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Mahjongg

Mahjongg combine the edgy timber of consumer electronics, the ironic wit and melodic feeling of indie rock and roll, as well as the rhythmic abandon of funk and Afro-beat and fuse them right into a clever, dance-friendly audio that’s made them one of the most talked-about acts in the bustling …

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The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir

The Scotland Lawn Gospel Choir, an indie pop ensemble hailing from Chicago, could very well be the furthest thing from an evangelistic singing group. Founded by university graduates with area of expertise levels in music, the music group took form in summertime 2001 when Ellen O’Hayer (cello/bass) and Welsh-born Elia …

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Al Hibbler

Not really a distinctive singer but a genuine vocal question, Al Hibbler featured with Duke Ellington’s Orchestra through the entire 1940s and recorded several hits (“Unchained Melody,” “Following the Lights DECREASE Low,” “He”) by himself for Decca and Atlantic through the ’50s and ’60s. His regular usage of a Cockney …

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Office

Seemingly wanting to give themselves probably the most “internet search engine averse” name this side from the The, since every try to learn online information regarding the band spits away an incredible number of hits approximately Ricky Gervais and Steve Carell, fresh wave revivalists Office formed in Chicago in 2001. …

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The Ponys

Chicago post-punk revivalists the Ponys formed in early 2001, inaugurated by singer/guitarist Jered Gummere within the months ahead of dissolution of his previous project, regional punk device the Guilty Pleasures. He started writing and performing with partner and bassist Melissa Elias, and after adding previous Mushuganas drummer Nathan Jerde, the …

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Owls

Owls began in 2001, splintering from an extended lineage of high-concept rock and roll rings all centralized throughout the initiatives of several close friends who’d been using together since their early high-school times. This staff of musicians began playing spirited and screamy melodic emo as Cap’n Jazz, surviving in comparative …

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Down the Line

Calling their design of music “acoustic pop,” Chicago-based quartet Down the road (Levi Britton, Derek Fawcett, Dan Myers, and Dave Rothkopf, non-e of these Chicago natives) make use of electricity limited to the bass guitar, otherwise counting on acoustic guitars, djembe, harmonica, mandolin, and violin, plus their voices. It’s a …

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Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Youngster rose towards the forefront of emo play the mid-2000s, offering more than 4 million albums because of the band’s tabloid-grabbing bassist, able-voiced frontman, and couple of Best 40 strikes. The group’s four associates initial came jointly in Wilmette, a bedroom community 14 mls north of Chicago, around …

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Chin Up Chin Up

Chicago avant-pop combo Chin Up Chin Up was formed in nov 2001 by former Punjab singer/guitarist Jeremy Bolen and ex-Nymb singer/guitarist Nathan Snydacker. Bassist Chris Saathoff and drummer Chris Dye finished the initial lineup, which spent eight a few months writing original tracks and honing its textured, sinuous audio before …

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Taking Pictures

Hailing from Chicago, Matt Jencik (bass), Mat Daly (guitar/vocals), and Noah Leger (drums) include the indie pop seems of CAPTURING. The trio spent five years creating a name for itself around Pittsburgh beneath the Hurl moniker, but numerous tasks allowed each member to explore their very own musical palate. Jencik …

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