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Frazier Chorus

United kingdom pop group Frazier Chorus was shaped in Brighton, England by singer/keyboardist Tim Freeman, percussionist Michelle Allardyce, flutist Kate Holmes and clarinetist/programmer Chris Taplin. Originally dubbed Angling for Clouds, and later on Plop!, the quartet got the Frazier Chorus name from an American beseball coat owned by Allardyce; their …

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Björk

Björk first found prominence among the business lead vocalists from the avant pop Icelandic sextet the Sugarcubes, however when she launched a single career following the group’s 1992 demise, she quickly eclipsed her outdated band’s popularity. Rather than pursuing in the Sugarcubes’ arty electric guitar rock and roll pretensions, Björk …

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Attica Blues

As the roster on England’s much-hyped trip-hop label Mo’Wax is packed towards the gills with bedroom boffins turned saving artists, Attica Blues may be the nearest it involves having a genuine band. The pancultural collective started existence in 1994 when suppliers D’Afro (given birth to Charlie Williams) and Tony Nwachukwu …

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Solex

Named following a little, Hungarian-made motor unit scooter, Solex may be the task of Amsterdam-based record-shop owner and songwriter Elisabeth Esselink. Previously an associate of Dutch indie pop group Sonetic Veterinarian, Esselink wished to exhibit her musical concepts more totally; after purchasing an 8-monitor recorder and an antique sampler, Esselink …

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Slipper

The lounge-tinged electronica quartet Slipper features former Loop Guru members Sam Dodson (also an associate from the Transmitters) and Linda Finger, the Damned’s Rat Scabies, and jazz vocalist Liz Fletcher. They released their debut recording, Invisible Films, in 2000 on Rephlex Information.

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Spaceways

Hip-hop/jazz fusioners Spaceways record for the Bristol-based Glass of Tea label, whose produces by Grantby, Crimson, Monk & Canatella, and Crimson Penguin coupled with those of higher-profile Bristolean functions such as for example Massive Assault and Portishead to make the town a hotspot of types for smoky, dub- and jazz-inflected …

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Alias & Tarsier

California-based Anticon producer Alias had never found out about Brand-new York-based Rona “Tarsier” Rapadas before he got a letter from her 1 day in 2003, soon after the discharge of his instrumental-based album Muted, revealing him just how much she loved his work, if he’d pay attention to her band …

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Worm Is Green

Iceland’s Worm Is Green gathers sparse electronic beats and glossy trip-hop threads for an elegant experimental audio. Hailing from the town of Arkranes, feminine vocalist Gudrídur Ringsted is certainly surrounded by guys: Árni Teitur Ásgeirsson (development/synthesizer), Bjarni Por Hannesson (examples), Porsteinn Hannesson (drums), and Vilberg Hafsteinn Jónsson (bass). The chilling …

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Mandalay

Ex-Thieves instrumentalist Saul Freeman aimed for his own dream-pop cosmetic when he placed an advertisement in the at this point defunct music regular, Melody Maker. He previously already caused David McAlmont, but wished his own innovative outlet. Looking for an ethereal tone of voice like the likes from the Cocteau …

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To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie

Blending an equally lovely and unsettling quantity of dreamy pop and industrial noises, To Eliminate a Petty Bourgeoisie features guitarist/vocalist Jehna Wilhelm and electronics/appear manipulator Indicate McGee. The Minneapolis, MN-via-Richmond, VA citizens began producing music jointly around 2003, dealing with a revolving cast of helping music artists. They founded their …

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