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Mogwai

The cosmic post-rock music group Mogwai was formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1996 by guitarist/vocalist Stuart Braithwaite, guitarist Dominic Aitchison, and drummer Martin Bulloch, longtime friends with the purpose of creating “serious guitar music.” Toward that end, they added another guitarist, John Cummings, before debuting in March 1996 using the …

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The Hedrons

Echoing the rawness of functions just like the Ramones, the Runaways, as well as the Stooges within their have fiery make of bare-knuckled post-punk, the Hedrons arrived together in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2005. The hot-blooded gals — bassist Gill, guitarist Rosie, drummer Soup, and vocalist Tippi — got right to …

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Cuban Heels

After Glasgow punk band Johnny & the Personal Abusers split up, a number of the members formed the massively successful Basic Minds. Others formed the greater modest Cuban Pumps. Within four weeks from the break, the Pumps already experienced their first solitary (Downtown, on Housewive’s Choice) in the shops. During …

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Joe “Mr. Piano” Henderson

b. 2 Might 1920, Glasgow, Scotland, d. 4 Might 1980, London, Britain. A pianist and composer, Henderson shaped his own music group to try out at college dances before turning professional at age 13. In the first 50s he offered as accompanist for previous child celebrity and vocalist Petula Clark, …

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Jackmaster

Jackmaster (Jack port Revill) is a Glasgow-based DJ known for his eclectic blend sessions aswell for co-founding label and golf club night Amounts. While his name obviously references Chicago home pioneer Farley Jackmaster Funk, he doesn’t confine his DJ models to one design or picture, spanning Detroit techno, U.K. garage …

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Old Blind Dogs

In Britain and Ireland, as in the us, several folk music bands sprung up which have mixed solid elements and foundations of the original with a number of influences from additional cultures and styles. Steeleye Period, the Tannahill Weavers, Fairport Convention, the home Band, Wolfstone, while others all created music …

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Kris Drever

High and slightly ungainly having a seemingly laid-back method of both music and existence, Kris Drever seemed an improbable figure to become acclaimed in 2007 among the front-line fresh youthful heroes of Brit folk. However his gently calm singing, dexterous acoustic guitar accompaniments, and subtly inventive plans not only produced …

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KT Tunstall

Given birth to in 1975, Scottish vocalist/songwriter KT Tunstall — not brief for anything, the KT is merely another spelling of Katie — originates from the quaint university or college city of St. Andrews. Credited partly to being used at delivery, her creativity and creative part flourished from in early …

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Richard Elliot

Although he’s called a “smooth jazz” artist, saxophonist Richard Elliot is similarly aware of most rock and roll & move and the type of classic R&B performed with the group Tower of Power. For five years in the 1980s, he was a big area of the common R&B band’s horn-based …

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Martin Carr

When the British indie pop band the Boo Radleys known as it quits in 1998, founding guitarist and songwriter Martin Carr started a solo job beneath the moniker Daring Captain, releasing a reliable string of albums, EPs, and singles in the first about half from the 2000s. His eclectic, even …

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