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44 Long

Although Portland, OR, rock-band 44 Long’s debut album, 1997’s Gather ALL OF THEM, was self-released, it still were able to sell very well in the Northwest, and brought the band a good quantity of positive attention, more than enough to get interest from Sideburn (an offshoot of Portland-based Burnside), who …

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Ben Godwin

Though singer/songwriter Ben Godwin spent the first section of his career performing in hard rock bands in Glasgow, Scotland, he eventually determined how the acoustic anti-folk format was how he wished to display himself and his craft. In 2002 he released the EP Four Tracks, accompanied by =shinyshiny= in 2004 …

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Busytoby

The medial side project of Wolfie singer/bassist Joe Ziemba and singer/keyboardist Amanda Lyons, indie pop combo Busytoby first began taking shape in middle-1996. Originally dubbed Stereotomy, they distributed copies of the debut cassette, The Individual May be the Keyboard’s Electric motor, in 1997; although Wolfie continued to be Ziemba and …

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Gunbunnies

Southern pop combo the Gunbunnies was shaped in Little Rock and roll, AR; led by frontman Chris Maxwell, the group relocated to Memphis before issuing their lone LP, 1989’s Paw Paw Patch.

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Buzz Poets

Regarding their creations with company rock and roll & move picks, and at exactly the same time keeping it inside the sharpest melodies of pop, Hype Poets induct distinct variations for the rock and roll genre. The Poets started in Pittsburgh, PA, amid the ’90s, having a lineup comprising Tripper …

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Chris Tsefalas

West Coastline singer/songwriter Chris Tsefalas crafts alternately hook-filled and atmospheric power pop gems within the vein of Joe Jackson, Paul Westerberg, and Matthew Lovely. The Portland-based musician documented his debut record, I’m FINE?, in 2006 with maker John Moen (of Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks and Sleater-Kinney), Richard Buckner, and …

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The Brodsky Quartet

In 1972, Michael Thomas, Ian Belton, Alex Robertson, and Jacqueline Thomas, learners between your ages of 11 and 13 on the Royal North University of Music in Manchester, made a decision to form a string quartet, naming it after Russian violinist Adolph Brodsky (1851 – 1929), former concertmaster from the …

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Tom Robinson

There have been few punk-era, major-label performers simply because intensely creative and controversial simply because Tom Robinson. Slicing his tooth with folk-rockers Café Culture (who released a Ray Davies-produced record on the top Kink’s Konk label in 1975), Robinson roared in to the limelight in 1978 with an excellent one …

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Tim Easton

Elevated in Akron, OH, alt-country singer/songwriter Tim Easton was affected by a mix of pop icons (the Beatles, Kiss) and bluegrass/folk legends (Doc Watson, John Prine). Kosher Spears, his university music group from his times at Ohio Condition, performed their particular roots rock cross over the Midwest, and Easton ultimately …

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The Realistics

Manhattan darlings the Realistics joined up with the garage rock and roll revival of the brand new millennium, spawning their very own glam-inspired punk rock and roll. These senior high school mates — Dave, Dennis, Mike, and can — didn’t type a music group until 1998 despite the fact that …

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