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DJ Funk

What words can describe the one and only DJ Funk? Pioneer? Party Rocker? Ghetto House Icon? Let's start at the beginning, DJ Funk grew up on the musically rich West Side of Chicago where he was exposed at an early age to Chicago, New York & Detroit dance music. Developing from his early influences he started DJing out when he was just a teenager at house parties, school dances, and neighborhood clubs; selling mix tapes in the hood with his former crew "do or die" to make ends meet.

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1) Antics is an indie rock band based in Brooklyn, NY. They formed in 2010 and released their debut album entitled, 'Everything'. 'Everything' is available for free download on their website at: Become a fan on facebook: "Everything" was birthed when Brooklynite singer/songwriter Adam Weiss, multi-instrumentalist Jason Desiderio and guitarist Matt Schaefer passed four days of one pleasantly gloomy fall week of 2009 in Tonmeister Studios (Fredonia, NY).

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George Morel

George Morel is an accomplished and evolutionary DJ/Producer, and is considered a pioneer in the dance music world. Infused with electronic and echoes of self expression, his music is in constant progression. For Morel, versatility has become a tradition. Never tied to just one sound, he has a deep appreciation for music that fills the room and moves the soul.
Morel's journey began as a young thirteen year old curious about electronic music and sounds, who began by experimenting with vinyl and turntables.

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Helado Negro

The son of Ecuadorean immigrants, Roberto Carlos Lange was born in South Florida in 1980. His childhood was suffused with tropical heat, humidity, hurricanes, all refracted with the rich sounds and colors of the various Latin American cultures of southern Florida. Pounding bass beats from passing cars, boom boxes bouncing down the block, and late-night parties called "peñas" provided a foundation for Lange’s interest in sound and lifelong quest to discover the unlimited variety of objects used to produce music.

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Sunday Driver

Alex Martinez (guitar, and vocals) and Arnold Nese (bass) formed the Miami Florida quartet, Sunday Driver in 1995. Sunday Driver began playing the local Miami scene with bands like New Found Glory, The Vacant Andys, Strongarm, Shai Hulud, and other Miami emo and hardcore bands. In 1997 Sunday Driver added second guitarist Charlie Suarez, and in 1999 they met drummer Paul Trust, thus completing the line up know today as Sunday Driver. The band soon began work on a 5 song EP for Doghouse Records. Sunday Driver’s debut release, Third Place Prize, came out in October of 2001.

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There is more than one artist with the name Freestyle: 1. One of the most prolific and influential of the '80s electro artists, Miami-based producer Tony Butler recorded a string of popular club tracks on Power/Jam Packed and his own Music Specialist label in the mid-'80s, helping build the electro legacy that would give birth to Miami-style bass music and freestyle (named after Butler's primary pseudonym), as well as influence '90s post-techno artists such as Autechre and Biochip C.

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The Mavericks

The Mavericks are an American country music band. The group formed in 1989 in Miami, Florida. The Mavericks won Vocal Group of the Year at the Country Music Awards in 1995 and 1996. They won a Grammy Award in 1996 for Best Country Performance by Duo/Group with Vocals. Their version of "Blue Moon" was featured in Tom Hanks' 1995 motion picture "Apollo 13". Members * Raul Malo - vocals
* Robert Reynolds - bass
* Paul Deakin - drums
* Eddie Perez - guitar Former members * David Lee Holt - guitar (1991 - 1994)

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