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Three bands share the name Mothership: one in the UK , one in the US. and a new one in Portugal. For the early 90’s metallic hardcore crossover Erie band, see Mother Ship.

(1) Mothership (UK)
The Mothership began its tempestuous journey at low tide on the murky back waters of The Steel City. Cultivating a penchant for the dark, dirty and electronic, as well as a nefarious sense of rhythm and funky guitar-based melodies, the band forge together to produce a melting hot cauldron of sound as diverse as it is audibly pleasing. And they're partial to a nice cup of tea as well!

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Reverend and The Makers

Reverend (aka Jon McClure) hails from the musically-renowned land of Sheffield, UK. Before this project he sang for Judan Suki and 1984 finding underground local fame and getting a name for himself. He has already collaborated with Arthur Brown, John Cooper Clarke, Tim Hampton (Bromheads Jacket), Mike Hughes (Trap2), Chris McClure, Laura Manuel (ex Judan Suki), Andy Nicholson (ex Arctic Monkeys), Tom Rowley (Milburn), and Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) as well as working with producer Alan Smythe. For live gigs Reverend has assembled 'The Makers', a superband of relatively unknown musicians.

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The Bon Bon Club

The Bon Bon Club first started about 2 years ago, when The Long Blondes rhythm section decided to break away and have a go on their own. They gave themselves the names Sushi Quatro and Thirsty Moore, and covered songs they liked, playing only bass and drums. In 2007 they recorded 3 songs with Alan Smyth, and a new band member Chapatti Smith came on board, providing extra vox and percussion. These 3 songs were later released by Thee Sheffield Phonographic Corporation. The Bon Bon Club became a 2 piece once more, when Thirsty Moore retired, and Chapatti Smith took over on the drums.

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Jacob Lloyd

Jacob Lloyd is one of the newest artists on the Christian scene, with a rapidly increasing fan base all across the UK and further afield.
In the 18 months since releasing his debut independent 10 track album, ‘Home’, Jacob has drawn the attention of media and event promoters alike, and he is now a regular performer on the Sunday Night Live circuit across the whole of the UK. Not only combining his songwriting gifts with his school experience...

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We Start From Nothing

We Start From Nothing are a new sheffield based alternative rock band formed in November 2010.
The line up is as follows :
Lead Vox - Dom Federici
Guitar/vocals - Tom Gammon
Guitar /vocals- Phil Charlsesworth
Bass - Ben Bradley
Drums - Gavin Levick

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The Last Shadow Puppets

The Last Shadow Puppets is a band that consists of Alex Turner of Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of The Rascals. They released their debut album, The Age of the Understatement, on the 21st April 2008 in the U.K., and 6th May in the U.S. The album also features James Ford (producer and half of the duo Simian Mobile Disco) and string arrangements from Owen Pallett a.k.a Final Fantasy. The album went straight to number one in the U.K. Albums Chart.

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