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Mexicolas

Mexicolas are a three piece rock band from Birmingham, West Midlands, England. The band members are Jamie Evans (Singer/Songwriter), Del Carter (Bassist) and Tim Trotter (Drums). In 2006, they were featured on a documentary series for Channel 4 entitled '4-Play'. The documentary followed the band in their Digbeth warehouse where they record and live together. Also in 2006, the band's music was featured on UK TV soap Hollyoaks.

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Maher Shalal Hash Baz

Maher Shalal Hash Baz is the artistic alter ego of Tori Kudo (工藤冬里), a Japanese naivist composer and musician. The name is taken from Maher-shalal-hash-baz in the Book of Isaiah, and translates roughly as "Hurrying to the spoil, he has made haste to the plunder." Tori Kudo has been cagey about details of his life before MSHB. He was once a member of a shadowy, revolutionary political party in Japan, although he has dissociated himself from politics since becoming a Jehovah's Witness. He also works as a ceramicist.

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British India

British India is an alternative rock band from Melbourne, Australia. The band is comprised of Declan Melia (vocals, guitar), Nic Wilson (guitar), Will Drummond (bass) and Matt O'Gorman (drums). The band is notable for their single "Tie Up My Hands", taking the number one spot in the jtv music television programme, with their debut album Guillotine produced by Harry Vanda. Guillotine was also nominated for Triple J's J Award in 2007 and in December of that year British India won the AIR Award for 'Best New Independent Artist'.

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Neko Case

Alternative country singer/songwriter Neko Case won a steadily growing cult audience for her smoky, sophisticated vocals and the downcast beauty of her music. Born in Alexandria, VA, Case moved around often as a child, spending the largest part of her youth in Tacoma, WA. She left her parents at age 15, and three years later she started playing drums for several bands around the Northwest's punk rock scene.

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Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids are an indie rock band from Fullerton, California, USA. Band members are Nathan Willett (lead vocals, piano, guitar), Jonnie Russell (guitar, vocals, percussion), Matt Maust (bass guitar) and Matt Aveiro (drums). The band started in historic downtown Fullerton in Jonnie's apartment above the restaurant Mulberry St. (their first EP title). They are avid supporters of unsigned talent such as the band Electric Furs.

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Paper Cape

Paper Cape is a Nottingham based solo project. During 2009 Paper Cape started writing down and recording songs as a bit of fun and as a creative outlet after a few years of being lost musically.
After being around music that didn't have a meaning to him, he decided to take matters into his own hands and write songs that meant something to him and put it out in the hope that it means something to others.

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