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Jon Spencer

When raunchy garage area rockers Pussy Galore called it quits in 1990, vocalist/guitarist Jon Spencer founded the Blues Explosion, alongside guitarist Judah Bauer and drummer Russell Simins. Burning Spencer’s Elvis-on-acid yelp with much dosage of punk, funk, and blues, the music group first garnered interest using its 1993 outing, Extra …

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Jonathan Fire*Eater

Jonathan Fireplace*Eater was the rare band whose members had the nice fortune of we were young together — as well as the band’s music reflected its members closeness. Their superstar burned incredibly shiny for just a couple of years, finally burning up out — not really fading apart — in …

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Rilo Kiley

Like their West Coast contemporaries in Death Cab for Cutie, Rilo Kiley steadily gained traction in indie pop circles through the entire past due ’90s and early 2000s prior to the record industry (and public most importantly) officially took note. Led by previous child stars Jenny Lewis (vocals, electric guitar, …

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

After a very long and semi-successful tenure as leader of scuzz-rock heroes Pussy Galore, Jon Spencer shook up his anti-rock vision and installed with guitarist Judah Bauer and drummer Russell Simins to generate the scuzz-blues trio the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. Postmodern towards the core, there is an authentic irony …

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M

Known to the entire world as the fresh wave one-hit question M, Robin Scott scored among the 1st commercially effective electro-pop/dance singles with 1979’s worldwide number 1 smash “Pop Muzik.” Scott went to Croydon Art University in the past due ’60s, where his classmates included Malcolm McLaren, and started performing …

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Type O Negative

NY goth steel quartet Type O Bad were led by vocalist/bassist/songwriter Peter Steele and included guitarist Ken Hickey, keyboardist Josh Sterling silver, and drummer Johnny Kelly. Steele produced Type O Harmful in 1990 from the remnants of thrash music group Carnivore, together with his friend Sal Abruscato (drums). Type O’s …

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Descendents

Fueled by “rejection, food, coffee, girls, angling and food,” the Descendents sprang up through the halcyon days of the LA punk scene; fusing the blind trend of hardcore with an unexpectedly wry, self-deprecating wit and a solid melodic sensibility that arranged them distinctly aside from their Western Coastline brethren, they …

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Eurythmics

Eurythmics were probably one of the most successful duos to emerge in the first ’80s. Where the majority of their United kingdom synth pop contemporaries vanished from the graphs when new wave faded out in 1984, Eurythmics continuing to have strikes before end from the 10 years, producing vocalist Annie …

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Dramarama

Blending hard rock and roll wallop, alternative rock and roll smarts, force pop songcraft, and punk rock and roll urgency, Dramarama was a music group who seemed around the verge of a significant commercial breakthrough many times throughout their 11-12 months job. Puzzlingly, it by no means arrived, although music …

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G.W. McLennan

b. 12 Feb 1958, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, d. 6 Might 2006, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. McLennan found prominence within the 80s as you fifty percent of the celebrated Go-Betweens’ composing group with Robert Forster. From then on band known as the first 1 / 2 of their profession each day in …

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