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Arno

Along with his whiskey-and-cigarettes vocals, blues-inspired arrangements, and acerbic lyrics, Arno regularly earned comparison to gutter poets like Serge Gainsbourg and Tom Waits. Blessed Arno Hintjens in Ostende, Belgium, on, may 21, 1949, he initial surfaced in some little-known R&B-influenced serves, including Freckle Encounter and Tjens-Couter. In 1977, Arno and …

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Afrika Bambaataa

A seminal Bronx DJ through the 1970s, Afrika Bambaataa ascended to godfather position with “World Rock and roll,” the 1982 hip-hop vintage that combined the beats of hip-hop with techno-pop futurism inspired by German pioneers Kraftwerk. Actually before he started documenting in 1980, Bambaataa was hip-hop’s most important DJ, an …

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Mouse on Mars

Dabbling in complex, heavily hybridized types of from ambient, techno, and dub to rock and roll, jazz, and jungle, German post-techno duo Mouse button on Mars was the mixed effort of Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner (of Köln and Düsseldorf, respectively). Mouse on Mars created in 1993, apparently when …

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Arnett Cobb

A stomping Tx tenor participant in the custom of Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb’s accessible taking part in was between golf swing and early tempo & blues. After playing in Tx with Chester Boone (1934-1936) and Milt Larkin (1936-1942), Cobb surfaced in the best leagues by being successful Illinois Jacquet with …

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Kafani

Along with fellow MC Kashmere, Oakland-based rapper Kafani files as Babyface Assassins, and both broke away of their region as presented guests on “Everybody Understand My Name,” a Keak da Sneak solitary that was chosen for inclusion within the early-2007 compilation Hyphy Hitz. Keak came back the favour on “Fast …

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Gift of Gab

Present of Gab made his name seeing that the technically adept MC in the vaunted underground rap duo Blackalicious, together with manufacturer/DJ Key Xcel. Delivered Tim Parker, he was raised mainly in Pacoima, component of L.A.’s San Fernando Valley area, but attended senior high school in Sacramento. There he initial …

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Carta

Rooted in the seems of ’90s indie rock and roll, San Francisco’s Carta started as a documenting task by Kyle Mon and Jason Perez in 2002. Wanting to increase to a four-piece, they went through more information on rotating people before ultimately buying bassist Ray Welter and drummer Sonny Culbertson …

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Art Blakey

In the ’60s, when John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman were defining the idea of a jazz avant-garde, few knowledgeable observers could have guessed that in another 30 years the music’s mainstream would virtually bypass their innovations, and only the hard bop style that free jazz had apparently supplanted. Since it …

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Tim Armstrong

Among the essential statistics of American punk rock and roll in the 1990s and onward, Tim Armstrong is most beneficial referred to as the vocalist and guitarist using the music group Rancid, though his réamounté starts years before that music group rose to prominence. Created in Oakland, CA, in nov …

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Super Heavy Goat Ass

Selecting their name on the lark, carrying out a display promoter’s misprinting (and a substantial amount of alcohol), stoner rockers Super Heavy Goat Ass (originally NO2) had been created in 1999, first surviving in Lubbock before relocating to Austin, TX. There vocalist/guitarist Russell Abbott, guitarist Derek Halfmann, and drummer Tim …

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