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The Only Ones

Led with the raffish and slightly scuzzy romance-obsessed Peter Perrett, the only real Ones were among the punk era’s most underrated rings. Much less confrontational because the Sex Pistols, simply because politically indulgent because the Clash, or simply because stripped-down because the Ramones, the only real Ones performed not-so-fast guitar …

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The Outfield

Ironically, given their obsession with America’s favorite pastime, the Outfield got their begin in London’s East End. Playing beneath the name the Football Children, the trio of bassist/vocalist Tony Lewis, guitarist/keyboardist John Spinks, and drummer Alan Jackman performed around London and documented some early demos, getting the eye of Columbia/CBS …

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The Subdudes

Led by singer/guitarist Tommy Malone and accordionist John Magnie, the Subdudes attract the majority of their inspiration from your sounds of the native New Orleans, mixing blues, gospel, funk, and R&B making use of their personal harmony vocals; their appear is also significant for the band’s substitution of the tambourine …

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Stray Cats

The key band of the early-’80s rockabilly revival, the Stray Cats scored several big hits on both sides from the Atlantic because of a striking visual style tailor-made for the first times of MTV, in addition to genuine musical chops that evoked the very best players of rockabilly’s original heyday. …

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Hillsong United

Hillsong United began because the youth ministry music group of Sydney, Australia’s Hillsong Church. Originally dubbed United Live, the group was initially led by performers/songwriters Reuben Morgan and Marty Sampson. Their 1999 debut, Everyday, founded their innovative template: each recording was documented live in the annual Oct youth meeting Encounterfest …

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The Suicide Machines

Although some mistake alterna-ska punkers the Suicide Machines to be from California, where a lot of the genre’s bands result from, they’re actually Detroit natives. Starting in the first ’90s, the quartet was founded by Jason Navarro (vocals) and Dan Lukacinsky (acoustic guitar/vocals), who noticed some members arrive and proceed …

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New Christs

Founded by ex-Radio Birdman vocalist Rob Younger, Australia’s Fresh Christs have were able to persevere through many personnel shifts, in addition to Younger’s many commitments generating other bands. In the beginning started like a one-off to record an individual (“Face a fresh God,” 1981, right now worth a lot of …

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Miguel Migs

Though he didn’t found the label, Miguel Migs’ productions (beneath the Petalpusher and L’isha aliases in addition to his own name) gained probably the most fame for Naked Music, the home label formed by manufacturer Jay Denes (aka Naked Music NYC). The template for Nude Music — audible since its …

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Michel Portal

Multi-instrumentalist (clarinets, saxophones, bandoneon, etc.) and composer Michel Website can be viewed as as the dad figure from the French contemporary jazz picture. Classically educated, Portal obtained notoriety through his association with several contemporary and modern music composers. His efficiency as the presented soloist on Pierre Boulez’s Domaines continues to …

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Opetaia Foa’i

Opetaia Foa’i is really a Samoa-born, New Zealand-based vocalist and songwriter most widely known for leading the Polynesian worldbeat group Te Vaka. He also co-wrote the initial songs within the Disney cartoon film Moana. Foa’i grew up within a thatched-roof Tokelauan community in Alamagoto, Samoa until he shifted to Auckland, …

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