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Octant

The Seattle-based group Octant is known as because of its third member, a robotic drummer developed by singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist/inventor Matt Steinke. Also an associate of Mocket and Satisfact, Steinke researched kinetic artwork and music at Evergreen Condition College and researched consumer electronics after graduation. Desperate to combine each one of these …

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The Pulsars

The Pulsars certainly are a Chicago-based electronic-pop duo led by dance producer/mixer David Trumfio; the group also features his sibling Harry on drums. After liberating several indie information in the first ’90s, the group authorized to a significant label in 1996, liberating the EP Distribution to the Experts later on …

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Petra Haden

One of 3 daughters of jazz bassist Charlie Haden, Petra Haden was created in 1971 in Manhattan. Haden’s early existence was steeped in music, and not just because of her father’s impact. She and her two sisters regularly sang together, with an extremely early age group she demonstrated not merely …

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Honeyrider

Honeyrider — the name an appropriation of Ursula Andress’ bikini-clad beachcombing personality through the 1962 James Connection film Dr Zero — is actually the energy pop alias of multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and songwriter Gary Strickland. In 1996, Strickland documented a one-off one beneath the name to get a Candy Floss one, …

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Louden Swain

Louden Swain hail from LA, feature a real superstar, and recorded their debut record within the Hollywood Hillsides, but they’re not really a Hollywood glamour music group or everyday tv superstar vanity task. It’s true they got their name from a film (the 1980s teenager flick Visionquest), and their lead …

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Weston

Called after guitarist Dave Weston’s parents (for enabling the group to rehearse within their basement), the self-deprecating punk group Weston shaped in 1990. Amongst their recordings: the debut A GENUINE Life Tale of Teenage Rebellion, the singles collection Splitsville, 1996’s Got TAKE DOWN, and the next year’s Matinee. The music …

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Deathray

The Sacramento-based contemporary rock quintet Deathray includes vocalist/keyboardist Dana Gumbiner, guitarist/vocalist Greg Dark brown, keyboardist Potential Hart, bassist Victor Daimani, and drummer Adam Neil. Formerly an associate of Cake, Dark brown had previously used longtime friend Gumbiner in a number of rings before reuniting with him in 1998. Neil became …

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Sprites

Following a implosion of Washington, D.C.-centered indie rock act Barcelona, singer/guitarist and soccer enthusiast Jason Korzen shaped Sprites in 2002 to move away from the down sides and musical compromises he hated that was included with employed in a band. Therefore, Korzen purposely produced Sprites using the purpose of its …

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Iffy

Iffy comprises of Kirk “KjustinJ” Johnson about vocals, Dave Pederson about acoustic guitar and keyboards, and Tom Merkl about bass. KjustinJ and Merkl 1st received national interest within the Twin Firmness and SST music group Run Westy Operate, whose 1990 recording, Green Cat Isle, was made by R.E.M.’s Peter Buck. …

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that dog.

The lineup from the Los Angeles-based indie pop quartet that dog. symbolized the flowering of another era of musical luminaries: vocalist/guitarist Anna Waronker was the girl of famed manufacturer and Warner Bros. mind Lenny Waronker, while bassist Rachel Haden and her violinist sister, Petra, had been two of the triplet …

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