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Toykult

TOYKULT is Tomas Hamlyn aka Tomas Spartan SOUNDS LIKE - Beck - The Gorillaz - Hendrix - Prodigy - Gang of Four - Stone Roses - PWEI - Happy Mondays - Flaming Lips - Franz Ferdinand - Crystal Castles - The Klaxons - Muse - Ian Brown - Oasis - The Fall - The Strokes - The Velvet Underground - CAN: ... British Alternative Rock Electronica TOYKULT'S New Album NARCISSTIKA ( released 07:08:09) is now available for FREE at:
http://www.reverbnation.com/toykult Their debut album "SOW LOCO" is also available on CD or MP3 from iTunes and www.toykult.com

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The Coral

The Coral are a British band formed in 1996 from Meols on the Wirral (near Liverpool) that play an unusual style of music mixing psychedelic pop/rock, old fashioned country, folk music and modern rock. Their music is often used in the soundtrack to TV adverts and programmes making their music well known even though the band itself is still outside of the mainstream. Although they have a fan base in the North American market, and a rather large following in their home country, they have yet to achieve a mainstream audience.

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Grabbel and The Final Cut

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Join them on Facebook. Grabbel and The Final Cut are a / band originally active in the 1990s. They formed in their hometown Lüneburg, Germany in 1989 and consisted of band members Stefan Zachau (guitar, voice), Gernot Dornblüth (bass, voice), Sascha Kotzur (guitar, keyboard) and Christian Grabowski (drums), whose nickname “Grabbel” was an inspiration for the band’s name, obviously.

Read more about Grabbel and The Final Cut on Last.fm.

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The Gypsy Switch

Drawing from musical influences including Eastern European folk, rock'n'roll, and blues to name a few, The Gypsy Switch are a Brighton based street band providing an eclectic mix of original and covered material from the likes of The Doors and Daniel Johnston. Their shows are both playful and edgy with their strange blend of genre-bending instrumentation, satirical lyrics and a uniquely engaging performance.

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Rui Da Silva

Rui da Silva is a Portuguese producer and DJ, whose single "Touch Me" (featuring the vocals of Cassandra Fox) topped the UK Chart in 2001. At the time, he was the only Portuguese musician to have a UK hit and hence was the first to score a UK number one. Rui started producing house music in 1992, just as club culture was getting established in Lisbon. Noticing the lack of dance music labels in Portugal, Rui teamed up with DJ Vibe to form Kaos Records, the first label in Portugal specialized in house and electronic music.

Read more about Rui Da Silva on Last.fm.

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Alan Merrill

One very important fact about Alan Merrill: He was the lead singer and songwriter of the first and original 1975 version of "I Love Rock N Roll" with his band, The Arrows. The song has become an enduring international rock anthem, recorded by Joan Jett, Britney Spears, and many others. Joan Jett saw Merrill perform the song on a British television pop show in '76, while on tour with her band, The Runaways, and she was deeply inspired. Her 1982 version of the song was #1 for 8 weeks in the USA.

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Helen Love

Helen Love are an band from whose music is a combination of and . They were formed by the eponymous Helen Love who claims only to listen to the music of the Ramones, from which she draws inspiration for the band's music. Their music has been covered by the likes of Ash and Tullycraft. Current members are Helen, Sheena and Beth. Past members: Gary Strickland (guitar, 1997).

Read more about Helen Love on Last.fm.

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Pint Shot Riot

Once upon a time in the West Midlands, four lads who liked to play a bit of music decided to play a bit together. At first things went well and all four were happy. After playing together again and again, things improved. Shared feelings of contentment shifted up a gear to excitement, and this encouraged them to want to play more music together. This led, in no time at all or so it seemed, to still further improvement.

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Patrick Duff

Patrick Duff, once lead singer with the cult rock band Strangelove, is now an artist/songwriter in his own right, living and working in the United Kingdom and Ireland. His first solo album "Luxury Problems" was released on EMI's legendary Harvest Records label in June 2005. His second album "The Mad Straight Road" is now complete and due to be released in 2009 being his greatest achievement to date.

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