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Rob Thomas

As the lead singer and primary songwriter for Matchbox 20, Rob Thomas found achievement with a mixture of ’70s rock and roll influences, slick hooks, and ’90s post-grunge crunch. The Florida-based music group broke through in 1996 with “Drive” rather than looked back again, issuing solitary after solitary, scoring hits …

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Duke Special

Northern Ireland seems an improbable location to provide delivery to a vaudeville-obsessed bohemian singer/poet, but try informing that to Lisburn (close to Belfast) indigenous Peter Wilson, better known by his stage name Duke Particular. The self-proclaimed originator of “hobo elegant” — a guide both to his exclusive dress design and …

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Disco Ensemble

Produced in Ulvila, Finland, in 1996 by classes friends Jussi Ylikoski (guitar) and Mikko Hakila (drums), Disco Outfit began life being a garage area/shed group whose members determined their tools through the functions of Metallica and various other rock and roll giants, eventually acquiring life as an emocore punk rock …

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Charlie McCoy

Together with his older brother Joe, the versatile Charlie McCoy positioned among the fantastic blues accompanists of his era, his nimble, sensitive guitar function enriching recordings from performers including Tommy Johnson and Ishmon Bracey. Created May 26, 1909 in Jackson, MS, the self-taught McCoy was documenting regularly from the past …

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Soundpool

Soundpool, a desire pop outfit whose reverb-drenched audio pulls heavily from seminal performers want My Bloody Valentine and Lush, formed in NEW YORK in 2005 with Kim Field, John Ceparano, Tag Robinson, Wayne Renard, and a rotating solid of bassists who also included Ben Malkin, High Bennett, Dean McCormick, and …

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The King Blues

Influenced from the Specials, Public Enemy, as well as the Clash, London collective the Ruler Blues combine folk-punk, Two-Tone, and dub reggae with overtly political lyrical themes — developing a appear they explain as “conscious rude boy ska.” The music group originally formed like a duo in 2004 before vocalist/ukulele …

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Ida Corr

Danish dance-pop vocalist Ida Corr saw her career explode using the 2007 worldwide smash hit “I WANT TO CONSIDER IT,” made by Dutch home hitmaker Fedde le Grand and featuring Danish R&B star Burhan G. Blessed in 1977 in Århus, Denmark, Corr got her professional performing begin in the Danish …

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Defeater

Boston, Massachusetts hardcore group Defeater originally formed in 2004, and, after some lineup adjustments, ultimately landed on vocalist Derek Archambault, guitarists Jay Maas and Jake Woodruff, bassist Mike Poulin, and drummer Joe Longobardi by 2008. Conceptually-inclined from the starting, their debut recording, Travels (2008), launched a narrative which chronicled an …

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Sonny Boy Williamson I

Easily the main harmonica player from the prewar era, John Lee Williamson nearly single-handedly made the humble mouth organ a worthy lead instrument for blues bands — at the forefront for the amazing innovations of Small Walter and a platoon of others to check out. If not really for his …

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Boston Spaceships

After disbanding Guided by Voices past due in 2004, the ever prolific and busy Robert Pollard done solo projects, setup his own Guided by Voices label, and nursed several GBV assorted items through the pipeline prior to starting a fresh band, Boston Spaceships, with Chris Slusarenko (the Takeovers, Sprinkler) and …

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