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Metronomy is an electronic music group formed by Joseph Mount in Totnes, Devon, England in 1999. The current band consists of Joseph Mount (Composer, Singer, Keyboards and Guitar), Oscar Cash (Saxophone, Backing Vocals and Keyboards) and Gabriel Stebbing (Keyboards, Backing Vocals and Bass Guitar). Their music consists of instrumental electronic music and more recently, with the release of Nights Out, vocal electronic pop music.

Metronomy are accomplished remixers, having remixed many artists including: Dead Disco, Roots Manuva, Franz Ferdinand, Klaxons, The Young Knives, Zero 7, Ladytron, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Kate Nash, Love Is All, Late of the Pier,and Lykke Li.

Metronomy have, thus far, released two albums of original material, Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe) and Nights Out. The singles and EPs "Radio Ladio", "My Heart Rate Rapid", "Holiday" and "Heartbreaker" all come from Nights Out.

Metronomy have toured widely throughout the UK and Europe supporting acts such as Bloc Party, CSS, Klaxons, Kate Nash and Justice. They engaged in their first headline UK tour in 2008 supported by London based act Primary 1. Metronomy have also played gigs in America and Canada notably at the 2007 SXSW.




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