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El Ten Eleven

El Ten Eleven is a Los Angeles-based instrumental rock duo consisting of Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty. What separates El Ten Eleven from their musical peers is that they are only two musicians on stage creating pounding landscapes of sound with no laptops or sequencers. Dunn switches off (sometimes mid-song) between a double-neck bass/guitar and a fretless bass, while his feet dance on an extensive floorboard of looping devices and effects pedals. He plays everything live, loops himself and juggles all the layers of tracks on top of each other.

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G3

G3 is an almost annual live music show and concert tour featuring three select guitarists of the generation; hence its name. It was created by guitarists Joe Satriani and Steve Vai in 1996. Since its inception G3 has featured many guitarists including: Yngwie Malmsteen, John Petrucci, Robert Fripp, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Uli Jon Roth, Michael Schenker, Adrian Legg, Paul Gilbert and many other special guests, including Steve Lukather, Steve Morse and drummer Mike Portnoy. There are three official live releases of G3:

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Alarmist

There are two artists with the name Alarmist. 1. A multi-instrumental four-piece from Dublin, Ireland (active from 2008 to present.) 2. A noise rock 4 piece from Portland, Oregon. (Active from 2003 to 2005.) 1. Alarmist are an instrumental four-piece from Dublin, Ireland who formed in 2008. They are Neil Crowley, Elis Czerniak, Osgar Dukes and Barry O'Halpin. All members are multi-instrumentalists, playing an equal role in bringing together the organic and electronic elements that form their sound.

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Chris Brokaw

Chris Brokaw grew up in and around New York City and moved to Boston in 1986. His first distinguished foray into rock was in 1990 as the drummer for slow-core progenitors Codeine, who by themselves seemed to establish a whole new sub-genre in music. After an LP and EP released over two years, Chris left the New York-based Codeine to play exclusively in Boston band Come, with whom he'd been playing guitar for about a year as well.

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Giants

There are at least 7 artists titled Giants.. One is a late sixties/early seventies krautrock act who recorded the track 'He He Ho' that is featured on the 1987 "Kraut! Demons! Kraut!' collection. The next is a house/disco house producer releasing one 12" vinyl in the early 1990s. The next is a funk/soul band releasing a self-titled full length on MCA Records in 1978. Another is a disco/funk band releasing a 12" vinyl in 1979 on Polydor.

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The Polar Dream

The polar dream is an instrumental-ambient ensemble , that consists of Hans (drums) Elihu (Accordion, keyboard), Arts (bass) Oby (keyboards, guitars) & Kosmo (Guitars, Keyboard, Glockenspiel & accordion). the band were formed by Oby and Kosmo in 2005 .The Polar Dream hail from México, and they bring you the beautiful landscape of aurora’s borealis with their music. Was named one of the fifteenth promises of Mèxico by Sonorama Magazine in 2007.

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This Is Your Captain Speaking

This Is Your Captain Speaking are a instrumental group from Victoria, Australia. The debut album from 'This Is Your Captain Speaking' Storyboard was released independently in Australia in May 2005. Clocking in at just under 66 minutes, the album's seven tracks were recorded live in a primary school library. The first pressing of Storyboard has sold out, but the album is being re-issued on UK label Resonant.
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Nick Lane: guitar, mandolin

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Greyscale

There are at least three bands called Greyscale. 1. Greyscale is a band from Memphis, TN influenced by 90s emo hardcore and post-hardcore..
http://greyscaletn.bandcamp.com/ 2. band "Greyscale" from Reno, Nevada (USA) originally from Long Island/ NYC .
http://www.myspace.com/greyscale 3. Greyscale are a collaborative 3 piece predominantly instrumental band from Melbourne, Australia and have released 2 CDs since formation in 1998: 1999's "Scientifically Rough" EP (Recursive Records), and 2003's Cruel Machine (Recursive / Camera Obscura.

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Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola's highly celebrated career has spanned a wide range of emotions into a unique style embodying the artists world inspired influences. From the velocity and heat of his early solo efforts to the challenge and triumph of the "Di Meola / McLaughlin / De Lucia (Guitar Trio)", from the Brazilian explorations of "Cielo e Terra" and "Soaring Through A Dream" to the global romanticism and Tango inflection of Al's acoustic group "World Synfonia" (self titled debut) and the 2nd "World Sinfonia" recording Heart of the Immigrants.

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