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Gift Of Gab (Tim Parker) and Chief Xcel (Xavier Mosley) met at John F. Kennedy High School in 1987 in Sacramento, California and formed the group in the early 1990s. They released their first recording, "Swan Lake", on . The Solesides Crew consisted of the duo, as well as other friends of theirs they had met at University of California - Davis, including DJ Shadow, Lyrics Born and Lateef The Truth Speaker. The single was an underground hit, but label trouble prevented the duo from immediately capitalizing on their fame.

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Casino Royale

Sono passati circa 7.000 giorni da quando un gruppo di musicisti dalle svariate influenze decide a Milano di formare una band e di darsi un nome ispirato alla famosa saga di Ian Fleming. Inizialmente indecisi tra Gold Finger e Casino Royale, la band decide di far loro l

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Jordan Delap

Jordan Delap is a singer-songwriter from Jersey Channel Island, now based in Basingstoke, England. When playing live he will most likely be playing acoustic guitar and singing. One way to describe his music is acoustic folk punk with ska/reggae influences.
He started off writing songs for the band Clockwork Sodomy and in 2009 started playing acoustic guitar by himself and busking to earn a bit of cash, this developed into him writing acoustic songs and playing them regularly at local gigs. He still busks and is always looking for gigs to play at.

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Pepper is a reggae, ska band formed in 1996 originally from Kona-Kailua, Hawaii, United States recently having moved to Southern California. They play a mix of reggae, dub, ska, and punk and are best known for their 2006 single "No Control" which was a Top 20 hit on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. Pepper's relocation was inspired by Volcom Entertainment's excitement and interest in producing and distributing the band's music.

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Les Skalopes

Born during winter 1997, Les Skalopes, a band from Bures sur Yvette (Paris suburbs) strides fervently over concert halls, festivals and ballrooms to make people know their music : ska music mixed with a punkrock spirit, and powered by a boosting rhythm section, a generous brass section and the energetic voice of their female singer, mocking the shortcoming of modern societies. The 10 musicians share their passion of music through more than 150 concerts, sharing the stage with The Toasters, The Slackers...

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Hue & Cry

Hue & Cry are coatbridge brothers Patrick (vocals) and Greg (instruments) Kane, who have been recording and performing since the mid-to-late 1980s to the present day. The Kanes became known for both their creative jazz-pop style records and Patrick's distinctive, soulful voice (drawing strong similarities to Level 42 in both respects) - despite not achieving overwhelming commercial success, they are well respected by a large fanbase, and have recorded and released albums regularly (some of them failing to chart in the UK).

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