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Duke Special

Northern Ireland seems an improbable location to provide delivery to a vaudeville-obsessed bohemian singer/poet, but try informing that to Lisburn (close to Belfast) indigenous Peter Wilson, better known by his stage name Duke Particular. The self-proclaimed originator of “hobo elegant” — a guide both to his exclusive dress design and …

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The King Blues

Influenced from the Specials, Public Enemy, as well as the Clash, London collective the Ruler Blues combine folk-punk, Two-Tone, and dub reggae with overtly political lyrical themes — developing a appear they explain as “conscious rude boy ska.” The music group originally formed like a duo in 2004 before vocalist/ukulele …

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Rodriguez

Another serious contender for the name of “artist least more likely to enjoy a main career re-estimation,” the storyplot of cult enigma Rodriguez is non-etheless seen as a recurring moments of renaissance, sprawled more than four years and as much continents. Hopelessly obscure in america during his formative years as …

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Hollow Corp

Hollow Corp hail in the northeastern French city of Colmar, and were founded in 2005 by vocalist Stephane Azam, guitarists Mathieu Roszak and Guillaume Schleret, bassist Romain Fiorot, and drummer Laurent Michalak. Acquiring inspiration from rings as different as Mastodon, Meshuggah, and France’s very own Gojira, the quintet released its …

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Antagonist

Although these were 1st formed in 1998 by siblings Carlos (vocals/guitar) and Lond Garcia (drums), Wittier, CA’s Antagonist languished in unsigned obscurity for near ten years before their effort finally started to pay dividends within the neighborhood metallic and hardcore scene. At that time, the Garcias, second guitarist Matt Lopez …

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Ten Kens

Having fulfilled at art college in 2003, Dan Workman and Dean Tzenos soon realized that they had a music kinship that simply needed to be explored. With Tzenos on electric guitar and Workman offering unnervingly angelic vocals that may use a scream immediately, the pair applied with different drummers before …

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Obscured by Clouds

Seattle-based art rock-band Obscured by Clouds took their name from Red Floyd’s 1972 album from the same name, and their sound also shows the spacy, electronic-induced psychedelia of this era — but with contemporary sound reinforcements and technical digital improvements. William Weikart may be the human brain trust and creator …

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Callers

Merging the powerful vocals of singer Sara Lucas and intricate playing of guitarist Ryan Seaton, Callers create music equally influenced by folk, jazz, as well as the more challenging edges of indie rock and roll. Lucas was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, steeped in the city’s wealthy background of jazz, …

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Using their wall-of-fuzz guitar stylings and sugary pop underpinnings, the Pains to be Pure in mind nodded to a variety of old-school indie pop and shoegaze acts, especially Black Tambourine and My Bloody Valentine. New York-based music artists Alex Naidus (bass), Kip Berman (acoustic guitar/vocals), Kurt Feldman (drums), and Peggy …

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The Rescues

Dubbed by some in the music industry as another torch bearers in the prolonged type of that state’s supergroup lineage (i.e., the Eagles, Fleetwood Macintosh, etc.) the Rescues had been a trio of well-established singe/songwriters who acquired pedigrees and knowledge with a number of the biggest brands in rock and …

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