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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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Robyn Ludwick

Songwriter and vocalist Robyn Ludwick’s tunes of hard living, love, and dreams — broken or elsewhere — come right from her native Tx hill country, an area famous for it is songwriters and music artists, most of whom appear to practice some sort of realist country-pop that’s as confessional since …

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Mabulu

Constructed in Mozambique in 1999, Mabulu can be an African pop outfit that incorporates components of hip-hop and, to a smaller degree, dancehall reggae. The band’s manufacturer, Roland Hohberg (who was raised in East Germany but shifted to Mozambique in 1990) wished to gather different years of Mozambican skill — …

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Jason Ringenberg

While Gram Parsons might have the difference to be the grandaddy from the ill-named “alt nation” genre, Illinois farm guy Jason Ringenberg is obviously the person who brought the music — prior to the expression was coined — towards the levels of the globe using a vengeance. Blessed in 1959 …

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Jason Pierce

Vocalist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jason Pierce — aka J Spaceman — is a traveling pressure in forward-thinking, hypnotic music with Spacemen 3, Spiritualized, and by himself. Pierce founded Spacemen 3 in 1982 with Pete “Sonic Growth” Kember, and during the period of albums such as for example 1987’s AN IDEAL …

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John Fahey

Among acoustic music’s true innovators and eccentrics, John Fahey was an essential body in expanding the limitations from the acoustic guitar during the last couple of years. His music was therefore eclectic that it is arguable whether he ought to be thought as a “folk” designer. Inside a profession that …

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Uncle Tupelo

With the discharge of the 1990 debut LP, No Depression, the Belleville, IL, trio Uncle Tupelo released more than merely their very own career — by fusing the simplicity and honesty of country music using the bracing fury of punk, they kick-started a trend which reverberated through the entire American …

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Anúna

Irish composer and choral director Michael McGlynn shaped the chamber choir Anúna in Dublin in 1987 using the objective that it could unite the discipline of traditional choral singing using the unaffected spontaneity usual of Irish folk singing. Until 1991 the group was called an Uaithne, which originates from the …

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John Farrar

John Farrar (pronounced Fare-ah) followed a route from his local Australia to Britain and lastly to America that carried him from a profession being a guitarist to some singer/songwriter and ultimately — together with Olivia Newton-John — to be among the world’s most successful companies from the 1970s and early …

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Hot Rize

The eclectic Colorado progressive bluegrass music group Hot Rize also plays traditional bluegrass, jazz, and rock. They arrived collectively in 1976 and had been named following the key ingredient of Martha White colored Self-Rising Flour, the merchandise Flatt & Scruggs experienced promoted early within their professions. The bandmembers had been …

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