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Douga

Douga is the alias of multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Johnny Winbolt-Lewis. As well as lending his drumming talents to new Manchester instrumental trio Plank! he's been crafting an entirely new set of songs which showcase his non-drumstick related talents. The name Douga comes from a childhood nickname. “Making music I find comparable to being a kid because it's exercising that 'childlike' imagination.”

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Tracey Thorn

Tracey Thorn (born September 26, 1962, in Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire) is an English pop singer and songwriter. She is best known as being one half of the duo Everything But the Girl. She grew up in Hatfield, Hertfordshire and studied English at the University of Hull, where she graduated in 1984 with First Class Honours. She lives with her EBTG partner Ben Watt in North London. The couple have twin daughters born in 1998, and a son born in 2001.

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Genticorum

Genticorum is a group consisting of the three Canadians Alexandre de Grosbois-Garand (flute, bass, vocal), Yann Falquet (guitar, jew's harp, vocal) and Pascal Gemme (fiddle, feet/stepping, vocal). The group has its origin from the French district of Quebec, Canada, and they play traditional music from that district, influenced by Celtic- and traditional folk music. The group began playing together for fun about six years ago, in 2000. They started playing at local parties, and from there it grew to the internationally known group it is today.

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The Dull Fudds

http://www.dullfudds.co.uk/ Heralding from the Scottish Borders the band play with a wide array of influences, the result being a high energy performance guaranteed to get audiences dancing. With melodic female harmonies, flute and rocking drum and bass groove their inspired mix of styles pops and rocks in an upbeat self-depricating crackers fashion. Having played together for nearly 3 years The Dull Fudds have had a broad variety of live conquests from grass roots gigs to international arts festivals.

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Deer Tick

Deer Tick is a self described rock n' roll band originally from Providence, Rhode Island, United States. The band is John Joseph McCauley III, Andrew Grant Tobiassen, Christopher Dale Ryan, and Dennis Michael Ryan. The band began in December of 2004 as a drums and guitar duo. Within a few years the band developed into a quartet featuring two guitars, bass and drums, with three members singing and writing, and one writing string arrangements. They have released countless CD-Rs and two official releases, 2007's War Elephant (re-released in 2008) and 2009's Born on Flag Day.

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Matthews Southern Comfort

Singer/songwriter Ian Matthew's first project following his departure from Fairport Convention.
With Thompson, Nicol, and Hutchings from Fairport Convention, plus drummer Gerry Conway (of Fotheringay, later to join Fairport) and pedal steel player Gordon Huntley, he recorded his first "solo" album, Matthews' Southern Comfort, whose sound was rooted in American country music and rockabilly; this was his first significant experience as a songwriter, although the band also covered the likes of Neil Young and Ian and Sylvia.

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Anthony Green

Anthony Green, born April 15, 1982 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is the lead vocalist for the band Circa Survive. His first solo album, Avalon, was released on Photo Finish Records in 2008. A follow-up entitled Beautiful Things was released in January 2012. Anthony is well known for his impressively high vocal range. In addition to his position in Circa Survive, he is the former lead vocalist of Saosin and member of The Sound of Animals Fighting, a band featuring members of RX Bandits and Finch.

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