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Albatross conspiracy

Albatross Conspiracy is the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Tanya Byrne.She uses her computer and any instruments she has lying about to make music which has been described as a "marvellous mish mash of genres". Drawing inspiration from classical music, as well as more contemporary ambient, drone and electronic genres, Tanya has a pretty eclectic writing style. Albatross Conspiracy does not trust birds. "They always look like they are up to something....."

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Upcoming D&B producer Rollz has enjoyed airplay on BBC Radio1 with Zane Lowe, Grooverider, Fabio, Andy C, Rob da Bank, MistaJam and Crissy Criss amoungst others, playing his music. Rollz is signed to the Formation label and hails from Leicester and Brighton. His first release was 'Plugged in / Voice of the Mysterons' in February 2010. http://rollz.co.uk

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Coro Nostro

Coro Nostro is a mixed chamber choir of about 30 singers of all ages drawn from across the Universities, the City and County of Leicester, UK and beyond. We have a wide repertoire of sacred and secular polyphonic motets, madrigals and part-songs, ranging from the 13th to the 21st Century, including three new pieces especially written for us in 2004 and 2005 by Anthony Pither. We receive much praise from the public for the quality of our musicianship, the variety of our repertoire and the clarity and authenticity of our diction and expression.

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Yeah Yeah Noh

Yeah Yeah Noh were a group formed in Leicester, England in 1984. They released two albums and five singles while still together, and have had two compilation albums issued since they split in 1986. The group reformed in 2011, an announcement appearing on the Cherry Red Records website: "STOP PRESS: Yeah Yeah Noh are back together and are playing live as of summer 2012, on the lookout for 'interesting gigs in fields; gardens with expansive lawns considered'."

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Liam Clayton

Liam Clayton started writing songs for a new band in summer 2008 and continued to play acoustic gigs over the next year while living in Kingston Upon Thames. During 2009 he began recording with Jamie Ward at Park Farm studios, demoing full band tracks. His track 'Good Luck Mr Gorsky' was included on the Punktastic/Walnut Tree Records compilation Unscene 5, released on August 1st. The main influences for the band are the pop punk albums Through Being Cool, Is A Real Boy... Dear You, Take This To Your Grave and Your Favourite Weapon.

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There are two bands with the name Laser Beast. 1) Laser Beast is a four-piece from Leicester featuring ex-members of Public Relations Exercise and Her Name Is Calla.
www.daslaserbeast.bigcartel.com 2) Laser Beast is from San Jose, Calfornia, and is composed of Devon Hunter (To The Bottom of the Ocean) on drums and Joseph Oria (The Third Temptation of Paris) as the bassist/vocalist. They are a noise rock band a part of the San Jose local scene. They draw their influences primarily from Lightning Bolt and The Locust. www.myspace.com/laserbeastband

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