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Naomi Campbell

There are two artists with this name: 1) Naomi Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is an English model of Jamaican descent., and also a successful singer. Her album, Baby Woman, sold over 1 million copies worldwide (mostly, in Japan), and she was featured on Vanilla Ice's single "Cool as Ice." 2) Naomi Campbell is an alias of the famed producer Alec Empire, under which he produced the Hardcore Techno / Speedcore track Spinball Attack for the Braindead comp in '94. A longer version of this track appeared on Shocker: The Inferno Part II compilation in '94 with Naomi Campbell as the title.

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Slim Cessna's Auto Club

Slim Cessna's Auto Club is a music band formed in 1993 in , Colorado. The constant in the band has been Slim Cessna, formerly a member of The Denver Gentlemen (along with David Eugene Edwards and Jeffery-Paul of 16 Horsepower). Their music includes elements of , , and other forms loosely grouped as Americana or . The Auto Club is sometimes labeled "country gothic" due to the juxtaposition of apocalyptic religious imagery with stories of alcohol, violence, and relationships gone awry.

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Kicker

There are two bands called "Kicker": 1) A British indie pop band
2) A punk rock band from Oakland, California 1) Jill Drew and Phil Sutton (Comet Gain and The Soft City) started UK band Kicker in 1998, releasing their first single in 1999, on the Rough Trade Shop imprint ForUs. Four more singles followed, on various lables, which were compiled together as their first CD 'Fivefortyfives' (Track and Field) in 2002.

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Emperor

Emperor is an influential Norwegian band that represents a synth laden, progressive yet brutally aggressive and chaotic part of the genre, something quite different from the minimalism of other originators of the Norwegian sound (e.g. Darkthrone). The band was formed around the core members Samoth (Tomas Thormodsæter Haugen) and Ihsahn (Vegard Sverre Tveitan) of the band Thou Shalt Suffer and bass player Mortiis (Håvard Ellefsen) in Notodden, Norway, 1992.

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Keziah Jones

Keziah Jones (born Olufemi Sanyaolu on January 10, 1968 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He describes his musical style as “Blufunk”, which is a fusion between raw blues elements and hard, edgy funk rhythms. Also his Nigerian roots and soul music can be considered a major influence on his sound.
He is known for his distinctive style of guitarplaying, above all his percussive right-hand technique which is similar to bass player's slapping technique. He's also famous for playing most of his live shows with a bare torso.

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Ken Stringfellow

Ken Stringfellow is most widely known as Jon Auer's partner in the Seattle-based "power pop" group, The Posies, but is also a well-respected artist and producer in his own right. Ken's solo career began with the 1997 release, This Sounds Like Goodbye and the low-fi, experimental feel of this album was a departure from the richness of The Posies sound. His second solo release, Touched, had the misfortune of a September 11, 2001 street date and as a result, did not receive the attention it deserved.

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Dntel

Dntel is the solo project of Jimmy Tamborello. Dntel is known for mixing glitch and cut-up electronic techniques with instruments like acoustic guitars, accordions, and symphonic instruments. Dntel is also the project that spawned The Postal Service. He started working as Dntel, pronounced Din-tell, in 1994. A collection of tracks created between 1995-1997 (Early Works For Me If It Works For You) was released on the Phthalo label in 1999, followed by the release of an EP recorded in 1994 (Something Always Goes Wrong) in 2000.

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