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Atman

Polish experimental ethno-folk collective Atman was shaped in 1981 by multi-instrumentalists Marek Styczynski, Marek Leszczynski and Piotr Koelcki, who remained the core of the group throughout its extended existence; various other regular collaborators included vocalist Anna Nacher and Tomek Gulinski, in addition to bassist Thomasz Radziuk. Forging an visual they …

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Jason Simon

Vocalist/songwriter Jason Simon, nephew from the Cable co-creator David Simon and guitarist and vocalist for brooding Washington D.C. psych rock and roll outfit Deceased Meadow, released a solo profession this year 2010. Sparser and much more romantic than his use Deceased Meadow, Simon’s atmospheric, nocturnal country-folk owes even more to …

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Wovenhand

Winding dark, atmospheric lyrics having a brutal spiritual bent around components of vintage folk and gospel music in addition to rootsy rock and roll & move, Wovenhand was founded by David Eugene Edwards, formerly the frontman with brooding alt-country work 16 Hp. In 2001, 16 Hp continued hiatus, so when …

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Orion Rigel Dommisse

Baltimore-based singer/songwriter Orion Rigel Dommisse utilizes her talents about piano, synthesizer, cello, and harmonium to craft extra, haunting folk songs within the vein of Joanna Newsom, Josephine Foster, and Rio en Medio. The Virginia indigenous released her debut recording, What I’D LIKE from You Is definitely Sweet, within the Vocabulary …

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Begushkin

Produced in Brooklyn by multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Dan Smith, Begushkin’s folk-influenced compositions echo the stark arrangements of Smog as well as the volatile imagery of Can Oldham or Flannery O’Connor. The group, which includes a little military of Smith’s close friends, including violinist Stephanie Rabbins, guitarist/bassist Stephan Ryskewitch, accordion and noticed participant …

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Bruce Springsteen

Within the decades following his emergence over the national scene in 1975, Bruce Springsteen became that rarity among popular music artists, an artist who preserved his status being a frontline documenting and performing star, consistently selling an incredible number of albums and selling out arenas and stadiums all over the …

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Brian Dewan

A strikingly individual and original skill, Brian Dewan mixes whimsy tradition along with a subversive love of life into his many tasks, such as (and occasionally combine) music, artwork, and furniture-making. A citizen of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg section, Dewan takes on an orchestra’s well worth of quirky tools, like the autoharp, …

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Ashley MacIsaac

Ashley MacIsaac is, in a way, the musical consultant of the pre-millennial era of Atlantic Canada. An ardent traditionalist (and cousin of worldwide Celtic performer Natalie MacMaster) using a penchant, even so, for experimentation, this youthful Nova Scotian indigenous has been trained to try out the fiddle the working-class, pub-stomp …

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Tom Ovans

Tom Ovans is really a Nashville-based, Boston-raised road rocker and music poet who’s comfortable performing folk, blues, and hard-driving rock and roll. His vocal design is eerily much like that of Bob Dylan, with the energy of Joe Ely.

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The Waybacks

The original sounds of old-timey string band music is component of the musical tapestry woven simply by San Francisco-based quintet the Waybacks. Root base Town Music Mag known as them “a fantasy mix of punk vandalism and hyper-intelligent, rarely noticed, humoristic musicality,” as the Winnipeg Totally free Press praised them …

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