Pendulum live at the Electric Ballroom in London during their 2007 tour. The Electric Ballroom is a performance venue (primarily for rock bands and indoor market located at 184 Camden High Street in Camden Town, London
|Origin||Perth, Australia / London, England|
|Genre(s)||Drum and bass|
|Label(s)||Ear Storm, Warner Music, Atlantic Records|
Ben Mount (MC Verse)
Perry ap Gwynedd
Paul 'El Hornet' Harding
Pendulum are a drum and bass group originally from Perth, Australia. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. Electronica includes a wide range of contemporary Electronic music designed for a wide range In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Warner Music Group (WMG is the third-largest of the "big four" major record labels, the others being Sony BMG, EMI, and Universal Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. In 2003, they relocated to the United Kingdom. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The group comprises Rob Swire, Gareth McGrillen, Perry ap Gwynedd, Ben Mount (MC Verse), Paul Harding, and Paul Kodish (live drums).
In 2005 they released their debut album, Hold Your Colour. Hold Your Colour is the 2005 debut album by Pendulum. The album drew very positive critical attention in both the United Kingdom and Australia Critically, the album was well-received in both the United Kingdom and Australia, receiving plenty of air-time on radio stations around the world. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. In addition, it was one of the biggest selling drum and bass releases of all time. Pendulum have also collaborated with the Freestylers, releasing the single "Fasten Your Seatbelt". For other uses see Freestyle. The Freestylers are a British electronic music group generally fitting into the Breakbeat genre MC Spyda and Tenor Fly also feature as vocalists on the song "Tarantula".
At Pendulum DJ sets in Epsom and also Warwick University Student Union in early 2007, it was announced that their new album would be available at the start of November 2007. However, it was later announced on BBC Radio 1, that the album was to be released Q1 2008 during a phone interview with a member of Pendulum. The new album, titled In Silico, was released on 12 May 2008, the day after they played at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Maidstone, Kent. Events 1191 - Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Radio 1's Big Weekend (previously known as One Big Weekend) is a Music festival run by BBC Radio 1. Maidstone is the County town of Kent, England, south-east of London. The second single from the album, "Propane Nightmares", is their biggest hit to date, peaking at #9 in the UK Singles Chart. " Propane Nightmares " is the second single from Australian Drum and bass band Pendulum 's second album In Silico. The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC on behalf of the British record industry
Pendulum have announced another UK tour after success in the UK, this will take place in November/December 2008. They are also performing on Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour when it comes to the UK in June.
The Pendulum sound is typically heavy beats accompanied by low, buzzing basslines, overlaid with synthesized leads. When Pendulum started out as producers in Australia, their sound was considerably more Drum n Bass-influenced than the work they are known for today. Signature tunes such as "Vault, Back to You", "Voyager" and "Toxic Shock" which were released on small labels such as Uprising Records and Low Profile Records have a darker more melodic air to them which is substantially absent from their later, more dancefloor driven production. Uprising Records is a Record label founded in 1994 by Sean Muttaqi - having released records by Fall Out Boy 7 Angels 7 Plagues Red Knife Lottery Underminded Amir Early work such as "Masochist" however, seems to indicate an early affinity with a more mainstream sound similar to other Breakbeat Kaos artists such as DJ Fresh and Adam F. Breakbeat Kaos is an independent Drum and bass Record label based in London, UK. Adam F (born Adam Fenton is one of the world's premiere jungle / Drum and bass DJs and son to Alvin Stardust and stepson of Liza Goddard
The group has produced various remixes of other artists, the most well-known being their remix of "Voodoo People" by The Prodigy. The Prodigy are an Electronic music group formed by Liam Howlett in 1990 in Braintree Essex, England. Pendulum have also remixed themselves. In 2006, "Painkiller" with the Freestylers was remixed by NOISIA and released on Against the Grain records. For other uses see Freestyle. The Freestylers are a British electronic music group generally fitting into the Breakbeat genre NOISIA is a Dutch Electronic music trio consisting of members Nik Roos, Martijn van Sonderen and Thijs de Vlieger from Groningen