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I Heart Hiroshima

I Heart Hiroshima is a three piece act from Brisbane, Australia; originally formed in July of 2005 at a house party. They are Matthew Somers (guitar/voice), Susie Patten (drums/voice) and Cameron Hawes (guitar/voice.) The band has developed a unique sound from their 'bass-less' band structure of two guitars and drums, combined with shared vocal duties from all three members. This decision to play without a bass contributes to I Heart Hiroshima's unique blend of infectious pop melodies and catchy riffs.

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Karl Phillips & The Midnight Ramblers

When is a band not a band? Perhaps when it's made up of disparate members whose combined musical heritage touches on orchestral, jazz, ska and, er, grime. With so many influences, and a frontman who "was never really into music" it's any wonder the four-piece ever got together. But here they stand ready to reveal the ingredients in their melting pot of ideas. Moving outside the M25 to Wellingborough may not sound like the first step on the MC career ladder.

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Pattern Is Movement

Following their first three records, endless shows and tours (among them dates with friends St. Vincent, David Bazan, and The Forms), and the transition from five-to-four-to-three-to-two members, Pattern is Movement turned themselves inside out and made the record we‘ve all been waiting for: All Together. Andrew Thiboldeaux and Chris Ward embody the two-man wall of sound; it‘s music that‘s been a long time building, rising out of the ether of left-behind evangelical childhoods (see Jesus Camp), best friendship (kindled as kids listening to The Chronic), and life in Philadelphia.

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Manic

Ryan Green - drums Paul Gross - vocals/keyboards Zane Smythe - guitars/keyboards Nate Perry - bass/backup vocals Believe it or not, Manic didn’t want to get signed to Suretone, the new label of ex-Geffen president Jordan Schur. Not because they had something against them but they didn’t want their creativity stifled by a corporation. This band, who crafts lush, layered pop rock, wanted to do things on their terms and to be the masters of their own destiny.

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Crooked Fingers

Crooked Fingers is an American alt-folk band based in North Carolina and led by former Archers Of Loaf lead singer Eric Bachmann. The rotation of band members has included such musicians as Lara Meyerratken, R.L. Martin, Jo Jameson, Barton Carroll and Dov Friedman. In 1998, following the breakup of Archers of Loaf, Bachmann started work on a solo project that he named Crooked Fingers. The first outcome of this project, a self-titled release of various songs he had written, was released by WARM in 2000.

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