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Steve Kilbey

Self-described genius and musical megalomaniac, committed blogger at The Time Being and compulsive music-maker. Multi-instrumental arch wit and vegan. His band the Church have survived for almost 30 years (since 1980) in spite of/because of him. A joker, a toker, a midnight sleeper with five incredible daughters in two hemispheres. Handle with extreme caution.

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DDT

There is more than one artist with this name. 1) DDT (or ??? in Cyrillic) is a popular Russian rock band founded by its permanent lead singer, Yuri Shevchuk (???? ??????), in Ufa in 1980. 2) DDT is a RAC band from Italy. 3) DDT was hardcore punk band from Atlanta, USA. 4) DDT is a pop-punk band from Spain. 5) DDT is a Polish death metal band from the early 90's. They released 2 demos (Dethroned Death and Fineness of Brutality) before calling it a day. There is a compilation CD released in 2010 that includes both demos and an unreleased track.

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Trombone Poetry

Born in Oldham, Lancashire; now based in London. Background in brass bands and all kinds of jazz, from traditional to free-improvisation. Inspired by solo performers like Albert Mangelsdorf, Lol Coxhill, Steve Lacy and writers like Boris Vian, Charles Bukowski, Rabelais, though there is nobody like them. First trombone poetry performance was in 2000 at the legendary Klinker club.

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John Sinclair

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) John Sinclair (born October 2, 1941 in Flint, Michigan, United States) is a Detroit poet, one-time manager of the band MC5, and leader of the White Panther Party from November 1968 to July 1969. He was jailed in 1969 after giving two joints of marijuana to an undercover narcotics officer. His case received international attention when John Lennon performed at a benefit concert on his behalf in 1971.

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CMX

CMX (short for Cloaca Maxima) is a Finnish group consisting of A.W. Yrjänä (vocals, bass), Janne Halmkrona (guitar) and Timo Rasio (guitar). Starting as an English language band, CMX eventually moved to a bit more conventional style of rock, even though their music could be described as somewhat experimental (at least when compared to the other Finnish mainstream rock groups). Known for Yrjänä's folklore-esque lyrics, riped with references to religion, mythology...

Read more about CMX on Last.fm.

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Howlin' Circus

“Conjuring images of cattle ranching in the Summer, Howlin’ Circus combine raucous guitars with melodic vocals, tales of trepidation and unexpected harmonies. Shedding leaves on London’s Autumnal high it wasn’t until the Winter that the band formed, after co-writers Jamie Harper and Jafar Hassan brought forth their love for blues, rock ‘n’ roll and poetry. It is in this era of instant gratification that the band, completed soon after by the bass and drums of Charles Sanders and Ramy Kozman...

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Mark E. Smith

Mark E. Smith (born 5 March 1957) is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and frontman of The Fall, a renowned and idiosyncratic offshoot from the UK / music scenes. Mark Edward Smith was born to a working-class family in Broughton, Salford, in Lancashire, England, moving to nearby Prestwich, near Bury early in his life. He formed The Fall (named after the novel by Camus) with friends after dropping out of college at the age of 19. He gave up his job at Salford docks shortly after to devote his full energies to The Fall, and has continued to do so ever since.

Read more about Mark E. Smith on Last.fm.

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