Simon Shackleton

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Simon Shackleton
Origin London, England
Genres Electronica
Associated acts Headless Chickens
Lunatic Calm
Elite Force

Simon Shackleton is a musician, operating primarily under the name Elite Force,[1] but also under aliases such as sHack, Killer Elite, Futurecore, Double Black, pHrack R and Zodiac Cartel. While a student at Exeter University he started his first band, Headless Chickens with future Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke. He was then part of Lunatic Calm, which released two albums. sHack has been active as a solo producer & DJ ever since. He currently runs his own Used & Abused record label, having also run the Fused & Bruised imprint between 1996–2002, and is often cited[by whom?] as one of the leading proponents of the emergent Tech-Funk movement, fusing house, breaks, Electro & Techno. Some of his songs (both remixes and new tracks) have appeared on the Crystal Method remix albums, Community Service and Community Service II amongst others. He has also composed film music for films such as The Matrix.[2]


  1. ^ "Elite Force discography". Discogs. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Rakes, Caleb (02/10/2008). "Interview: Elite Force". Beatport. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 

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