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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Yorkshire Bleeps and Bass
The first record of the genre was probably "The Theme" by Bradford's Unique 3 in 1989, although Leeds outfit LFO's "LFO" was being played on white label at the Warehouse in Leeds for several months before being released on Sheffield's Warp Records in 1990.
With Nightmares on Wax's "Aftermath", released on Warp records in 1991, the scene peaked.
Bassic Records folded in 1991, taking most of their acts with them, though Ital Rockers went back to the Leeds dub reggae scene in the mid 1990s.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Yorkshire-Bleeps-and-Bass   (1475 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Warp Records
Warp Records is a pioneering independent UK record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989, notable for discovering some of the most enduring artists in electronic music.
Artificial Intelligence is a series of albums by Warp Records released in the early 1990s to exhibit the capabilities and sounds of electronic music.
Warp went on to release a series of singles and albums from 1992 under the Artificial Intelligence heading, a series of experimental electronic music releases by artists such as Aphex Twin (as Diceman and later Polygon Window), Autechre, the Black Dog, Richie Hawtin and Alex Paterson (later of the Orb).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Warp-Records   (2312 words)

  
 Warp Records - Pioneers Of The Hypnotic Groove
In 1989, Warp Records the recording label was born.
The result, "Test One", recorded with Steel City legend DJ Parrot was, and still is, regarded as a recording that defines a period in the development of UK House....
The spirit of Warp, as strong in '95 as it was when the first white label was sold in '89.
www.vinylvulture.co.uk /pages/warp_records.htm   (1861 words)

  
 Warp Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This was followed up by Nightmares on Wax 's "Dextrous" and with Warp 5 the label had its first top twenty chart success with LFO and their eponymous single selling 120,000 copies.
Warp went on to release a series of singles and albums from 1992 under the Artificial Intelligence heading, a series of experimental electronic music releases by artists such as Aphex Twin (as Diceman and later Polygon Window), Squarepusher, Autechre, the Black Dog, Richie Hawtin and Alex Paterson (later of the Orb).
Later artists were a similarly eclectic group, and included the influential DJ Andy Weatherall 's Sabres of Paradise, Plaid, Boards of Canada, and the live sensation Red Snapper.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Warp_Records.html   (678 words)

  
 Warp Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Warp Records is a pioneering independent UK record label founded in Sheffield in 1989 notable for discovering some of the enduring artists in electronic music.
Founded by Steve Beckett and Rob Mitchell their experiences working at the FON record The label and store soon became home artists who would be highly influential in the future of music.
Warp went on to release a series singles and albums from 1992 under the Artificial Intelligence heading a series of experimental electronic releases by artists such as Aphex Twin (as Diceman and later Polygon Window) Squarepusher Autechre the Black Dog Richie Hawtin and Alex Paterson (later of the Orb).
www.freeglossary.com /Warp_Records   (763 words)

  
 Warp Records - Bedeutung, Definition, Erklärung im netlexikon
Warp Records ist ein unabhängiges Plattenlabel für elektronische Musik in Großbritannien.
Seit 1998 veröffentlicht Warp zunehmend auch Musik abseits elektronischer Musik.
Warp Records gilt aus heutiger Sicht als Pionier der Electronica-Musik und ist nach wie vor eines der bedeutendsten Labels dieser Musikrichtung.
www.lexikon-definition.de /Warp-Records.html   (361 words)

  
 Googlism : when is warp records
warp records is a label which has built its own reputation on a habit of continually signing artists and releasing records that are to a standard that when you
warp records is giving five pairs of tickets away to the upcoming aphex twin listening party for his new album "drukqs"
warp records is standing ready to drop the science on your desktop with chris clarke on the one's and two's
www.googlism.com /when_is/w/warp_records   (464 words)

  
 indielondon.co.uk - music - Warp Records lead the way with Bleep.com
WARP Records, the London-based independent music and film company, has officially become the first record label in the world to make their back catalogue available as pay-per-track MP3 downloads.
Warp audio uses the renowned LAME (http://lame.sourceforge.net/) compressor.
Warp Records MD, Steve Beckett, commented: "The i-Pod has got to be the coolest thing that's happened in the music technology arena since the walkman, and people need MP3s to play on them.
www.indielondon.co.uk /music/mu_bleepcom_warp_downloads.html   (580 words)

  
 Warp Records Goes Rights Free   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pioneer British electronic label Warp Records has struck a blow for computer users by making its entire back catalog available for download - unencumbered by the DRM restrictions that the music industry typically insists on.
As the major labels, in the shape of the lobby group the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), pressed for the computer industry to restrict users copying files to another computer (such as a Walkman or iPod) public pressure forced the tech industry to stymie such initiatives as CPRM.
By contrast, Warp's positive statement shows a faith in its own catalog, and a faith that users will find more value in the "brand" than the bits and bytes they download.
www.dvd-recordable.org /Article1077-mode=thread-order0-threshold0.phtml   (789 words)

  
 Browse by Label: WARP RECORDS (UK)
Including the standout track from their set, 'Unchanging Window/Chord Simple' recorded in it's seven minute glory and 'Drums on Fire', another sensational live track which is much sought after since appearing on a very limited DJ promo earlier in the year.
Red Snapper have always been an oddball inclusion to the Warp roster via their live instrumentation and general non-electronic approach to sound.
Recorded in their turquoise hexagon sun studio in Scotland's Pentland Hills, it is their first new material for 18 months."
www.forcedexposure.com /labels/warp.records.uk.html   (3987 words)

  
 Warp Records says no to DRM, label stands up for customers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The quality is much higher too, using the GPL LAME encoder, Warp's catalog is encoded at 205 kbps (VBR), as opposed to the more common 160 kbps.
Songs are available for $ 1.39 each - higher than the 99 cents set by iTunes and its copycats - but that forty cents buys the computer users a lot of freedom.
Warp simply places no restrictions on the music on offer.
www.cdfreaks.com /news2.php?ID=8902   (391 words)

  
 Slashdot | Warp Records Reject DRM, Go Bleep
Warp Records, meanwhile, was for quite awhile the most important and progressive group in electronic music, and while I haven't been paying enough attention as of late to know if they still hold this label, I know for certain they continue to push the boundaries of the art.
Warp Records is, by far, the most influential and important electronic music label on earth.
Warp records (and Brian Behlendorf, head of the Apache project [apache.org]!) are even responsible for the name of the genre on the label.
www.slashdot.org /articles/04/01/15/0213204.shtml   (6468 words)

  
 Warp Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Later artists were a similarly eclectic group, and included the influential DJ Andrew Weatherall (as Sabres of Paradise and later as Two Lone Swordsmen), Plaid, Boards of Canada, Broadcast and the live sensation Red Snapper.
In addition, Warp has set up a film company, Warp Films.
Bleep allows downloads of mp3 versions of Warp singles and albums and also carries some related labels, including Planet Mu, Ninja Tune, Merck, Skam and others.
warp-records.area51.ipupdater.com   (425 words)

  
 Browse by Artist: AUTECHRE
Now regarded as the quintessential Warp recording artists, Autrechre have advanced the possibilities of machine-coded music into all new parameters.
A dense, polyrhythmic android dance of a record, Untilted is the sound of Autechre searching for the elusive ghosts in their drum machines.
Beats rise from the ether only to be confronted by the static residue of otherworldy transmissions and the sounds of synthesizers being broken in a lonely, subterranean studioroom.
www.forcedexposure.com /artists/autechre.html   (1408 words)

  
 BBC - collective - warp records label profile
However, the label has continued to expand, launching a hip-hop imprint, Lex Records in 1999 and Warp Films in February 2003.
"It feels just like the record label, where we did the second or third release and we were in the Top 20," says Steve.
Alongside its leftfield AandR policy, Warp were one of the first labels to promote dance acts like indie bands.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/collective/A987627   (608 words)

  
 COKE, BOOZE, AND BITCHES - Life on the Warp Records Tour Bus
In its 13-year history, this is Warp’s first ever official label tour, a mobile laptopia that showcases the diversity and strength of the London-based imprint’s new wave of electronic talent.
It all started last year when Warp threw a series of parties called “Nesh” in the Electrowerkz, a grimy, labyrinthine north London disco dungeon with damp, paintball-smeared walls and Amazonian barmaids where everyone from Richard D James to Autechre, Leila, and Fennesz played to 800 pill-damaged mutants every month.
Warp founder Steve Beckett DJed back-catalogue classics, which nicely complemented the industrial- strength ecstasy pills doing the rounds in Bologna.
www.viceland.com /issues/v9n5/htdocs/coke.php   (1019 words)

  
 Clubcharts [ Warp Records brengt DVD uit ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Warp Records staat al sinds 1989 bekend om zijn vooruitstrevende en vaak bizarre producties.
Warp Vision: The Videos 1989-2004 is een compilatie van alle videoclips die voor de artiesten van het label werden gemaakt.
Een hele reeks videoclips van Warp artiesten als Aphex Twin, Sabres of Paradise, LFO, Jimi Tenor, Plaid en Seefeel is nu verkrijgbaar op DVD.
www.clubcharts.nl /shortnews.php/1960   (235 words)

  
 Warp Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Read about warp records in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
Early in 1990 they met up, by chance, with the directors of Warp Records who, on the strength of a few rough demos, immediately signed them up.
Warp Records Sheffield's Warp Records was formed in the late '80s in the wake of England's acid-house summer of love.
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Warp_Records   (250 words)

  
 V/A - Routine
To celebrate the opening of their New York office, Warp Records releases Routine, a compilation of work from some of its roster.
The presence of Warp Records on the North American continent means that all releases should now be widely available over there.
Encompassing the best of what Warp Records is all about, Routine is an essential addition to any record collection, either as an introduction to Warp, or as a complement to Warp 10 series.
www.themilkfactory.co.uk /music/routine.htm   (317 words)

  
 Great 'Milanese' Mix - warp_records - tribe.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From Warp Records, Milanese, sharp and dangerous, drops an ill set featuring his "mashed up robot music" sound.
Elements of jungle, garage, ragga, house and techno mix with nostalgic old school video game vibes to create the sound of "a video game gone horribly wrong that is trying to eat you." For real.
Be sure to check out Milanese's mini album, "1up," on Warp Records, and his upcoming remix of "So Malleable" on the MG77 label.
www.tribe.net /thread/5ccbf1d1-d29d-4db8-8297-92fd60b36f38?tribeid=8b1d1e42-f74f-429b-8ae5-e213df57c20c   (156 words)

  
 Facts about warp records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Warp Records (We Are Resonable People) is a pioneering independent UK record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989, notable for discovering some of the most enduring artists in electronic music.
This was followed up by Nightmares on Wax's "Dextrous" and with Warp 6 the label had its first top twenty chart success with LFO and their eponymous single selling 120,000 copies.
The first album released was Sweet Exorcist's Clonk's Coming in 1991.
www.portaljuice.com /warp_records.html   (345 words)

  
 DRM: who needs it? UK label stands up for its customers | The Register
Pioneer British electronic label Warp Records has struck a blow for computers users by making its entire back catalog available for download - unencumbered by the toxic DRM restrictions that the pigopolists insist on.
The Sheffield label carries quite some commercial clout, as it's home to international draws such as The Aphex Twin, LFO, Boards of Canada, and the band currently topping US college station charts, Broadcast.
With good reason: for introducing DRM onto a personal computer effectively terminated its value as an open platform.
www.theregister.co.uk /content/6/34896.html   (898 words)

  
 News from Warp Records :: :: Abnormis.com :: birth.chaos.rebirth.ad.infinitum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From Thursday the 12th of December to the 15th, Aphex Twin will be touring Europe.
Additionally, Autechre has officially announced the release of their 7th album, Draft 7.30, due to come out April 7th.
For more information on either of these upcoming events, check out Warp Records.
www.abnormis.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=165&POSTNUKESID=271bebe9f26f270074592ad9d825744d   (98 words)

  
 Anti-Pop Consortium :: Arrhythmia :: Warp Records
Even when they are bragging, the end result is that they still sound great.
Thereis no doubt as to the quality and originality of the music; my only qualm is whether this album will last well.
Will it be one of the records you will dig out of the crates in 5 years time, dust off and enjoy just as much as when you first bought it?
www.rapreviews.com /archive/2002_05_arrhy.html   (612 words)

  
 RA: Resident Advisor - Warp Records go Bleep? Bleep - News Fo
Warp Records have launched their digital download site 'Bleep', featuring the entire Warp catalogue (minus a handful) encoded in super high quality mp3 format (LAME / VBR setting encoded at 205Kbps), available via fast download and with the added protection of tip top security.
We like the fact that you can find all those much sought out Warp releases, 12" only remixes and doublepacks, and the plans to make exclusive content like DJ mixes, films, games and tunes from other labels available through Bleep in the upcoming future.
For starters you can get your mits on two brand new Squarepusher tracks "Squarewindow" and "Talk About You and Me", which won't feature on the forthcoming album "Ultravisitor" released on the 8th of March.
www.residentadvisor.net /forum_read.asp?id=7213   (303 words)

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