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Peter Hadar

You may ask, why does such a talented dude call himself a "Cool Weirdo". If you spend any time with this ‘musical phenom', you will understand. Peter Hadar born Peter Winstead Jr. in Newark, New Jersey, enjoyed a middle-class upbringing supported by his father, a well-known gospel musician and his doting mother whom did whatever she could so that her child would not end up a statistic. Peter attended the best schools and grew under the tutelage of some of the most powerful ministers in the area.

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Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola's highly celebrated career has spanned a wide range of emotions into a unique style embodying the artists world inspired influences. From the velocity and heat of his early solo efforts to the challenge and triumph of the "Di Meola / McLaughlin / De Lucia (Guitar Trio)", from the Brazilian explorations of "Cielo e Terra" and "Soaring Through A Dream" to the global romanticism and Tango inflection of Al's acoustic group "World Synfonia" (self titled debut) and the 2nd "World Sinfonia" recording Heart of the Immigrants.

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Evoken

Evoken is a funeral doom metal band from Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA, one of the earliest U.S. doom/death metal bands that are still active today along with Novembers Doom and Rigor Sardonicous. Evoken are highly inspired by the Australian band Disembowelment. The band name Evoken is taken from the Thergothon song found on Fhtagn-nagh Yog-Sothoth. The band was founded by guitarist Nick Orlando and bassist Rob Robichaud under the name Funereus in April of 1992 and released a demo which sonds like extremely slow, dark brutal death metal with super deep growls.

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Will Stratton

Will Stratton (b. 1987, Woodland, CA) is an American songwriter, composer, and arranger. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He was born in Yolo County, California, and started making up songs on the piano when he was three years old. Will spend most of his formative years in the suburbs of northern New Jersey. On his twelfth birthday, he got his first electric guitar, and in the decade since, music has owned him unconditionally.

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The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms are a two-piece indie / pop / acoustic band based out of Bergen County, NJ. The band was formed in 2006 and originally had three members: Brian Sella (vocals, guitar, lyricist), Brian Uychich (keyboard, vocals) and Matt Uychich (drums). However, as of fall 2010, Brian Uychich left the band to concentrate on school full-time. Brian Uychich was replaced by Drew Villafuerte (bass, keys) In June 2010, The Front Bottoms released a 6-track album entitled "Slow Dance to Soft Rock", which is available for download at their official website, http://thefrontbottoms.bandcamp.com.

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Dads

Dads could refer to four current bands: 1. Two-piece emo band from New Brunswick, NJ.
-Brush Your Teeth - Cassette/CD
-Brush Your Teeth, Again ;)
---Cassette on Carucage
---CD on Get Into It Records (UK)
-American Radass (this is important)
---Vinyl on Flannel Gurl Records / Get Into It, Moshtache, Day by Day, Something New (UK pressing)
---Cassette on Broken World Media
---CD on Stiff Slack Records (Japan)
-Shit Twins lathe cut 7" on Broken World Media

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Screaming Females

Screaming Females is a 3-piece DIY, rock 'n roll punk band from New Brunswick, NJ featuring Marissa on vocals, King Mike on bass, and Jarrett on drums. They are signed to Don Giovanni Records. They've opened for Throwing Muses, The Dead Weather, Arctic Monkeys, and Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, plus have played with Jeff: The Brotherhood, Little Lungs, Cheeky, The Ergs, Shellshag, The Measure (SA), and countless other bands.

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Michael Giacchino

Michael Giacchino (pronounced juh-kee-no) (born 1967, Riverside, New Jersey) is an American soundtrack composer who has composed several multi-award winning scores for many popular movies, television series and video games. He attended the Evening Division at the Juilliard School, as well as the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he acquired a degree in film production and a minor degree in History.

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