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Alba

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Alba Parietti, born in Turin, Italy, 2 July 1961. Italian film actress, television presenter and entertainer. The former representative of the Italian Miss Universe contest became known in the 1980s with the Italo-Disco Song "Only Music Survives" and the less successful "Jump and Do It" and "Dangerous". 2) Alba was a short-lived traditional Scottish band formed in 1975 by Sean O' Rourke. They released one self-titled album in 1977. Alan Macleod (Highland bagpipes, bodhran)

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Macrocosm

First formed back in the 1990s, UK based artist "Macrocosm" (Mike Letchford) started life producing ambient music, but moved into experimental "intelligent" dance music and a period of drum and bass. Featured as "demo of the month" in April 1996 edition of Future Music magazine (with the song "Choral Reefer", he joined the label Protean Vision Quest in 1997 (along with artists like Gnomadic) supplying music for the "Ancient Alien" video, and regularly performing in Brighton and as part of a UK "Ambisonix 3D Sound" tour (along with the band Quanta).

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Moses

There are several bands called Moses. This one is the UK based alt folk siblings. Moses are an alternative folk band based around brothers Paul & David Mosley.
Formed in 1998 their debut single 'No-one's home' was playlisted by BBC Radio 2 and the parent album 'The Swimming Zoo' was one of BBC 6musics albums of the year. Touring everywhere from Glastonbury to the Royal Festival Hall via an Amsterdam Brothel and with everyone from Shane MacGowan to Mistys Big Adventure they gave show stealing performances at festivals aorund Europe.

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Chromatics

Chromatics originally hailed from Seattle as a quartet featuring vocalist Adam Miller, drummer Hannah Blilie, guitarist Devin Welch, and bassist Michelle Nolan. That lineup debuted in 2002 with a Calvin Johnson-produced 7" on Gold Standard Laboratories -- a split with Die Monitr Batss -- and followed with the similarly GSL-issued Chrome Rats Vs Basement Ruts LP. While Chrome Rats was critically hailed, Chromatics couldn't keep it together, and Miller was soon the only member in good standing (Blilie, Welch, and Nolan went on to form the similar-sounding Shoplifting).

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Sophie

This title refers to at least three recording artists: 1) Elena Ferretti stands behind the alias Sophie, an Italo Disco - Eurobeat project set in the late 80s and early 90s.
Sophie released several albums such as My World, Tales To Tell, or My name is... Sophie.
2) Sophie (real name Arlette Hecket, born 9 October, 1944) was a girlfriend of one of the members of the group Les Champions, Sophie and sang with them in December 1962 in Olympia under the name Jenny Hahn. Olympia director Bruno Coquatrix was impressed, and presented her to Johnny Stark.

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Savage

There are three artists with the name Savage: 1) 80's Italian disco singer Savage 2) a New Zealand rapper, and 3) New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band Savage 4) Hungarian Dj Savage 1) SAVAGE is an artistic pseudonym of Roberto Zanetti (born in 1956) - the composer, vocalist, producer and also businessman all in one person. His debut on the artistic scene took place in the end of '70s. when he was part of the group called Santarosa (one of the most famous track by this group was "Souvenir"). From the early '80s he decided to pursue his solo career.

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