As Funki Porcini, Braddell released Hed Phone Sex in 1995, which ran through a gamut of genres, from dub to drum and bass. Repertoire, bringing "locked grooves and ultra-vivid, up-close sample-textures". His Hex collective - also featuring artist Robert Pepperell and programmer Miles Visman - produced video games and multimedia CD-Roms in the early 1990s, along with subsequent projects that further affirmed Ninja Tune's alliance with A/V disciples.
Braddell continued to explore sonic territories on 1996's Let's See What Carmen Can Do EP and the Love, Pussycats and Car Wrecks album from the same year. Teaming up with Hexstatic member Stuart Warren-Hill (who also signed to the Ntone label for several audio visual albums), Coldcut's "Timber" video - an AV collage piece using analogous techniques to audio sample collage - was put on heavy rotation on MTV, was developed by the following year.
With Flexistentialism, Ninja was described as devising "a term that perfectly expresses the antitheses between chaos and order" Amon Tobin, meanwhile, was building groundbreaking drum and bass from 1950s big band drum battles. Their first album to be released on Ninja Tune, it featured guest appearances by Grandmaster Flash, Steinski, Jello Biafra, Jimpster, The Herbaliser, Talvin Singh, Daniel Pemberton and Selena Saliva.
His 1997 Ninja Tune debut, Bricolage, contains influences from drum and bass, hip hop, blues, jazz and samba, all digitally processed to create a sense of the bricolage suggested by the title. Coldcut's cut 'n' paste method on the album was compared to that of Dadaism and William S. Hex collaborated with Coldcut to produce the multimedia CD-Rom for the album. was released, a double-disc remix album where Coldcut's classic tunes were remixed by Cornelius (the opener of the album, which was heralded as a highlight of the album), In March 1999, Big Dada introduced Rodney Smith, a.k.a. Brand New Second Hand was, in the words of All Music, "a bright moment for British rap, the debut album from Roots Manuva introduced a hip hop chameleon boasting dark productions and a distinct style, plus much more to say than most rappers".
The late night Saturday show cut all manner of beats, samples and loops into a chaotic musical blend. The title 70 Minutes of Madness was a nod to Coldcut's earlier Eric B & Rakim remix, and included sounds from Depth Charge, DJ Food, Plastikman, Mantronix, Harold Budd and the Doctor Who theme. After submitting a re-styled company logo he was employed by Ninja Tune in the capacity of overall design consultant.
In 1994, Matt Black's close friend Mixmaster Morris introduced Matt to Openmind - a DJ & design collective in Camberwell - at the Telepathic Fish chill-out club they were running. Matt Black also invited Foakes to Ninja's recording studio, where he eventually joined the many hands at work on DJ Food's 1995 album, Recipe for Disaster (which also included Patrick Carpenter a.k.a. The album was called a "whirlwind of beats put through the blender" The album's standout track - "Real Killer Part 2: Rooftop Prowler" - set the tone for Remedies’ follow-up, Blow Your Headphones, which arrived early in 1997.
That same year, Swinscoe began performing live with an expanded line-up, featuring Federico Ughi on drums, Alex James on piano and DJ Food's Patrick Carpenter on turntables. Scruff's Keep It Unreal was released in the summer of 1999. The decision ended up in court in 2002, where arguments were advanced for freedom of speech, freedom of expression and to argue the double standards of the ban and fine.
the album opened with BBC Radio 1 DJ Mary Ann Hobbes asking, "Are you ready Mr. In 2000, Ninja Tune celebrated its first decade of music with Xen Cuts, a three CD, 6 x LP box set that provided a collection of their artists.
Steinski, a big inspiration behind Coldcut's initial forays into music, released his first Ninja Tune EP as Steinski and Mass Media in the same year. ’) and Mario Savio's famous 1964 address to the Berkeley Free Speech Movement".
The single, in the words of Pitchfork, "builds on a catchy loop of the Jackson 5's ‘It's Great to Be Here’ and creates one of the few anti-Gulf War protest songs of the era, transforming [ U. influence on the genre became more prevalent with the label's first compilation, Funkjazztical Tricknology, in 1995.
In 2001, Roots Manuva delivered his second album, Run Come Save Me, which was deemed one of the albums of the year by The Independent, and "not just a landmark UK hip hop album, but a landmark hip hop album period" by Mojo. Also in 2001 Cornwall's Luke Vibert joined Ninja Tune.
Growing up amongst contemporaries Aphex Twin and Tom Middleton/Global Communication, Vibert had made a name for himself in experimental electronica, though his name has always been hard to pin down: he operates under several different aliases. Bonobo, released his first proper Ninja album, Dial 'M' for Monkey, a subliminally seductive collection of atmospheric instrumentals.
With the moniker Wagon Christ, Vibert released Musipal on Ninja, which NME called "an intriguing procession of cheeky collages". Scruff's second album on Ninja Tune, Trouser Jazz, was released on 9 September 2002. Blurring lines further, Coldcut collaborated with American video mashup artist TV Sheriff in 2004 to produce their cut-up entitled Revolution USA.