There are at least 3 different artists with this name:
1. Belgian Techno Rave
2. Malaysian Hardcore Punk
3. A German electronica duo
1. What happens when five talented, good lookin' youngsters meet at the Boccaccio, a famous club in Belgium, and want to be noticed? They simply pick up the phone, dial Jade 4 U/Praga Khan/Oliver Adams (aka. Lords of Acid) and introduce themselves, knowing that if they could get an appointment, they would have a chance to see their favorite producers at work.
The producers were interested from the first moment on. After 2 days of hard studio work Rave the Rhythm was ready. As soon as the test pressing was made, they went and tried it in different discotheques and indeed, the audience went wild. In 1991 "Rave the Rhythm" had forced its way into the European dance charts, Channel X was touring all over Europe and appeared several times on television.
But you haven't seen nothin' yet!! "Rave the Rhythm" was taking up as part of the soundtrack of Paul Verhoeven's erotic thriller Basic Instinct, starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone. Soon after the success of the first single the team went back into the studio to make the brilliant follow up Groove to Move. This adrenalin-stimulating record was licensed by PWL and became a top 40 record in the UK.
1994 saw the release of the first Channel X full album To the Top. The opening title-track Take it to the Top became a number one record in Japan. The band did some extensive touring in the land of the rising sun and became the leader of the Euro techno invasion. The succes in Japan was that big that the band invested all their studio time in the production of Japanese flavored techno songs.
In 1996 "Channel X" returns to Europe. The first new release is the single The Rhythm of the Night. The same year, Never Records US, releases the album Tuned In...Turned On featuring all the Channel X classics and many new ones.
2.CHANNEL X is a hardcore band strongly influenced by the 80s and 90s sxe/youth crew bands. We began early year 2000 in a small city call klang valley.Our first line up is Ein,Kerk,Rizal panjang,rizal(dashown) and Mamat,but then the band broke up for some reason.About a year later,Channel-x back again with a whole new line up which is Rizal,Aizam,Herry,Hassan and Chacha.Channel-x recorded a couple of songs with the new line up and play a couple of shows but the line up wasn't strong enough to stand and Channel-x again,changed to the current line up.
For the meantime chacha,judge,ja'a and arwith plays along the band in shows.
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