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Ben Glover

REVIEWS OF “THROUGH THE NOISE, THROUGH THE NIGHT” (2010) "Ben Glover's second record is a shining work of kindness and heart, and I am proud to have co-written a song on it with him. Great art is a generosity, one lonely soul sharing itself with others hoping to be seen, and in these songs Ben, I see you. This is a great record, congratulations!"
MARY GAUTHIER (Acclaimed singer/songwriter) "Ben Glover is blessed with a very special voice, and having written "Through The Noise, Through The Night" shows his ear is also finely tuned to the vicissitudes of the human condition.

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Esther O'Connor

Young Scottish singer/songwriter Esther O’Connor, who signed her first record contract with music colossus EMI aged 17, is now writing and releasing music under her own steam. She runs her own record label, the aptly-named Redhead Records, with husband Tim O’Connor, who also accompanies her on stage with his guitar. Esther’s new album Right Here, despite not having the backing of a major label, has been causing a stir the length and breadth of the country.

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Shark Bait

One of the many artists/bands that uses the name Shark Bait is a screamo/folk/emo band formed in Louisiana. With members of many other local bands Shark Bait have recently released 'Growing Pains,' Still Growing'and a split with Adaje available at their bandcamp. You can find them at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shark-Bait/108591182530199 A Dutch band that was founded in Haarlem, The Netherlands by bass-player Tim Verwaal and keyboard-player Remon Rijper in 2008. On the internet they found the other bandmembers: Sebastiaan Weerman (guitar), Bas de Keijzer (drums).

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Alcoa

Singer/songwriter Derek Archambault is no stranger to the spotlight; he has spent the last 4 years on tour with progressive hardcore/punk band Defeater, and has had a solo project called Alcoa going for even longer. After countless years of keeping Alcoa on the backburner, this project will finally have a debut full-length album see the light of day in 2012.

Alcoa on Last.fm.

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Dia Frampton

Dia Frampton (born October 2, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter from St. George, Utah, US and the lead singer of the band Meg & Dia, and the runner-up on the first season of The Voice as a member of Blake Shelton's team. Dia Frampton is half Korean and half Dutch. Dia received a karaoke machine as a Christmas gift when she was a child and began singing at local county fairs and retirement centers, whilst her sister Meg taught herself to play songs on the guitar. In 2004 the pair formed a band Meg & Dia that have since released 4 full-length albums and several EPs.

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BorderLine Crossing

Fronted by singer Chele Willow, formerly of Las Vegas, and playing a lively mixture of folk, rock, blues and Americana style, BorderLine Crossing is based in Warwickshire,UK. Their line-up sees the return to an essentially acoustic sound that has proved popular at folk clubs and festivals. Their repertoire encompasses the influences of blues, soul, west-coast rock and traditional American music and includes a number of self-penned material alongside classics first recorded by Billie Holiday, Townes van Zandt, Patti Scialfa, Jackson Browne and Amos Lee.

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Ange Takats

National Folk Festival winner of the 2008 Lis Johnston Award for vocal excellence, Ange Takats' voice has been described as Joan Baez meets Gillian Welch. Her debut album Aniseed Tea tells stories of knitting, longing and lovely Irishmen. Born in Sydney but now based on the Sunny Coast, Ange somehow managed to begin her musical journey in Bangkok where she was based for two years as a foreign correspondent.

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