Artists Like Bonobo (similar music you're guaranteed to love!)

22 Artists Like Bonobo (similar music you’re guaranteed to love!)

Simon Green, better known by his stage name Bonobo, is a British musician, DJ and producer based in Los Angeles, California, USA. He crosses over genres between electronica, trip hop, nu jazz, downtempo and world music. He has achieved a cult following and has collaborated with many other artists.

If you are a Bonobo fan and are looking to expand your music library, keep reading. We have found 22 artists like Bonobo for your musical entertainment and pleasure.

Quantic

William Holland is an English musician, DJ and record producer based in New York City, USA. He has performed under many names including Quantic and the Quantic Soul Orchestra. His music features shades of funk, jazz, bossa nova, cumbia, salsa and soul. 

Four Tet

Kieran Hebden, better known by his stage name Four Tet is an English electronic musician. He first came to fame as part of the band “Fridge” before becoming a solo artist. He has released 11 studio albums, 3 mix albums and 4 albums as Kieran Hebden.

Cinematic Orchestra

The Cinematic Orchestra is a British downtempo and nu jazz group created in 1999 by Jason Swincoe. The Cinematic Orchestra has released 4 studio albums and 2 film soundtrack albums. Their debut album was released in 1999 to much critical success. So much so that they were asked to perform at the Directors Guild Awards ceremony at the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary film director, Stanley Kubrick.

Thievery Corporation

Thievery Corporation is an American electronic music duo consisting of Eric Hilton and Rob Garza. Their musical style incorporates acid jazz, Indian classical, Middle Eastern music, hip hop, Brazilian music and electronica. Formed in 1995 Thievery Corporation has released 10 studio albums, 9 compilation albums and numerous singles.

Fridge

Fridge were an English instrumental band formed in 1995 in London. The members were Kieran Hebden (guitar, samples) , Adem Ilhan (bass) and Sam Jeffers (drums).  They released 5 studio albums, 3 compilation albums and numerous EPs and singles.

Amon Tobin

Amon Adonai Santos de Araújo Tobin is a Brazilian musician, composer and producer. He has released 17 studio albums, 10 under his name, 1 as Cujo, 3 as Two Fingers, 1 as Only Child Rant, 1 as Figueroa and 1 as Stone Giants.

Zero 7

Zero 7 are an English musical duo consisting of Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns. They formed in 1997 after working together as studio engineers and mixed songs for various artists including Radiohead. They have released 4 studio albums so far.

Alt-J

Alt-J are an English indie rock band formed in Leeds in 2007. They have released 4 studio albums and won several awards and accolades. 

Bugge Wesseltoft

Jens Christian Bugge Wesseltoft is a Norwegian jazz musician, composer and producer. He has released 17 solo studio albums and many more as a side artist. He has worked with many artists including; Billy Cobham, Terje Rypdal and Jon Eberson.

Jaga Jazzist

Jaga Jazzist also known as Jaga is a Norwegian jazz band. They rose to fame after the BBC named their 2nd album “A Livingroom Hush (Smalltown Supersound/Ninja Tune)” the best jazz album of 2002. They have released 7 studio albums, 6 EPs, 2 live albums, 1 DVD and 1 collaboration album.

The Herbaliser

The Herbaliser is an English jazz hip hop group formed in London by Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba. They have released 12 studio albums, 1 compilation album and 11 EPs. 

Röyksopp

Röyksopp are a Norwegian electronic music duo formed in Tromsø in 1998. Their name is Norwegian for a type of puffball mushroom. The duo consists of Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland. They have released 7 studio albums and won numerous awards.

Groove Armada

Groove Armada are an English electronic music duo consisting of Andy Cato and Tom Findlay. They have released 9 studio albums of which, 4 have charted in the UK Albums chart top 50. 

Soulsavers

Soulsavers is an English/American production and remix team consisting of Ian Glover and Rich Machin. They incorporate elements of gospel, soul, rock and country into their electronica and downtempo sound. They have released 7 studio albums and several EPs and singles. 

Floating Points

Floating Points is the professional name of British electronic music producer, musician and DJ, Sam Shepherd. He has released 3 studio albums, 1 soundtrack album, 1 compilation album, 3 EPs and numerous singles.

Skalpel

Skalpel are nu jazz DJs and record producers from Wroclaw, Poland. Consisting of Marcin Cichy and Igor Pudlo their musical style is a mixture of hip hop beats, with samples of Polish jazz from the 1960s and 70s. They have released 4 studio albums, 1 compilation album, 1 remix album and 5 EPs.

Lapalux

Stuart Howard, better known by his stage name Lapalux, is an English record producer from Essex. He is best known for his off-set beats and has released 4 albums, 8 EPs and numerous singles. 

Fink

Fin Greenall, better known as Fink is an English singer/songwriter, musician, producer and DJ. He has released 10 studio albums, 2 live albums, 1 EP and several singles. He has worked with many artists including Amy Winehouse and John Legend.

Buscemi

Belgian DJ Dirk Swartenbroekx, better known as Buscemi has released 15 albums and 10 singles. Known for mixing dance music with Latino, lounge, jazz, house, afrobeat, drum and bass and Brazilian grooves.

Mr. Scruff

Andrew Carthy, better known as Mr. Scruff is an English DJ and record producer from Manchester. He has released 7 studio albums, 5 mix & compilation albums and many singles. His name was inspired by his scruffy facial hair, and he’s been DJing since 1992.

David Holmes

David Holmes is a Northern Irish electronic musician and composer. He originally worked as a DJ before releasing a number of solo albums which incorporated forms of trip hop, electronic, big beat and rock music. He has released 5 studio albums, 7 compilation & remix albums and more than 30 film soundtracks as well as 6 TV soundtracks.

Yonderboi

László Fogarasi Jr. is a Hungarian composer, music producer and visual artist better known as Yonderboi. He has released 3 studio albums, 3 singles and 1 EP. His debut album “Shallow and Profound” introduced Eastern European music to the Western European electronic music scene and received critical acclaim. 

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