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Amps for Christ

Electronic primitivist project Amps for Christ was primarily the task of Claremont, California-based Henry Barnes, formerly of sludge metallic/hardcore legends Man May be the Bastard and severe noise offshoot Bastard Sound. An store for Barnes’ desire for polyethnic folk customs and faux-Celtic mysticism, Amps for Christ demonstrated equally distinctive because …

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Amorphous Androgynous

Twelve months before Garry Cobain and Brian Dougans released Lifeforms, their discovery album as Upcoming Audio of London, the duo recorded Stories of Ephidrena as Amorphous Androgynous. Charting an interesting fusion of commercial techno using the free-form organic passages that could end up being the norm in ambient techno many …

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Tav Falco’s Panther Burns

The master of the raw and shambolic fusion of rockabilly, blues, and fractured noise, Tav Falco was, combined with the Cramps, among the earliest purveyors of what would become referred to as psychobilly (though his version from the sound lacked the campy horror movie ambience others taken to it), and …

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Split Enz

Best known for his or her early-’80s new influx pop strikes, particularly “I ACQUIRED You,” Break up Enz — after surviving a dizzying selection of picture and personnel adjustments and a complete decade without the recognition beyond their homeland — became the very first New Zealand music group to accomplish …

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Sexmob

Sex Mob began merely being a environment to feature the slip trumpet of innovator Steven Bernstein, but is continuing to grow into a music group with a much bigger mission: to place the fun back jazz music. After assembling the music group (Bernstein, slip trumpet; Briggan Krauss, alto sax; Tony …

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Patti Smith

Punk rock’s poet laureate Patti Smith rates being among the most influential feminine rock and roll & rollers ever. Ambitious, unconventional, and complicated, Smith’s music was hailed as the utmost interesting fusion of rock and roll and poetry since Bob Dylan’s heyday. If that cross types continued to be distinctly …

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Stefano Bollani

Jazz pianist Stefano Bollani was created in Milan, Italy, on Dec 5, 1972. He started playing piano as a kid to be able to accompany his performing, but soon focused solely over the instrument, searching for a conservatory in Florence when he was 11. There, he examined both jazz and …

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Stars Like Fleas

Brooklyn collective Superstars Like Fleas blend post-rock experimentation, chamber music affects, traditional American folk forms, and indie pop right into a sprawling, appealingly untidy mass that at several times recalls not merely contemporaries like Broken Public Scene, Akron/Family members, and Sigur Rós, but additionally previous experimentalists like Rachel’s, Chat Talk, …

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Splatter Trio

The Splatter Trio was a San Francisco-based experimental group active from your late ’80s with the mid-’90s. The users had been saxophonist Dave Barrett, guitarist/bassist Myles Boisen and drummer Gino Robair, who all sometimes incorporated electronics in to the music. The Splatter Trio arrived collectively after Barrett noticed area music …

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Spiritualized

Formed in the ashes from the trance-rockers Spacemen 3, singer/guitarist Jason Pierce’s group Spiritualized didn’t break from his prior band’s brand hypnotic minimalism; rather, they perfected it. Sketching on the continuing influence from the Velvet Underground, La Monte Youthful, and Steve Reich, Spiritualized staked out a typical surface between minimalism …

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