ManMadeMan

ManMadeMan

Profile:
Paul Baguley and Sonya Bailey have been producing electronic music as ManMadeMan since 1994, operating in both the commercial and underground dance scenes.
Their recording studio is often credited as The Tetrapod.

Both artists came from completely different musical backgrounds. Paul was working with bands and Sonya was a wayward young girl with a keen ear. Coming together they partied hard at some of the most legendary events back in the early days, Cripps Barn, Dragon Fly, The Fridge, The Rocket and Space Hopper, the club that launched them. It was these experiences that inspired them to create music within a scene that was totally different from anything they had been involved in before.

And so MMM was born: one EPS 16+ and away they went, until they had a live set. Whilst playing in the clubs where they had partied in earlier days, DJ Tsuyoshi Suzuki heard them and soon after they released their first single. Later they released their first album and followed this up by gigging around the world. This led to meeting loads of new people who were starting labels and soon they were releasing music globally on many record companies throughout the industry. They signed up with Concord International and found themselves supporting the Shaman in 1996.

Together they worked alongside many producers and have played at a wide range of events across the world. In the summer of 1996, China Records approached them for an album deal. They were then working with the producer of many hit records including Bruce Willis' "Under The Boardwalk". This led to their releasing tracks alongside U2, Massive Attack, Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, Leftfield and many other renowned artists, and they found their music being remixed by chart-toppers such as KarmaSutra.

Manmademan have been on the play-lists of Judge Jules, Pete Tong, Sasha, Digweed and other leading DJs. They have fiercely held on to their independence by retaining all rights to their publishing.

Today the studio consists of a Mac G5 and numerous analogue synths as well as a plethora of virtual synths. Logic Pro is used for sequencing, a far cry from their old Atari. Having two children during the last four years has brought many new things to MMM. It has been a learning experience and one that has cut both ways: making music through the night and then doing the school run isn’t always conducive to making trance. Yet they have never given up, showing an unerring dedication to the scene. Hard to pigeonhole, they can turn their hand to many types of music but trance is where their hearts lie.

Contact info:
E-Mail: sonya@redfxuk.com.
Tel: 07894 945 112
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ManMadeMan Discography

Albums

AFR LP 21 Manmademan Lovetechnology (Album) Flying Rhino Records, Flying Rhino Records AFR LP 21 UK 2000 Sell This Version
TRANR636CD ManMadeMan Cell Division(CD, Album) Transient Records TRANR636CD UK 2002 Sell This Version
E.O.CD4 ManMadeMan Creation Myth(CD, Album) Elektrik Orgasm Records E.O.CD4 UK 2004 Sell This Version
TTrCD013 ManMadeMan The Legend Remixes(CD, Album) Turbo Trance Records TTrCD013 France 2006 Sell This Version
none ManMadeMan Free To Listen (Album) Sound Intension none UK 2007
none ManMadeMan Children Of The Light (Album) Sound Intension none UK 2009 Sell This Version
SMR045 ManMadeMan Theophany(12xFile, WAV, Album) Soundmute Recordings SMR045 Croatia 2013

Singles & EPs

TO3 001 ManMadeMan Erland EP (EP) 21-3 Records TO3 001 UK 1996 Sell This Version
MP19 ManMadeMan Hex E.P. (EP) Matsuri Productions MP19 UK 1996 Sell This Version
TRIP 006 ManMadeMan Karmaflage AAA Recordings TRIP 006 UK 1997 Sell This Version
TO3 004 ManMadeMan Angel Hair / Drama 21-3 Records TO3 004 UK 1997 Sell This Version
AFR 040 ManMadeMan Desire EP (EP) Flying Rhino Records AFR 040 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PTM33 ManMadeMan Gold Dust / Karahana(12") Phantasm Records PTM33 UK 1999 Sell This Version
AFR 046 ManMadeMan Down On Earth EP(12", EP) Flying Rhino Records AFR 046 UK 1999 Sell This Version
EOR 005 Manmademan / Elektrik Graffiti Manmademan / Elektrik Graffiti - Manmademan / Elektrik Graffiti - E.P.(12", EP) Elektrik Orgasm Records EOR 005 UK 1999 Sell This Version
SS003 ManMadeMan Switch / Carousel(12") Surround Sounds SS003 UK 2001 Sell This Version
TRA068 ManMadeMan Palladium / Single Cell(12") Transient Records TRA068 UK 2002 Sell This Version
GOA3 ManMadeMan Halt Production - The Remixes Pt. 1(2xFile, EP, MP3, 320) Goa Productions GOA3 UK 2012
PDEP016 ManMadeMan vs. Martian Arts (2) ManMadeMan vs. Martian Arts (2) - Dementia(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Phantasm Records PDEP016 UK 2013
THLRDIGI001 Elysium vs. ManMadeMan Elysium vs. ManMadeMan - Hypno E.P(2xFile, FLAC, EP) The Hypnotic LFO Room THLRDIGI001 Denmark 2013
GOA4 ManMadeMan Halt Production - The Remixes Pt. 2(2xFile, EP, MP3, 320) Goa Productions GOA4 UK 2013
PDEP009 ManMadeMan On Fire(3xFile, EP, MP3, 320) Phantasm Records PDEP009 UK 2013
PDEP022 ManMadeMan Karahana (RMXS EP)(3xFile, WAV, EP) Phantasm Records PDEP022 UK 2014
Sun050 ManMadeMan Soundproof(5xFile, MP3, EP, 320) BMSS Records Sun050 Germany 2015

Miscellaneous

TIPRS09 ManMadeMan Ooze TIP Records TIPRS09 UK 2013