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Brigyn are a music act from north Wales consisting of the brothers Eurig and Ynyr Roberts. The brothers formed Brigyn in 2004 after the break-up of their previous group Epitaff. After signing to the Gwynedd label Gwynfryn Cymunedol, their epnymous debut album was released in late 2004. A Welsh-language release, the album received considerable airplay on Radio Cymru; one of the tracks, 'Sonar' was selected by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens for inclusion on the Dan Y Cownter showcase CD released by the Welsh Music Foundation in 2005.

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One String Loose

Celtic Fusion tune masters from Wales Band members: -Scott McKeon: Fiddle, Banjo
-Joe Brady: Whistles
-Jack Stewart: Guitars, Bodhran
-Baz Barwick: Bass
-Owen Emmanuel: Drums

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Mike Peters

Mike Peters first rose to prominence in the mid-80s as lead singer of the Welsh band The Alarm, leaving that group in 1991 to begin a solo career. After the infamous Brixton academy gig, he retreated to a small church in North Wales to write new material for his solo career. Over a year later he emerged, refreshed, and contacted The Alarm's fan club. He then went on tour and funded his own fan club, The MPO (Mike Peters organization), he hasn't looked back since. In 1992 he held The Gathering, a weekend long gig held in his hometown Rhyl.

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The Pooh Sticks

The Pooh Sticks were an indie pop band, from Swansea, Wales recording between 1988 and 1995. They were notable for their jangly melodiousness and lyrics gently mocking the indie scene of the time such as on "On tape", "Indie-pop ain't Noise Pollution" and "I Know Someone who Knows Someone who knows Alan McGee Quite Well". The band changed direction on their 1991 U.S breakthrough The Great White Wonder, eschewing the 'twee' British indie pop sound for a more American-styled Power Pop sound, akin to bands like Jellyfish and Redd Kross.

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The Victorian English Gentlemen's Club

The Victorian English Gentlemens Club are a three piece contemporary music group from Cardiff, Uk. They've just released their first full length album, and are currently playing a lot of gigs around the kingdom. They make a slightly cranky, bucket-like pop noise of a mildly agressive nature. They consist of two girls and one man, playing drums, bass and guitar.

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James Fox

There are at least two recording artists under the name James Fox: 1. James Fox, real name James Mullett, (born April 6, 1976 in Cardiff, South Wales) is a pop music singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist. He took part in BBC's Fame Academy in 2003, coming a respectable 5th. In 2004 he represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Hold on to Our Love" which reached number 13 in the UK charts. He came 16th out of 24 finalists.

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