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I Was A Cub Scout

I Was a Cub Scout was a two-man synthpop band from Long Bennington and Collingham, in Nottinghamshire, England, consisting of William Bowerman and Todd Marriott. Formed in 2006, the band gained popularity through increased airplay on BBC Radio 1 and MTV 2. I Was a Cub Scout was originally a one-man band, consisting solely of Todd Marriott. Lacking a drummer, Marriott used a drum machine to create the sound. William Bowerman joined the band in mid 2006, and has played drums until their split.

Read more about I Was a Cub Scout on Last.fm.

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The Limousines

The Limousines are an Electropop band based in the Bay Area, California. The band consists of songwriter and vocalist Eric Victorino, and multi-instrumentalist and producer Giovanni Giusti. The band has had comparisons drawn with MGMT. Victorino, who had previously performed with rock band Strata, stated that he was "tired of band politics" and "needed another outlet, one that wasn't quite as dark and heavy". Giusti and Victorino started the Limousines after communicating online and exchanged lyrics, music and recorded vocals online.

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Florida

If you are here for the hip-hop artist Flo Rida, do Last.fm and yourself a favor and please fix your tags. There is more than one artist named Florida 1. Florida is a lo-fi Psychedelic band signed to Shdwply Records. "Florida founder Daniel Rineer began writing and recording for lo-fi, psychedelic releases in early 2006. In Brooklyn, New York, early 2008, a band had formed. This consisted of CJ Jankow, Jordan Pettingill, and Daniel. Both Jankow and Pettingill were from the state of Florida and have been lifelong musical partners in bands such as Cop City Chill Pillars & Freak Church.

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Anton Zap

Anton Zap was born in Moscow in 1979. He studied Chinese for 7 years and then embarked on a 2 year sound engineering course. He started collecting wax from a very young age and in the mid 90’s he joined Moscow’s underground lounge group, Tetris, led by Vlad Lozinsky. He was resident DJ at one of Moscow’s leading clubs, Propaganda from 1997-2005. He later started his own band, Papaztrio alongside Pavel Hotin and Yuriy Shulgin.

Read more about Anton Zap on Last.fm.

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Afternaut

Afternaut is the latest project from the Liverpool based musician, Adam Rowley. For the past decade Adam has been involved with various music projects, initially starting off playing guitar in bands. But it wasn’t until 2004, while studying Film and TV at university, where he was introduced to sound manipulation using computers with effects and synthesis. This interest led to working on sound for film projects at university. Not only recording sound but also creating soundtracks. Since 2006, Adam has also been a sound designer/audio producer for the games industry.

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ASTR

ASTR is an electronic/alternative duo from New York City. Blending electronic music, cinematic themes and pop melodies, they have created a sound that balances the fine line between underground dance and indie cool. Described as “sexy, electronic yet eerie” their brand of “dark pop” has been compared to The Weeknd and Robyn.

ASTR on Last.fm.

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MUTEMATH

MUTEMATH is an band which formed in New Orleans, LA, United States in 2003. They consist of Paul Meany (vocals, keytar, keyboards, samples), Roy Mitchell-Cárdenas (bass, percussion), Darren King (drums, samples), and Todd Gummerman (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals). Since MUTEMATH released its first EP in late 2004 and hit the road in 2005, their inherent nature has challenged limitations and expanded parameters.

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