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Noisia were a Dutch electronic music trio consisting of members Nik Roos, Martijn van Sonderen and Thijs de Vlieger from Groningen, Netherlands. They produced a wide variety of music including drum and bass, dubstep, breakbeat and house, releasing music under labels including Skrillex's Owsla, deadmau5's mau5trap and Jay-Z's Roc Nation. Noisia previously combined with the group Foreign Beggars to form the supergroup side project I Am Legion. They released their collaborative self-titled album on 2 September 2013. Noisia also have production credits under the pseudonym Nightwatch, such as for their work with Alexis Jordan, Hadouken!, Wiley and Wretch 32. They produced Hadouken!'s album For the Masses that charted at number 19 on the UK Albums Chart.
On 17 September 2019, Noisia confirmed they would be splitting at the end of 2020, citing creative differences. They expressed a desire to continue releasing music until the end of the year, along with a farewell tour, and that they hoped to continue to work together on occasion. The group later postponed and expanded their farewell tour into 2021, citing the COVID-19 pandemic. On 3 June 2020, they became a featured artist in the rhythm game osu!, meaning that some of their songs are now licensed and free to use in the game.
In the same year, the debut studio album Killjoy by Fox Stevenson, was released on 18 October 2019 with 11 out of 13 tracks were co-produced by Noisia (as Nightwatch) and Fox Stevenson himself.
New side projects and aliases from the members have begun releasing records since the announcement of the split; notably solo projects from both de Vlieger and Roos titled Thys and Sleepnet, respectively; and Body Ocean – a house duo consisting of Roos and The Upbeats' Jeremy Glenn. In 2020, de Vlieger acknowledged on Twitter his involvement in ILY – a duo consisting of himself and Skrillex. Although no original records have been released currently, the duo previously performed an impromptu DJ set at OOST in February 2020. On 26 November 2020, Bandai Namco Arts Channel on YouTube uploaded a video, "Obsolete - Opening Music Video", for their YouTube originals anime series, started airing on 3 December 2019. with music by Skrillex and Nik Roos (as Nightwatch).
On 28 April 2022, Noisia announced one final album called "Closer", which represents all the different directions they enjoyed exploring. Also on August 21, 2022, they played together for the last time before splitting up definitely.
Noisia have also produced numerous works for video games, notably the soundtrack for DmC: Devil May Cry, a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Music Kit in 2014, and an original game soundtrack for the 2.5D multiplayer game Armajet.

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