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Josh Wink

Style:

  • Electronica
  • Fast Tempo
  • Drum and Bass

Influenced: 

  • House/Techno/Acid/Funk genres

Albums:

  • Left Above the Clouds (1996)
  • Whan a Banana was just a Banana (2009)

Song:

  • Higher State of Consciousness (2012)
  • Low Pass Filters
  • No vocals
  • Long (5+ mins)
  • Not too progressive
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Fat Boy Slim

Style: 

  • Funky, Big Beat, Electronica
  • Repetative 
  • Catchy vocals
  • UK

Influenced: 

  • The Chemical Brothers
  • Free Stylers

Song:

  • Praise you (1999)
  • Repetative
  • Heavily edited vocals
  • Breakdown section
  • Not heavily bass oriented
  • Catchy, happy sounding
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Dizzee Rascal

Style: 

  • UK Grime/Dubstep/Dance

Influenced: 

  • Example
  • Chipmunk

Influences:

  • Wiley
  • Beenie Man

Song:

  • I Dont Need a Reason (2013)
  • Samples with rap/vocals on top (also sample stutter) - Accented vocals (London)
  • Repetative high frequencies
  • Sound effects
  • Heavy bass line to hold track together
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Avicii

Style: 

  • Swedish
  • EDM/Soul/Funk/Electronic - Eclectic 

Influenced: 

  • Tiesto

Influences:

  • Daft Punk
  • Swedish House Mafia

Song:

  • Wake Me Up (2014)
  • Soulful vocals
  • Busy, lots of layers
  • Heavy, Pounding Kick
  • Breakdown
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The Prodigy

Style: 

  • UK Drum and Bass/Dance/Electro/Techno

Influenced:

  • The Chemical Brothers
  • Skrillex

Influences:

  • Nine Inch Nails
  • The Sex Pistols

Song:

  • Firestarter (1997)
  • Panning / Aggressive Vocals
  • Sawtooth Wave
  • Repetative
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Skrillex

Style: 

  • Electro/Dubstep Blend
  • Fast Bpm (110+)
  • Fast tempo drum patterns

Influenced:

  • Muse
  • Nero

Influences:

  • The Chemical Brothers
  • The Prodigy

Song:

  • Bangarang (2011)
  • Follows no traditional structure
  • Little/No traditional instrumens
  • Sampling
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Magnetic Man

Style: 

  • Dance/Techno/Electro/Dubstep

Influences:

  • Skrillex
  • Shift

Albums:

  • Magnetic Man (2010)

Song:

  • I Need Air
  • Pitch Bends
  • Edited Vocals (LPF/EQ)
  • Reverb + Male harmonies
  • Sound effects
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David Guetta

Style: 

  • Pop/Dance

Influenced:

  • Avicci
  • Calvin Harris

Influences:

  • Daft Punk
  • Kings of Leon

Song:

  • Titanium (ft Sia)
  • Catchy vocal line
  • Use of synth
  • Fast tempo/complex drums
  • Breakdown
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