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Juno Reactor

"Juno Reactor" are a goa trance music group, often known for their tribal influences, consisting of Ben Watkins and Mike Macguire. At one point, the group also included other members, including Johann Bley, Stephen Holweck, and Jens Waldenback.

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Juno Reactor was formed initially in 1990 by Ben Watkins and Stephen Holweck as an experimental ambient project to record a soundtrack to accompany a sculptural art installation and performance project by the sculpture artist (and Watkins' girlfriend) Norma Fletcher called "The Missile Project". The centerpiece of the project was a 70-foot decommissioned missile nicknamed "Juno Reactor" which they rolled around London while playing their music to raise awareness about nuclear war. According to Watkins, "it was blue concrete. And it looked like a dinosaur tail. And a smoke came out of it." London police arrived to break up the missile and arrested all members of the project. The music was eventually released as Juno Reactor's second album, ''Luciana''.

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In 1993, Juno Reactor released their first single, "Laughing Gas", on NovaMute. This was soon followed by their debut album, ''Transmissions''. This release was consider...

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