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Volcano, I’m Still Excited!!

Probably named in tribute towards the Tom Hanks movie Joe Versus the Volcano, the Brooklyn trio Volcano, I’m Still Excited!! was created from the medical complications from the group’s innovator, Tag Duplass. The guitarist and songwriter got scored a demonstration cope with Mercury Information in 1998 and shifted to NEW …

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Mac McCaughan

If Macintosh McCaughan isn’t the hardest functioning man in indie rock and roll, he’s probably in the very best 10; he’s the co-founder from the seminal indie music group Superchunk, founder and head of Portastatic, a former person in Seam and RETURN BACK Snowball, and co-owner of Merge Information, among …

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David T. Chastain

Although guitarists such as for example Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, and Yngwie Malmsteen received the lion’s share of publicity and industrial success through the heyday of “guitar shredders” back the ’80s, David T. Chastain continues to be slugging it out for as long, however never achieved exactly the same level …

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Joseph Arthur

Ohio local Joseph Arthur was discovered by Peter Gabriel, who signed the folk-rock songwriter to REAL LIFE Records within the mid-’90s. Arthur’s debut, Big Town Secrets, premiered in 1997 and proceeded to go fairly undetected, despite an eclectic, brooding audio influenced by famous brands Leonard Cohen, Joe Henry, as well …

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Jay-Jay Johanson

Swedish singer/songwriter Jäje Johanson, who goes on the stage name Jay-Jay Johanson, infuses the measured, slow-burn aesthetics of downbeat and trip-hop using the metallic pulse of electro-pop, leading to his personal signature make of film noir-imbued digital melancholy. Created and elevated in the town of Trollhättan, Johanson released his debut …

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Mats Eilertsen

Mats Eilertsen can be an oft-recorded jazz bassist and composer from Trondheim, Norway. He not merely leads his very own groups, but can be an in-demand program player throughout North European countries. Eilertsen majored in jazz research at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium. As students, he was a founding person in the jazz …

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Jazz Passengers

The Jazz People were founded in 1987 by Roy Nathanson and trombonist Curtis Fowlkes to be able to provide lively humor and entertainment back to contemporary jazz. The name, a takeoff on Artwork Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, implies that the music artists are simply just along for the wild trip. The …

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Eugene Mirman

Absurdist standup Eugene Mirman was a respected light of the brand new York City substitute comedy picture, earning a cult following in indie rock and roll circles for his shows to get rings including Yo La Tengo, the Shins, and Modest Mouse. Delivered within the Soviet Union in 1974, Mirman …

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The Evens

Formed within the autumn of 2001, the Evens — Ian MacKaye (Small Threat, Accept, Fugazi) on baritone guitar and vocals and Amy Farina from the Warmers on drums and vocals — released their self-titled debut on Dischord within the planting season of 2005. With a far more laid-back audio than …

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John McNeil

John McNeil was raised in Yreka, CA. The tiny town from I-5 wasn’t specifically filled with musical understanding, however the tenacious McNeil still trained himself trumpet and discovered to learn music by himself. By his past due teens the youthful trumpeter was playing in combos throughout North California; with the …

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