Beat Explorations

from good old turntableism masters to digitally enhanced hardcore sample builders and electronic cut up technicians. and some zen-like beat weavers and lyricists, too. my all time favorites …

Once started as the «top 30», it grows over time: here is the «top 53» And a Spotify playlist, enjoy (^_^)
  1. DJ Krush (Hideaki Ishii)
  2. Buck 65 (Richard Terfry)
  3. DJ Vadim (Andrey Gurov)
  4. Socalled (Josh Dolgin)
  5. Chinese Man (DJ Zé Mateo, High Ku, SLY & Leolebug)
  6. 2econd Class Citizen (Aaron Thomason)
  7. Wax Tailor (Jean-Christophe Le Saoût)
  8. Ancient Astronauts (Tom Strauch & Ingo Möll)
  9. Kidkanevil (Gerard Roberts)
  10. Blockhead (Tony Simon) 
  11. Amon Tobin (Amon Adonai Santos de Araújo Tobin) aka Cujo aka Twofingers (w/ Joe «Doubleclick» Chapman)
  12. Bonobo (Simon Green)
  13. Hugo Kant (Quentin Le Roux)
  14. DJ Shadow (Joshua P. Davis)
  15. U.N.K.L.E. (James Lavelle)
  16. Pressure Drop (Justin Langlands & Dave Henley)
  17. DJ Zebra
  18. The Kleptones
  19. Mark Charade aka The Roustabouts (w/ Ms. Swiczeniuk)
  20. [dunkelbunt] (Ulf Lindemann)
  21. Eva Be (Eva Bernhard)
  22. RJD2 (Ramble John «RJ» Krohn)
  23. Sixtoo (Vaughn Robert Squire)
  24. Aesop Rock (Ian Matthias Bavitz)
  25. Spectre (Skiz Fernando)
  26. Madlib (Otis Jackson Jr.)
  27. DJ Spooky (Paul D. Miller)
  28. Kid Koala (Eric San)
  29. David Holmes
  30. Tommy Guerrero
  31. Clutchy Hopkins (?)
  32. Fink (Fin Greenall)
  33. Yppah (Joe Corrales Jr.)
  34. Ursula Rucker
  35. DJ Cam (Laurent Daumail)
  36. Bomb The Bass (Tim Simenon)
  37. 「Oni」iTMS
  38. DJ Spinna (Vincent Williams)
  39. The Herbaliser (Jake Wherry & Ollie Teeba)
  40. Belleruche (Kathrin deBoer, Ricky Fabulous & DJ Modest)
  41. La Fine Equipe (Oogo, Mattic, Chomsky, Blanka, Mr Gib)
  42. Arts the Beatdoctor (Bas Vermolen)
  43. Red Snapper (Ali Friend, Richard Thair & David Ayers)
  44. Ruckus Roboticus (Dan Haug)
  45. Professor Elemental (Paul Alborough)
  46. Coldcut (Matt Black & Jonathan More)
  47. DJ Food (Matt Black & Jonathan More aka Coldcut/Patrick Carpenter/Paul Brook/Paul Rabinger/Strictly Kev/Issac Elliston)
  48. Onra (Arnaud Bernard)
  49. Emika
  50. Dexter
  51. Degiheugi
  52. Al’Tarba
  53. Doctor Flake (Jean Marie Leger)

Spotify Playlist