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An Albatross

The eccentric noise rock outfit An Albatross features Edward B. Gieda III (vocals/percussion), Jason Hudak (bass), Kat Paffett (body organ/synth), Phillip Reynolds Cost (body organ), Jake Lisowski (acoustic guitar), and Ed Klinger (drums). Hailing from Philadelphia and Wilkes-Barre, An Albatross released their debut, Eat Lightning, Shit Thunder, in 2001 on …

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Golden

Oberlin, OH’s own Golden came collectively in 1993 with Ian Eagleson (acoustic guitar/vocals), Alex Minoff (acoustic guitar/vocals), Philip Manley (bass), and Jon Theodore (drums) even though attending an area city college. Among studying overseas and different side tasks, Golden were able to maintain it jointly. An eponymous record made an …

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Brazil

Brazil began in Muncie, IN, around 2000, using a lineup that included brothers Nic and Jonathon Newby, Aaron Smith, Benjamin Hunt, Eric Johnson, and Scott Freeman. The sextet documented some demos and started gigging whenever you can. Ultimately their persistence paid, and Brazil guaranteed a cope with Fearless, who released …

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Subtitle

Given birth to Giovanni Marks, Subtitle spent the first many years of his existence in L.A.’s difficult Compton and Lynwood neighborhoods. When he was 14, he relocated north to Camarillo, going to school in close by Oxnard (where Madlib along with other users of Lootpack hailed from), and quickly he …

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Damo Suzuki

The longtime lead vocalist for Krautrock pioneers Can, Kenji “Damo” Suzuki was created in Japan on January 16, 1950. An expatriate road poet influenced by Jack port Kerouac’s On the highway, he spent the greater area of the past due 1960s wandering through European countries, even though busking outside a …

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Protest the Hero

Combining technical steel and post-hardcore instincts, Whitby, Ontario’s Protest the Hero are made up of Rody Walker (vocals), Tim Millar (guitar/vocals), Luke Hoskin (guitar/vocals), Moe Carlson (drums), and Arif Mirabdolbaghi (bass/vocals). Beginning as many rings do — using a common musical interest found among senior high school close friends — …

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Omar Rodríguez-López

Ultra-prolific composer, guitarist, and producer Omar Rodriguez-Lopez was created in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, in 1975. He spent his formative years in SC and Un Paso, Texas, establishing camp within the last mentioned and developing the hardcore music group Startled Leg at age 15. He became a member of post-hardcore outfit …

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Small Leaks Sink Ships

Intricate, progressive indie rock-band Small Leaks Kitchen sink Ships formed in the continues to be for Mesa, AZ’s Beyond Analog and contains Judd Hancock (vocals, electric guitar, piano), London VanRooy (vocals, drums), Jim Mandel, Jr. (bass), and Mike Mukai (electric guitar). Inspired by Without the Keep, Modest Mouse, as well …

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A Skylit Drive

Shaped in 2006 while most of its bandmembers had been attending senior high school in Lodi, California, A Skylit Drive quickly set up a familiar post-hardcore sound, merging the aggression of screamo using the pop-leaning areas of emo. The sextet released its debut EP, She Viewed the Sky, in 2007 …

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Orthrelm

Existing somewhere for the overlapping flanges of extreme steel, avant-garde jazz, and progressive rock and roll, the Washington, D.C.-centered duo Orthrelm focuses on intricately made up guitar-drum instrumentals of huge, almost alien complexity. The music group formed in middle-2000 when guitarist Mick Barr (previously half of Crom-Tech) delivered drummer Josh …

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