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Flying

The Brooklyn-based lo-fi Traveling create songs from a junkyard of instrumentation — including broken pianos and old accordions — which is balanced by fragile vocals. Coinciding using the unconventional songwriting, visible musician Sara Magenheimer fulfilled Eliot Krimsky when she was creating a two-headed puppy from snow and fulfilled Eben Portnoy …

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Kristeen Young

If Tori Amos have been a feral kid, she may have sounded a little like Kristeen Small. Like Amos, Youthful has a wide vocal range and a fondness for discovering the top register, and embraces the piano as her drum, but there are a wildly intense psychological energy in her …

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Barbez

The term “eclectic” doesn’t quite commence to cover the diversity of styles and influences which come together within the Brooklyn-based ensemble Barbez. The band’s lineup carries a virtuoso theremin participant, a percussionist manning a marimba, and a person who conjures sounds from a PalmPilot. The group’s repertoire contains Russian folk …

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Gogol Bordello

Combining components of punk, Gypsy music, and Brecht-ian cabaret, Gogol Bordello inform the storyplot of Fresh York’s immigrant diaspora through debauchery, humor, and surreal costumes. Innovator and vocalist Eugene Hütz’s flavor in music was spun away from black marketplace tapes from the PARTY and Einstürzande Neubauten in his indigenous Ukraine. …

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Changing Modes

Formed within the mid-’90s by Wendy Grifffiths and Yuzuru Sadashige (keyboards/vocals and guitar/bass, respectively), Changing Settings certainly are a New York-based experimental outfit that had become as an at-home documenting task but soon got to live performances. The music group began playing displays in 2000, and over time would start …

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My Brightest Diamond

Mixing components of opera, cabaret, chamber music, and rock, My Brightest Diamond was the task of singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden. The girl of the Country wide Accordion Championship-winning dad and a mom who was simply an organist because of their Pentecostal cathedral, Worden was raised in Ypsilanti, Michigan, hearing gospel, jazz, …

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Sophe Lux

Like some deranged cross-breeding of Lene Lovich’s operatic vocal design, the Dresden Dolls’ fondness for Kurt Weill, as well as the Decemberists’ love of both unfashionable prog rock and roll and an excellent old-fashioned sea shanty, Sophe Lux are unique primarily for the sheer wide-ranging selection of artists they cheerfully …

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Regina Spektor

A veteran of New York’s anti-folk picture, songwriter Regina Spektor makes quirky, highly eclectic, but always personal music. Created and elevated in Moscow until age group nine, Spektor paid attention to her father’s bootleg tapes of Traditional western pop and rock and roll as a kid and also discovered to …

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Kiss Kiss

Kiss Kiss are an experimental indie rock-band based in NEW YORK. Acquiring their name from a assortment of brief horror tales by Roald Dahl, the group’s exclusive style is certainly seen as a the prominent usage of the electrical violin in a otherwise typical indie rock and roll/punk set up. …

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Jason Webley

Washington-based singer/songwriter/accordion player Jason Webley designed his distinctive mixture of folk, punk, and gypsy rock busking around the roads of Seattle in the past due ’90s. Having a penchant for theatricality, pranks, and overall performance art, Webley strike the street in 1998 to get his debut recording Viaje rather than …

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