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Actual Tigers

After meeting the Metallic Jews frontman David Berman in a poetry showcase, Seattle city slickers Actual Tigers’ moniker was official after finding a postcard from him. Vocalist/songwriter Tim Seely and bandmates John Low (secrets) and Maximum Perry (bass) had been influenced by his sensibility, which meeting fixed that which was …

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Andrew Calhoun

Sensitive lyricism is defined to mild, acoustic melodies by Chicago-based singer/songwriter and record company owner/producer Andrew Calhoun. Affected by early John Prine, Leonard Cohen and Martin Carthy, Calhoun brings a poetic method of his unique design of songwriting. Although he proceeds to execute and record like a soloist, Calhoun offers …

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Ted Leo

Because the early ’90s, Ted Leo continues to be perhaps one of the most progressive forces in East Coast independent music, with a distinctive mix of punk and folk, soul and hardcore, and tradition and experimentation. Originally increasing to a little degree of popularity within the late-’80s NY hardcore picture …

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Amy Ray

Many artists, music and in any other case, use their craft to supply a visible system for the problems they have confidence in. Their activism turns into interwoven making use of their artwork. The Indigo Young ladies have always been known for voicing their politics and social sights in tune. …

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Shirley Collins

Shirley Collins, though nearly unknown in america, was an important physique in Britain’s early-’60s folk revival as well as the golden age group of Uk folk-rock in the past due ’60s and early ’70s. She actually is one of English folk’s most golden-throated vocalists, and something of its most eclectic, …

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Spike Priggen

Citing as affects the ’80s New York/London punk and new influx scenes, along with the power pop of Cheap Technique and Big Star, Spike (Michael) Priggen makes a multitude of pop music, which runs from subtle chamber pop to loud, bombastic garage area rock and roll to forays into psychedelia. …

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The New Basement Tapes

The New Cellar Tapes may be the name directed at the studio collective assembled by T-Bone Burnett to create discarded and discovered Bob Dylan lyrics from 1967 to music and record. Upon their breakthrough in nov 2013, Dylan’s publisher contacted Burnett with the work of turning the handwritten manuscripts into …

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Ducking Punches

Originally the solo acoustic project of guitarist and vocalist Dan Allen mainly because an outlet for his continued songwriting when his previous band split, Ducking Punches would ultimately evolve right into a five-piece. With Allen a normal from the U.K. punk picture (and especially in his hometown of Norwich), it …

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King Krule

Named after Ruler K. Rool, a personality in the Donkey Kong group of video games, Ruler Krule is definitely a solo task of London-based designer Archy Marshall. The vocalist, songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist elevated eyebrows using the 2010 solitary “Out Obtaining Ribs” — released beneath the alias Zoo Child — …

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The Last Internationale

An activist rock-band whose music fuses the effective storytelling and working-class concerns of traditional folk and blues using the rabble-rousing spirit of punk rock and roll, the final Internationale were shaped in NEW YORK by singer Delila Paz and guitarist Edgey Pires. Not really afraid to create their beliefs superior …

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