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Sophia

Sophia may be the creation of songwriter and guitarist Robin Proper-Sheppard, the mastermind at the rear of critically adored cult work the God Machine. Shaped with high-school close friends Jimmy Fernandez (bass) and Ron Austin (drums), the God Machine were in the brink of a significant discovery when Fernandez passed …

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Smalltown Poets

The choice CCM group Smalltown Poets was formed in Tifton, GA. by vocalist/guitarist Michael Johnston, keyboardist Danny Stephens and drummer Byron Goggin, senior high school pals who’d performed in bands collectively throughout their formative years (including Villanelle, which released an independent-label recording entitled Pinwheels and Orange Peels in 1996). Within …

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The Trip Daddys

St. Louis hell-bent rockers the Trip Daddys have already been molding their rowdy rock and roll ways because the middle-’90s. Guitarist/frontman Craig Straubinger, bassist Jamey Almond, and drummer Dave Easley have already been perfecting the punk rock and roll snarls over rollicking riffs since 1996, playing displays alongside famous brands …

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Paul Delph

The past due Cincinnati, Ohio native studied in the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music before being lured to Hollywood at age 20 to become listed on a band including users of supergroups Yes and ELP. Ultimately, he produced a session music group that done albums for Toni Basil, amongst others, and …

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Skankin’ Pickle

San Francisco-based ska-punk sextet Skankin’ Pickle was shaped in the springtime of 1989 by vocalist/saxophonist Mike “Bruce Lee” Recreation area, guitarist Lynette Knackstedt, bassist Ian Miller, trombonists Lars Nylander and Gerry Lundquist, and drummer Chuck Phelps. Developing their very own label, Dill Information, the group released some LPs including 1991’s …

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Slapstick

Rowdy ska-punk outfit Slapstick were able to not merely inspire a legion of kids to start out their own rings within the middle-’90s, but their popularity and influence on the 3rd wave ska revival was felt long following the band’s simple three-year existence was more than. Slapstick produced in 1993 …

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Star People

The prog-influenced Star People make music which includes sci-fi lyrical themes (phoning in your thoughts the B-52’s sometimes), Orson Welles-type narration, and Rat Pack-influenced arrangements and vocal excursions. Proclaiming themselves to become aliens visiting from your 11th dimensions, the band includes the Instructor (Expenses Olland, vocals), Golden Boy Paul (Paul …

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Steel Pole Bath Tub

Enigmatic noise rock trio Metal Pole TUB crafted a grungy, droning, offbeat sound from a palette of fuzzed-out bass riffs, blasts of guitar feedback, and tape loops, and also a raft of alternately kitschy and troubling dialogue samples from vintage Television shows and movies. Additionally, the music group experienced a …

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Trancenden

Trancenden, among the leaders within the www.MP3.com distribution explosion, originally released comedy skits and experimental music online. The task evolved into an store for Tal M. Klein’s jazzy breakbeats, collaged home, and drum’n’bass music. Trancenden’s origins are within the Bad F/X Team, a collective that released irreverent humor sketches online. …

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Spineshank

LA heavies Spineshank began in Feb of 1996, growing through the ashes of the previous music group, Simple Enigma (including potential Spineshankers Johnny Santos on vocals, Mike Sarkisyan on guitars, and Tom Decker on drums). Simple Enigma split up upon hearing Demanufacture, the 1996 launch by electro-metallists Dread Factory, but …

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