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Spock's Beard

Spock's Beard is a band formed in 1992 in Los Angeles by brothers Neal and Alan Morse. Neal (keyboards/vocals) and Alan (guitars) were joined by fellow musicians Nick D'Virgilio (Nick D'Virgilio, drums - also known as NDV) and Dave Meros (bass), and were later joined by veteran keyboardist Ryo Okumoto. Spock's Beard play a brand of progressive rock with pop music leanings, drawing much influence from Genesis and The Beatles. They are also well known for their intricate multi-part vocal harmonies and use of counterpoint much in the vein of Gentle Giant.

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Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals are a young, Vermont-based band gaining national attention by selling out tours and stealing hearts of audiences across the nation. The band's original blend of roots, funky blues, soul, and rock conjures up a nostalgic sound most likely found in a record collection from the sixties and early seventies. Leading the charge is 27-year-old Grace Potter whose dynamic vocal ability has drawn comparisons to legends Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin and more recently Sheryl Crow and Joan Osborne.

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Malinky

Malinky is a Scottish folk band specialising in Scots song. Formed in autumn 1998, the original members were Karine Polwart from Banknock, Stirlingshire (vocals, guitar, bouzouki), Steve Byrne from Arbroath (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, mandolin), Mark Dunlop from Garryduff, Co. Antrim (bodhr

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Fallen Trees UK

www.fallentrees.co.uk twitter: @fallen_trees 'Fallen Trees' are performing next at Doncaster Live Festival on the 8th September 2012 sharing the bill with bands such as 'I Am Kloot', 'The Crookes' and 'Frankie & the Heartstrings': Reviews:
‘something dirty and perfectly dissonant, a band like this will destroy you' - Electric Ghost 'super intense, bold rockers' - Sheffield Telegraph ‘songs of epic structure, courtesy of powerful delivery, you'd have to be dead and buried not to like this' - Sheffield Scenester

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Kinasis

Kinasis are a technical extreme-metal band from Somerset with a wide range of primarily metal influences (from contemporary metal to thrash, death metal and grindcore).
The bands usage of dynamic volume changes, tempo changes and odd-time signatures in their material lends a technical almost progressive edge to their overall sound. Kinasis were formed in 2009 by ex-members of several prominent Somerset / Wiltshire based metal bands (Downfall, Permanent Bullet Trip, Sharp End First, Hatekills).

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Threepenny Bit

A young and vibrant addition to the folk scene, Threepenny Bit folk and ceilidh band was formed from an unlikely combination of student-types in Southampton in 2010. Consisting of suitcase percussion, fiddle, flute, guitar and clarinet, they play a wide range of Irish, English, Cornish, Breton and Scottish diddly-dee music with a hint of klezmer! Threepenny Bit set the trend for “Half Price Busking” in the Summer of 2010, when they embarked upon a busking campaign to spread folk music to the four corners of Southern England.

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ONE OK ROCK

ONE OK ROCK is a Japanese Rock band formed in the summer of 2005. It was started by Toru with High School friends Alex and Ryota after each of them got their musical instruments. After that, Taka joined as their vocalist and they focused on performing shows in the Tokyo area. In 2006 they independently released 2 mini albums. Because of their albums sales, their participation in relatively large festivals that summer and their energetic shows in the outskirts of Tokyo, they were noticed by a foreign record company.

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Dallas Frasca

"Frasca is truley one of Australia's most inspiring and strong willed female Artists" Reverb Mag DALLAS FRASCA – BIO Dallas and her band have just returned from New York with their second full length album in hand, where they worked with Australian producer Andy Baldwin (Bjork, Chrissie Amphlett, Living End, Kram, Cat Empire) at Rola Pola Studio’s in Brooklyn. One of the tracks from the upcoming album has been mixed by the legendary producer Tchad Blake (Black Keys, Elvis Costello, Pearl Jam, Tom Waits, Sheryl Crow, The Dandy Warhols, Gomez) in the south of France.

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