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Helen Love

Helen Love are an band from whose music is a combination of and . They were formed by the eponymous Helen Love who claims only to listen to the music of the Ramones, from which she draws inspiration for the band's music. Their music has been covered by the likes of Ash and Tullycraft. Current members are Helen, Sheena and Beth. Past members: Gary Strickland (guitar, 1997).

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The Wake

There have been at least 3 bands called The Wake, including a Scottish post-punk band, an American goth band and a Finnish death metal band. 1. The Wake were a Scottish post punk and later indie pop band, founded in Glasgow in 1981 by Gerard “Caesar” McInulty (formerly of Altered Images), Steven Allen and Joe Donnelly, who was later replaced by Bobby Gillespie. Steven’s sister Carolyn Allen soon joined, and remained in the band until its end.

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The Specific Heats

The Specific Heats are a folk-rock/psych-pop/garage-indie-pop combo from Brooklyn & boston. Influenced by artists such as: The Lovin' Kynd, The Zombies, The Kinks, The Cyrkle, Herman's Hermits, Sam the Sham and the Pharoes, Rocketship, Brittle Stars, The Hentchmen, The Milkshakes, The Hollies, the ventures, The Seeds, 13th Floor Elevators, Freddie and the Dreamers, The Novas, The Dovers, Los Saicos, Los Shains, Los Walkers, Los Mockers, Judy & the Loadies.
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The Hi-Life Companion

The Hi-Life Companion are a Bristol based indie-pop collective loosely based around brothers Matt and Jon Troy. At the last count there were at least seven people in , or contributing to the band. Members come and go. Some members don't even know they are members. Jon is also the drummer in Airport Girl, who have released their second album on Fortuna Pop! Mark used to play the drums in The Mayfields. Mel will only sing for champagne and chocolate.

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The Cannanes

The Cannanes have been described as 'the world's most indie band' by people with no understanding of the word 'indie'. Despite never having a manager, agent or signing a record deal they have toured the world, produced numerous recordings (numerous meaning 'more than one'), and been recognised internationally as one of Australia's best known bands (some recognition!). Even Kurt Cobain listed the Cannanes as a band he liked in his journals (but nowhere else).

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