Peaches & Herb

Though soul/pop Peaches and Herb was billed being a duo, their group member rotation is even more much like a group’s. The initial Peaches, Francine Hurd Barker, a Washington, D.C., indigenous, earned the child years nickname “Peaches” due to her genteel way. She sang in community organizations and in her …

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Snypaz

Formed within the mid-’90s in Chicago, IL, Snypaz includes members 2/4, Chilla, R-O-B, and Sic Wic. The quartet released a tape in 1995, Ridin’ Great, and a calendar year afterwards released the six-track EP MY ENTIRE LIFE being a Snypa (the last mentioned offering 80,000 copies). The quartet after that …

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The Amazing Pilots

The Amazing Pilots are brothers Paul and Phil Wilkinson, who traveled from a little town in Ireland to record their gentle tunes in Britain. Following a self-released EP entitled Graduate Bloodstream in 2001 and a good review from your NME, the duo agreed upon with London-based Easy!Tiger information (Calexico, Whole …

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The American Four

The American 4 made one obscure single in 1964 for Selma, a subsidiary of Del-Fi, “Luci Baines”/”Soul Meals.” The group is mainly notable for offering Love head Arthur Lee as vocalist and songwriter, in addition to Appreciate guitarist Johnny Echols, before Appreciate had been produced. According to articles in Goldmine, …

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Small Fish with Spine

Perhaps one of the most prominent of an evergrowing population of females composers employed in post-techno experimental consumer electronics, Riz Maslen’s are Neotropic and Little Fish with Backbone combines ambient, dub, and electro with shards of home, hip-hop, and drum’n’bass. Although she’s released nowhere close to the quantity of materials …

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Steve Freund

Although he’s played all over the U.S. (including halts in NY, Chicago, etc.), blues guitarist Steve Freund is definitely best-known within the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Bay Area. Created on July 20, 1952, in Brooklyn, NY, his mom (who played traditional piano) initially influenced Freund, nonetheless it was around age …

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African Jazz Pioneers

The Pioneers, founded within the ’80s, play ’50s and ’60s South African jazz, wanting to recreate the fun of this era’s live performances. Led by sax participant Ntemi Piliso, a practiced marabi superstar, the group comprises both veteran marabi players and young musicians who’ve found the style.

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The Aeffect

Studied through to the post-punk and new wave movements from the ’80s, the Aeffect dropped consistent with bands just like the Faint making use of their have pulsing synths, moody vocals, and electronic details. Close friends Aaron Feibus (vocals, acoustic guitar) and Steve Kramer (keyboards, vocals) have been playing music …

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Sick of It All

Shaped by brothers Lou and Pete Koller within the mid-’80s, Fed up with EVERYTHING became a seminal strap in the brand new York City hardcore scene. While staying true with their origins and without diminishing their style, Fed up with It All advanced from an indie music group with a …

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So Kalmery

Think of Thus Kalmery being a Pan-African spirit. Blessed in 1955, in Bukavu, in what’s today the Democratic Republic of Congo, his mom was a Mubema and his dad a Haku, therefore right away he was crossing limitations. But he was also, it appeared, destined to be always a musician, …

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