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Pete Yorn

Pete Yorn (b. July 27, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Yorn started as a drummer who also played guitar. In 1990, he was drumming for his band in a high school talent contest when someone suggested he sing the Replacements song "Talent Show." That went over so well, a competing band asked him to sing Neil Young’s "Rockin' in the Free World" with them. He was first recognized when the Farrelly brothers picked "Strange Condition" for their film Me, Myself & Irene.

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Lemonheads

The Lemonheads are an indie/alternative/punk band, originally from Boston, Massachusetts, but now based in New York City. The primary (and only consistent) member is Evan Dando. While Dando's penchant for melody-driven tunes makes him a favorite amongst the indie community, his song structures display obvious punk and 80s-rock influences, especially on earlier albums, as well as a hint of country here and there, most noticeably on Dando's solo album, Baby I'm Bored.

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Pretenders

Ohio born Chrissie Hynde moved to London in the 70's and formed the Pretenders with Martin Chambers, James Honeyman Scott, and Pete Farndon. Farndon and Scott did not live long enough to enjoy the fruits of their labor, both succuming to drug overdoses in the early eighties. Hynde carried on, after replacing the 2 rock casualties, and had a string of hits in the 80's and 90's. With their unique sound featuring beautifully rich, chorused guitars and Chamber's unique, edgy style of drumming, the Pretenders are still a strong musical force today.

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Fixit Kid

"We are what your Mothers told us to stay away from", say Fixit Kid. They're not wrong. One of those lurching jerking frantic hard boiled screaming strung out Muy Feo/Headcleaner/Red Eye Express/Rapeman type of bands who are at their best when left to do it on no budget and bursting with anger � dirty broken riffs played on rusty finger ripping strings, rumbling baritone guitar violence andt hunderingly colourful low-end drums.

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Childish Gambino

Donald McKinley Glover (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, writer, comedian, musician and rapper. Glover first came to attention for his work in the sketch group Derrick Comedy and is best known for his role as community college student Troy Barnes on the NBC comedy series Community. Glover was born on Edwards Air Force Base, California, and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He graduated from New York University with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006. Glover is known for his work on the NBC show Community alongside Joel McHale and Chevy Chase.

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7 Dollar Taxi

With the video for their winter 07/08 single Do The Robot, these Swiss youngsters probably made one of the best music videos of the year. Directed by British shooting star Graeme Pearce it is now getting airplay in various countries, is to be shown UK-wide in Top Shop they will be releasing their debut album in July 2008. It all started with named album – Come And Figure It Out. 7 Dollar Taxi got nominated a ‘Breaking Band’ by NME and several songs on the record got radio airplay in countries like the U.

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Yael Naim

Yaël Naïm is a French-Israeli singer and songwriter.
She was born in Paris in 1978 to Jewish-Tunisian parents. At the age of four, she moved with her family to Ramat HaSharon, Israel, where she learned Hebrew and trained as a pianist. She served in the Israel Defence Forces as a soloist in the Israeli Air Force Orchestra. She began her singing career with a part in the musical "Les Dix Commandements," and her first solo album, In A Man's Womb, was released in 2001.

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The Magnet Men

This description should be written in the third person, factual and unbiased. No personal opinions.
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"Right, first off we were born, then we grew up (a bit) and at present are currently still alive. We do lots of things that make us happy, for instance we do lots of art and music. Mind you we don’t always agree on stuff and like different things.

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