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Friend Of All The World

As their name suggests, Montreal indie-folk outfit Friend of All the World craft tunes that evoke the camaraderie of a kitchen party or the fellowship that springs up between strangers who meet on the road. Perhaps that’s because songwriter and front man, Rob Cole, employed a hitchhiker’s optimism and an ad on Craigslist to assemble the band. Friend’s 2009 debut, Up These Branches, was largely a solo effort by Cole, released in the hopes of attracting like-minded musicians with his haunting harmonies and rustic acoustic riffs.

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Monika (b. Λεμονιά Χριστοδούλου, 26 May 1986 & raised in Karpenisi, Greece), is an Athens, Greece artist. At five, she started playing the piano & at ten bought her first guitar. Then later, she joined an orchestra in order to take saxophone lessons that lasted 5 years. She can also play some accordion and drums. She used to be a member of her brother's band Serpentine where she did some vocals and played the electric guitar.

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First Aid Kit

There are three bands called First Aid Kit: 1. Swedish indie/folk duo consisting of the young sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg from Stockholm.
The debut EP "Drunken Trees" was released on the 9th of April 2008 in Sweden on the label Rabid Records, owned by the Swedish electronic duo The Knife. The EP was re-released through Wichita Recordings early 2009.
Their debut album The Big Black & The Blue will be released on january 25th, 2010. Source

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Native Roses

Formed by the founding members of Modern Fighting Vehicles, Native Roses has swelled its ranks with such darlings as Jessica and Jasmine (aka Birdy), who has subsequently landed a great solo recording contract with Atlantic. They’ve released a four track EP this year and are cutting a record with critically acclaimed engineer, producer and former member of Roxy Music, Guy Fletcher along with Co- Producer and multi platinum songwriter and former member of Dire Straits, John Illsley. Native Roses are Jacob Stevens, James Knaggs, Jessica Illsley and Moses Bogarde.

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The Parlor Mob

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The band started out as What About Frank? in 2004 in Red Bank, New Jersey. During their career as What About Frank? they were twice recognized as Best Live Band at the Asbury Music Awards. They played many many shows including the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City, the Van's Warped Tour, The Great Bamboozle Festival in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and South by Southwest. Their debut self-titled release was one of the top-selling albums in local retail, and received airplay on both satellite and commercial radio.

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The (Temperamental) Pocket

The (Temperamental) Pocket is a folk rock band from the NSW Central Coast, Australia that formed in 2007.
The band consists of songwriter Nathan Martin, with Jeffrey Brown, David K Smith, Matthew Vaughn, and Daniel Hannan DISCOGRAPHY
Lock and Load 3" CDR
Courthouse Blues 7" vinyl
The Sea Has Everything A Whale Needs To Stay Alive CDR

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