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Dip

Dip is the name for six different bands. 1.) An alternative rock band from Japan that formed in 1991. (dip with a lower case d)
2.) A Japanese visual kei band that formed in 2005 (dip with a lower case d)
3.) A power pop band from the United Kingdom.
4.) A D.I.Y. psychedelic and progressive indie band from South Florida, 1996-2000.
5.) Experimental drum and sample group from Reykjavík,Iceland.(Jónsi from Sigur Rós sings in one song
'Skyscraper Heart' calling himself Frakkur)

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Grayceon

Grayceon pulls together an extremely diverse range of musical influences and writing styles to create a fresh sound that defies the boundaries of the metal/rock/progressive genres. Compared to King Crimson and Ved Buens Ende, not in sound but in 'feel', Grayceon embraces the hard-to-describe-them definition and expects no hard comparisons to be made any time soon. Alternate low tuning on both cello and guitar, finger picked metal riffs, dreamy double vocals, and unpredictably impeccable drumming all meet to give Grayceon their unique sensibility.

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Robin Guthrie

Robin Guthrie (born January 4, 1962 in Grangemouth, Scotland) is a co-founder of Cocteau Twins, and is one of the principal songwriters and musicians. Robin's unique style of guitar-playing and songwriting — not to mention his deft production skills in the recording studio — have earned him the respect of musicians throughout the world. Working at first with Will Heggie and, since, with Simon Raymonde, Robin has played guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and other instruments over the years, plus programming, sampling and sound processing.

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Storyboard

There are 2 bands using the name StoryBoard: 1) StoryBoard are a five piece easycore, pop punk band from Dublin, Ireland. They came together from years of friends playing in different bands which went no where and were no fun, so then eventually deciding to all play in the one band, seemed like something that just needed to happen, it very easy and natural, but most of all, fun! StoryBoard have released two EP's, "Kill Your Tv" in 2010, and their latest EP "Tear This Down" was released on February 12th at StoryBoard.bandcamp.com.

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Jasmin

With a name as elusive as the melodies that just hint in order to vanish, jasmin’s songs are revealing the possibilities of a minimal guitar trio. Sometimes jointly, sometimes in fierce competition, guitar, bass, drums and minimal electronics are spinning enticing textures. Those pleadings against the imperative of lyrics, you don’t have to call them post rock if you don’t want to. The deliberation annihilates itself by its sheer sustainability: On stage the guitarist frequently collides with the solid wall of bass and drums, disrupting it in feedback fever.

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Land Of Kush

Land Of Kush is a large orchestra assembled and directed by Montreal composer and musician Sam Shalabi, one of the city’s most unique and prolific players over the past decade. Shalabi performs constantly on electric guitar and oud, with regular appearances in numerous jazz and free improv ensembles, membership in a kaleidoscope of avant rock bands, and at the compositional helm of various musical assemblages large and small.

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Ghost Notes

Ghost Notes is a hip-hop producer that has worked with Oh No, Guilty Simpson, M.E.D., Count Bass D, Wildchild, iCON the Mic King, and many others. Ghost Notes released a mixtape of remixes in 2009. The first official Ghost Notes-produced album, "A Brilliant Soul" by Astro, is set for release sometime in 2010. On myspace at http://www.myspace.com/ghostnotesproduction .

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