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Young Prisms

Young Prisms shaped at small Mills University before shifting to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA in the past due 2000s. The five-piece group takes on a fiercely noisy and sneakily melodic make of retro-shoegaze that also displays traces of sound pop scrappiness and neo-psych dreaminess. In early stages, the music group’s …

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Spectrals

One-man music group Louis Jones, hailing from Heckmondwike, Western Yorkshire, documented slightly skewed, reverb-heavy amalgamations of ’60s doo wop, Brill Building pop, and bashful garage area rock — often with dazed surf guitar accents — as Spectrals. The 7″ solitary “Keep Me Become” premiered in ’09 2009 on Captured Songs. …

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Szulák Andrea

A singer, celebrity, and tv presenter, Hungary’s Szulák Andrea continues to be known for most things and occasions in her lengthy profession, including a losing bet on the 1993 Eurovision Tune Contest. Born Feb 8, 1964, in Budapest, Szulák produced her first appearance on-stage on the ripe age group of …

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Krista

Inspired by places as diverse as Queen Latifah, Evanescence, and Sarah McLachlan, amongst others, singer/songwriter Krista grew up in Brooklyn by her father and grandmother following her parents separated when she was four years of age. As an adolescent, she searched for refuge by composing diaries and poetry and would …

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Chew Lips

Called after a figure in the Brendan Behan book Borstal Youngster, the South London-based electro-pop trio Chew up Lip area features singer Tigs, whose tone of voice has been in comparison to Beth Ditto, Karen O, as well as Liza Minnelli, and multi-instrumentalists Can Sanderson and Adam Watkins. The group …

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Sarah Jaffe

A singer/songwriter with electro-pop ambitions, soulful Tx crooner Sarah Jaffe weaves stark folk-pop narratives whose gentle melodies belie the deeper, dancefloor-ready confectioner within. Around the title tabs on her debut EP, Jaffe sang “I’m testament to aged and fresh,” which offered as a good intro to the vocalist/songwriter’s timeworn folk …

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Mumford & Sons

Motivated by folk, rock and roll, country, and bluegrass, the London-based, platinum-selling Mumford & Sons feature singer/guitarist/drummer Marcus Mumford, vocalist and banjo/Dobro player Winston Marshall, vocalist/keyboardist Ben Lovett, and vocalist/bassist Ted Dwane. The foursome began playing jointly in 2007; though these were playing with various other bands at that time, …

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Cats on Fire

Cats burning, a shambling Finnish twee group whose nostalgic music nod towards the Smiths, the marriage Present, as well as the Orchids, thanks a lot in no little part to business lead vocalist Mattias Bjorkas’ warbly, Morrissey-esque croon, formed in Vasa, Finland, in 2001. The group underwent many lineup shifts …

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Grandpa Elliott

Grandpa Elliott is a veteran blues vocalist and road performer who was simply entertaining audiences for many years before he gained overnight popularity through a viral online video. Grandpa Elliott was created Elliott Little in New Orleans, LA in the middle-’40s; developing up in the Lafitte Casing Projects, Elliott created …

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Into It. Over It.

The recording project of Chicago-based songwriter Evan Weiss, INVOLVED WITH IT. Over It. discovers the prolific emo-pop veteran of several rings (Up Up Down Down Remaining Right Left Best B A Begin, Labour, Map the Development, the Funeral Parrot, Hiroshima Mon’Amour, and Sleeper Brokers, to name several) striking from his …

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