Dakota is the name of at least six music groups. 1) An alias for well known Trance music producer Markus Schulz. He used this moniker in late 90's - early 00's and decided to revive it in 2009 by releasing full length artist album - Thoughts Become Things on Armada Music imprint. 2) The name of a band hailing from Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. The band consits of Ben Talbot (vocals, guitar and keys), Aaron Whelan (guitar), Tom Davison (bass) and Rob Armitage (drums).