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Wo Fat

Tearing through the speakers like a swamp monster summoned from some dark cosmic morass, Texas riffmasters Wo Fat unapologetically blast out a southern fried, blues-infused version of Psychedelic Doom, conjuring up visions of hoodoo shacks, prowling undead, hell hounds at the crossroads, Lovecraftian cultists and ghouls, and worlds beyond where the riff reigns almighty. Wo Fat rose from the deep and began their psyche-doom-adelic quest circa 2003 when guitarist Kent Stump formed the band with drummer Michael Walter and bassist Tim Wilson.

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The Riptide Movement

After the fantastic success of 2009, a top twenty debut album "What about the tip jars", 2 top twenty singles "Bringing down the House" and "Alive Inside" and supports with James Yuill, The Corona's, Jack L and The Blizzards. The Riptide Movement invite you to ride the crest of a new wave, back from the south of France and straight into the Grouse Lodge recording studios, the lads are putting the finishing touches onto the eagerly anticapted follow up album "Hot Tramp", delightfully catchy songs like an orgasm in your ear they'll leave you begging for more.

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Charlie Musselwhite

Musselwhite was born in the rural hill country of Mississippi. He has said that he is of Choctaw descent, and he was born in a region originally inhabited by the Choctaw. However, in a 2005 interview, he said his mother had told him he was actually Cherokee. His family considered it normal to play music, with his father playing guitar and harmonica, his mother playing piano, and a relative who was a one-man band. At the age of three, Musselwhite moved to Memphis, Tennessee.

Read more about Charlie Musselwhite on Last.fm.

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The Fumes

1.) Compelling Sydney two-piece, The Fumes burst onto the scene in 2004. The Fumes deliver multi-facetted stylistic raw blues tunes mashed with healthy rock riffs and snappy beats. Steve Merry (Vocals, Guitar) spent 12 months in the U.S where he took on some mentoring from Bob Brozman and an opportunity to immerse himself with many styles of music. It helped define and develop The Fumes. The Fumes complete with the addition of Joel Battersby, who had been drumming with members of The Beautiful Girls, proceeded to churn out an 8-track demo.

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Chicken Shack

Chicken Shack are a British blues band, founded in the 1965 by Stan Webb (guitar and vocals), Andy Silvester (bass guitar), and Alan Morley (drums), who were later joined by Christine Perfect (vocals and keyboards) in 1968. Front man and guitarist Stan Webb was born in London in 1946. The group began their blues playing on the Blue Horizon label in a similar style to the early Fleetwood Mac. Singer Christine Perfect left after marrying John McVie (bassist) with Fleetwood Mac. Christine later joined Fleetwood Mac in their second reincarnation.

Read more about Chicken Shack on Last.fm.

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Slow Dazzle (UK Band)

Slow Dazzle are a rock band, first appearing in March 2009, and are from the UK. Addressing grown-up angst with intelligent lyrics and catchy yet sometimes heavy tunes, their all-original 2 1/2 hour live set is worth catching if you can, as these themes are addressed with energy and drive on tap from this small powerhouse of a band. Make no mistake, it is a BIG sound live. In short sharp punchy tunes , some almost poppy, such as "Eyes Full of Gold Like the Universe", this trio gel into a tight rythmic powerhouse.

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Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam

Every so often a truly explosive, blues-steeped star comes slamming down the pike. The ‘60s were filled with acts from Buddy Guy and Eric Clapton to Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page but each generation has since added to the legacy. Think of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Cray, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

Now think of Davy Knowles. Think long and hard and toast a bright future.

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Califone

Califone is a critically-acclaimed experimental folk band from Chicago. The band is named after Califone International, a long-standing manufacturer of audio equipment commonly found in schools, libraries and businesses. Califone is the musical project of former Red Red Meat frontman Tim Rutili. Its regular and rotating contributors include many former members of Red Red Meat and some members of other Chicago bands, such as Tortoise.

Read more about Califone on Last.fm.

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