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The Chemical Brothers

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom (1992 – present)

The Chemical Brothers are a British music duo comprising Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, who met at the University of Manchester, England, United Kingdom in 1992. Initially they called themselves “The Dust Brothers.” They changed their name in 1995 given the preexisting American production duo “The Dust Brothers,” their burgeoning popularity and the threat of legal action from the originals. Thus, their first album as The Chemical Brothers was titled Exit Planet Dust.

Along with The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, The Crystal Method, Underworld, Orbital, Apollo 440 and a few other less-known acts, they were pioneers at bringing the genre to the forefront of pop culture. They are known for their high-quality DJ sets, an example of which can be found on their album Brothers Gonna Work It Out.

Many of their tracks have been in the UK charts as well as those in other countries. Wide belief is that their best album is “Surrender” however “Dig Your Own Hole” is considered their masterwork by a significant number of Chemical Brother connoisseurs and they are known for producing a style which evolves greatly between albums.

Their song, Galvanize, was featured in Budweiser TV commercials in the U.S. giving it a great degree of exposure and popularity.

They composed the original soundtrack for the feature film Hanna.

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  • jefpatrick

    Yeeaah they Ahaight! But Masterblaster MC JayPhey is the BOM!!!!! U know whazup!!!

    9 Jul 12:12pm Reply
  • UnNouveauSoleil

    Time for a new album? Please?

    8 Jul 2:50pm Reply
  • Amrabart

    big beats are the best, get high all the time

    5 Jul 3:31pm Reply
  • Dmitry_Thrashed

    Amazing guys!

    19 Jun 10:17pm Reply
  • Exzart

    I like chemical brothers with acid stuff

    19 Jun 3:40am Reply
  • The_Star_Rover

    I like chemical brothers most the acid stuff [4]

    18 Jun 3:27pm Reply
  • Kyonil

    Вообще отличные. Брал в далёком детстве пиратку продиджи и вместе шли эти ребята.

    17 Jun 5:59am Reply
  • VeRSuTA_

    Galvanize - песня легенда! Тащился по ней это просто пиздец!

    10 Jun 10:33pm Reply
  • Stereorgasm

    I like chemical brothers most the acid stuff [3]

    27 May 10:06pm Reply
  • bRuud83

    Golden Path is the most hilarious track made by the Chems. Makes me laugh everytime I listen to it and sounds great! One of my favourites.

    26 May 10:05am Reply
  • jaymeexjizz

    I like chemical brothers most the acid stuff [3] I caught Don't Think on Sky Arts over the weekend and it was absolutely superb, really blown away by it

    12 May 12:27pm Reply
  • BlueMoteVoices

    I like chemical brothers most the acid stuff [2]

    31 Mar 4:03pm Reply
  • roswell78

    here for Hanna appreciation, forever

    20 Mar 5:59pm Reply
  • comate11

    I like chemical brothers most the acid stuff

    10 Mar 10:17pm Reply
  • The_SchizoidMan

    My current favourite band.

    22 Feb 7:51pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    пафос и переоцененность, в свое время их так адски раздули, что до сих пор воротит аж

    12 Feb 3:56pm Reply
  • masodikgalamb

    FURTHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    11 Feb 9:48pm Reply
  • EccentricFin

    their music still delivers like no other

    3 Feb 6:29am Reply
  • mozzareIIa

    Don't think is good. I hope Superflash LP version coming out

    25 Jan 2:33pm Reply
  • GuilhotinaRecs

    Do you like underground EDM? Then you might wanna listen to the duo Bitch Bros! The most prolific rising underground Techno duo from Brasil! :D

    24 Jan 4:25pm Reply
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