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King’s X

Few hard rock and roll rings are as widely well known yet criminally overlooked as King’s X. The trio (bassist/vocalist Doug Pinnick, guitarist/vocalist Ty Tabor, and drummer/vocalist Jerry Gaskill) appeared destined for the big style with their amazing mixture of melodic Beatlesque harmonies, metallic riffing, and prog rock and roll …

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Zacardi Cortez

Merging his full-bodied tone of voice along with a funky ’80s throwback attitude, gospel singer Zacardi Cortez was an associate of James Fortune’s FIYA task before introducing his solo job. Having developed touring the gospel circuit along with his family members music group, the Cortez Family members, Zacardi was mentored …

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Devonté Hynes

A shape-shifting, multifaceted singer/songwriter, composer, acting professional, author, and maker, Houston, Texas-born and London, England-raised polymath Devonté Hynes has recorded under his personal name and with the combustible chillwave clothing Test Icicles, aswell as beneath the pseudonyms Bloodstream Orange (atmospheric and cinematic electro-R&B) and Lightspeed Champ (rootsy, psych-tinged fantasy pop). …

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Jonathan Clay

Vocalist/songwriter Jonathan Clay began penning first material being a high-school pupil in western Tx, eventually coming to a gentle, easygoing audio similar to Matt Nathanson and John Mayer. While participating in university in San Marcos, it became significantly problematic for the youthful musician to stability his research and his build, …

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Haylie Duff

The older sister of actress and teen pop sensation Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff kicked off her career by focusing even more on her behalf skills before the camera than her talents behind a mike. Though she’d pen the casual tune on her behalf younger sibling, it had been screen tasks …

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Houston psych-punks A440 formed in 1966 but didn’t release their 1st album until 12 years later on. Roster information for the band’s first incarnation is thin — the turn part of their 1967 Soma label debut solitary “It’s Just YOUR BRAIN,” the excellent “Torture” (later on featured around the Acidity …

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