Hybrid

Hybrid Discography

Albums

Hybrid Wide Angle (Album) Distinct'ive Records Australia 1999 Sell This Version
XOVER040 Hybrid Live Angle: Sydney(CD) X-Over Recordings XOVER040 Australia 2000 Sell This Version
Hybrid Morning Sci-Fi (Album) Distinct'ive Records, Distinct'ive Records US 2003 Sell This Version
none Hybrid Remixes(CDr, Promo) EMI none US 2004 Sell This Version
Hybrid I Choose Noise (Album) Distinct'ive Records Russia 2006 Sell This Version
Hybrid Re_Mixed (Comp) Distinct'ive Records UK 2007 Sell This Version
Hybrid Disappear Here (Album) Distinct'ive Records UK 2010 Sell This Version
none Hybrid / Tom Salta Hybrid / Tom Salta - Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Original Game Soundtrack)(31xFile, WAV) Ubisoft none France 2012
none Hybrid Dead In Tombstone Original Motion Picture Soundtrack(20xFile, AAC, 256) Back Lot Music none US 2013
Hybrid Driveclub™ Original Soundtrack Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Europe 2014 Sell This Version
none Hybrid Vice (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(22xFile, AAC, 256) Atlantic Screen Music, Metropolis Movie Music none US 2015

Singles & EPs

Hybrid Featuring Andreas Carlson* Hybrid Featuring Andreas Carlson* - Fall Out Of Love (Single) Distinct'ive Records UK 1996 Sell This Version
Hybrid Symphony Distinct'ive Records UK 1996 Sell This Version
Hybrid Altitude / Kill City Distinct'ive Records UK 1998 Sell This Version
Hybrid Featuring Julee Cruise Hybrid Featuring Julee Cruise - If I Survive (Single) Distinct'ive Records UK 1999 Sell This Version
Hybrid Finished Symphony (Single, Maxi) Distinct'ive Records UK 1999 Sell This Version
Hybrid Theme From Wide Angle (Remixes) Distinct'ive Breaks UK 1999 Sell This Version
Hybrid Remix And Additional Production By... (Comp) Distinct'ive Breaks UK 2000 Sell This Version
Hybrid Featuring Chrissie Hynde Hybrid Featuring Chrissie Hynde - Kid 2000 (Single, Maxi) Virgin, Virgin UK 2000 Sell This Version
Hybrid Gravastar / Celebrity Science (Single) Distinct'ive Breaks UK 2002 Sell This Version
Hybrid Visible Noise / Know Your Enemy (Single) Distinct'ive Breaks UK 2002 Sell This Version
Hybrid Featuring Peter Hook Hybrid Featuring Peter Hook - True To Form (Single) Distinct'ive Records UK 2003 Sell This Version
Hybrid Higher Than A Skyscraper (Single) Distinct'ive Records UK 2004 Sell This Version
Hybrid I'm Still Awake (Single, Maxi) Distinct'ive Breaks UK 2004 Sell This Version
Y4K009EP1 Hybrid Hybrid Present: Y4K (Part One)(12", Ltd, Pic) Distinct'ive Breaks Y4K009EP1 UK 2004 Sell This Version

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keith.slater1

keith.slater1

September 14, 2014
The Massive Attack track is actually Unfinished Sympathy (not Symphony).
moe2046

moe2046

August 29, 2014
The song that you are thinking of is simply called Symphony, Unfinished Symphony is by Massive Attack.
spectre1130

spectre1130

December 2, 2013
Where is "Unfinished Symphony" anyhow? I can't find it anywhere but I know my friend has it on vinyl. I like it better than "Finished Symphony", but not saying finished sucks by any means. Not even a listing on Youtube for f@3*'s sakes.
fabriknos

fabriknos

October 12, 2010
I'm not typically a fan of things in the progressive genres - I love melody, and sometimes a good euphoric track is just what the doctor ordered, but generally I find producers in these styles rely too much on the same formulas and gimmicks, perpetuating a sound that is so singular in purpose. Hybrid, however, showed jaded techno elitists such as myself how melodic, uplifting music can be done proper, especially with their now-legendary release Wide Angle.

Wide Angle is an electronic masterpiece by any criteria, and my introduction to Hybrid over 10 years ago. To this day the production quality is mesmerizing and so full of depth. The drum programming is incredible. They obviously poured a great deal of time and energy into this release and it really turned the progressive world on its head when it came out. Suddenly everyone wanted to do "progressive breaks." Often imitated but never duplicated, Wide Angle truly stands alone in a very niche genre.

Unfortunately, the elements that drew me to Hybrid in the first place started to fade away in the follow-up releases. While they have not lost their ability to harness electronic and acoustic instruments to make beautiful tracks, I feel they have wandered too far into the commercial trance/house mainstream and now there's no turning back. Disappear Here was a huge disappointment to me, not simply because it had vocals in every single track, but because the raw energy and indescribable joy they managed to squeeze into Wide Angle was completely nonexistent. And I see a trend to borrow from some of the less fulfilling subgenres of dance music, like minimal and electro house, rather than forge ahead with their own unique approach, which is what made them so successful in the first place.

I personally think Hybrid's peak is over and I'm not as excited as I used to be to stay up to date with their new releases, but I always give quality acts a second chance, and I'm hoping they win me over again one day.
dnb_theory

dnb_theory

January 5, 2008
These guys don't get old. It seems like I've been listening to their music forever - a long time at least, started off with "symphony" and then Unfinished Symphony one of my personal favorites is their remix of BT - Never Gonna Come Back Down (top work) but so many others. Always at the cutting edge of breaks, and beautiful music, hard not to dance to, and do you yourself a favor and catch a live set. Another great track is Hybrid - I'm Still Awake (Grayarea's Remix)
Incredible stuff guys keep it up!!!

pseudorob

pseudorob

June 1, 2004
When it comes to production quality, Hybrid are simply a cut above anyone else at the moment. That is evident in both their original work and remixing. I can't decide whether they are some homogeneous combination of several genres, or whether they are worthy of being classed into a new genre. Either way - they rock. I find it quite hard at times to put a Hybrid track into a mix, as anything that comes after sounds bland and crude by comparison.
OLDo

OLDo

January 27, 2004
Hybrid have done what their name suggests. They've created somewhat of a hybrid sub-genre, comprising of breaks, house, and even the odd "trancey" sounding track.. and have done it extremely well! Their sound continues to change, but their style is always Distinctive (no pun intended <b>;)</b>).
They've created timeless tracks, and comprised remix's to rival pretty much anyone! I fully recommend them to anyone and everyone!
highflier73

highflier73

October 17, 2003
Hybrid are the future of breakbeat and progressive electronica. Definitely try out wide angle and morning sci-fi. Both albums are simply amazing. Finished symphony has to be the best song on this planet. The remix album is also a great one. Get it while you can. Highflier 73.

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