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North Elementary

The Chapel Hill quartet of North Elementary play, within the tradition established by their hometown by the end from the 20th century, eclectic alternative/indie pop/rock. John Harrison, previously from the Comas, had written a lot of the tracks on the 2002 debut Compact disc Out of Stage. The band also …

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The Coral Sea

West Coastline indie rock and roll collective the Coral Ocean mixes the lush, orchestral part of ’60s pop with the present day sensibilities of neo-psychedelic clothes want Mercury Rev, Sparklehorse, and Key Machines. Created in Santa Barbara, CA, round the skills of vocalist/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Rey Villalobos, guitarist Duncan Wright, bass participant …

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Weed Patch

Neal Weiss had what’s essentially the usual San Fernando Valley suburban upbringing — think Question Years, but fast-forward in regards to a 10 years. Punk and fresh wave served because the soundtrack to his teenage years. Hooked by a mature brother’s Clash, Jam, X, and Elvis Costello LPs in early …

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Soular

The expansive melodic rock of Soular was created in 2002 from a collaboration between longtime friends Marsh Shamburger (vocals, keys, guitar) and Jared Ashcraft (bass, vocals). Located in Albuquerque, NM, the people added drummer Ian Byrd in 2003 and released their self-titled debut immediately after, whose solitary “Why” received some …

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Flotation Toy Warning

Created in 2001, London-based space rock and roll/chamber pop collective Flotation Plaything Caution combine the earnestness from the Flaming Lip area using the melodic assault of Air flow. The English quintet comprises of frontman Donald Drusky, drummer Don LeCannes, Magnesi Rish, Benedict L. Maidsaver, and Victoria W. Vest. Flotation Plaything …

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Mascott

The indie pop group Mascott was led by singer/guitarist Kendall Jane Meade, formerly of Juicy. From then on band disbanded within the wake of the 1996 record Olive Juicy, Meade relocated from NEW YORK to her indigenous Detroit to story her following move; weeks afterwards she was asked to try …

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Pinetop Seven

After meeting at Vanderbilt School where both were psychology majors, Darren Richard and Charles Kim began playing jointly in 1990. They supported a lady jazz vocalist in Nashville-area night clubs before shifting to Chicago and developing Pinetop Seven in 1994. A calendar year later, they documented their eponymous debut within …

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Mellowdrone

Although Venezuelan-born, Miami-bred guitarist and lead singer of Mellowdrone, Jonathan Bates, have been playing the instrument since a kid, it wasn’t until he surely got to Berklee School of Music that he realized he was just a technically proficient guitarist, and didn’t actually know very much about music. At age …

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Pleasant Grove

Mixing spacious, dramatic instrumentation using the rootsy twang of the alt-country outfit, Pleasant Grove took main in the past due ’90s. Marcus Striplin and Bret Egner distributed frontman duties right away — both of these qualified vocalists and guitarists within their personal right — as well as the Dallas-based quintet …

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National Eye

The lo-fi experimental outfit Country wide Eye came collectively in 2002 whilst every member attended college in Colorado. Jeff Like, Doug Kirby, Richard Flom, and William Baggott received a four-track recorder by way of a friend and nearly instantly the foursome found out themselves enthusiastic about it. Various sound collages …

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