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Broken Records

There are two different bands with this name: 1) Broken Records (Edinburgh)
are a seven piece band based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Formed in December 2006, they have gigged continuously since then. The breadth of sound is shared amongst the seven members playing guitars, bass, violin, cello, accordion, mandolin, piano, trumpet, glockenspiel and drums. 2007 has been a busy year for the band with live sessions on BBC Radio One and BBC 6 Music, being Best of T Break Stage at T in the Park, and numerous gigs across Scotland.

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Peter Case

Peter Case is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Buffalo, New York, April 5, 1954. Case has had a wide-ranging career ranging from new wave music to solo acoustic performance. In 1976, Case teamed up with Jack Lee and Paul Collins, to form early new wave band The Nerves in San Francisco. The Nerves' 1976 single, "Hanging on the Telephone", was eventually recorded by Blondie. After The Nerves disbanded, Case moved to Los Angeles and formed pop-rock band The Plimsouls in 1980. The group found success with the song "A Million Miles Away", but disbanded soon after.

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Harvey Andrews

Harvey Andrews (born Harvey John Andrews, May 7, 1943 in Birmingham) is an English singer, songwriter, and poet. From 1964, Andrews supported his nascent career as a singer/songwriter by working as a schoolteacher, before becoming a full-time professional musician in 1966. Andrews has produced 15 successful albums singing his own songs, many of which have also been recorded by other artists. His emotive The Soldier transmits the same quiet desperation of a soldier about to die "in conflict" as Wilfred Owen's Dulce Et Decorum Est, though in a very different setting.

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Phillip Phillips

Phillip Phillips (born September 20, 1990 in Leesburg, Georgia) is an American singer and winner of American Idol season 11. Phillips grew up in Leesburg, Georgia and went to Lee County High School. He graduated Albany Technical College, but had to miss the graduation ceremony due to being on American Idol. Phillips auditioned for American Idol in Savannah, Georgia. He auditioned by singing the Stevie Wonder song "Superstition.

Read more about Phillip Phillips on Last.fm.

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Lightning Dust

Amber Webber and Joshua Wells have been playing together for many years as part of Black Mountain. They've toured the world and have played impenetrable space-rock to the unlikeliest of audiences. With an abundance of creative energy to spare, the two decided to start a separate project together, that they named Lightning Dust. Committing themselves to a more simplistic approach with Lightning Dust, Webber and Wells also decided to escape the comforts of their familiar instruments and writing styles.

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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
www.myspace.com/thisisfirstaidkit
http://thisisfirstaidkit.com/

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Rae Spoon

Rae Spoon.... Rae Spoon is a young artist who proudly follows in the time-honored tradition of the singers he respects. Armed with influences such as Woody Guthrie and Hank Williams, he continues to mine the territory that lays between reverence for the greats and his own original perspective and voice. Rae’s cowboy-folk twang and prairie imagery is borne out of his history as an Albertan and his lyrics stem from his own unique life experience as a person who is transgendered (born female now identifies as male).

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Epiphany

4bands called Epiphany
(1)Epiphany combine elements of neo-classical and folk music; The ambient soundscapes are reminiscent of the middle eastern texture and form experimented upon by progressive rock/metal groups such as Tool and Opeth. The structure also mimics Stravinsky to some degree.
(2) An emcee from Arkansas who is releasing his RESPECT mixtape series.
(3) An indie band from Monmouth, Wales

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TANGENT

The Tangent has a highly improbable history, that turns on a couple of tiny events for the lack of which the band would never have existed. They were "formed" in 2002, they've already had numerous changes in personnel. Perhaps that's all you need to know. If so, have a look at the family tree which is more fun than wading through all this text. If you want the details though... read on. 1. The Meeting - Spring 1999

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