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Phantom Blue

A melodic hard rock-band, Phantom Blue was formed in the later ’80s simply by vocalist Gigi Hangach, guitarists Michelle Meldrum and Nicole Sofa, bassist Kim Nielsen and drummer Linda McDonald. Marty Friedman, afterwards of Megadeth, created the L.A. band’s self-titled debut for Roadrunner in 1989. He also done second album …

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The Fun Years

The minimal experimental sounds from the Fun Years are made by turntablist Isaac Sparks and baritone guitarist Ben Recht. The uncommon instrumentation often network marketing leads to monitors over 10 minutes lengthy. After a small number of their very own recordings on CD-R, the duo was brought aboard by Brooklyn’s …

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Aesop Rock

Building over the rapping design of eccentrics Kool Keith and Del the Funky Homosapien, Def Jux headliner Aesop Rock and roll became among the hottest MCs in the post-millennial underground. After a set of self-released LPs (Appleseed, Music for Earthworms), he documented Float for Mush in 2000. The previous Ian …

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Nelson

Nelson is a sibling action founded by Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the twin sons of 1950s teenager idol Rick Nelson. Through the early ’80s, the brothers became a member of a heavy metallic music group called Strange Real estate agents. By the finish from the 10 years, nevertheless, the group’s …

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Jel

Even though the first instrument young Jel (given birth to Jeffrey Logan) played — very much to his chagrin — was the cornet, when he previously saved up more than enough money he bought his first (in support of) drum machine/sampler, the SP 1200, when he is at senior high …

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Telephone Jim Jesus

Blessed George Chadwick in the tiny city of New London, NH, the guy who would later on be referred to as the anticon musician Phone Jim Jesus got his initial flavor of electronica when high-school friend and bandmate/singer Dave Bryant, who was simply after that living at Chadwick’s home, bought …

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Alias & Tarsier

California-based Anticon producer Alias had never found out about Brand-new York-based Rona “Tarsier” Rapadas before he got a letter from her 1 day in 2003, soon after the discharge of his instrumental-based album Muted, revealing him just how much she loved his work, if he’d pay attention to her band …

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Dälek

Newark, New Jersey’s Dälek undermine the simplistic gloss of mainstream hip-hop with gritty, organic underground hip-hop that simultaneously clicks and whirs want some electronica mind trip, levels on environmental atmosphere, and assaults the listener with aggressive, intelligent rhymes. Manufacturer Alap Momin (Oktopus) and MC Will Brooks (generally known as dälek) …

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Headset

The brainchild of producer, DJ, and Plug Analysis label owner Allen Avanessian, the loose project Headset went from dreams to reality when Avanessian was contacted by ~scape label head Stefan Betke. Betke’s obtain a monitor to get a compilation prompted Avanessian to contact Jimmy Tamborello of Dntel, Figurine, as well …

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K’NAAN

Given birth to in Mogadishu, Somalia, just because the civil unrest that rocked the united states was starting, rapper K’NAAN spent the first many years of his existence trying in order to avoid loss of life and hearing the hip-hop information delivered to him from America by his dad, who …

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