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Higuma

San Francisco-based Higuma is Evan Caminiti (of Barn Owl) & Lisa McGee with smoked out vocals, guitar delays and any number of drone layered acoustics. Very much a distant sound, with distortions burnished down to smooth horizontal planes that lift the music to higher summits. Not at all dissimilar from some of Barn Owl's recent excursions, but with the addition of Lisa's vocals, this goes somewhere else completely.

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Christina Carter

Christina Carter first joined Tom Carter and Kyle Silfer in an unnamed trio in 1991; they went on to become Charalambides. Charalambides is a singular entity that has constantly defined itself by gripping music and its operation outside the parameters of the music industry. Beginning with self-released cassettes, then moving on to the Siltbreeze label in 1993, Charalambides garnered attention from those in the know with their unique mix of noise, gospel, folk and blues.

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The Paperhead

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Paperhead/132648110137077 The Paperhead (formerly The Looking Glass) is a psychedelic band from Nashville, Tennessee.
The band members Ryan Jennings, Walker Mimms and Peter Stringer-Hye wrote and recorded their debut album in the summer of 2010 only at the age of 18. The band's name is inspired by a lyric in "My Clown," a song by '60s British psych-band July . Their true psychedelic sound reminds of a genuine British Psych vinyl from the 60's.

Read more about The Paperhead on Last.fm.

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Ortega

There are more artists using the name Ortega. 1) Every so often a band emerges as if from nowhere armed with a depth of song writing that is simply stunning. Enter Ortega… The seven piece from Cannock in the Midlands have been doing what bands do – learning their craft (both live and on record), becoming big names on the local circuit, selling out their first self-made demos and building up to their debut single through Co Star Entertainment set for release in late 2007.

Read more about Ortega on Last.fm.

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Dirty Beaches

Dirty Beaches is the main recording project of Alex Zhang Hungtai, a lo-fi recording artist and sailor at heart. Hungtai was born in Taiwan and raised between Toronto and Hawaii. Come join him sleepwalking through late night cinemas, in a kaleidoscope of tropical skylines, and midnight train rides. Bring your cigarettes.

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The Shrimps

There are at least two bands with the name The Shrimps. One is based in The Hague, The Netherlands. This is a poprock band featuring Wessel Eren, Wouter Alblas and Rutger Westerhof. Their first demo is called Rehearsal Space and there's an album coming soon. Another one is the acoustic psychedelic folk-rock duo featuring brothers Marcus & Simon Benjamin. Now based in Brooklyn, New York, Marcus and Simon are originally from Rochdale, a town near Manchester in northern England.

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The Missing Links

The Missing Links were an Australian R&B group from the mid-1960s who were renowned for their (for the time) outrageously long hair and especially for their adventurous musical style, which influenced many later Australian groups, including The Saints. The second incarnation of The Missing Links is also notable for launching the careers of New Zealand-born singer-actor Andy Anderson and guitarist and songwriter Doug Ford, who later became the lead guitarist in The Masters Apprentices.

Read more about The Missing Links on Last.fm.

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Imaad Wasif

Imaad Wasif was born in Vancouver, B.C., he was educated in the desert, India, and San Francisco, and now resides in Los Angeles, California. He has also played in The Folk Implosion, Alaska!, Lowercase and on Lou Barlow's albums for Merge Records. Wasif worked in collaboration with Karen O on the soundtrack to the film Where The Wild Things Are. As part of the Folk Implosion, he appeared in the 2002 movie Laurel Canyon.

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