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Chinaski

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Chinaski is a czech pop group formed by a leader Michal Malatný. Playing for years, started as a formal "garage rock group", nowadays they are a popular pop group in the Czech Republic. 2) Chinaski (Los Angeles) is also a post-grunge group from California @ myspace.com/chinaskiband 3) Chinaski is also a group from the French Riviera. 4) Chinaski is also a four-piece German Stoner Rock formation.

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Ham Sandwich

Ham Sandwich are a five piece Irish rock band, with members hailing from County Meath and Dublin. Charismatically fronted by Podge McNamee (vocals/guitar) and Niamh Farrell (vocals) the line-up is completed by John Moore (bass guitar), Brian Darcy (guitar) and Ollie Murphy (drums). The band have steadily built upon a devoted following in the Irish alternative music scene, and have been noted for their incendiary live performances at venues such as Whelans in Dublin.

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The Like

The Like are an indie rock band which formed in 2001 in Los Angeles, California, United States. The band consists of Elizabeth "Z" Berg (vocals, guitar), Laena Geronimo (bass), Reni Lane (organ) and Tennessee Thomas (drums). Bassist Charlotte Froom left the band in 2009 and was replaced by Geronimo. Berg is the daughter of Geffen A&R rep Tony Berg and Thomas is the daughter of Pete Thomas, the drummer for Elvis Costello & The Attractions. The name of the band comes from the girls tendency to frequently use the word “like” in the style of the valley girls of LA.

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Allison Weiss

Allison Weiss is an American guitar player and singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, NY. Weiss first picked up a guitar at age 14 in an attempt to become a punk rock star and impress her high school crush, and though the teenage romance died after one short month, her passion for music lived on. After moving to Athens, GA in 2005, Weiss spent the next five years in and out of various pseudo-relationships which fueled the fire for one infectious breakup song after another.

Read more about Allison Weiss on Last.fm.

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Vincent Vega

There are four aritsts with this name: 1) Indonesian indie rock band
WEB LINK(S) :
- http://www.vincentvegatheband.net
- http://www.myspace.com/vincentvegatheband
- http://www.youtube.com/vincentvegatheband BIO:
When was the last time you heard an unknown local band with a few demo songs that went straight inside yer head? Never. Yes, we ARE that brilliant! Don't you forget it! LAWLZ... DISCO:
- LA LIGHTS INDIEFEST COMPILATION ALBUM - FFWD RECORDS INDONESIA ( 2006 )
- ALWAYS HARD TO MAKE A CHANGE, JUST LIKE HOW TO STAY THE SAME - VAGUE RECORDS & S.C.A.N.D.A.L (2008))

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elapse-o

"Local duo Elapse-O are without doubt the best new band I've seen in the last year. Or rather 'Golden Ships' is the best song by a new band." - NIGHTSHIFT
'Oxford’s Elapse-O tap into a world before language. Elapse-O live is like a time-warp back to your childhood, back when you were attempting to make sense of all the sonic clutter around you, except that there is nothing immature about this band. It’s exhilarating – big bright lights exciting.' DROWNED IN SOUND
‘Chronic death disco, Sound like a battle to be signed to skingraft records between Swans, Liars and merzbow.’ -ROOM 237

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Lakes

There are at least two artists that go by the name of Lakes:
note: *UK Post-Hardcore group have now changed their name to Kid Pang Lakes (San Luis Obispo, CA, USA)
Seth Roberts (formerly of Watashi Wa) emerges with his latest project, Lakes. Featuring a melodic indie rock sound in the same vein as bands like Mae and former labelmate Copeland, Roberts diverges from Watashi Wa musically, while retaining a songwriting style that focuses on life, love, and hope. The Photographs EP was officially released in September of 2006 on The Militia Group.

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Blood Meridian

Blood Meridian, a Canadian group that started in a hotel room during a Black Halos tour (of which the singer, songwriter, and guitarist of Blood Meridian, Matt Camirand, was a part), took their name from the Cormac McCarthy novel of the same name, and looked to mix punk, Americana, and rock influences together. Adding fellow Vancouver musicians Joshua Wells (Camirand's Pink Mountaintops and Black Mountain bandmate) on drums, Kevin Grant on bass, Jeff Lee on guitar...

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