The Good China

The NORTH PARK, CA, rock group referred to as the nice China formed in 1997. People are vocalist and guitarist Ren Zenner, drummer Jeff Graves, keyboardist and percussionist Moises Ortiz, guitarist Gilbert Koury, and bassist Ted Mabbatt. Each member includes a full-time day time job to aid their up-and-coming musical …

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Plastic System Band

An around 80-piece carnival road band that includes horns, stiltwalkers, and a large number of percussionists performing on plastic material drums and ti bwa. In the Martiniquan carnival custom, their recordings are medleys of from French nursery tracks to well-known zouk tracks to the many Antilles carnival tunes. These recordings …

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Flour

Rifle Sport bassist Peter Conway (aka Flour), produced 4 albums of Midwestern industrial-punk for Contact & Go Documents in the first ’90s: Flour, LUV 713, Equipment Hill, and Fourth And Last.

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WDR Orchestra, Köln

The Cologne Radio Orchestra was founded in 1947 from the Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk Hamburg network. In 1956, the orchestra arrived beneath the aegis from the Westdeutscher Rundfunk. The orchestra has already established a recognized roster of conductors, including Christoph von Dohnányi (1964 – 1969), Zdenek Macal (1970 – 1974), Hiroshi Wakasugi …

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ST12

ST12 certainly are a melodic rock-band from Indonesia whose debut record, Jalan Terbaik, premiered in 2005. On that debut record, the music group was made up of Charly Truck Houtten (vocals), Dan Pepeng (electric guitar), Iman Hurry (electric guitar), and Pepep (drums). Unfortunately, Rush died prior to the release from …

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Antonio Literes

This bass violist and bassist (for the royal choir and royal chapel respectively) in Madrid, was touted as the best author of the Spanish court. His name was produced at courtroom from his zarzuelas “Accis y Galatea,” “Jupiter y Danae,” and “Los elementos.” Due to his popularity Literes was commissioned …

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Le Klub des 7

Developing in 2006, French underground hip-hop all-stars Le Klub des 7 counted a few of the most interesting and primary deviant French rappers amongst their ranks. Made up of Klub des Loosers’ Fuzati and DJ Detect, ATK’s Cyanure and Fredy K, Gravité Zéro’s Adam Delleck and Le Jouage, plus Svinkels’ …

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Jonas Game

Following digital duo Air flow France and twee traditionalists the Honeydrips, Jonas Game was the 3rd new musician to emerge on Sincerely Yours, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based label operate by iconoclastic art-pop jokesters the Challenging Alliance, along with his debut solitary “Fresh City Like” showing up in June 2007 as well …

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The Coup de Grace

Minneapolis metal music group the Coup de Sophistication got more promotion from having their eponymous 1990 debut album made by Spirit Asylum’s Dave Pirner than for the rather mundane limp-wristed thrash music it contained. Featuring vocalist Jimmy Coup (aka Adam Mecherle), guitarist Steve Wresh, bassist Kurt Gillispie, and drummer Chris …

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Freddy Johnson

A fantastic swing-based pianist in the 1930s, Freddy Johnson’s maximum years were spent in Europe. He caused Elmer Snowden (1925) and Noble Sissle, after that first visited European countries in 1928 with Sam Wooding. In 1929, he shifted to Paris, leading his personal band, dealing with Arthur Briggs, and documenting …

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