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There are at least three artists with this name: 1) A British alternative electro pop singer known for the hit singles "This Dance Floor" and "Don't Tell Advantage Yet" from her debut album "Out of Shadows" 2) An Australian disco singer known for the hit single 'Under Fire'. 3) Polish house producer.

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There are at least seven artists with this name:
1. A thrash metal band from Chicago Illinois, United States
2. A symphonic metal band from Sweden
3. A math rock band from Mexico
4. A speed metal band from Arizona, United States
5. A darkcore group from Australia
6. A heavy metal band from the United Kingdom
7. A Trash metal band from Indonesia
8. A metalcore band from Sydney, Australia

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) is a synth pop group whose founding members are originally from The Wirral Peninsula, United Kingdom. OMD record for Virgin Records (originally for Virgin's DinDisc subsidiary). The group was founded in 1978 by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys, after they had been involved in several bands, including The Id. Later drummer Malcolm Holmes and saxophonist Martin Cooper joined.

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There are more than 6 bands with the name Arcadia: a British pop band, an Australian Metalcore band, an Italian industrial/thrash metal band, a Japanese power metal band , a Canadian Christian Rock band, a Latin band, a Filipino Metalcore band. 1. Arcadia was the pop group formed in 1985 by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran, during a break in that band's schedule. However, Roger Taylor appeared in only a few band photographs and in none of the music videos...

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Born "Sonia Clarke" in London, England in 1968, of Trinidadian parentage. She was sort of written-off at school but had shown talents in sports. She dreamed of becoming a successful pentathlete up to the time ending up only second in a race. Then she turned to the music scene, dancing at clubs etc. and joined a band as a singer at the age of 17. She was homeless in these times. Her band went defunct the same year, but she got a solo record deal leading to an immediate hit in the UK.

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Obscenity Trial

In 1993, Oliver Wand, along with Guido Adolphi, founded Obscenity Trial. It was the cornerstone for a future development that nobody would have predicted. After a 6 year separation, 2004 saw the band reborn -- and finally releasing it's debut album, "Here and Now". More than a simple statement, the album is the exclamation behind the band's remarkable history. Produced by legendary electronics wizard Olaf Wollschlaeger (Melotron, In Strict Confidence, Seabound, Vorsprung dur Technik), the album contains their own singular brand of genre-straddling electropop.

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The Buggles

The Buggles were a UK electro-pop band formed in 1977 consisting of Trevor Horn (bass guitar, guitar, percussion, and vocals), Geoff Downes (percussion and keyboards) and Bruce Woolley. The Buggles' sound was characterised by a deliberately synthetic quality in keeping with the technological subject matter of their songs. The Buggles had a smash hit with the first single from their debut album, The Age Of Plastic. Video Killed The Radio Star was famously the 1st music video ever played on MTV (on August 1, 1981).

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The White Electric

The White Electric formed in 2008 and consists of Lachlan Scott (Electronic Discharge) and Sally Whiteman.
With their powers combined, The White Electric intends to stomp out some genre breaking Acid-Electro-Hip-Hop-Rock tracks.
The White Electric are currently in the studio cranking hard towards to complete their set of all original tunes to begin performing live in early 2009.With the ability to cut tracks faster than an emos forearm, stay tuned for much more music to come!

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There are at least five artists named "Regina": 1.finnish indie pop band 2. Bosnian pop-rock band (they can be also found under tag Grupa Regina, 3. Dance music singer Regina Richards from New York, 4. An ethno-pop singer Regina from Slovenia, 5. Danish children's artist. 1. Regina is a finnish indie pop band, made up by Iisa Pykäri (ex-Pajula) (vocals), Mikko Pykäri (bass, guitar and programming) and Mikko Rissanen (drums and percussion).

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There are two artists with the name Fanzine: 1) Fanzine are a London fourtet that are straddling the distorted guitar/thumping drums aesthetics of 90s indie rock with a smattering of lo-fi garage - all with a sense of tongues firmly in cheek. 2) Spanish 80s Minimal Electronics act. They recorded several demos during 1980-1983. A 7" containing some of their songs titled "Llegas Tarde" was released by Synth Pop Spain Records in 2008.

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