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Go Sailor

Go Sailor was a short-lived Berkeley based twee pop band. Its members included Rose Melberg of Tiger Trap and The Softies (guitar, vocals), Paul Curran of Crimpshrine (bass) and Amy Linton of Henry's Dress (drums). They recorded three 7" singles and a full-length CD on Lookout! Records in 1996, the latter of which collected the singles tracks and two compilation appearances. After their breakup their songs "Ray of Sunshine" and "Together Forever in Love" were included on the soundtrack to the movie But I'm a Cheerleader.

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Cinnamon

There are two artists with this name - Swedish and Japanese. The Swedish group Cinnamon was formed in 1993
Cinnamon’s music is hard to describe, you can hear echoes of Northern Soul, Kraftwerk as well as their European heritage with film, art and political turmoil.Cinnamon and their musical collective make music with visions beyond the year 2000.
Cinnamon does contemporary music perfumed with nostalgia.The twosomes fondness for 60s spy movies melt brilliantly with Diesen’s breathy voice.

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The Secret History

The Secret History is an NYC-based band featuring cult songwriter Michael Grace, Jr. and his decade-long co-conspirators from the adored (but obscured) indiepop group My Favorite. The band features the debut of vocalist Lisa Ronson (daughter of glam rock legend Mick Ronson) supported by Jamie Babic. Grace's lyrics create drive-in theatres out of bare bedsit walls, while Ronson's singings alternates between the emotive and the plaintive -- one minute channeling Dusty Springfield, the next, Kirsty Macoll.

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The June Brides

The June Brides were an English pop music group, formed in London in 1983, by Phil Wilson and Simon Beesley of International Rescue. Influenced by Postcard-label bands such as Josef K and -era bands such as The Desperate Bicycles and The Television Personalities, their mix of guitar pop with viola and trumpet formed a blueprint for many of the bands that would follow. First playing live as a band in August 1983...

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Turnstyle

Turnstyle, of Perth, Western Australia, are an indie quartet, made up of PJ, Adem K and Dean. Songs 'Spray Water on the Stereo' and 'I'm a Bus' received airplay on Triple J in the late nineties and made it into the Hottest 100 in 1999. They released 2 EPs, 3 Albums and multiple singles. Their album Turnstyle Country was Hype magazine's 'album of the year' in 1999. They supported many local and international acts including Guided by Voices, Trans Am, They Might be Giants, Ben Lee, Stereolab, Bikini Kill, Regurgitator, Custard and Jebadiah.

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The Steinbecks

THE STEINBECKS emerged, blinking, from the still-smouldering ashes of The Sugargliders in 1994. The Sugargliders (3/2/89-10/6/94) were the creation of Melbourne brothers Josh and Joel Meadows, who were teenagers when they started playing gigs and recording for indie label Summershine Records. The 'gliders went on to become part of the legendary Sarah Records stable, releasing ten 7" singles and a compilation LP, We're All Trying To Get There (SARAH619), before self-combusting in June 1994. But theirs is another story.

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The Brunettes

The Brunettes were formed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1998 by musical couple Jonathan Bree and Heather Mansfield. They were a paradox from the beginning - creating boy/girl melodramatic pop inspired by 70s New York punk and 60s girl groups but surrounded in an Auckland scene of opiate-infused garage rock 'n' roll. Inspired by his dreams of domestic bliss while a teenager living in rat infested junkie flats, and in direct rebellion to the messy hair...

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Cowboy

there is more than one artist with this name
1> A southern country rock from the united states. Members had previously been in the bands 31st Of February and We the People. Cowboy was signed to Capricorn Records and shared the stage with The Allman Brothers Band.from gainsvill fl they had two albums 2> A rapper who was involved with Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five. Many people often think of Melle Mel when Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five is mentioned, but along with Scorpio, Cowboy was the backbone of the group.

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