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Bertie Blackman

Bertie Blackman’s first encounter with her artistic self came as a child sashaying across her mother and father’s paint strewn studio floor. The daughter of iconic Australian artist Charles Blackman, not many musicians can boast a foundation of emotional expression like Bertie.

Bertie first stepped onto the scene with ‘Headway’ (2004), her folk-inspired debut album. The single ‘Favourite Jeans’ became Bertie’s radio breakthrough and saw her dubbed “Australia’s underground queen”.

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Whirr

Whirr is the name of at least two artists: 1. With their steady ebb and flow of warm, effects-laden sounds, northern California’s Whirr (Formerly Whirl) give the sounds of 90s shoegaze a widescreen update for the post-millennial era. The young sextet’s walls of lush guitars, breathy vocals, dreamy synth and thunderous drumming propel listening ears into a near-cinematic realm where instantly catchy melodies and emotional, enveloping atmospheres hang perfectly in the balance.

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My Digital Enemy

The Brighton based duo, Sergei Hall and Keiron McTernan, are taking the dance world by storm with their signature sound. Its a winning formula of Progressive Tech House with a Maximal edge which guarantees to get the dancefloor well and truly rockin’ The guys multi dimensional Dex’n’FX sets encorporate laptops and keyboards. They synchronise electronic samples and distorted keyboard riffs live into the DJ mix, creating a truly unique experience.

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crook&flail

Crook&Flail is the partnership between Adam Drucker and Andrew Broder. The two came together in 2009 to score the soundtrack for Unearthing, an audio/visual project from Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins. It has been confirmed that Crook&Flail will also score the follow-up to Unearthing, entitled Earthing. A release date has yet to be set. The score for Unearthing excluding Crook&Flail features musicians Stuart Braithwaite, Justin Broadrick, George Cartwright, Matt Darling, Zach Hill, Paul Metzger, Mike Patton, Josh Granowski, Michael Lewis and mixing aid from Tom Herbers.

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Spider

There are at least seven artists which have used the name Spider: an indie folk singer from New York, United States, a metal band from England, a punk band from Hungary, a lo-fi band from Washington, United States, a ska/rock band from Malaysia, a power pop band from Wallasey, England, a rapper from Mexico. 1. Spider is an alias for Brooklyn musician Jane Herships. Most of the songs on her release The Way to Bitter Lake are hushed, personal songs with elements of shoegazing reminescent of musicians such as Nick Drake and M. Ward.

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Come

There are two bands under the name of Come:
(1) An American indie rock band.
(2) A British experimental band founded by William Bennett, who would later go on to form the very influential band Whitehouse.
(1) Come was also an American indie rock band from 1990-2001. Come was formed in Boston, Massachusetts by Thalia Zedek (vocal, guitar), Chris Brokaw (guitar, vocal), Arthur Johnson (drums), and Sean O'Brien (bass).

Read more about Come on Last.fm.

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