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Daft Punk

From Daft Punk's first single release in 1993, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter were hailed as a new breed of electronic music innovators. Following their seminal debut in 1997 (Homework), the band went on to release two more ...
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Daley

He's got a striking look and a startling voice but somehow you don't quite connect the two. And yet it's true: that young man singing his way up and down the vocal range from tenor to falsetto with the power and grace of a Smokey or a Prince is actua...
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Damn!

Damn! began as a party. Back in 1995, four young dj/musicians from Malmo and Lund in the south of Sweden planted the seeds of what was to become the band with an event that featured them playing live instruments alongside their records. The party, wh...
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Dan Black

Dan Black hails from NYC with a sound that combines the best of hip hop, jazz and IDM (intelligent dance music). Influences include DJ Shadow, Squarepusher and the NYC jazz club scene. Dan Black's songs are layers of warm tones, crisp beats and elect...
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Daniel Merriweather

You may already be familiar with the powerhouse pipes of Daniel Merriweather, the 27-year-old Australian who lends his old-soul voice to ''Stop Me'' - an ingenious mash-up of The Smiths' "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before" and The Sup...
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Daniele Luppi

The soundtracks of Italian films, especially those from the...
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Darryl D'Bonneau

Darryl D'Bonneau is a Dance/House/R&B artist from Charleston, South Carolina. Although he calls New York City home, D'Bonneau mostly spends his time living and traveling across Europe, where he had great success. D'Bonneau's musical roots trace back ...
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David Axelrod

Though he worked for a series of labels over the course of his storied career, David Axelrod is best known as one of Capitol Records' foremost producers during the company's glory years in the 1960s. Under his production, actor David McCallum release...
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David Bowie

Reality. What an elusive and defiled concept.

The stark reality about REALITY--David Bowie...
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David Virelles

Born and raised in Cuba, pianist and composer David Virelles grew up in a musical family. His father is a professional singer-songwriter and his mother is a flautist in the Santiago de Cuba Symphony. He started studying classical music at the age of ...
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De La Soul

Groundbreaking trio De La Soul's inimitable "verbal confetti" changed the face of hip-hop forever. Pulsing with razor-sharp wordplay and deftly turned rhymes, their revolutionary, neo-psychedelic sound introduced itself with the #1 1989 debut '3 Feet...
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Dego

Who is Dego? Dego is an ex-sound system selector and pirate radio DJ whose highly regarded breakbeat productions go back more than a decade. He is one half of the award winning 4hero and one half of Da One Away alongside New Sector Movements' I.G.Cul...
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Demis Roussos

After decades of success, after having made his mark on the history of rock with Aphrodite's Child and after selling more than 50 million records in half a dozen languages, Demis Roussos is back: "Back to the roots, back to the tracks." His new album...
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Derek Dumont

Born in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles-based producer Derek Dumont was featured on Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Allderdice mixtape, and will feature on Wiz's second full-length, O.N.I.F.C....
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Derrick Hodge

Derrick Hodge is perhaps best known as the anchor of the genre-bending, GRAMMY award-winning band Robert Glasper Experiment, but he has also spent time in the cutting-edge jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard’s group, and is currently the music directo...
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Designated Hitters

The production duo of Tyler "Tycoon" Coomes and David "Leggo" Rojas, based out of Los Angeles, have had their hands in just about everything lately. Individually producing, recording, touring and programming for everyone from Enrique Iglesias to Mick...
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Dessy Di Lauro

For Dessy Di Lauro, her life has been an incredible journey through music. Born on the tough East-end of Montreal, she began her career at an early age: signing along to Sarah Vaughn Records and in Gospel choirs. She later became a staple of Montrea...
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Detroit's Invictus

Sanctuary Records presents it's first digital only compilation Detroit's Invictus, which is an enthralling journey through the original context of sounds which may also be familiar to some in the form they have been sampled by artist such De La Soul,...
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Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart was born in Texas in 1981, then moved with his family to live with his grandmother in Caracas, Venezuela. When his mother remarried, the family relocated to California's Encinal Canyon, where he first began to play music and learned...
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Diane Birch

For Diane Birch, a girl growing up as the youngest child of a traveling preacher, music became a refuge. Although born in Michigan, Birch's father led the family to pulpits in such far-flung places as Zimbabwe, South Africa and Australia - her childh...
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Dido

For me, it's about the little things, the detail. Always has been, always will be. As in life, I concentrate on that, leaving the big stuff to just take care of itself." Such is the secret to the songwriting ethic which produced 1999's No Angel, a de...
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Digable Planets

The group first took shape in the early '90s, in New York City. Former Seattle resident Butterfly (a k a Ishmael Butler) hooked up with Philadelphia native Doodlebug (Craig Irving), who was a member of New York collective Dread Poets Society, and Lad...
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Distant Relatives

Distant Relatives was created by two serious artists to explore and celebrate the correlations and deep-rooted connections between reggae and hip-hop, tracing both sounds back to the African motherland that is both the cradle of humanity and t...
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Dizzee Rascal

When I was coming through, I was just seeing the grime people. People who were deep into it. Now it's becoming mainstream. It's happening. I'm thinking rah! Didn't take long, did it?...
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DJ Cam

DJ CAM was born in 1973 in Paris. In 1994 he launched his first label called Street Jazz Records.

1995: He released his first full LP Underground Vibes. The album was critically acclaimed worldwide. Perhaps the best description of DJ ...
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DJ Center

Music is therapy - rhythms ease the mind and transport one to places and spaces far beyond their immediate surroundings. At the turntables, DJ Center soul-travels, navigating audiences with a crate of musical goods from around the globe, while echoin...
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DJ Jazzy Jeff

BBE and Rapster Records proudly present the anticipated first ever solo record by DJ Jazzy Jeff. Already a household name from his work with Will Smith...
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DJ Krush

Born in Tokyo, Japan, DJ Krush is a gifted producer & DJ with superb senses of both DJing and music composition. It was the movie "Wild Style" that got him into hip hop in the early 80's and in 1987 he formed Krush Posse which made numerous appearanc...
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DJ Language

DJ Language is one of New York City's premiere DJs. Renowned for rocking dance-floors worldwide with smooth blending skills and an impeccable selection of music not restricted by genre. Language has gained acclaim for his popular mix CD's, including ...
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DJ Shadow

I'm sure you're probably thinking ,'Yeah, something's changed with him'," says Josh "DJ Shadow" Davis as he tries to explain a little of the life-changing journey he's been on since his last LP, 'The Private Press,' was released in 2002. That the cha...
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DJ Smash

In the Spring of 2001, Blue Note Records released the groundbreaking recording DJ Smash Presents Phonography, a compilation produced by the internationally acclaimed DJ who began his association with the legendary label in the early-1990s. During th...
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DJ Spinna

Vincent "DJ Spinna" Williams is something of an anomaly in music. A humbling example of what it takes to truly succeed within the framework of multiple fields. A steadfast work ethic, an obsessively extensive vinyl library and the willingness to purs...
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DJ SUN

For the past two decades, DJ Sun has contributed to the live soundtrack of Houston, Texas with an aural palette of funk, soul, jazz, disco, early hip-hop and even more modern genres such as trip hop. It is his ability to seamlessly blend those elemen...
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DJ Vadim

Hardest working man in show business? Trouper? Tireless? However you want to put it, be sure of one thing, when DJ Vadim first heard the phrase "Don't sleep" he obviously took it literally.

Over the last decade few people can have put so mu...
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DJ Zeph

Wide Hive Recording Artist, DJ Zeph, has been a tenacious disciple of music since 1982, starting off as part of a breakdancing crew from his hometown of Santa Cruz, Ca. Soon after, the eminent Kut Masta Kurt took Zeph under his wing and often invite...
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DKD

The long awaited debut CD from West London supergroup DKD made up of DEGO (4HERO), KAIDI TATHAM and DAZ-I-KUE (both from BUGZ IN THE ATTIC). Mix of vocal and instrumental broken beat and future soul cuts. Guests include LADY ALMA, BEMBE SEGUE, and mo...
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Donnie

During its heyday in the early 20th century, Harlem, New York served as the cultural center of Black America. One of the striking features of Harlem in those days were the legions of soap box preachers. Crates that had once transported bars of soap...
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Doug Carn

Doug Carn, destined from birth to become a part of the world of music, was born in New York City and raised in St. Augustine, Florida, where his mother, Gwendolyn Seniors Carn, taught music in the St. Johns County Public School System. Her unique and...
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Down To The Bone

Down To The Bone is Stuart Wade as producer, writer and mastermind behind the whole groove project. Set up at the tail end of 1995 when Wade decided to take a track from the soul band he was in at the time, Think Twice, and remix it to give it a more...
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Dr. Martens

Dr. Martens air-cushioned sole, designed by German inventor, Klaus Maertens, was the result of practical thinking; it was designed to meet the specific need of providing additional support and comfort for a broken foot.

The Dr. Martens boot, m...
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Droppin' Science: Greatest Samples From The Blue Note Lab

Blue Note has long been the exemplar in jazz, being the home of some of the most important jazz recordings ever made.

What most don't know is that 50 years after the label's inception, the music would prove to be an integral resource of a wh...
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Duffy

Duffy's meteoric arrival on the pop scene in early 2008 took the world by storm. In March of that year, she became one of only nine solo female superstars in UK chart history to hold the #1 spot on the singles and albums charts simultaneously, with ...
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Dujeous

For those lost in the spin cycle of the conventional DJ/Emcee rotation, the seven piece Hip-Hop collective Dujeous is about to throw a live wire into the murky waters of the hip hop status quo with their April 6, 2004 release "City Limits." Out exc...
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Dusty

From his collaborations with and influences from such creative and versatile producers and DJ’s, to his live performances with the Bad Jazz Troupe, to his spinning vinyl records, these experiences have all combined to generate the unique sound foun...
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Dutch

Dutch is comprised of Jedi Mind Tricks' Stoupe the Enemy of Mankind and sensational vocalist/songwriter Liz Fullerton. The unlikely duo first collaborated on the track "Razorblade Salvation" on JMT's 2006 LP Servants in Heaven, Kings in Hell and agai...
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Dwele

Possessing a cool, conversational tenor, an ability to create lush, aquatic grooves and narrative lyrics that flow with the cadence of a rapper's, Detroit's Andwele Gardner has proven himself as a consistent hit maker since selling self-mastered copi...
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Dwight Trible And The Life Force Trio

Dwight Trible is a legend on the quiet, a retrospective waiting to happen. Over a remarkable career, this Los Angeles native has worked with everyone from Bobby Hutcherson and Charles Lloyd to Harry Belafonte. He is the vocalist with the Pharaoh Sand...
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