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Kinky D

"..she has this encyclopadic knowledge of music... it becomes almost anthropological...she can immediately smell what the crowd is wanting." 'My Favourite Londoner' Time Out "Enter the realm of Kinky D and you walk into another world." Diva Magazine, " Kinky D she rocks!" DJ Magazine Kinky D a professional in the music industry since 1994; as a worldwide DJ, club promoter, and BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra presenter.

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Daniel Angelus

Daniel Angelus hails originally from the United Kingdom. Daniel began recording and touring new material from a concept genre in 2008/09. Slowly gaining a fanbase and the hard working respect of specific promoters and music reviewers in the UK and USA including appearances on US radio and TV. After releasing a 6 track EP 'Synthetic | Heartbeats' in 2009, Daniel finally released his debut solo album EMPIRE | GHOSTS in January 2011 after two years of recording in multiple studios with producers David Emery and Chris Harding.

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Flying Pickets

The Flying Pickets is a British a cappella vocal group, that had a surprise number one hit in 1983 in the UK singles chart, with their cover of Yazoo's track Only You. The name 'Flying Pickets' refers to mobile strikers who travel in order to join a picket. The group of six was founded by Brian Hibbard in 1982 by a group of actors , the "7:84 Theatre group", a fringe theatre group who had sung a capella in their production of One Big Blow, based on the 1984 UK miners' strike.

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Men Without Hats

Men Without Hats is a Canadian alternative / Synthpop group from Montreal, Quebec, Canada formed in 1977 who were popular in the 80s. They were characterized by the deep, expressive vocals of their lead singer Ivan and their elaborate use of synthesizers and electronic processing. Men Without Hats were always, at the core, Ivan Doroschuk (also released solo as Ivan) and his brother Stefan Doroschuk, with various other members, including a third brother, Colin Doroschuk, as well as Jeremy Arrobas, tracy howe, Roman Martyn and Allan McCarthy.

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Cranial Screwtop

From the mean streets of Bury and Salford these music warriors are playing 80's trash in a punk rock style. Gigs are full of free Um Bongo and Space Raiders and the Screwtop army turn up for gigs dressed in requisite glow-in-the-dark Screwtop tees with printed ties all as happy as larry. The drummer sings just like in the Eagles, but with less hair.

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Chriss - Horváth Krisztián - was born on 26th of October, 1977 in Budapest. The thought of playing music came at an early age, he built his career step by step, working hard. He made an entrance behind the turntables as early as 1994 and has been a frequent guest of the best clubs of Hungary. In 1997 Club Korona became the official stage of BPM ( Booking Promotion Management ) and Global Underground Management which meant performances of Sasha, John Digweed, Dave Seaman and similar well-known names.

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Red Box

Red Box is a British pop group formed in the 1980s. The group was originally a five-piece band, and released its debut single "Chenko" on Cherry Red Records in 1983. Following this, the band slimmed down to a duo, Simon Toulson-Clarke and Julian Close, and took on a more synthpop direction. Their second single "Saskatchewan" (a cover of the Buffy Sainte-Marie song) brought them to the attention of WEA, who signed the duo.

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Anti Nowhere League

Anti-Nowhere League are an English punk band formed in 1980, by lead singer Animal (Nick Culmer), rhythm guitarist Magoo (Chris Exall), Bones (Tony Shaw) on drums and Baggy Elvy on bass. They play in a punk rock musical style. Early days
Their first gig was at the Tunbridge Wells annual carnival, at which they got arrested. This led to their first press coverage with the local newspaper describing their gig as a 'cacophony of noise'.

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There are at least 19 different artists named Iris:
1) An American band formed in 1993.
2) A Romanian group formed in 1977.
3) A Chilean band.
4) An instrumental band featuring Marillion members Ian Mosley and Pete Trewavas.
5) A Spanish singer from Barcelona.
6) A music group specialized on Touhou and it's music.
7) An Australian band.
8) A German band.
9) A Portuguese band.
10) A British band from Derby.
11) A Hungarian band.

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