is a music duo founded in 1992, in Los Angeles, California, USA, that has incorporated elements of trip hop, synthpop and music from the Middle East into their sound. Their imagery is said[by whom?
] to be a wicked and neo-dark version of Scheherazade Arabian Nights tales.
The name comes from the 'collision' of musical styles, primarily the ethereal vocals provided by kaRIN and the electronic music provided by Statik. Collide's debut album, Beneath the Skin
, was released in 1996, followed by a remix album, Distort
, in 1998 containing remixes by... more