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Broken Toy

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There is more than one artist with this name.

1. James Copeland, a psytrance producer from Cape Town, South Africa.
2. Alexander Popp, a breakcore producer from Toulouse, France.

1. Broken Toy is James Copeland from Cape Town, South Africa.

His unique take on producing fullon psytrance with a twisted and quirky edge has earned him his position as one of the most low, down and dirty dancefloor manipulators in the scene today.

Having started off his career in the project “Damage” back in 2001, he was one of the pioneers of the South African psytrance scene alongside such artists as Rinkadink, Protoculture, and Shift. He joined Alchemy records shortly after starting the Broken Toy solo project in 2003.

Over 70 tracks have been released on various labels along the way, with his self-titled debut album released in 2005. The follow up album and part 2 in the trilogy, “The low, down, dirty sound of…” was released in 2007.

He has performed at parties all over the world - Brazil, India, Russia, UK, Canada, South Africa, Israel, Mexico, France, Spain, Austria, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden,Finland, Germany, Portugal, Japan, Australia - and has played at major festivals such as Boom festival in Portugal, Glade festival in the UK, Full Moon festival in Germany, SOnica in Italy, Universo Parallelo in Brazil as well as all the major parties in South Africa such as PRISM, Vortex, Origin, H20, Fu-cha, Alien Safari, etc.

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  • PornoSmurf

    DIRTY NASTY INTERGALACTIC SHIIIIIIT!^^ Visit germany (u can ride skid at the time, its snowing xD ) Visit a GOA Party in Cologne! Thousands will b there!^^ I fuckin love ur Music!

    21 Jan 2013 Reply
  • SongofSongs

    Boom! Wonderful stuff. Downloading your set now, can't wait to hear it. Namaste!

    3 Nov 2011 Reply
  • pimperj

    Another South African representation! Love your show dude, keep up the siiiick work!

    16 Sep 2011 Reply
  • cerius

    @nesono I am pretty good with photoshop if you wanted me to help with your profile pic. :) free of course cause you are so a-sum !!

    28 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Vio7

    LOOOOW DOWN AND DIRTEEEH.

    26 Jul 2011 Reply
  • rayan_riener

    *_*

    10 Apr 2011 Reply
  • nesono

    @thecarpy . I thought the new profile pic was a slight improvement on the sweaty club pic of me in tokyo from 6 years ago that was up before. Sorry if it doesnt meet your high standards. I can tell from your profile pic that you are a master at photoshop - maybe you can help me out sometime ?

    1 Oct 2010 Reply
  • thecarpy

    Man, what a awful profile pic!

    21 Sep 2010 Reply
  • carlaisawaffle

    this one thing :D

    3 Mar 2010 Reply
  • tortinho

    Good!

    18 Nov 2009 Reply
  • artobsequy

    this one thing!!!

    22 Jul 2009 Reply
  • thecarpy

    Digging Sentimental Splatter is breakcore, my favorite from broken toy (breakcore guy) ... I don't like {psy}trance It is cool that it is in free download, if you like it, go to http://www.subeclectic.com for more breakcore, idm and experimental electronica. On the electronica compilation, I like Subtext ... a completely different genre, though ....

    10 Jun 2009 Reply
  • angelo70ss

    se rifa el chavo kien kiera compartir musica de este genero y otros como el horror trance el darkpsy el under groun el nigth trance contacteme angelos70s@hotmail.com ciudad de mexico o tambien para promocionar eventos estoy disponible ok bye bye cuidence buena pagina!!!!

    1 Jun 2009 Reply
  • mikkelz

    Digging Sentimental Splatter - thanks for the free download. :D

    14 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Wesrx7

    Love your music dude! Keep it up!

    13 Sep 2008 Reply
  • AsTheCryFlows

    http://www.last.fm/group/South+African+Psytrance

    9 Jun 2008 Reply
  • ugli

    this sounds like 90% of all psytrance nowadays :|

    29 Apr 2008 Reply
  • shiva-in-acid

    thanks for the request!!!!CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS!!!BROKEN TOY FoReVeR & EvEr....!*peace*

    23 Jan 2008 Reply
  • DameDeath

    Broken toy is the SHIT!!! *bows*

    20 Jan 2008 Reply
  • Spartan666

    Sounds good to me

    13 Jan 2008 Reply
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