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Grantura

http://www.myspace.com/grantura Born from the ashes of broken bands and midnight jams, Grantura are a vocal harmony driven anglo-americana band with a liking for mandolins, south east London and singing. Grantura have been making steady progress on the UK music scene. Their debut single Waves became single of the week on BBC 6Music's breakfast show. They did a session for BBC Radio 2's Janice Long show in February. They are signed to Ruffa Lane record and a second single will be released in June, followed by the album, In Dreams and Other Stories, in July.

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Body Parts

1- Body Parts is a dance act created by Vincent Maas and Bas Veeren.
Singles: “Without You” and“Love In The 1st Degree” 2- Body Parts is a dance act produced by W. Sommer and D. Cigale.
Singles: “Body To Body 3- Body Parts are an indie pop band from Los Angeles. Fronted by singer and guitarist Ryder Bach, the band is often compared to Talking Heads, Dirty Projectors and Tune-Yards because of their tightly locked post-punk grooves, brash vocal harmonies and quirky, wry lyrics.

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SixToes

Unique acoustic music associated with the likes of Mystery Jets, Jamie T and Kid Harpoon.
SixToes's changing line up by defaulf consists of two singers, cello and double bass although i have seen all manner of wierd instruments on the stage with them.
really interesting song writing, check them out.!
‘Scruffy, sinister folk rock. Something like Anthony and the Johnsons singing the scariest words of Aleister Crowley. In hell’. - NME

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Ramona Falls

Ramona Falls is the new music project by Brent Knopf. Brent, a Portland Oregon native, is also one-third of the band Menomena. Ramona Falls' debut album will be called "intuit" and is slated for an August 18 2009 release on Barsuk Records. Musical Influences include : The Homosexuals, Sly and the Family Stone, Talking Heads, PJ Harvey, Magnetic Fields, Gorecki, AC/DC, and Erik Satie.

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Bridie Jackson and the Arbour

Bridie Jackson & The Arbour are from Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK . They launched their début album, Bitter Lullabies, with a sold-out show at The Sage Gateshead in January 2012.
More information can be found at www.bridiejackson.com.
The album can be bought online at http://bridiejackson.bandcamp.com. Bridie started playing guitar at five years old. She comes from a musical family, and while travelling Europe with her father, she was introduced to many musical styles including the Portuguese Fado tradition, the influence of which can be heard in her work.

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Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson

Until recently twenty-five year-old Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson has been one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets, but with the release of his debut album and the help of some of his better known friends (and neighbors) that seems likely to change. In a recent interview with ‘Another’ magazine Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio professed, “Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson is my favorite songwriter right now.”

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Plants

While formed as a mystical folk duo, Plants have blossomed into a full fledged psychedelic band. The recently married musical partners, Joshua and Molly Blanchard, have expanded their sparse sound to include both mushroom laced chamber pop and shimmering instrumental soundscapes. In keeping with a continued spirit of family, the couple have added their nephew, Graeme Enkelis as their new Bass player and cousin, Jesse Stevens on drums and flute.

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Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves Of Destiny

Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves Of Destiny is the band formed by English singer-songwriter Beth Jeans Houghton for the 2012 album "Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose". In addition to Houghton, the band includes Dav Shiel (Drums, Cajon, Keyboard, Vocals, Steel Pan), Rory Gibson (Bass, Vocals), Findlay Macaskill (Violin, Vocals) and Blazey Blazey (Trumpet, Vocals, Guitar, Drums).

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Parenthetical Girls

Parenthetical Girls is an experimental rock band which formed in 2003 in Everett, Washington, United States. The band currently consists of multi-instrumentalists Zac Pennington, Rachael Jensen, Eddy Crichton and Matt Carlson. Pennington is the only original member remaining in the band. Begun as the home recording project of former childhood friends in the failed mill town of Everett, Washington...

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