Fidget House: A Guide

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A guide to these five producers' many aliases.

Induceve
Members: Dave Taylor & Jesse Rose
Where it all started. Induceve is an amalgamation of crunchy, cut 'n' paste Herbert-style house and samples ranging from hip-hop to dub to folk. Their Pick It Up EP (Dubsided) was the first officially dubbed "fidget."

Switch
Members: Trevor Loveys & Dave Taylor
Responsible for some of the crew's biggest records including "A Bit Patchy" (Dubsided), a worldwide hit thanks its brukbeat house twist on the "Apache" break. Equal parts deep Chicago house and Detroit techno, the track is made uniquely their own with clever sampling, squelchy keys, and super-fat bass.

Solid Groove
Members: Dave Taylor
The most prolific alias on the scene, Solid Groove has remixed house giants Basement Jaxx and Blaze, broken beat don Domu, and Brazilian funkeiro Edu K. Original credits include the broken beat anthem "Flookin" (Loungin), championed by tastemaker Gilles Peterson and big-room bombs like "This Is Sick" (Front Room).

Brucker and Sinden
Members: Dave Taylor & Graeme Sinden
Taking things in a more hip-hop and Baltimore club-influenced direction, these two are the Hollertronix of fidgit. They've jacked up Ying-Yang Twins' "Shake," mashed up Pharrell's "Can I Have It Like That" with Mr. Vegas' version of "Under Mi Sensi," and crunked up Busta Rhymes & Amerie's "Touch."

Speaker JunkK
Members: Trevor Loveys & Joshua Herve
This duo deftly crafts jacking, warbly bass club monsters. Their premier 12-inch was May's "Scratch Up the Music" for their eponymous label, and they've kept up the pressure with broken electro-house reworkings of Jimi Hendrix and Busta Rhymes.