1986 – present (31 years)
Along with Maggotron and MC A.D.E., Dynamix II are pioneers of the South Floridian Electro Bass sound. The original two members were Dave "Scratch D" Noller and Lon "Ace in the Place" Alonzo, but Lon has since been replaced with Scott Weiser.
Despite Rephlex's recent anthological compilation entitled "From 1985 to Present", their career as a recording group debuted in 1987. Aside from being a working DJ, Dave, a graduate of Full Sail recording program and owner of a small home studio, first came to prominence working with fellow West Plam Beach rapper Danny D on a demo called "That's the Way I Like It". After completion, both men shopped around for release. Danny got attention from Beware Records, but Dave received a deal from the higher profile Bass Station Records. Danny took the deal with Beware, releasing "That's the Way I Like It" later that year, but Dave managed to secure the deal with Bass Station for a new act. Dave then asked Lon Alonzo to join him as a partner and they began work on their debut single "Just Give the DJ a Break" with renowned Miami Bass producer Eric Griffin. When Griffin asked what the group name was to be, they took the name of the mixing board at hand, and Dynamix II was officially born.
After the one single hit the markets and changed Miami basslines to a multi-tonal sound, Dave and Lon began working on their next single, "Techno Bass" b/w "Feel the Bass". Gaining some help from Kooley C, MC Kidd Money, and Gordon Chin, the single was released globally in 1988 to greatly broaden their audience. After the success of this single, Dave and Lon broke up their partnership and agreed to not use the name Dynamix II any longer. Lon began working solo as Lon Angelo on a song entitled "Love and Lust", and Dave teamed up with Claudio "Debonaire" Barella to become a new group named Artificial Intelligence. However, things became switched around; Debonaire finished and released "Love and Lust", Lon changed his track to be called "Vicious Love", and Dave & Claudio's partnership reclaimed the name Dynamix II for the single "Bass Generator" b/w "Ignition" in 1989.
In 1990, Dave Noller went solo recording as Dynamix II and began Dynamix II Records with the help of his parents. He released a string of singles and a self-titled album all that year. In late 1991, Dave added Scott Weiser to Dynamix II reworking the first two Dyanmix singles. This was followed by an album entitled "You Hear It, You Fear It", and an EP entitled "Machine Language" in 1992, showing a greatly improved sound and unique direction for the group.
Dyanmix II Records took inventory of the local music climate and realized the car audio market was currently most lucrative, so they recorded two albums aimed at this market entitled "Bass Planet" in 1993, and "Color Beats" in 1994. After these projects, Dyanmix II took a break as a recording act and focused more on the label, releasing projects from local talent such as Jealous J (now Jim Jonsin), Debonaire (Quad Queen), and (a shelved project by) Jock D. The label folded shortly after.
In 1997, Dynamix II re-emerged for the next couple of years as a singles act on Joey Boy Records with tracks such as "Atomic Age", "DJs Go Berserk", "We Are Your Future", and "Memory Loss". Scott took on a side project at Joey Boy with the UK's Bass Junkie producing EBM inspired Electro Bass as "Industrial Bass Machine", and Dave took on several side projects, notably one with H-Bomb releasing the Florida Breaks inspired "The Red Pill" in 2000.
Dynamix continues to record and perform today, remaining the crowd favorite amongst Electro and Breaks fans, and although he remains with Dyanmix, Scott has since earned a great deal of success and fame with his group Jackal + Hyde.
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