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Absent Without Leave

Absent Without Leave is the solo project of George Mastrokostas, based in Athens, Greece.
Recording everything himself or sometimes with assistance from some good friends, he produces a sound that has at times been described as a mix of shoegaze, post-rock, ambient and electronica.
To date, he has released his music on labels such as Distant Noise Records (uk), Unlabel (uk), Chat Blanc Records (canada), Awkward Silence Recordings (uk), Thisquietarmy Records (canada)...

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FAWN

Fawn was a band that hit local fame (Chicago area) in the mid 70's. The bassist, Ricky Young was the Brother of James "Jy" of Styx and always looked up to his older Brother. Still yet, he was a talented bassist. The band recorded a few songs and sold quite a few as well. But eventually broke up in later years. Fawn is also the brainchild of Cracknation Records founder Jason Novak. Known for his more caustic projects such as the drum and bass team DJ? Acucrack, or the hardcore industrial band Acumen Nation.

Read more about FAWN on Last.fm.

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Eames

EAMES is a project from Melanie Krawanja and Helmut Reininger (ex-Coyoba). - http://www.myspace.com/eamesmusic - (Eames self-description)
Helmut Reininger (ex-Coyoba) and Melanie Krawanja have known each other since they went to school together, lived in the same road and shared a similar taste in music and a common goal - to play in a band. They also did this over the time, but each one in different bands.

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Bleach

Bleach is the name of more than one band; There is a blistering all-girl Japanese rock trio, an American rock group (see below), as well as a British group (see below). They all redirect here. == Bleach (JP) == Bleach (alternatively called Bleach03 or Bleachmobile) was an all-female punk trio from Okinawa, Japan. The members included, Kanna on guitar and vocals, Miya on bass and Sayuri on drums. Kanna was the primary lyricist. Citing artistic differences, Bleach disbanded on June 10, 2009, less than a month before the release of their final album "bleach stone."

Read more about Bleach on Last.fm.

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Whirr

Whirr is the name of at least two artists: 1. With their steady ebb and flow of warm, effects-laden sounds, northern California’s Whirr (Formerly Whirl) give the sounds of 90s shoegaze a widescreen update for the post-millennial era. The young sextet’s walls of lush guitars, breathy vocals, dreamy synth and thunderous drumming propel listening ears into a near-cinematic realm where instantly catchy melodies and emotional, enveloping atmospheres hang perfectly in the balance.

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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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Daddy Long Legs

There are at least two bands with the name Daddy Long Legs 1) Daddy Long Legs were a London three-piece who made wonky and joyfully noisy pop music. The band comprised of an Englishman on bass (Jay Ballard), a Scotsman on guitar (Al Joseph) and a half-Portugueseman on drums (Chris Rodriguez); who were all equally in charge of singing, hooting, whooping and shouting. 2) Daddy Long Legs is a recently formed (April 2010) two-piece // group from Keene, New Hampshire.

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