- Cubanate:A great British band that fuses guitars and techno.
- INTERMIX:Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber, aka Front Line Assembly, are back with their third album under the name Intermix.
- EBN:the release of their debut album has been delayed once again, but this time with good reason. The disc will be in CD Plus format and feature 3 full-length videos.
- Die Krupps, the pioneering German band is back with a new release on Cleopatra,
"Rings Of Steel."
- Portishead, a duo comprised of Geoff Barrow and Beth Gibbons, have an unusual sound that brings together hip-hop influences with sampling and elements of jazz.
- Siouxsie and The Banshees are still masters of gothic pop. On their new album, "The Rapture," they sound as fresh and innovative as they did a decade ago.
- Plastikman, aka Richie Hawtin, has proven to be a driving force in the evolution of electronic dance music over the past few years. In addition to recording as Plastikman and Fuse, he is also behind the highly influencial +8 label.
- 777: Steve Hillage and Miquette Giraudy once made rock music as Gong, but now they are creating ambient electronic music as 777 (aka System 7). In addition, they have been using their skills to create musical scores for computer games.
- Cranes: the brother and sister team of Jim and Allison Shaw are masters at fusing guitars and orchestral samples into their own unique ethereal sound.
- General Levy broke new ground by collaborating with M-Beat and adding real vocals to jungle music.
- Thomas Dolby, the man behind such hits as "She Blinded My With Science" and "Hyperactive" is now focusing his talents on creating music for interactive media. With his company, Headspace, he is creating tools to assist in the creation of interactive musical scores.
- Wolfgang Press, now reduced to a duo, have finally returned with "Funky Little Demons." This time around, they focused more on structured songs than mood.