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Luca Turilli's Rhapsody

Luca Turilli's Rhapsody is the name of the new band of the Italian composer Luca Turilli due to the friendly split between Luca Turilli and Alex Starpoli (main composers of the bands Rhapsody and Rhapsody of Fire). The addition of Luca's name before Rhapsody is due to the same legal reasons of the past not allowing him to use the word Rhapsody alone. The first album Ascending To Infinity would be released in late june 2012. Discography:
- Ascending To Infinity (2012) Line up:
- Luca Turilli (guitars and keyboards)

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The Soviets

The Soviets are a 5-piece Indie/Rock band from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK. With influences ranging from the Stone Roses to Astral Pilot via Kings of Leon, the band fuses genres to create a distinctive and unique sound.
Launching their own label - Reckless General Records - in early 2009, The Soviets are a band to look out for. The name is also used by an Alt. Rock band from Omagh.

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Khaled

rai musician Khaled (formerly known as Cheb Khaled) is a phenomenon in the Arabic world, with a popularity that has reached almost surreal proportions. In 1992 his monster hit single 'Didi' sold over a million copies in European, arabic and Asian countries, and made him more popular than Michael Jackson in India. This year he was also elevated to the status of nationwide celebrity and ambassador for the Arab minority in France, when his first French-language single, "Aicha," put his brand of rai--a blend of traditional algerian music and more Western styles such as soul...

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Adewale Ayuba

Adewale Ayuba (Mr. Johnson) is a Nigerian singer from Ikenne Remo, Ogun State. His band is popularly referred to as "Bonsue Fuji." He is known for playing an evolved form of were music or ajisari called fuji, which uses traditional percussive kettle and talking drums with an Islamic influence to call and response vocals.

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Playing For Change

Playing for Change is a foundation and multimedia online music project created by producer Mark Johnson and his Timeless Media Group, in conjunction with Concord Music Group that seeks to bring together musicians from around the world. The project started in 2004 with the organization's self described goal to "inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music". The creators of the project travelled around the world to places such as New Orleans, Moscow, Zimbabwe, Tibet and using a mobile recording studio...

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Blonde Louis

Blonde Louis are a four piece guitar pop band, hailing from the first garden city, Hertfordshire. We are amongst other things double jointed, terrible pool players, grade 8 musicians, cousins, 1 part vegetarian/ 3 parts carnivore. Josh is the man with the golden tongue and all the sass. Harvey likes ice cream, lot’s of icceee creaaamm. Cox likes to to jibber jabber jabber...... Cherry likes the wine....... “red, white, both, alright.”

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The Blackbyrds

The Blackbyrds was a and fusion group, formed in Washington, D.C. in 1973. The group was led by trumpeter Donald Byrd and featured some of his Howard University students: Kevin Toney (keyboards), Keith Killgo (vocals, drums), Joe Hall (bass guitar), Allan Barnes (saxophone, clarinet), and Barney Perry (guitar). Orville Saunders (guitar), and Jay Jones (flute, saxophone) were later members of the group. They signed to Fantasy Records in 1973. They are best known for their 1975 hit "Walking in Rhythm", which received a Grammy nomination.

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