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Old 01-27-2008, 06:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This British Duo date back to 1996 and in my opinion are as good as Chemical Brothers but their willingness to use unknown vocalists, MC'S and musicians has hindered their profile. Their music covers Breakbeat, Techno, Rock and Reggae. They are not big on ambient tracks, but if you like Chem Bros, Fatboy Slim etc you will love FREESTYLERS.


To show their diversity:
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Old 04-01-2008, 05:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't mind the freestylers, I have seen them live a couple of times, the first time they were amazing the 2nd time not as good. I really dig the tune they did with pendulum "Fasten your seatbelts"

As for the comparision to Chemical Brothers, while I would listen to the freestylers at home before the Chems, I would go to a chemical brothers show way before a Freestylers show. Chemical brothers live are insane.
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have Pressure point and it's pretty good. Not as good as The Chems in their heyday, but I do likes me some beat beat.
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Old 04-01-2008, 05:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I rate Freestylers more than Chemical Brothers because they are just so much more fun. They are not as innovative but their music relieves everyday tedium.

Adventures In Freestyling is their most eclectic and rewarding album.
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Old 04-01-2008, 05:10 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm probably gonna download some more stuff, if nothing else, it's great workout muzak...
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Old 04-01-2008, 05:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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This one is from Adventures In Freestyling and is great workout material:
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Old 04-07-2008, 03:56 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Isn't the whole freestyle aspect nothing more than a comglomeration of other musicians quality work being mixed together?
No. Judging by the recent pap that was the Chemical Brothers offering.
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Old 04-09-2008, 06:00 AM   #8 (permalink)
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There are many, way better breaks producers and DJ out there than the freestylers. I would give them probably 7/10
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Old 04-10-2008, 05:49 PM   #9 (permalink)
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There are many, way better breaks producers and DJ out there than the freestylers. I would give them probably 7/10
Tell me who they are then I can get searching on the webzie.
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Old 04-11-2008, 03:13 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Well the obvious one would be the Stanton Warriors and the Plump DJ's

The following I would add as acts which I would rate equal to or greater than the Freestylers:

Meat Katie
Evil Nine
Rennie Pilgrim
Koma and Bones
Dopamine
Skool of Thought
Aquasky
Krafty Kuts
Soul of Man
Drumattic Twins
Phil K
Bass Kleph
Nick Thayer
Klaus Heavyweight Hill
Rouge Element
Bassbin Twins
Freeform Five
Freq Nasty

I'm sure you have heard of a lot of these dudes.

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