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Mike Keneally

Michael Joseph Keneally (Born December 20, 1961) is an American musician.
Born in Long Island, New York, he moved to San Diego, California at an early age and has been a fixture on the local music scene there since 1985 when he formed the local cult band, Drop Control.
Although a well established musician in his own right, Keneally is probably most well known as former Frank Zappa "stunt guitarist" and a Zappa 1988 tour band member.

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Clive Palmer

A founding member of the Incredible String Band who also formed C.O.B. (Clive's Old Band or Clive's Original Band) in the 1960's. He fell out of music for a while, working in among other things dentistry and engineering before coming back to music in 1990. He has released numerous albums, including his most recent solo album titled 'All Roads Lead to Land' and he has also played live with the modern folk group 'Espers'.

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Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson (born 4th December 1955) is a U.S. ist and two-time Grammy Award winner from Jackson, Mississippi. Two of her albums, Blue Skies (1988) and New Moon Daughter (1996), have topped the US jazz charts, and the latter also won her a Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 1997. More recently, Wilson's latest album Loverly (2008) also won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009.

Read more about Cassandra Wilson on Last.fm.

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sierra hurtt

“It all starts with an emotion,” explains songwriter/vocalist/producer Sierra Hurtt of the creative process that results in her timeless, passionate songs. With the release of her debut EP, 8 or 80, in 2009, Hurtt emerged as a fresh, new voice on the international scene. Establishing herself as one of the most versatile new voices in music today, she infused acoustic soul with pop sensibilities, while blending flavours from all of her favourite genres – latin, fado, celtic, jazz and rock – into an enticing cocktail.

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Isocore

isocore is Paolo M.E. an italian (Rome) 24 old expressivetronic artist. He started making music with Pierlooqup and Jacques Malchance, in a band called CCCboriki. Then split up in 2003 and created with the same people, plus Tracky birthday, Upitup records (www.upitup.com)an international record label.

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Philippe Cohen Solal

One of the three musicians that formed Gotan Project back in 1999, a musical group based in Paris. Philippe is French. His music is based on , but also uses elements such as , and . Philippe Cohen Solal has also released a DJ set: Inspiración Espiración - A Gotan Project DJ Set Selected & Mixed by Philippe Cohen Solal (2004). The album is a compilation of from the likes of Anibal Troilo and Astor Piazzolla and Gotan Project remixes.

Read more about Philippe Cohen Solal on Last.fm.

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Yowie

Yowie, a dual-guitar and drums trio from St. Louis, have been stunning audiences with their incomparable barrage of sonic kung fu. They accelerate the progressive-rock rhythmic sensibilities of Ruins and Magma and mutate them with the shrieker side of Big Black and Slayer. The band incorporates many variations in time signature, tempo, and tuning, to create a virtual audio maze, but no matter how complex things get, their compositions remain cohesive and compelling. After releasing their debut album Cryptooology on Skin Graft, they lost a guitarist.

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Mike Patton

Michael Allan Patton (born January 27, 1968, in Eureka, California) is an American , , , , and video game voice actor, best known as the lead singer of the band Faith No More from 1988 to 1998, which recently reunited in 2009 and will be touring Europe this summer. He has also handled lead vocals and composed music for Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk, Lovage, Fantômas, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Moonchild Trio and Peeping Tom.

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Chris Alastair

Chris Alastair (say "allister") is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from New York who's now based in London. Though best known for his funny spring-break anthem Spring (is Friggin' Awesome) (see Videos) he's a classically-trained, award-winning songwriter and performer whose recordings span a range of rock, pop, funk, and acoustic styles. Born in in North Africa to American and British parents, Chris was raised in the United States playing brass instruments in jazz bands and youth orchestras and singing a variety of choral work.

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