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Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins (born Melissa Morrison Higgins on August 19, 1983, in Melbourne, Australia) is one of Australia's most popular female singer-songwriters. Missy (Melissa) was thrust into the limelight in her homeland when her sister entered Missy into a competition, which she won. The competition was conducted by the national alternative broadcaster, Triple J. Although she was still in high school, her song All For Believing quickly became one of the station's most requested tracks of 2001.

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Grace Woodroofe

Perth born singer-songwriter, and indie-blues chanteuse Grace Woodroofe, came to public awareness at age 16 when she entered two demo recordings into the influential Australian radio station Triple J’s Unearthed competition. These songs found their way to Los Angeles artist collective, The Masses who immediately sponsored Grace to come to the United States to record and develop her sound. Grace found herself in Los Angeles surrounded by creatives and collaborating with a series of musicians who helped her develop her singular voice into a chorus: Producer Carlos Nino...

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Basement Birds

Basement Birds is an Australian indie supergroup comprised of Kavyen Temperley (Eskimo Joe's frontman and bassist), Steve Parkin (solo singer/songwriter), Kevin Mitchell (musician) (Jebediah, Bob Evans frontman) and solo singer/songwriter Josh Pyke. The groups' mutual love of lush vocal harmonies and alt-country style was the basis for forming the Basement Birds project. "Luckily we all seem to have fairly similar tastes in music, I think it'd be harder if we had someone who was into death metal and another into jazz fusion.

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Skipping Girl Vinegar

Skipping Girl Vinegar are a 4-piece acoustic indie band based in Melbourne, Australia. Their music spans country, folk, indie rock and pop and comprise of Mark Lang (vocals/guitar), Chris Helm (drums/backing vocals), Sare Lang (bass/backing vocals) and Amanthi Lynch (keyboards). Beginning in 2006 with an extensive original repertoire established before playing live, they soon garnered several support slots including Bob Evans, The Lemonheads, The Shout Out Louds and Something For Kate, which, along with relentless gigging, saw their first single, 'One Chance' gain national airplay in mid-2007.

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Longplayer

Longplayer is a piece of music that is designed to last for one thousand years. It started to play on 1 January 2000 and if all goes to plan will continue without repetition until 31 December 2999, at which point it will restart at the beginning. Longplayer is based on an existing piece of music, 20 minutes and 20 seconds in length, which is processed by computer using a simple algorithm. This gives a large number of variations, which, when played consecutively, gives a total runtime of 1000 years.

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