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One of the most popular drum'n'bass acts of the early 21st century, Pendulum are an Australian group based in the United Kingdom. Formed in Perth in 2002, the group was originally comprised of producers Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen, who worked in tandem with a local DJ named Paul "El Hornet" Harding. One of the team's initial releases, "Vault," became a sensation amid the drum'n'bass community in 2003, benefiting greatly from high-profile placement at the beginning of J Majik's FabricLive mix album. The track was also licensed for placement on several other CDs, including Adam F and DJ Fresh's Breakbeat Kaos mix album for Ministry of Sound. Other early productions such as 2003's "Spiral" and 2004's "Another Planet" -- released by Adam F and DJ Fresh on their Breakbeat Kaos label -- were also well-received in the drum'n'bass community. In 2005, Pendulum made their full-length album debut, Hold Your Colour, featuring the singles "Tarantula" and "Slam." That same year, the group scored its biggest hit to date with a remix of the Prodigy classic "Voodoo People," which broke into the Top 20 of the U.K. singles chart. All of this success in 2005 culminated with an Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1 that arrived late in the year. Following a couple one-off singles -- "Painkiller" (2006; featuring the Freestylers) and "Blood Sugar" (2007) -- Pendulum signed to Warner Music U.K. and made their major-label debut with 2007's "Granite," a Top 30 hit. "Propane Nightmares" (2008), their second release on Warner, was an even bigger hit, breaking into the Top 20 and setting the stage for their second full-length album, In Silico (2008). Spawning four singles, including the U.K. Top Ten hit "Propane Nightmares," In Silico went on to reach platinum status in the U.K. as well as just missing out on the U.K. number one album chart spot. Returning to the studio, Pendulum set about writing their third album, Immersion. Released in 2010, the album shot straight to the top of the U.K. albums chart, and featured collaborations with the Prodigy's Liam Howlett, Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson, and Swedish metallers In Flames. In support of the album, Pendulum embarked on a world tour, playing two sold-out shows at London’s Wembley Arena and headline slots at some of the U.K.’s largest festivals. At the end of 2011, Pendulum took a break from live performing, with Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen focusing their energy on their side project, Knife Party. ~ Jason Birchmeier & Rich Wilson
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  1.   Song
  2.   Propane Nightmares
  3.   The Island, Pt. 1: Dawn
  4.   Watercolour
  5.   Tarantula
  6.   Slam
  7.   Granite
  8.   Showdown
  9.   Crush
  10.   Witchcraft
  11.   The Island, Pt. 2: Dusk
  12.   Immunize
  13.   The Vulture
  14.   Tarantula
  15.   Blood Sugar
  16.   The Island
  17.   Trail of Sevens
  18.   Violet Hill
  19.   9,000 Miles
  20.   Sounds of Life by Jasmine Yee
  21.   Under the Waves
  22.   Set Me on Fire
  23.   Salt in the Wounds
  24.   Plastic World featuring Fats
  25.   Still Grey
  26.   Streamline
  27.   Vault
  28.   The Fountain
  29.   Genesis
  30.   Encoder
  31.   Master of Puppets
  32.   The Tempest
  33.   The Other Side
  34.   Midnight Runner
  35.   Visions
  36.   Different
  37.   Another Planet
  38.   Hold Your Colour
  39.   Out Here
  40.   Girl in the Fire
  41.   Through the Loop
  42.   Fasten Your Seatbelts by Freestylers
  43.   Prelude
  44.   Minds Eye by Bulletproof
  45.   The Terminal
  46.   Take My Heart
  47.   In Silico Showcase
  48.   Self vs. Self
  49.   Comprachicos
  50.   Voodoo People
  51.   Intro
  52.   Countdown
  53.   Mutiny

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