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Dark Star

England’s Dark Celebrity was formed by 3 former people of Levitation — vocalist and guitarist Christian Hayes, bassist Laurence O’Keefe (the Wish Blister), and drummer Dave Francolini. Like their previous band (but certainly without guitarist Terry Bickers), the group’s audio features dense, complicated constructions and needling guitars. The trio debuted …

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Milltown Brothers

Peaking through the wake from the “Madchester” picture, Milltown Brothers — vocalist/guitarist Matt Nelson, guitarist Simon Nelson, bassist Wayne Fraser, keyboardist Barney Wayne, and drummer Nian Brindle — derived a spirited ’60s pop audio, highlighted from the zest of the farfisa body organ. Although they under no circumstances reached the …

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The Shondes

The Shondes (pronounced Shahn-duhs) certainly are a four-piece indie rock and roll group based from the western Brooklyn neighborhood of Recreation area Slope. They rock and roll a unique audio that combines ’90s queercore and riot grrrl power with traditional Jewish music and dramatic, wealthy vocals. It is the audio …

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Reigndance

This Detroit quartet gained notoriety when vocalist Andre Comeau appeared on MTV’s REAL LIFE. Problem Manufacturer, their 1993 debut for New Jersey’s Disturbance Information, showcased the band’s grungy rock and roll. Also contained in Reigndance are drummer Bob Nick, bassist Constantine Ballard and guitarist Dean Fertita.

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Icky Joey

This one-time Seattle project brought together Love Battery’s rhythm portion of Jason Finn and Jim Tillman with cult hero/artist Ed Fotheringham, that has since designed album covers for Mudhoney, Flop, the Muffs, and Love Electric battery. Aside from the full-length Pooh, Icky Joey documented a 45 with three record monitors …

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Gigi

Gigi is a Vancouver, BC-based indie pop task whose Ellie Greenwich-worthy pop hooks, sensitive girl-boy harmonies, and vintage production beliefs welcome evaluations to acts just like the College and Sunday Looks Good if you ask me. However the group includes a huge ensemble of contributors (over twelve musicians contributed towards …

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The Band Apart

The Music group Aside is a mighty staple of japan indie rock scene, getting the knack to both score in the charts and wow critics and colleagues using their elaborate mixture of pop-punk, light jazz, chamber pop, browse, ’80s pop, as well as the occasional episode of bossa nova. The …

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The Brute Chorus

U.K. indie rock-band the Brute Chorus possess earned a keen following because of their music, which fuses the interest and get of guitar-based rock and roll using the soulful textures of blues, nation, and rockabilly. Located in London, the Brute Chorus features Adam Steel on business lead vocals, electric guitar, …

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Vypsana Fixa

A band motivated simply by the choice guitar rock of American bands like Sonic Youth, Nirvana, as well as the Pixies, aswell as Uk rock giants like the Beatles and Blur, the Czech Republic’s Vypsana Fixa formed in 1995. After a quartet of demos, the music group secured a far …

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My Best Fiend

Brooklyn’s epic psychedelic rockers My Ideal Fiend shaped in 2004, when vocalists/multi-instrumentalists Fred Coldwell, Kris Lindblade, and Gary Tedder and drummer Joe Noll started playing and recording demos collectively. Forging an expansive audio that evoked Spiritualized and Explosions in the Sky aswell as even more down-to-earth performers like Tom Petty, …

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