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The Snake the Cross the Crown

Indie rock clothing The Snake the Combination the Crown was shaped in Huntsville, AL, by two brothers, Franklin Sammons (electric guitar) and William Sammons (keyboards, development), and close friends Kevin Jones (electric guitar, vocals) and Carl Marshall (bass, vocals). The group originally performed as Curbside Provider, launching 2002’s I Packed …

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Alcoholic Faith Mission

The Brooklyn-via-Denmark indie rock ensemble Alcoholic Beliefs Objective make experimental, if still melodic, folk and avant pop. Produced by vocalist/guitarist Thorben Seierø Jensen and bassist Sune Sølund as the two had been surviving in Brooklyn in 2006, Alcoholic Beliefs Mission had been originally a lo-fi pop affair. Actually, the band’s …

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Fight Like Apes

Combat Like Apes certainly are a synth pop/choice rock group shaped in Dublin, Ireland, in 2006. Acquiring influence from resources as different as alt-rock luminaries Pixies, Welsh underground punk legends Mclusky, as well as the short-lived teenager sitcom California Dreams, Battle Like Apes’ music is definitely described by sharply distorted …

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Operahouse

A North London quartet that formed around 2005, Operahouse (Johnny Lloyd — vocals and acoustic guitar, Alexander Kaines — acoustic guitar and vocals, Jimmy Cratchley — bass, and Ben Niblett — drums) released their 1st single, “Guy NEARBY,” to great response, earning plaudits and airplay from such channels as BBC …

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Anand Wilder

Vocalist/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Anand Wilder is most beneficial referred to as a co-founder of shape-shifting experimental indie rockers Yeasayer, whom he helped to create in 2006 together with longtime friend and creative co-conspirator Chris Keating. Sometime around 2008, Wilder started working on materials with friend and fellow multi-instrumentalist Maxwell Kardon, …

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Gravy Train!!!!

A unique fusion of previous college rap, queercore, and theatrical fresh influx, the four-piece Gravy Teach!!!! (one exclamation stage for each person in the music group, natch) started as the eyesight of vocalist/songwriter Chunx, whose lyrics about badly endowed guys and her appetites — for meals and usually — supplied …

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Assassins

Produced in 2002 by Aaron Miller and Joe Cassidy, Chicago-based brand-new wave/electro-pop outfit Assassins strike the scene hard using a committed local pursuing that blossomed into starting slots for rings like Duran Duran, Interpol, and VHS or Beta. The group, which right now included vocalist Merritt Lear, key pad participant …

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Maps & Atlases

Eccentric indie rock-band Maps & Atlases feature Erin Elders (guitar), Shiraz Dada (bass), Chris Hainey (drums), and Dave Davison (guitar/vocals). Although they are located in Chicago, the users of Maps & Atlases choose to align themselves with the word they define as “fresh regionalism.” Dada is in fact the only …

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Deer Tick

John McCauley, the songwriter behind the Deer Tick moniker, was raised in Providence, Rhode Isle, where he began his profession by teaching himself to try out drums, electric guitar, piano, and pedal metal. McCauley started documenting his very own compositions and touring the region while still in senior high school, …

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Ha Ha Tonka

Indie rock-band Ha Ha Tonka were shaped in 2004 in Springfield, Missouri, by Brian Roberts (singer/guitarist), Lucas Long (bass, vocals), Brett Anderson (keyboards, acoustic guitar, vocals), and Lennon Bone tissue (drums, vocals). Their 1st recording as Ha Ha Tonka, Buckle in the Bible Belt, was in fact a re-release from …

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