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-Rise Robots Rise was an experimental hip-hop band, signed to TVT in the early 1990s and later to Fibre Productions. Tom Jones covered their song "If I Only Knew" and RRR remixed Emergency Broadcast Network's song "3:7:8" The songs of "Spawn" are credited to J. Mendelson and B. Nitze. Tracey Amos often provides guest vocals. +Rise Robots Rise was an experimental hip-hop band integrating elements of soul, techno and jazz along with spoken/sung lyrics. They were signed to TVT in the early 1990s and later to Fibre Productions. Tom Jones covered their song "If I Only Knew" and RRR remixed Emergency Broadcast Network's song "3:7:8"
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 +Although the albums don’t list any band members, the core of the band appears to be Joe Mendelson and Ben Nitze, as most of the tracks are listed as written by the two of them. There is also a wide range of guest artists contributing to their rather unique sound.
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 +A partial list of artists credited or assumed to be involved follows:
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 +Joe Mendelson - Composer, Mixing, Engineer, Main Performer, Producer, Vocals
 +Ben Nitze - Composer, Main Performer, Producer, Vocals
 +Rick VanBenschoten- Vocals, Engineer
 +Kitty Overton - Voices, Illustrations, Paintings
 +Marque Gilmore - Composer, Cymbals, Drums, Chapman Stick
 +Mac Quayle - Vocals
 +Patricia Joseph- Vocals
 +Tracey Amos - Vocals
 +Pablo Calogero- Vocals
 +Dave Douglas - Trumpet, Vocals
 +Fima Ephron - Bass
 +Michelle Johnson - Vocals
 +Jaik Miller - Vocals
 +Peter Orth - Vocals
 +Adam Rogers - Guitar, Vocals
 +Kelli Sae - Vocals
 +Nunzio Signore - Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar
 +Andy Stein - Violin
 +Joyce Dolos Stovall - Vocals
 +Derin Young - Vocals
 +DJ Nastee - Loops
 +David Gilmore - Guitar
 +Pablo Calagero - Sax (Baritone), Chinese Flute
 +Will Ragono - Guitar
 +Hassan Bakr - Vocals
 +Dean Bowman - Vocals
 +Pablo Calogero - Flute, Sax (Baritone)
 +Fima Ephron - Bass, Bass (Acoustic), Bass (Electric)

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-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rise_Robots_Rise with some personal knowledge of their works.+http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rise_Robots_Rise with some personal knowledge of their works, and the RRR MySpace page

Current Version (version 2, 7 Jan 2010, 05:16)

Rise Robots Rise was an experimental hip-hop band integrating elements of soul, techno and jazz along with spoken/sung lyrics. They were signed to TVT in the early 1990s and later to Fibre Productions. Tom Jones covered their song "If I Only Knew" and RRR remixed Emergency Broadcast Network's song "3:7:8" Although the albums don’t list any band members, the core of the band appears to be Joe Mendelson and Ben Nitze, as most of the tracks are listed as written by the two of them. There is also a wide range of guest artists contributing to their rather unique sound. A partial list of artists credited or assumed to be involved follows: Joe Mendelson - Composer, Mixing, Engineer, Main Performer, Producer, Vocals Ben Nitze - Composer, Main Performer, Producer, Vocals Rick VanBenschoten- Vocals, Engineer Kitty Overton - Voices, Illustrations, Paintings Marque Gilmore - Composer, Cymbals, Drums, Chapman Stick Mac Quayle - Vocals Patricia Joseph- Vocals Tracey Amos - Vocals Pablo Calogero- Vocals Dave Douglas - Trumpet, Vocals Fima Ephron - Bass Michelle Johnson - Vocals Jaik Miller - Vocals Peter Orth - Vocals Adam Rogers - Guitar, Vocals Kelli Sae - Vocals Nunzio Signore - Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar Andy Stein - Violin Joyce Dolos Stovall - Vocals Derin Young - Vocals DJ Nastee - Loops David Gilmore - Guitar Pablo Calagero - Sax (Baritone), Chinese Flute Will Ragono - Guitar Hassan Bakr - Vocals Dean Bowman - Vocals Pablo Calogero - Flute, Sax (Baritone) Fima Ephron - Bass, Bass (Acoustic), Bass (Electric)