Poker Flat: Polar Shift, Sunstroke, and the Nam Nam EP. Many reader polls awarded him as the Best Newcomer of the year 2005.
Trentemøller is also a much demanded remixer. Highlights have been his remixes for Martinez(Shadowboxing), Sharon Philips (“Want 2/Need 2”), Röyksopp (What Else Is There?), The Knife (We Share Our Mother’s Health), Sodom for the Pet Shop Boys, and Moby’s hit Go. Go (Trentemøller Remix) charted at #38 on the Australian ARIA Club chart in October 2006. In 2006, Trentemøller also released a remix of Chris Isaak’s 90s hit Wicked Game under his alias Businessman. The single was called Dubby Games and was a major underground tune that year.
Anders’ debut album The Last Resort was released on Poker Flat in October 2006. German magazine Groove Mag and French magazine Trax both voted it as “Record of the Year” in November 2006.
His Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1 was voted Essential Mix of the Year by listeners in 2006.
In 2007 the song Moan by Trentemøller feat. Ane Trolle was a big hit in Denmark as well as a top 30 hit in the Belgium Singles Top 50.
Ott is a genius. No doubt. His music is a masterful Psychill compilation that will unburden you immediately. Queen of all Everything, in particular, is one of the best songs by Ott; why? because everything in life at every point is blooming, and that process of blooming is what his music delivers.
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Ott is a record producer who has worked with many famous artists including Sinéad O’Connor, The Orb, Jamesand Brian Eno. He currently works with Simon Posfordediting Shpongle and Hallucinogen albums. In 2003 he released his own original album, Blumenkraft, on Twisted records as well as Hallucinogen in Dub in 2002, an album containing dub-remixes of Hallucinogen’s tracks. In the year 2008 he released the new Ott album called Skylon.Blumenkraft is as well as Hallucinogen in Dub a psychedelic dub-journey through Ott’s unique sets of styles.You won’t find many other producers out there that can so professionally combine the dub-roots of reggae with the mystical tales of the psychedelic scene.
Ott is a prominent psychedelic musician, who spends much of his time in his house, living mostly as a reclusive musical genius.
Younger Brother is best characterized by groovy, psychedelic ambient in which their soundtracks are stories in themselves. Comprising of lots of hidden melodies and sounds, listening to their music will be an interesting and beautiful journey.
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Younger Brother was formed by Simon Posford (Hallucinogen, Shpongle) and Benji Vaughan (Prometheus,The Zap!) in 2002.
The debut album A Flock of Bleeps released on Posford’s Twisted Records in 2003 has taken on cult status in the underground electronica scenes around the world. The duo has since then been drawing crowds in the thousands from London to Tokyo, New York to Australia.
Their second album, The Last Days Of Gravity was released in October 2007 on Twisted Records.
This album narrowly missed out on a mercury prize nomination in 2008 when it was voted 19th( the top 12 are nominated)
Since the release of The Last Days Of Gravity the band have been touring the world with a five piece band. At the moment it comprises Ru Campbell on vocals, Marc Brownstein on Bass, Tommy Hamilton on guitar and Joe Russo on Drums.
In November 2008 the full band convened at Assault and Battery studios in north London, UK, to commence recording of their third album. By recording with a full band Younger brother have propelled their music to a new level. The fruits of this recording session should be revealed by summer 2009 followed by extensive touring of the US and the world.
The start of a beautiful journey.
Very relaxing and very smooth, Kick Bong’s music is perfect for sunsets on beaches, bonfires and great conversations. Get a mattress, call some people over and let it flow with Kick Bong. Oh, and don’t forget the occasional (or not so occasional) bong. Enjoy :)
A bit of history… At the age of 12 Franck meets music and discovers drums and percussions. In the 90’s, he joins his first pop/rock band “Romy et les Gateaux secs” as a drummer and they soon will sign on with Barclay recording company for three LPs. He quickly learns the tricks of the trade thanks to numerous live concerts and tours in France and Belgium. In 1995, he changes his way when discovering electro-music which will come to enrich his musical universe. Kick Bong then starts to compose in his own recently set up home-studio. As of 2001, his tracks fast catch people’s attention and 17 of his compositions are released on some compilations for several labels (Spirit Zone, Candyflip, Clima, Peak, Hoots, Cosmicleaf, Chillcode, Ajana, Hadra, Sonic Motion, Blue hour sounds, Another chance records et Ultra vista). Soon after he meets the Confluent Association that is seduced by the cinematic dimension of its compositions and orders him a music between ambient, dub and jungle styles for the documentary “Démarches de rues”. He also composes some tracks for Dior and Eden Park web sites. Parallel to his activities as a musician, he mixed with Dj Holls, founder of Clima Records, in many Parisian clubs : le Batofar, le Tryptique, le Divan du monde, le Gibus, le Glaz’art… Quickly remarked for the quality of his shows, he starts from 2005 to be booked for some live gigs and dj sets in clubs and festivals all around Europe.