New London School of Electronics is an ambient group formed with Caspar Pound and Laurence Elliott-Potter. Caspar Pound was a massively influential producer, remixer, and label-boss of Rising High Records, Caspar Pound was a direct descendant of the famous and controversial poet Ezra Pound. Originally from Peterborough, he shot to fame at age 16 with the single ‘Total Confusion’, and then founded the Rising High and Sapho labels. As ‘The Hypnotist’ he became a star in Germany, and played at the Love Parade to thousands of ravers.He licensed the Harthouse label to the UK, pioneering German Trance music, a genre then unknown in the UK; and licensed Underground Resistance for their debut UK release. He also kickstarted the careers of many Electronica heroes from Mixmaster Morris to Luke Vibert. Caspar Pound passed away on 30 April 2004, age 33

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