1. Manchild was a techno/punk outfit from Wales (UK) similar in style to The Prodigy. Their debut album "Untied States" featured collaborations with the likes of Kelly Jones (Stereophonics), Andy Cairns (Therapy?) and Sadat X.
Expansion Union is a Big-beat or Break-beat Style of electronica. I must say that the work it produces is absulutely great. Work Wide funk , and technology is some of the best work , but also many many of the other tracks. They are often compared with Junkie XL , Fatboy Slim, Prodigy.
See also Paris Texas
Paris, Texas started in 1997 as an energetic Madison, WI Punk/Indie/Rock band. They had three releases on Polyvinyl Record Company. After the amazing "Brazilliant" EP and corresponding tour in 2000, they broke up.