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Alex Smoke is a Scottish
Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

 music producer and DJ, from Glasgow
Glasgow
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the country's west central lowlands...

 based in London
London
London is the capital city of :England and the :United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its...

, making techno
Techno
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan in the United States during the mid to late 1980s. The first recorded use of the word techno, in reference to a genre of music, was in 1988...

, electronic and classical
Classical music
Classical music is the art music produced in, or rooted in, the traditions of Western liturgical and secular music, encompassing a broad period from roughly the 11th century to present times...

 music. He has released three studio album
Studio album
A studio album is an album made up of tracks recorded in the controlled environment of a recording studio. A studio album contains newly written and recorded or previously unreleased or remixed material, distinguishing itself from a compilation or reissue album of previously recorded material, or...

s, Incommunicado (2005) and Paradolia (2006), on Soma Records
Soma Quality Recordings
Soma Quality Recordings is a Scottish techno and house label co-founded in 1991 by the electronic music duo Slam...

 http://www.somarecords.com/artists/alexsmoke/, and "Lux" (2010) on his own label Hum+Haw [www.humandhaw.com]

Singles

  • Random As (2002)
  • Chica Wappa (2004)
  • Simple Things EP (2004)
  • Brian's Lung (2005)
  • Don't See The Point (2005)
  • Lost In Sounds (2005)
  • OK (2005)
  • Ring.Click.Tink EP (2005)
  • Shminimal (2005)
  • Meany (2006)
  • Neds/Ilsa (2006)
  • Never Want To See You Again (2006)
  • Snider/Make My Day (2006)
  • Hanged Man EP (2006)
  • Prima Materia (2006)

Remixes

  • "Way Up High" by Funk D'Void (2004)
  • "Bright Lights Fading" by Slam
    Slam (band)
    Slam are a producer/DJ duo from Glasgow, consisting of Stuart MacMillan and Orde Meikle . They are co-founders of Soma Quality Recordings. Their music style consists of house and techno.-History:...

     (2005)
  • "Close Again" by Sid LeRock (2005)
  • "Grotbox" by Jeremy P Caulfield (2005)
  • "Las Bicicletas Son Para El Verano" by Alex Smoke (2005)
  • "Microtron" by Vector Lovers
    Vector Lovers
    Vector Lovers is the moniker used by British electronic music producer Martin Wheeler. Wheeler, as described by Soma Records is a "computer nerd" and "80s-obsessed knob-twiddler" and creates music which falls into the intelligent dance music and electro genres...

     (2005)
  • "More Intensity" by Pete Tong & Chris Cox (2005)
  • "Muscle Car" by Mylo
    Mylo
    Myles MacInnes , better known by the stage name Mylo, is a Scottish electronic musician and record producer.-Career:...

     (2005)
  • "Sex Games" by The Backlash (2005)
  • "Shift" by Solab (2005)
  • "Transmission" by Radio 4
    Radio 4 (band)
    Radio 4 is a band from Brooklyn who formed in 1999. They claim that their sound, which has been described as "danceable punk", is "made in New York, is about New York, and sounds like New York"....

     (2005)
  • "Safari" by AndrĂ© Kraml (2006)
  • "Coufault" by Novox (2006)
  • "Halbzeit" by Arne Michel (2006)
  • "In The Morning" by Junior Boys
    Junior Boys
    -History:Junior Boys formed in 1999 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as a duo of Jeremy Greenspan and Johnny Dark. Years of collaboration followed and a demo was produced, but after many rejections and near-misses, they were resigned to being bedroom beat constructors. Soon after, Johnny Dark left the...

     (2006)
  • "Martyr" by Depeche Mode
    Depeche Mode
    Depeche Mode are an English electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan , Martin Gore , Andy Fletcher and Vince Clarke...

     (2006)
  • "Proverb" by Steve Reich
    Steve Reich
    Stephen Michael "Steve" Reich is an American composer who together with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass is a pioneering composer of minimal music...

     (2006)
  • "Body2Beat" by Phresh 'N' Low (2006)
  • "A Matter Of Time" by Osaka Ultras (2007)
  • "Don't Start Just Finish It" by The Unknown Wanderer (2007)

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