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Psychedelic Rock

Bob Smith

There are 2 artists with this name: 1. Elaborate reissue of an early 70s American psychedelic classic, originally issued on the Kent label as a deluxe gatefold double album. From the LA area, this mixes sprawling guitar, violin & some keyboard-weirdness with a patch of vague Buckley/Beefheart/Fankhauser reference points on to a base of melodic psych-rock extensions. With a lyrical vantage point not far from the heightened visionary nonsense of a Damon-like character, assumably delivered by Mr.

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Tame Impala

Tame Impala are a three piece psychedelic rock band from Perth, Western Australia. The band consists of Kevin Parker (lead guitar and vocals), Dominic Simper (bass guitar) and Jay Watson (drums and backing vocals). Their name refers to the impala, a medium sized antelope. Their musical sound draws from a wide range of influences (most notably Cream and Germany's Colour Haze) and they like to see themselves as "a steady flowing psychedelic groove rock band that emphasizes dream-like melody." The band signed a worldwide deal with boutique label Modular Recordings in mid 2008.

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Brian Jonestown Massacre

San Francisco, United States (1990 – present) The Brian Jonestown Massacre was formed in San Francisco in 1990. The band has had over 40 members since then, but its driving force and main songwriter is Anton Newcombe. Prominent ex-members included Matt Hollywood, Dean Taylor, Jeff Davies, Brian Glaze, and Joel Gion. Their sound is heavily influenced by the psychedelic sounds of the 1960s, but also carries influences from shoegaze, jangle pop, garage rock, and lo-fi sonorities.

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Glory

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Alternative hip-hop group from the United States. Their first single "Hunting Man", which features/samples Disney star and indie singer-songwriter Hayley Kiyoko, was released on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Their debut mixtape, "The Cloud Story", is set to be released in Summer 2012. This is the only Glory to give a fuck about. 2) Hardrock band from sweden, popular in the late 80s and early 90s.

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Primevil

Band was from near Indianapolis, IN. Their only release was recorded and produced in 1974 at Moe Whittemore’s 700 West studio in Indiana, US.
"Primevil’s "Smokin’ Bats at Campton's", is one of the heavy rock monsters of the Midwest. With a heaviness that sounds like Black Sabbath lead by two virtuoso guitarists Jay Wilfong and Larry Lucas. Their chemistry can be heard on “Hey, Lover” allegedly composed and recorded in one night in Whittemore’s New Palestine studio. Legend has it there used to be hundred count boxes of this record floating around.

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Kula Shaker

Kula Shaker are an alternative/psychedelic band which formed in London, England in 1995, disbanded in 1999 and reformed in 2004. The band's original line-up was Crispian Mills (vocals, guitar), Alonza Bevan (bass, vocals), Jay Darlington (organ, vocals) and Paul Winterhart (drums), When they reformed in 2004, Darlington was replaced by Harry Broadbent. Their sound is roughly based on the sounds of Britpop and psychedelic rock with heavy influences of Indian music throughout. Their first album, K was released in the United Kingdom.

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Cable

There are at least three artists which use this name
1. A noisecore / sludge band from the United States
2. An alternative rock band from the United Kingdom
3. A drum and bass producer 1) Cable is an American band formed in 1994 in Rockville, CT. Though they have changed their style over the years, Cable was originally part of the first wave of bands playing in the so-called style (as it later became known), combining a / aesthetic with a rhythmically complex, often discordant metal-influenced musical approach.

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