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UNKLE

UNKLE
Formed: 1994 in London, England
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Toshio Nakanishi, DJ Shadow, James Lavelle, Kudo, Richard File, Tim Goldsworthy, Pablo Clements
Biography: Experimental hip-hop outfit UNKLE were one of the original artists releasing material through noted U.K. label Mo' Wax, which helped launch the instrumental, mid-'90s downtempo breakbeat revival eventually termed trip-hop. Though hardly the label's highest-profile group (at least until the long-delayed ...Read full biography
Psyence Fiction [Standard]
Released: 1998
Label: Island Records.
Critics' Rating:
James Lavelle and DJ Shadow are unequal partners in UNKLE, with the former providing the concept and the latter providing music, which naturally overshadows the concept, since the only clear concept -- ...Read full review
Where Did the Night Fall (Another Night Out)
Released: 2010
Label: Surrender All
Critics' Rating:
Doing away with any preconceived notions, UNKLE changed things up drastically for their fourth official album. With Richard File out of the picture and Pablo Clements picking up the reins as James Lavelle’s ...Read full review
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