1. John Andersson and Johan Emmoth are the creatve force behind names Laid, Zoo Brazil, Cuba Computers, Nars and Outcold, and the pair have steadily carved out a reputation for themselves as one of dance music's most innovative and respected production teams. In a club-oriented career they have released over 40 singles and over 20 remixes in less than 4 years, on more than 15 top flight labels. They are prolific as producers, remixers and DJ’s all over the world.
They have worked with some of the world's largest artists including Fatboy Slim (Skint/Astralwerks), Human Leauge (Virgin), Dannii Mingoue (FFRR), and Nitin Sawney (V2), as well as a whole host of the most respected and credible 'underground' dance acts like James Holden (Loaded), Blaze (Slip N Slide), Dirty Vegas (Credence/EMI), Lo Fidelity Allstars (Skint/Astralwerks), Zoot Woman (Madonna's producer) (Wall of Sound/EMI), and Tony Senghore… notching up releases/remixes on Hooj Choons, Music For Freaks, Paper Recordings, Moody, Yoshitoshi, EStereo, Airtight, Universal, 20:20 Vision, Plastic City, and Airtight o name but a few.
As Laid, they have produced an impressive collection of remixes and original productions. The debut Laid album is due for release in start of 2005 on the much respected Loaded/Skint records, home to Fatboy Slim, Xpress2, Dave Clarke, Tiga and Super Collider. The album will showcase their production skills and will feature vocal performances from various singers..
Forthcoming original productions in the pipeline, scheduled for release in 2004 on labels including Music For Freaks, Universial, Get Physical Music, Loaded, Ministry of Sound, Stealth, SoSound, Ian Pooley´s label Pooled Music, to name just a few.
As DJ’s - they have performed in some of the largest clubs from Argentina in south to Finland in north, and are looking forward to a busy year ahead.
2. Laid are a little-known poppish Visual Kei band.