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Guernica

There is more than one artist with this name. Here they are described in order of popularity on Last.fm. 1) Guernica (ゲルニカ), presumably named after the famous painting Guernica by Pablo Picasso, this Japanese trio from the 1980s specializes in music in a retro 1920's and 30's cabaret style. Their early recordings are primarily electronic (using synthesizers instead of traditional acoustic instruments) but their later works are performed by a live orchestra.

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Faust

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) German krautrock band, formed in Hamburg 1970 Faust is a German krautrock band, originally composed of Werner "Zappi" Diermaier, Hans Joachim Irmler, Arnulf Meifert, Jean-Hervé Péron, Rudolf Sosna and Gunter Wüsthoff, working with producer Uwe Nettelbeck and engineer Kurt Graupner. The group formed in Wümme in 1971 and soon began recording their debut, "Faust", which sold poorly, but established a devoted fanbase.

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Preslav Literary School

Preslav Literary School (Adam Thomas) makes live tape collages using sounds drawn from an ever-growing archive of self-generated or discovered outsider noise, found sound and spoken word cassettes. A process of transference, overdubbing and live manipulation reworks these source materials into compelling, ambient broadcasts. Adam has released three albums, numerous live CDrs and played at venues and festivals throughout Europe. More information at preslavliteraryschool.co.uk.

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Stellar Om Source

Stellar OM Source is the solo project of the restless artist Christelle Gualdi.
Ambulant celestial creature for the caucasian world, in search of metaphysical cosmic revelations, of the transcendental purification and the perfectioning of the ritualistic methodism. The progression and regression of her music exist as an organic and humanistic wave to the synthesizer, as opposed to the more static and lifeless synth that comes without virtuosity. Her sounds can be related to Terry Riley or Alice Coltrane, as far as the era that her sounds represent.

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Black Swan

There is more than one artist with the name Black Swan. 1). Black Swan, New York-based cinematic orchestrated ambient drones, releasing the highly acclaimed 'Black Swan (in 8 Movements)', the 2011 return LP, 'The Quiet Divide', along with two 2012 releases, 'AETERNA' and 'Heaven'. website: http://www.swanplague.com/ 2). Black Swan, a Melodic Black Metal band from Finland, started in 1995 as a two-man project of T. Palokangas and J. Tuomivaara. The band released "Demo '96" with T. Palokangas handling guitars and vocals and J.

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Mare

At least two bands call themselves Mare: one was a progressive sludge band from Oakville/Burlington, Canada, the other is a black metal band from Trondheim, Norway. 1) Mare from Oakville/Burlington was a band orchestrated primarily by frontman Tyler Semrick-Palmateer, previously on vocal duty for tech-metal outfit The End. In a unique mixture of , and and other textures that defy immediate genres or categorization...

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Richard Skelton

Since 2006, UK artist Richard Skelton has been releasing small run documentations of his own musical explorations through his Sustain Release label. These recordings are always exquisitely packaged, in materials and imagery that really invoke the feel of the recordings locked away on the discs.
Place and space play a big factor in Skelton’s creative process, transporting the listener to the environment in which the music was originally recorded.

Read more about Richard Skelton on Last.fm.

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Akaten

Akaten (赤天) is a collaboration between Atsushi Tsuyama (of Omoide Hatoba/Acid Mothers Temple) and Yoshida Tatsuya (of Ruins/Koenjihyakkei). Akaten is experimental and somewhat ridiculous, focusing on different themes or objects to create a different musical style for every track.

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