Electronic Musicians

Electronic musicians employ electronic musical instruments like telharmonium, electric guitar, Hammond organ, sampler, synthesizer, electronic drum set and loopers to produce sound effects. Processes like recording and editing on tape are indispensable parts of an electronic musician’s job. Electronic musicians produce music from a number of sound resources like microphones and microprocessors. They widely employ computer technology to create music from electronic musical instruments. By utilizing digital computers, they play a significant role regarding synthesis of sound. This type of computer is truly advantageous in introducing innovative changes in musical expression. With the application of sign-bit extraction technique, they produce serious musical content. The other two techniques that they use to produce sound, through computers, are digital-to-analogue conversion and hybrid digital-analogue system. Electronic musicians have crucial role in composing scores for concerts, theatre, film, television and different types of multimedia works that represent the amalgamation of different audiovisual techniques. Armed with latest technical instruments, they record electronic and micro phoned sound to modify them through modulation, reverberation and filtering. They then re-record them to give the produced music a complete form. What follows is a collection of the biographies, timelines, trivia and other information about the professional and personal lives of some of the world’s most famous electronic musicians.

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 1 DJ Yella

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 2 Keith Flint

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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: September 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: March 4, 2019
Keith Flint, founding member of the electronic dance group The Prodigy, has delivered international hits such as Firestarter and Breathe. He later led the band Flint. He also owned a motorcycle racing team that became Isle of Man TT champions four times. He is known for his tattoos and piercings.
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 3 Moby

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 4 Fatboy Slim

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Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: July 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
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 5 Tessa Thompson

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 6 Armin van Buuren

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: December 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Dutch

Armin van Buuren is a Dutch record producer and DJ. He is best known for hosting a weekly radio show called A State of Trance (ASOT), which is broadcast in 84 countries to nearly 40 million listeners on over 100 FM radio stations. Armin has been named by DJ Mag as the number one DJ on a record five occasions.

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 7 Kate Robbins

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
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 8 Flying Lotus

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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: October 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 9 Peaches

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Canadian
Canadian musician Merrill Nisker was fighting thyroid cancer in 2000, when she suddenly changed her name to Peaches and worked on a phenomenal album named The Teaches of Peaches. The queer singer has gained followers for her gender-oriented lyrics and her sexual gestures during her stage performances. 

 10 Matt Willis

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
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 11 Ryuichi Sakamoto

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Japanese

 12 Chino Moreno

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 13 Robert Miles

Robert Miles
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: November 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swiss, Italian
Died: May 9, 2017

 14 Porter Robinson

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 15 The Blessed Madonna

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: October 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 16 Junkie XL

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Famous As: Record producer, Club DJ, Composer, Film score composer
Birthdate: December 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 17 Wendy Carlos

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 18 James Murphy

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
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 19 Peggy Gou

Peggy Gou
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: July 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

 20 Sampha

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
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 21 Nicolas Jaar

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Chilean, American

 22 Alice Glass

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian

 23 Burial

Burial
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 24 Madeon

Madeon
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Famous As: Disc jockey, Record producer, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
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 25 Four Tet

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 26 Annika Ljungberg

Annika Ljungberg
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish

 27 Timati

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Famous As: Rapper, Singer, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: August 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Russian

 28 Gillian Gilbert

Gillian Gilbert
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 29 Robert Moog

Robert Moog
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: August 21, 2005

 30 Hudson Mohawke

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Famous As: record producer
Birthdate: February 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 31 Apparat

Apparat
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Famous As: musician
Birthdate: June 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: German

 32 Laidback Luke

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Famous As: Record producer, Club DJ, Disc jockey, Musician, Composer
Birthdate: October 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra

 33 Isao Tomita

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Famous As: Musical composer
Birthdate: April 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Japanese
Died: May 5, 2016

 34 Raymond Ebanks

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Famous As: rapper, singer
Birthdate: January 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Finnish

 35 Illangelo

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Famous As: Songwriter, Record producer, Musician, Composer
Birthdate: July 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian

 36 David Wise

David Wise
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Famous As: composer, musician
Birthdate: September 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 37 Edgar Froese

Edgar Froese
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German, Russian
Died: January 20, 2015

 38 Sam Sparro

Sam Sparro
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Famous As: singer-songwriter, actor, child actor, singer
Birthdate: November 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian

 39 Erlend Øye

Erlend Øye
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Famous As: musician, singer, record producer, composer
Birthdate: November 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Norwegian

 40 Jean-Jacques Perrey

Jean-Jacques Perrey
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French
Died: November 4, 2016

 41 Sébastien Tellier

Sébastien Tellier
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Famous As: club DJ, singer, composer, songwriter
Birthdate: February 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French

 42 Yasmine Hamdan

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Famous As: singer, composer, musician, songwriter
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Nationality: Lebanese

 43 Ulrich Schnauss

Ulrich Schnauss
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Famous As: Electronic Musician
Birthdate: September 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German

 44 Fedde Le Grand

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Famous As: Club DJ, Disc jockey
Birthdate: September 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo

 45 Helen Marnie

Helen Marnie
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Nationality: Scottish

 46 Chuckie

Chuckie
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Birthdate: June 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Dutch

 47 Dillon

Dillon
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Brazilian

 48 Basto

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Famous As: Record producer, Disc jockey, Composer
Birthdate: January 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Belgian

 49 GG Magree

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Australian

 50 Faye

Faye
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Swedish
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