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Adamski

Adamski (born Adam Tinley, 4 December 1967, in the New Forest, England) is an English dance music producer, prominent at the time of acid house for his tracks "N-R-G" and "Killer" (a collaboration with Seal). Adamski enjoyed modest success with his first release, "Live and Direct" which was a collection of tracks recorded live at a small venue in Kentish Town, London. It contained a short, live version of his first single, "NRG", as well as "I dream of you", which appeared on a free 4 track 7" vinyl single given away with the music paper, Record Mirror in 1989.

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Maxi Priest

Maxi Priest (born Max Alfred Elliott on June 10, 1961) is a reggae singer from England. Career Of West Indian descent, and the second youngest of nine children, he was born in Lewisham, London. He is known as the 'King of Lovers Rock'. His music is sometimes closer to R&B, and pop, than to reggae music itself. His first major album was the self-titled Maxi Priest (1988) along with his cover of Cat Stevens' Wild World established him as one of the British reggae top singers this internationally acclaimed vocalist, is the only UK reggae act to score an American Billboard Number One.

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The Church

The Church is an band which formed in Sydney, Australia in 1980. Initially linked in with acts of the period, their music later became largely defined by the interplay of guitarists Marty Willson-Piper and Peter Koppes coupled with the abstract lyrics of bassist/singer Steve Kilbey. Their debut album, Of Skins And Heart (1981), earned them their first radio hit "The Unguarded Moment". They were originally signed to EMI's Parlophone label, but record company dissatisfaction led to them being dropped overseas, which limited their exposure early on.

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Kerbdog

Kerbdog are a heavy rock band from Kilkenny in the Republic of Ireland who began writing in 1991. Their music has been described as "an unbending alloy of matt-black, titanium-tough metal and shimmering melody.", in contrast to compatriots U2's "fake authenticity" and the "tyranny of soul" espoused by Van Morrison. U2 & Van Morrison being from very different areas naturally! Kerbdog were formed in 1991 by Cormac Battle (vocals/guitar), Colin Fennelly (bass guitar) and Darragh Butler (drums) under the repressive regime of the Christian Brothers.

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Spacehog

Spacehog are an alternative rock band which formed in New York City, New York, United States in 1994. Heavily influenced by David Bowie, Queen, and T. Rex. The group comprised Royston Langdon (vocals, bass), Antony Langdon (guitar, vocals), Richard Steel (guitar), and Jonny Cragg (drums). Though all the band members hailed originally from Leeds, England, the band was formed in New York City in 1994 when Antony Langdon met Cragg by chance, in a café where Cragg had a job killing rats. Soon after, Langdon's brother Royston joined the band, and Spacehog were born.

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La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita is a Chicago based production duo comprised of Graham and Andy . After collaborating from over a thousand miles apart over the internet for several years, they decided to move to Chicago in November 2007 and form La Dolce Vita. Since then, LDV has taken the Chicago scene by storm, and has produced acclaimed remixes for such internationally known bands as Shiny Toy Guns, The Faint, Yelle, Kill Hannah, InnerPartySystem...

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Magnolia

There are at least 12 bands called Magnolia: 1) Female Country Duo. > www.magnoliacountry.com
2) Romanian quality disco/pop band > www.magnoliamusic.ro
3) French trip-hop band that released "Intravenus".
4) New Zealand breakbeat/electronica/dub band.
5) Israeli post-rock/metal band.
6) Swedish rock band.
7) A Quebec band led by Melanie Auclair, cellist from Lhasa De Sela.
8) An italian screamo band from Torino's underground scene.
9) Japanese band led by Maiko Kishi (mai-Magnolia), Tsuru Onishi (g.), Toshiyuki Kasahara (b.), Kyoichi Shiino (dr.)

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Babe

There are seven groups with this name. 1* Babe (Grandmothers) is a rock band from Belgrade, Serbia.
2 * Babe is a Finnish Eurodance group.
3* Babe is a rock band from Sankt Augustin, Germany.
4* Babe is a "girl-next-door" pop act from Berlin, Germany.
5* Babe is a Dutch girl band.
6* Babe is an American pop punk band affiliated with Teenage Prayer.
7* BaBe - with both "B"s capitalized - is Tomoko Kondo (近藤 智子) and Yukari Nikaido (二階堂 ゆかり), a Japanese pop duo who notably sang the end theme for the "Project A-Ko 3". (* See also: BaBe)

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Manilla Road

Manilla Road is an American band from Wichita, Kansas, USA, forming around its master of lead guitar Mark 'The Shark' Shelton (vocals and guitar). They are considered the creators and masters of the the so-called "" subgenre. Manilla Road was created by Shelton in 1977 with high school friends Benny Munkirs, Rick Fisher and brothers Robert and Scott Park. After playing in local bars, the group first gained attention with their song "Herman Hill," inspired by the Herman Hill riot.

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