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Screamfeeder

Critically acclaimed Aussie outfit Screamfeeder have been pumping out their own unique brand of noisy indie-rock since forming in Brisbane, Australia in 1991. Throughout their colourful career, the band has toured with the likes of Sonic Youth, Pavement, and Sleater-Kinney.

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Tim Vantol

Tim Van Tol, some have called him the Dutch equivalent, some have called him an alcoholic, others have just called him Tim.
Either way he is a very talented guy, distinctively gruff voice over catchy acoustic guitar, songs about being broke, getting drunk, and not giving up on hope. www.myspace.com/timvantol

Read more about Tim Vantol on Last.fm.

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Marseille Figs

"Marseille Figs produce a sordid amalgam of inebriated bubblegum, hi-tone honky tonk, tin pan alley, free jazz and punk. Melodic, chaotic, and sometimes ha-ha funny, their repertoire includes flophouse ballads, big booming piledrivers and lost soul singalongs." Marseille Figs are:
J. Maizlish
Dorian McFarland
Tom Chant

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Matthew Perryman Jones

www.mpjmusic.com "An articulate songwriter with a versatile and gritty tenor voice -- a combination that has drawn comparisons to everyone from Jeff Buckley to Leonard Cohen -- Matthew Perryman Jones has the touch of a poet and the narrative reach of a short story writer, making the best of his songs deeply resonant." -Steve Leggett (Rovi) Having just finished his first full length album since 2008, Land of the Living was produced by Cason Cooley (Katie Herzig) and is set to be released on May 29th.

Read more about Matthew Perryman Jones on Last.fm.

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Old Man Luedecke

Old Man Luedecke (Chris Luedecke) is a singer and player living near Halifax, Nova Scotia. Old Man Luedecke left the big old city of Toronto, met a girl in the Yukon, fell in love, bought a banjo and fell in love again. After a couple of years of love and banjo and the makings of a brilliant performing career in sunny Halifax, he returned to the Yukon with his sweethearts. There he woodshedded. He wrote a ton of songs over the next year and a half.

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Califone

Califone is a critically-acclaimed experimental folk band from Chicago. The band is named after Califone International, a long-standing manufacturer of audio equipment commonly found in schools, libraries and businesses. Califone is the musical project of former Red Red Meat frontman Tim Rutili. Its regular and rotating contributors include many former members of Red Red Meat and some members of other Chicago bands, such as Tortoise.

Read more about Califone on Last.fm.

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Tiny Tim

The name Tiny Tim was first popularized by author Charles Dickens, and has been used by several musical performers including a jump blues singer, and a rockabilly artist but is most commonly associated with Herbert Buckingham Khaury (April 12, 1932

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Josh Harty

Josh Harty ‘Long List of Lies’ (MRC cd)
“One of the best young talents I have heard in years.” Bob Rhea, Minnesota Public Radio
“Harty’s voice appeals to empathy for the forlorn… simply and subtly.” Wisconsin State Journal
“One of Madison’s best singer/songwriters.” Dane 101
“Josh Harty is one of those talents who you’re not sure if you should applaud in adoration or strangle out of envy.” Duluth News Tribune
“An American singer/songwriter prodigy.” The Nenagh Guardian, Ireland

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