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Basement Jaxx

Background information
Origin London, England
Genre(s) Electronic, House, Dance, Progressive house, 2Step
Years active 1999–present
Label(s) XL Recordings, Astralwerks
Associated
acts
Corrina Joseph
Website http://www.basementjaxx.co.uk
Members
Simon Ratcliffe
Felix Buxton

Basement Jaxx is a critically acclaimed UK house music duo, comprising Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, that rose to popularity in the late 1990s. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (600x773, 74 KB)Promotional picture of Basement Jaxx from their myspace website. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Electronic music is a term for music created using electronic devices. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Dance music is a style of popular music commonly played in dance music nightclubs, radio stations and shows and raves. ... Progressive electronica is a collection of electronic music genres which draw upon progressive music, generally, and include the sub-styles of progressive trance, progressive house, progressive techno and progressive breaks. ... It has been suggested that UKG: UK Garage and Two-step be merged into this article or section. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... XL Recordings is an independent record label which was launched by Nick Halkes (later to be joined by Richard Russell) with Beggars Banquet Records in 1989 to release its rave and dance music. ... Astralwerks is an New York based record label which releases primarily electronic music. ... Corrina Joseph is a British singer who gained recognition through her collaborations with the duo known as Basement Jaxx. ... Basement Jaxx are a critically acclaimed UK house music duo comprised of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe that rose to popularity in the late 1990s. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ...

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History

Basement Jaxx started in Brixton, South London in 1994, where they held a regular club night called Rooty, which would later become the name of their second artist album. Brixton is an area of South London, part of the London Borough of Lambeth. ... South London area South London (known colloquially as Saaf of the River) is the area of London south of the River Thames. ... See also: 1993 in music, other events of 1994, 1995 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 29 - The Supremes Mary Wilson is injured when her jeep hits a freeway median and flips over just outside of Los Angeles, California. ...


In 1999, the group released their first full length album, Remedy, to wide acclaim. Remedy includes the "Red Alert", "Rendez Vu", "Jump N' Shout", and "Bingo Bango" singles. "Red Alert" was used in a Coca-Cola commercial. Basement Jaxx also released Jaxx Unreleased, a compilation of b-sides, remixes, and other assorted material, in 1999. Remedy is an album by the British house duo Basement Jaxx. ... The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles have been released since the 1950s. ...

Cover of Rooty
Cover of Rooty

Their next full length album, 2001's Rooty included singles "Romeo", "Jus 1 Kiss", "Where's Your Head At?", and "Get Me Off". The music video for album opener "Romeo" is a parody of a Bollywood movie. "Where's Your Head At?", which relies on a sample of Gary Numan's "M.E." for its hook, became a huge international hit in 2002 (see 2002 in music) and is perhaps Basement Jaxx's best known song. "Where's Your Head At?" was even featured on the soundtrack for the 2001 'Tomb Raider' movie, and Traktor's video for "Where's Your Head At?" (monkeys with human faces) has been praised by Mixmag as the best dance music video ever made. Xxtra Cutz was released just after Rooty, containing b-sides from this album's singles. Image File history File links Basement_Jaxx_-_Rooty_-_CD_album_cover. ... Image File history File links Basement_Jaxx_-_Rooty_-_CD_album_cover. ... Rooty is the second album by the British house duo Basement Jaxx, released in 2001. ... Rooty is the second album by the British house duo Basement Jaxx, released in 2001. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. ... Gary Numan (born Gary Anthony James Webb on March 8, 1958) is an English singer, composer, musician and electropop pioneer. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... Swedish production team consisting of five directors and two producers. ... Wheres Your Head At? is a song by the band Basement Jaxx. ... Mixmag is the worlds biggest selling dance music and clubbing magazine Mixmag began in the mid 1980s following the best in the worlds dance music, from covering dance events to reviewing CDs and new acts. ...


2003 brought Basement Jaxx's third full length album, Kish Kash, which included contributions from Lisa Kekaula (of the Bellrays), Me'shell Ndegeocello, grime MC Dizzee Rascal, Totlyn Jackson, JC Chasez, Siouxsie Sioux, and Phoebe. From this album, the tracks "Lucky Star", "Good Luck" and "Plug It In" were released as singles. The track "Good Luck" was re-released in 2004, after exposure from being the theme to BBC's Euro 2004 coverage, with a special remix. "Good Luck" is also in the soundtrack of Just Married, and Appleseed, an anime movie released in 2004. Kish Kash was recognised the following year at the 47th Grammy awards, winning Buxton and Ratcliffe the inaugural Best Electronic/Dance Album award. Kish Kash is a 2003 album by British house music duo Basement Jaxx. ... Lisa Kekaula is the lead singer of American rock n soul band The Bellrays. ... The Bellrays (capitalization of the R optional) are an American musical group consisting of Lisa Kekaula (vocals), Bob Vennum (bass), Tony Fate (guitar) and Craig Waters (drums). ... Meshell Ndegeocello (b. ... Dylan Mills, known professionally as Dizzee Rascal (born November 1, 1985), is a London-based MC/rapper and producer. ... Joshua Scott Chasez (born August 8, 1976), known as JC, is a member of the boy band N Sync and is an American actor. ... Cover of Siouxsie & the Banshees single Shadowtime. Susan Janet Ballion (born May 27, 1957) in Bromley, London, better known by her stage name, Siouxsie Sioux, is the lead singer of both the influential punk/gothic rock band Siouxsie & the Banshees and of its splinter group The Creatures. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is one of the largest broadcasting corporations in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the UK alone and with a budget of more than £4 billion. ... Euro 2004 Logo The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly called EURO 2004, was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004. ... Just Married is a comedy / romance film directed by Shawn Levy and written by Sam Harper which opened on January 10th, 2003. ... For the Aesop Rock album, see Appleseed (album). ... The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ...

In 2005, the duo released The Singles, comprising of all the singles from their previous three albums, some earlier releases (featured on Atlantic Jaxx Recordings: A Compilation), and two new tracks, "Oh My Gosh" and "U Don't Know Me", which were both released as singles. The Singles (Special Edition) was also released, which contained the original compilation, as well as a bonus disc entitled Bonus Traxx, which contained many previously unreleased tracks, as well as some remixes of existing Basement Jaxx songs. The video for "U Don't Know Me" featured a drunken, carousing, and violent Queen Elizabeth II lookalike and was banned from daytime rotation on MTV. They appeared as a headline act on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury Festival in 2005, and they are currently on tour with Robbie Williams and will headline their own UK arena tour this winter. Image File history File linksMetadata CrazyItchRadio. ... Image File history File linksMetadata CrazyItchRadio. ... Crazy Itch Radio is the name of Basement Jaxx new studio album released on September 4, 2006. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, commonly abbreviated to Glastonbury Festival or Glasto, is the largest [1] greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. ... Robbie Williams (born Robert Peter Williams on February 13, 1974) is an English singer. ...


Their fourth studio album, Crazy Itch Radio (2006), was released on September 4 in the UK, simultaneously with its first single, "Hush Boy" . The album features guest vocals by Martina Bang, Johnny Blaze, Lily Allen and Robyn. Crazy Itch Radio is the name of Basement Jaxx new studio album released on September 4, 2006. ... See also: 2006 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2006 Record labels established in 2006 other events of 2006 list of years in music 2000s in music January – James Nicholl, drummer of Pay*Ola became ill and was admitted to hospital. ... Martina Sorbara is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Method Man (born Clifford Smith April 2, 1971 in Hempsted, Long Island, a. ... Lily Rose Beatrice Allen[1] (born May 2, 1985) is an English pop artist, currently signed to Regal/Parlophone (EMI), and known for songs such as Smile and LDN. She is the daughter of actor/comedian/musician Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen. ... Robin Miriam Carlsson aka Robyn (born June 12, 1979) is a Swedish pop singer and songwriter, living in Stockholm. ...


In addition to their own work, Basement Jaxx have become in-demand remixers. Their more prominent work includes "4 My People" by Missy Elliott , "Like I Love You" by Justin Timberlake and "She Wants to Move" by N.E.R.D. The Jaxx Club Remix of 'Do Your Thing' was included in the videogame SSX 3. Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known as Missy Elliott, is an American singer, MC, songwriter, and record producer born in Portsmouth, Virginia. ... Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American pop/R&B singer, and actor. ... N*E*R*D N*E*R*D or N.E.R.D is the name of a rock band consisting of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo of The Neptunes and their friend Shae Haley. ... SSX 3 is a snowboarding video game published by Electronic Arts and developed by EA Sports BIG, which was released in late 2003. ...


Discography

Albums

Year Album Chart Statistics Singles
1999
  • Studio album.
  • Released: 10 May (UK), 3 August (US), 1999
  • United Kingdom chart peak position: No. 2
  • United States peak position: No. -
  • Australia peak position: No. 65.
  • Red Alert (1999)
  • Rendez-Vu (1999)
  • Jump 'n' Shout (1999)
  • Bingo Bango (2000)
2001
  • Studio album.
  • Released: 25 June (UK), 26 June (US), 2001
  • United Kingdom chart peak position: No. 5
  • United States peak position: No. 149
  • Australia peak position: No. 23.
  • Romeo (2001)
  • Just 1 Kiss (2001)
  • Where's Your Head At? (2001)
  • Get Me Off (2002)
  • Do Your Thing (2003)
2003
  • Studio album.
  • Released: 20 October (UK), 21 October (US), 2003
  • United Kingdom chart peak position: No. 17
  • United States peak position: No. 172
  • Australia peak position: No. 40.
  • Lucky Star (2003)
  • Good Luck (2004)
  • Plug It In (2004)
  • Good Luck (re-issue) (2004)
  • Cish Cash (video only) (2004)
2005
The Singles.
The Singles.
  • United Kingdom chart peak position: No. 1
  • United States chart peak position: No. -
  • Australia peak position: No. 17.
  • Oh My Gosh (2005)
  • U Don't Know Me (2005)
  • Do Your Thing (2005)
2006
  • Studio album.
  • Released: 4 September (UK), 12 September (US), 2006
  • United Kingdom chart peak position: No. 16
  • United States chart peak position: No. - (No.20 Heatseekers Chart)
  • Australia peak position: No. 70.
  • Hush Boy (2006)
  • Take Me Back To Your House (2006)
  • Hey U (2007)

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Compilations

  • Atlantic Jaxx Recordings: A Compilation (1997)
  • Jaxx Unreleased (1999)
  • Xxtra Cutz (2001)
  • The Singles + Singles Special Edition (2005) #1 UK
  • Atlantic Jaxx Recordings: a Compilation Vol.2 (2006)

Singles and EPs

EPs

Title Release date Notes Label
EP 1 1995 Atlantic Jaxx
EP 2 1995 Atlantic Jaxx
Summer Daze 1995 Atlantic Jaxx
EP 3 1996 Atlantic Jaxx
Sleezycheeks 1996 vocals by Corrina Joseph and Adrianna Montero Atlantic Jaxx
Urban Haze 1997 vocals by Gwyn Jay Allen Atlantic Jaxx
Betta Daze 1999-11-01 contains two tracks by Future Earth Atlantic Jaxx
Span Thang 2001-11-26 Atlantic Jaxx
Junction 2002-09-23 Atlantic Jaxx
Unreleased Mixes 2005-12-12 Atlantic Jaxx

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From Atlantic Jaxx Recordings: A Compilation

Title Release date Charts Notes Label
"Samba Magic" 1996 VC:
"Flylife" 1997 #19 UK featuring Glamma Kid, vocals by Corrina Joseph Multipy

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From Remedy

Title Release date Charts Notes Label
"Red Alert" 1999 #5 UK vocals by Blue James XL
"Rendez-Vu" 1999-08-02 #4 UK XL
"Jump N' Shout" 1999 #12 UK vocals by Madman Swyli & Slarta John XL
"U Can't Stop Me" 1999 promotional single vocals by Yvonne John-Lewis XL
"Bingo Bango" 2000-04-03 #13 UK XL

XL Recordings is an independent record label which was launched by Nick Halkes (later to be joined by Richard Russell) with Beggars Banquet Records in 1989 to release its rave and dance music. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... Yvonne John Lewis (occasionally spelled Yvonne John-Lewis) is a female singer from England who has provided lead vocals for and been featured on recordings by such artists as Basement Jaxx, Zero 7, Sia, Stella Browne, Narcotic Thrust and Rollercone. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ...

From Rooty

Title Release date Charts Notes Label
"Romeo" 2001-06-04 #6 UK vocals by Kele LeRoc XL
"Jus 1 Kiss" 2001-09-24 #23 UK samples Chic XL
"Where's Your Head At?" 2001-11-26 #9 UK, #16 Australia, #22 US vocals by Damian Peachy XL
Jaxxapalle's 2001 accapellas for "Romeo" & "Jus 1 Kiss" Atlantic Jaxx
Supergetoff 2002-01-21 remixes of "Get Me Off" Atlantic Jaxx/XL
"Get Me Off" 2002-06-17 #22 UK, #43 Australia XL
"Do Your Thing" 2002-08-26 #33 Australia Australia only release XL

2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... XL Recordings is an independent record label which was launched by Nick Halkes (later to be joined by Richard Russell) with Beggars Banquet Records in 1989 to release its rave and dance music. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Chic also means stylish or smart. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Atlantic Jaxx Logo Atlanta Jaxx is a record company founded and owned by electronica / house music duo Basement Jaxx. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ...

From Kish Kash

Title Release date Charts Notes Label
"Lucky Star" 2003-11-10 #23 UK featuring Dizzee Rascal XL
"Good Luck" 2003-12-22 #12 UK, #22 Australia featuring Lisa Kekaula XL
"Plug It In" 2004-03-29 #22 UK, #43 Australia featuring JC Chasez XL
"Good Luck" 2004-06-23 #14 UK re-issue XL
"Cish Cash" 2004 featuring Siouxsie Sioux - promotional video only XL

2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Dylan Mills, known professionally as Dizzee Rascal (born November 1, 1985), is a London-based MC/rapper and producer. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Lisa Kekaula is the lead singer of American rock n soul band The Bellrays. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in leap years). ... Joshua Scott Chasez (born August 8, 1976), known as JC, is a member of the boy band N Sync and is an American actor. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Cover of Siouxsie & the Banshees single Shadowtime. Susan Janet Ballion (born May 27, 1957) in Bromley, London, better known by her stage name, Siouxsie Sioux, is the lead singer of both the influential punk/gothic rock band Siouxsie & the Banshees and of its splinter group The Creatures. ...

From The Singles

Title Release date Charts Notes Label
"Oh My Gosh" 2005-03-14 #8 UK, #36 Australia vocals by Skillah & Vula Malinga XL
"U Don't Know Me" 2005-06-13 #26 UK, #56 Australia featuring Lisa Kekaula XL
"Do Your Thing" 2005-09-26 #32 UK new version, vocals by Elliot May & Sharlene Hector XL

2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Lebanese political coalition, see March 14 Alliance. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Lisa Kekaula is the lead singer of American rock n soul band The Bellrays. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sharlene Hector is best known as the girl in the coke commercail singing I Wish and handing out cokes. ...

From Crazy Itch Radio

Title Release date Charts Notes Label
"Hush Boy" 2006-08-28 #27 UK, #39 Australia featuring Vula Malinga XL
"Take Me Back To Your House" 2006-10-30 #42 UK, #9 Latvia, #10 Finland featuring Martina "Bang" Sorbara XL
"Hey You" TBR _ featuring Robyn XL

For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Martina Sorbara is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Robin Miriam Carlsson aka Robyn (born June 12, 1979) is a Swedish pop singer and songwriter, living in Stockholm. ...

Other

Title Release date Notes Label
"Fly Life Xtra" 2005-11-03 Atlantic Jaxx

2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Atlantic Jaxx Logo Atlanta Jaxx is a record company founded and owned by electronica / house music duo Basement Jaxx. ...

See also

Billboards Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart is a weekly national survey of popular songs in U.S. dance clubs. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. ...

External links

  • Official website
  • Basement Jaxx pages at musicOMH.com
  • Basement Jaxx's Myspace
  • Crazy Itch Radio Review on AbsolutePunk.net
  • A Basement Jaxx Fansite
  • TXJaxx's Basement Jaxx Fansite
  • Basement Jaxx Forums
  • Review of Crazy Itch Radio published by music website New Noise
  • Interview with Felix Buxton on the Leicester Bands websitem

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