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We Ragazzi

We Ragazzi buzzed into Chicago’s crowded indie-rock place in past due 1997, spicing in the scene making use of their brash mixture of bluesy garage area rock and roll, and sassy brand-new wave. Immediately after their development, associates Anthony Rolando (electric guitar, vocals), Colleen Burke (Farfisa), and Alianna Kalaba (drums), …

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Louden Swain

Louden Swain hail from LA, feature a real superstar, and recorded their debut record within the Hollywood Hillsides, but they’re not really a Hollywood glamour music group or everyday tv superstar vanity task. It’s true they got their name from a film (the 1980s teenager flick Visionquest), and their lead …

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Johnny “Hammond” Smith

In fact nicknamed after his instrument, Johnny “Hammond” Smith was maybe one of the most underrated soul-jazz organists from the style’s heyday. Created John Robert Smith in Louisville, KY, on Dec 16, 1933, Smith started learning piano as a kid, idolizing Bud Powell and Artwork Tatum in early stages. After …

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Jimmy Walker

Pianist Jimmy Walker, from the blues picture in Chicago, shouldn’t be confused with Adam “Jim Daddy” Walker, linked likewise towards the blues picture in Kansas Town. The previous was actually given birth to a couple of years sooner than the second option, 1905 instead of maybe 1912, and in addition …

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The Like Young

Amanda (drums/vocals) and Joe Ziemba (electric guitar/vocals) are in charge of the punky indie rock and roll sounds of so on Teen. Hailing from Chicago, both have already been playing in rings since 1997, and in 2002, they wedded. That same calendar year they released the mini-album Appeared Up Plus …

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SOiL

Chicago-based alternative metallic ensemble SOiL created in 1997 round the skills of vocalist Ryan McCombs, drummer Tom Schofield, bass player Tim King, and guitarists Adam Zadel and Shaun Glass. They released their debut EP, Un Chupacabra!, in 1998, accompanied by the full-length Throttle Junkies in 1999. Their sophomore launch (Marks) …

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Alkaline Trio

Produced by ex-Jerkwater and Traitors drummer Matt Skiba (vocals/guitar), previous 88 Fingertips Louie percussionist Glenn Porter, and Rob Doran (bass/vocals), Alkaline Trio was brought together in 1997 by heartbreak, angst, as well as the companionship of consuming. The initial lineup issued a brief EP, A MUSLIM Lungs Only, before Doran’s …

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American Heritage

Since being formed in 1997 by guitarist Andrei Cabanban, bassist Adam Norden, and drummer Scott Shellhamer, Chicago’s American Heritage have constantly defied songwriting stereotypes making use of their brain-twisting, predominantly instrumental, anti-art, art steel. To take action they’ve toured and documented to equal procedures of lofty important acclaim and popular …

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TRS-80

Kent Rayhill, Deb Schimmel, and Jay Rajeck tweak a mad defeat as TRS-80. This Chicago electrical trio shaped in 1997, shaping an audio like the enjoys of Amon Tobin and Planks of Canada. Just before signing to Unseen in 2000, that they had a 12″ and an EP under their …

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Smokepurpp

Delivered in Chicago in 1997 but later on relocating to Miami, Florida, Omar Pineiro initially tried his hands at producing, seeking the fortune of the lucrative entertainment profession but none from the attention from the limelight. After several false begins under different monikers, Pineiro got to rapping over his very …

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