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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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The Dresden Dolls

A number of noteworthy groups were active on the Boston music picture in the past due ’90s and early 2000s — groups which range from retro-soul/funk music group Superhoney towards the quirky, ’80s-minded synth pop/brand-new wave trio Freezepop towards the hard-to-categorize Moonraker (who’ve since moved to NEW YORK). However the …

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Ditty Bops

Purveying an utterly enchanting appear that borrows from folk, pop, Western golf swing, and early vocal jazz, Los Angeles’ fancifully called Ditty Bops feature the tightly woven harmonies of Amanda Barrett (who also grips mandolin and dulcimer duties) and Abby DeWald (who also performs guitar). Though Barrett and DeWald fulfilled …

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Rose Kemp

Daughter of Uk folk symbols Rick Kemp and Maddy Prior (from Steeleye Period), Rose Kemp tried her hands in her parents’ music, performing in and composing on her behalf mother’s trio when she was only 15 and releasing a single album, Look, in 2003, before she realized that her passions …

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Amanda Palmer

Before she was the lead singer, pianist, lyricist, and composer for the “Brecht-ian punk cabaret” duo the Dresden Dolls, Amanda Palmer was a Wesleyan University graduate who was simply involved with theater for several years. After university, she founded the Shadowbox Collective, an organization that performed has in addition to …

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