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Slowdive

Slowdive is a / band that formed in 1989 in Reading, England, United Kingdom. Signed to Creation Records in 1990 and initially championed by the British music press, the band scored a UK top forty entry with their debut album Just for a Day. The band consists of Rachel Goswell (vocals/guitar), Neil Halstead (vocals/guitar), Nick Chaplin (bass), Christian Savill (guitar), and Simon Scott (drums, 1990-1994, 2014-present); additionally, Ian McCutcheon replaced Scott from 1994-1995. Goswell and Halstead had known each other since early childhood in Reading, Berkshire.

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Subrosa5

Subrosa5 are a 6-piece Thames Valley band playing power pop with a dash of 60's psychedelia and Blues. Current members are Jonny Dickinson, Doug Peters, Neil Peters, Andy 'Duke' Boothroyd, Martin Pratt and Tony Bradford. Initially influenced by the shoegaze scene of the early 90's - Ride, Catherine Wheel, Slowdive etc. they added some New Wave, Americana and Psychedelia to their sound through influences such as Arthur Lee, The Doors, Joy Division & Gram Parsons. They released the All My Life EP in Summer 2006 and have recently released the much lauded 'Hellfire Raves' LP in Autumn 2009.

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Galaxie 500

There are two bands with the name Galaxie 500:
1) an American alternative rock band that formed in 1987 and split in 1991
2) a francophone indie garage rock formed in 2002 in Montreal, Canada, and now known as Galaxie 1) Galaxie 500 formed in Boston, MA in 1986 and comprised vocalist/guitarist Dean Wareham (a transplanted New Zealand native), bassist Naomi Yang and drummer Damon Krukowski, longtime friends who first met in high school in New York City before all three attended Harvard University.

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Onelinedrawing

Jonah Matranga is a singer, songwriter and guitarist who has released a variety of solo material under both his own name and onelinedrawing, and has previously been part of the bands FAR, New End Original (an anagram of "onelinedrawing") and Gratitude. Much of his solo material has also been self-published, though often subsequently distributed through labels such as Crank! and Corrupted Image. However, his two full-length onelinedrawing albums, Visitor (2002) and The Volunteers (2004) were released by Jade Tree Records.

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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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As Cities Burn

As Cities Burn was a (earlier material), (midway) and (later) band from Mandeville, LA that formed in 2002. As an unsigned act, the group accomplished impressive success touring and selling thousands of copies of their two EPs. Their success drew the attention of Solid State Records, who signed them in 2004. ACB released its first full length album, Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest, on June 21 of 2005, and was featured in Solid State's Young Bloods Tour with The Chariot, Showbread, and He Is Legend.

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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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Sweet Jesus

There is more than one artist called Sweet Jesus. 1. A hardcore band from MA/RI. Members play/have played in other bands. Demo available here. An EP will be released on BBB sometime in 2012. 2. Sweet Jesus was a promising Shoegazer band, strongly influenced by latter-day My Bloody Valentine, but with a distinctive pop sensibility all its own. They released a 45 and three EPs in the early '90s, filled with accomplished music which was well received by those fans of the style who discovered them but went entirely unnoticed otherwise.

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Loomer

There are at least 4 bands known as Loomer: 1.A shoegaze outfit from Brazil that was formed in august 2008 (http://www.myspace.com/loomerband)
2. The Toronto, Canada alt/country band formed in 1999
3. The Brisbane, Australia indie/shoegaze band that was formed in 2008.
4. US, San Francisco shoegaze band Loomer (http://www.myspace.com/loomersf) with album World Tipped Blue 1998 (Evil Eye Records) Current Members: Lynda Mandolyn, Hugh Caley, Serge Vladimiroff
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The band are Stefano Fell (guitar, vocal), Liege Milk (bass, vocal), Richard La Rosa (guitar) and Guilherme F. (drums).

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