Basement Jaxx vs Metropole Orkest

Basement Jaxx (performer), Metropole Orkest (performer)

About Basement Jaxx

Basement Jaxx are an English electronic music duo consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe. The pair got their name from the regular night club they held in Brixton, London, UK. They first rose to popularity in the mid 1990s. As the British Hit Singles & Albums book duly noted "they surfaced from the underground house scene, are regular transatlantic club chart-toppers and won the BRIT Award for Best Dance Act in 2002 and 2004".


1992–98: Formation

In 1992, Simon Ratcliffe began releasing white label records which sold well and gained attention from several music producers including LTJ Bukem and Goldie. The success of these releases enabled him to buy a few electronic musical instruments and set up a basic studio in a friend’s mother’s basement.

Ratcliffe and Buxton first met in 19…Read more on Wikipedia