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Rose Moore

Although born in Nashville, Tennessee, Rose Moore started her music career at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis, Minnesota after her family relocated.  Formal training in theory/composition, piano, guitar and later voice all directed her onto a recording career in 1994 under the name Cherokee Rose.  Two subsequent independent CD releases earned local, regional  and national songwriting awards.

Read more about Rose Moore on Last.fm.

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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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Michael Armstrong

Responsible for the Rockabye Baby! series of CDs, which transforms timeless rock songs into beautiful instrumental lullabies, often making use of instruments such as the glockenspiel, vibraphone, mellotron, harp and bells to create a soothing atmosphere of sound.

Michael Armstrong on Last.fm.

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Akasha

At least five bands have used the name "Akasha." The first was a Norwegian spacey, electronic prog band, who recorded one album in 1977. For more information on the band, visit progarchives.com. The second Akasha is a Swedish group consisting of five women. The group was inspired by Sri Chinmoy's poetry and songs, and started to sing and play together in 1982. Since then the group has been giving concerts in Sweden regularly and has also been on tours in Finland, France, Austria, Switzerland and Germany.

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Dustin O'Halloran

A self-taught pianist from the age of 7, Dustin O'Halloran's personal histories give us some clue to the thickly-woven tapestries of his music: he has lived in LA (where he studied art at Santa Monica College and formed the much-adored Devics with Sara Lov), Italy (in the depths of rural Emilia Romagna) and Berlin. His arresting, heartbreaking music is as much an elegant exercise in nuance and grace as it is a pure, intuitive, personal expression – and here is where we see some explanation into Dustin's quiet rise to notoriety and his continued ascension.

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