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Frank Fairfield

Frank Fairfield might appear to be he was created within a hollow somewhere in the Appalachians, his tone of voice as outdated as the hillsides as he scuff marks out outdated forgotten blues parts and murder ballads on banjo, electric guitar or fiddle, but he comes from the San Joaquin …

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Cinema Bizarre

Having a sound that mixes glam, goth, and new wave — in addition to the haircuts to complement — Germany’s Cinema Bizarre came around the scene in 2007 using the plaintive hit “Lovesongs (They Kill Me).” Bandmembers Kiro, Strify, and Yu originally fulfilled in 2005 in the anime convention Animagic, …

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Dana Falconberry

Austin-based alternate folk singer/songwriter Dana Falconberry includes a similarly sparse sound as contemporaries like Anaïs Mitchell and Jenny Owen Youngs, with the majority of her tunes featuring bit more than her sensitive however scratchy vocals and minimalist classical guitar style. Falconberry 1st started discovering music in earnest while going to …

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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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Blood Ceremony

Acquiring their name from a 1972 Spanish horror flick called Ceremonia Sangrenta, Toronto, Canada’s Blood vessels Ceremony targeted traffic in authentic ’70s doom and heavy prog loaded with occult themes and occasional folk and psych rock and roll flourishes, none from it betraying the trick of experiencing been documented over …

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War Tapes

Angst-filled Los Angeles-based indie rockers War Tapes craft volatile and brooding post-punk anthems in the vein of Joy Division, Echo & the Bunnymen, Interpol, as well as the Cure. The music group, which includes charismatic and theatrical frontman Neil Popkin, bassist Becca Popkin, guitarist Matt Bennett, and drummer William Mohler, …

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Freshlyground

A South African Afro-fusion strap, Freshlyground came collectively in Cape City in 2002. Led by vocalist Zolani Mahola, and offering Simon Attwell on flute, mbira and harmonica, Peter Cohen on drums, Kyla Rose Smith on violin, Julio “Gugs” Sigauque on classical guitar, Josh Hawks on bass electric guitar and Seredeal …

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Callers

Merging the powerful vocals of singer Sara Lucas and intricate playing of guitarist Ryan Seaton, Callers create music equally influenced by folk, jazz, as well as the more challenging edges of indie rock and roll. Lucas was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, steeped in the city’s wealthy background of jazz, …

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Using their wall-of-fuzz guitar stylings and sugary pop underpinnings, the Pains to be Pure in mind nodded to a variety of old-school indie pop and shoegaze acts, especially Black Tambourine and My Bloody Valentine. New York-based music artists Alex Naidus (bass), Kip Berman (acoustic guitar/vocals), Kurt Feldman (drums), and Peggy …

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Marc Enfroy

Marc Enfroy can be an American composer and keyboardist whose orchestral piano parts have found the brand new age group graphs. A one-time aspiring rock and roll guitarist, he got to instrumental piano music following loss of life of his sister from tumor. Acquiring some solace in structure, Enfroy self-released …

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