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Birdy

Birdy is a name of at least three artists:
1. A British singer songwriter
2. A French electronic musician
3. A German electronic musician 1) A pseudonym of Jasmine Van den Bogaerde, a British singer-songwriter. In 2011, at the age of 14, she released a cover version of the Bon Iver song "Skinny Love", which reached #17 on the UK Singles Chart. According to the Skinny Love Songfacts, after she won the under 18s category of the UK talent contest UK Idol at the age of 12, Jasmine was quickly offered a publishing contract by Good Soldier Songs Ltd...

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Dntel

Dntel is the solo project of Jimmy Tamborello. Dntel is known for mixing glitch and cut-up electronic techniques with instruments like acoustic guitars, accordions, and symphonic instruments. Dntel is also the project that spawned The Postal Service. He started working as Dntel, pronounced Din-tell, in 1994. A collection of tracks created between 1995-1997 (Early Works For Me If It Works For You) was released on the Phthalo label in 1999, followed by the release of an EP recorded in 1994 (Something Always Goes Wrong) in 2000.

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Johnny Flynn

Acoustic upbeat post folk. Flynn’s first single for Vertigo is wonderfully lazy, acoustic guitar driven song that arrives on the back of live dates with Jack Penate. Vertigo Records are poised to release the debut album by 24 year old Johnny Flynn entitled 'A Larum', out 26th May. The new single, entitled 'Tickle Me Pink' proceeds the release on 19th May. 2007 was a hell of a year for Johnny Flynn having released a bunch of critically acclaimed singles (both on Young & Lost and his new home Vertigo)...

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Dropkick

There is more than one artist with this name. 1) Dropkick is a punk band from Texas, most known for the song "Four Dead Cheerleaders" from their album "No Time To Be Young". 2) Dropkick is a Scottish band which plays catchy, countrified pop music. They were formed at school in a small town in Angus in 1995 by brothers Andrew and Alastair Taylor.
The current line up now includes cousin Stuart Low and the unrelated Roy W. Taylor: Andrew Taylor: vocals, guitar, banjo, drums, mandolin.
Alastair Taylor: vocals, guitar, pedal steel.

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Elly Lucas

Elly Lucas (born 27 February 1991) is a folk singer / songwriter / string player from Derbyshire. She was a finalist of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award 2011 as part of duo, David Gibb & Elly Lucas, whose debut album "Old Chairs To Mend" was released to widespread acclaim in March 2012. Elly also spent several years playing the fiddle for touring band, David Gibb & The Pony Club, playing festivals from Beautiful Days to Glastonbury.

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The Extraordinaires

An indie rock group from Pennsylvania and Charlottesville, Virginia. They've released three CDs, yet the first ("Ikua") is out of circulation for the time being. The second CD ("Ribbons of War") is a brilliant themed CD telling the operatic love tale of the brooding Captain, the fair Annelies, and their forbidden love. Their third CD ("Short Stories") is composed of songs from their first album, as well as several previously unreleased songs from Ribbons of War.

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Sheila Stewart

Sheila Stewart is one of Scotland's best, and best loved traditional singers. In the field of traditional music, she is totally unique. Sheila's family tradition of song and story is rooted in one of the oldest oral cultures in Europe, kept alive among the travelling people. First recorded by Hamish Henderson in 1950, she has the unmistakeable style of singing that goes straight to the heart of the listener. She is also the Last in the Line of the traveller/ballad singers of Perthshire.

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Jenny Biddle

Accomplished and well-seasoned, Jenny Biddle is one of the most versatile songwriters of her time. With her blistering guitar excursions and heartfelt touch to the piano, the songstress combines her jaw-dropping skills with her fruitful ear for melody, and humble, straight-to-the-core lyrics. Topping it off with her infectious, soulful voice, Jenny offers a vivacious performance that captivates her audience, whether it be beautiful non-nonsense folk, down and dirty blues grooves, rockin

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