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Raymond Scott

Composer, bandleader, and inventor Raymond Scott was among the unheralded pioneers of modern experimental music, a physique whose genius and impact have seeped nearly subliminally in to the mass cultural awareness. Like a visionary whose name is basically unfamiliar but whose music is usually instantly recognizable, Scott’s was a profession …

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Gene Gifford

Although virtually unidentified to everyone through the swing era, Gene Gifford was an extremely influential arranger whose work for the Casa Loma Orchestra predated the rise of Benny Goodman. Gifford was raised in Memphis, Tennessee, and he both organized and performed banjo along with his high school music group. Gifford …

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Basil Kirchin

Experimental composer Basil Kirchin was created in the uk in 1927. He produced his professional debut in Dec 1941 at London’s Paramount, playing drums in his dad Ivor’s jazz music group, and continued to be a fixture of the group through the entire remainder of Globe Battle II, playing 14 …

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Position Normal

It came like a shock to nobody that Placement Normal’s Chris Bailiff and John Cushway were former artwork college students — you couldn’t show if their found-sound, cut-and-paste collages were the consequence of too many medicines or perhaps a complete absence thereof. Their 1999 debut, Quit Your Nonsense, discovered release …

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Nan Wynn

b. 8 Might 1915, Wheeling, Western Virginia, USA, d. 21 March 1971, Santa Monica, California, USA. A clean, soft-voiced vocalist, Wynn relocated to NY in her teenagers and became a member of the Will Hudson – Eddie De Lange Orchestra, offering on its 1937 strike information ‘Yours and Mine’ and …

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Joe Meek

Not an designer in the original sense of the word (he couldn’t play or sing whatsoever) maker Joe Meek has non-etheless been belatedly named an important, actually inimitable, physique of early British rock and roll & move. Like Phil Spector, Meek created idiosyncratic production methods that, a lot more than …

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Larry Clinton

Larry Clinton was a versatile composer, arranger, and bandleader whose golf swing music group was among the prominent forces in pop music in the past due ’30s, specifically in the time between Tommy Dorsey’s preliminary success as well as the rise to popularity of Glenn Miller. Blessed in Brooklyn, Clinton …

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Ghost Train Orchestra

Known for leading various incarnations of his avant chamberesque folk-country clothing Defeat Circus, Florida-born, Boston-based trumpeter (actually, multi-instrumentalist), bandleader, composer, arranger, and singer/songwriter Brian Carpenter can be the principal generating force behind the Ghost Teach Orchestra, restoring alive a few of the most ebullient — and frequently underappreciated as well …

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Swahili Blonde

Swahili Blonde may be the task of percussionist/multi-instrumentalist Nicole Turley, formerly of underground LA rings WEAVE! and Seventh Ocean. A former professional photographer and dancer, Turley used drumming when she is at her early twenties when her friend Ivory asked her to maintain a fresh group that became Seventh Ocean. …

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Seeland

Birmingham, England’s electronic pop group Seeland may trace the origins of their lineup and audio back again to that city’s “vintage futurist” scene from the late ’90s and early 2000s: Tim Felton was an associate of Broadcast, even though Mike “Billy” Bainbridge played in Plone. While Seeland are as influenced …

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