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The Chemical Brothers

Formed: 1989 in Manchester, England
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Group Members: Tom Rowlands, Ed Simons
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
Dig Your Own Hole
Released: 1997
Label: EMI
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Taking the swirling eclecticism of their post-techno debut, Exit Planet Dust, to the extreme, the Chemical Brothers blow all stylistic boundaries down with their second album, Dig Your Own Hole. Bigger, ...Read full review
Exit Planet Dust
Released: 1995
Label: EMI
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The former Dust Brothers make oblique reference to litigation averted on their debut full-length. The Chemical Brothers' sound is big on bombast, replete with screeching guitar samples and lots of sirens ...Read full review