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Fire Island Pines

Fire Island Pines are twee indie pop band formed in Cornwall, UK in 2010 when laconic singer-songwriter Anton Rothschild, who’d been quietly releasing his own brand of maudlin lo-fi pop over the internet, stumbled into a band of Cornish indie wanderers, with their own unique blend of talents. Together they have woven Anton’s bleak lyrics into a jaunty, uplifting sonic tapestry punctuated by shimmering trumpet lines and an unholy tri-guitar wall-of-jangle. The result is a bittersweet pop parcel that is both distinctive and accessible.

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Embrace

There is more than one artist with the name Embrace, the first two of whom are significant:
1) a five-piece indie band from Leeds, England, who have enjoyed significant success in UK, including three number one albums and six Top 10 singles
2) a Post-Hardcore/Post-Punk band from Washington D.C. that had a galvanizing influence on the Washington, D.C. punk scene of the 80's and featured Ian MacKaye (who subsequently formed Fugazi)
3) a Dutch Trance duo
4) a Canadian Gothic Metal band

Read more about Embrace on Last.fm.

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Cinnamon

There are two artists with this name - Swedish and Japanese. The Swedish group Cinnamon was formed in 1993
Cinnamon’s music is hard to describe, you can hear echoes of Northern Soul, Kraftwerk as well as their European heritage with film, art and political turmoil.Cinnamon and their musical collective make music with visions beyond the year 2000.
Cinnamon does contemporary music perfumed with nostalgia.The twosomes fondness for 60s spy movies melt brilliantly with Diesen’s breathy voice.

Read more about Cinnamon on Last.fm.

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Marian Call

Marian Call is a composer and singer currently living in Juneau, Alaska. Her self-produced debut album, Vanilla, is an eclectic yet internally cohesive collection of songs. Her compositions are half study & calculation, half improvisational instinct. Marian was born into a family of musicians and artists, and she was raised on a steady diet of Bach, Beethoven, and Joni Mitchell in her hometown of Gig Harbor, Washington.

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Lowlife

There is more than one band with this name. 1. Lowlife was a Scottish post-punk/dream pop band, active from 1985 to 1997. Although never obtaining mainstream popularity, they developed a cult following that continues to this day. Early years: Pre-Lowlife Dead Neighbours was an early-1980s psychobilly band from Grangemouth, Scotland, originally consisting of Craig Lorentson (vocals), David Steel (bass), Ronnie Buchanan (guitar) , and Grant McDowall (drums).

Read more about Lowlife on Last.fm.

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Cat Power

Charlyn Marie Marshall, also known as Chan (pronounced "Shawn") Marshall, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. on 21 January 1972. After dropping out of high school, she started performing under the name Cat Power, while in Atlanta, backed by musicians Glen Thrasher, Mark Moore, and others. She soon moved to New York City, United States in 1992, then later opening for Liz Phair in 1994, she met Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth and Tim Foljahn of Two Dollar Guitar, who encouraged her to record, and played on her first two albums, 1995's Dear Sir and 1996's Myra Lee.

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Stars Of Aviation

Stars of Aviation are a pop group from Brighton and London. They met in university Russian class in 1998 and started playing together in 2000. Since then, they have grown in number to eight and now feature guitars, drums, trumpet, accordion, keyboards and bassoon. Stars of Aviation have released a number of EPs and singles. Marie et l'accordeon, released on Kitchen Records in 2006, gained radio play from Huw Stephens on Radio 1 and a number of BBC 6Music shows and was described as 'a slice of escapist wonder'.

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