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Johanna Kunin

Though she was created in Illinois, singer/songwriter Johanna Kunin spent the majority of her life north in Minnesota, beginning piano lessons at age five, a musical instrument both her grandmother and uncle also played. In 1999 Kunin remaining the Midwest to wait college at Seattle’s Cornish University from the Arts, …

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Fire on Fire

Multi-instrumentalists Fire burning evoke various tones of eccentric rustic, Americana folk on the self-titled 2007 debut EP. Previously the electrical group Cerberus Shoal, they turned to a broad assortment of completely acoustic devices when growing into Fire burning. The EP was co-produced by Michael Gira, on whose Youthful God label …

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Trembling Bells

Glasgow’s eclectic Trembling Bells were founded in early 2008 by drummer Alex Neilson, an improviser that has used Jandek, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and Current 93, amongst others. Neilson produced the group to be able to explore even more organised, song-based music, and recruited vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Lavinia Blackwall (who caused Neilson in …

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Pree

After logging 2 yrs with Le Loup, singer/guitarist Might Tabol still left the lineup and released her own project, eschewing the bombastic sounds of her former band for the mixture of homespun folk and quirky, fanciful pop. Associates of Leave Clov and These USA joined up with her for the …

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Anni Rossi

A classically trained viola participant and multi-instrumentalist, Anni Rossi launched a songwriting profession in her early twenties, pulling evaluations to Joanna Newsom and various other equally anachronistic music artists. Using the viola to steer her method through folk-classical-pop tracks like “Wheelpusher,” not forgetting her exclusive Internet-based undertake Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rossi …

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Laura Barrett

A virtuoso within the kalimba — an African device also called the thumb piano — Toronto-based singer/songwriter Laura Barrett also takes on with indie pop collective the Hidden Cams. Barrett’s personal music is very simple, often comprising simply the kalimba and her tone of voice, and frequently quirkier: she started …

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Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez

Designer, musician and maker Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez was created in Havana, Cuba in 1983. The Baltimore, MD centered artist has already established his visual function featured in various magazines, both online and on the net, aswell as displays in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Like a musician, Gonzalez Alvarez is a person …

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Samantha Crain

Samantha Crain grew up in rural Shawnee, Oklahoma, a city whose remote area influenced her quirky, earthy interpretation of folk music. Although motivated by the noises of her father’s music collection, including Bob Dylan as well as the Pleased Dead, a teenager Crain took sustained solace in the music of …

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Lonely Drifter Karen

The aptly named pan-European outfit Lonely Drifter Karen has called places as far aside as Barcelona and Brussels house, nonetheless it has always revolved around Viennese-born singer/songwriter Tanja Frinta. Frinta started Depressed Drifter Karen in Sweden being a single task in 2005, launching the one Sinsweetime, but Majorcan keyboardist/arranger Marc …

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Wildbirds & Peacedrums

An nearly unclassifiable mixture of extra, bluesy vocals and powerful drumming — with some pop and jazz components mixed set for great measure — Sweden’s Wildbirds & Peacedrums feature vocalist Mariam Wallentin and drummer Andreas Werliin. The set fulfilled in 2004 at Gothenburg’s Academy of Music and Episode but, frustrated …

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