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Bec Sandridge

Bec Sandridge is a singer/songwriter based in Stanwell Park in the Northern Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. She originally began her musical career as one half of the group Mad Polly, playing lead guitar, before taking it upon herself to pursue a solo career after the band went on hiatus. Her debut 3-track EP, What Was Left, was released in early 2011. This is set to be followed by the release of Lyons and Bees in 2012.

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There are at least 2 artists with this name: 1) A young punkrock-band from Emmen, The Netherlands 2) Alias of Paul Jackson, psychedelic trance producer and ex-member of Juno Reactor. Paul Jackson was born in Redhill, England, UK in April 1970. He worked as a sound engineer and producer for various London recording studios before finding underground exposure with 'Transmission' under the name of 'Genetic' on producer Youth's Dragonfly Records in 1992. Following the release of Transmission, Paul became part of small group of people that helped to shape the Psytrance sound of the 1990s.

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Slow Skies

Slow Skies is the musical project of Karen Sheridan, a musician from Dublin. After meeting producer Conal Herron in London they decided to record Slow Skies debut EP Silhouettes together in the winter of 2011/12 in different sitting rooms in Dublin, Donegal and Wexford. Blending folk pop melodies with strings, a harmonium, kitchen cabinet percussion and soft guitars, Slow Skies weighs somewhere between folk and pop music. With no set band Karen plans to play her gigs with different friends in different cities over the summer and winter months of 2012.

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Chastity Brown

Chastity Brown is a soul singer/songwriter raised in Tennessee, now based in Minneapolis, MN. Chastity channels songs that are carried deep in the American pysche: the hunger, desperation and confidence that runs through our times. She’ll put a spell on you. Sweet as molasses and woodsmoke, clear and burning as summer sun, Chastity Brown casts magic. Her voice brings you to the crossroads with every turn, warms, comforts and challenges you.

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Lauren Aquilina

Seventeen year old, Bristol-born Lauren Aquilina, is a songstress armed with melancholic piano-driven melodies, propelled by her formidable lyrical ability, all delivered with an overwhelming honesty, something rarely found in an artist so young. Singing as soon as she could speak, writing songs since the age of five and playing the piano since the age of seven, music is all Lauren has ever wanted to pursue.

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Lady Lamb The Beekeeper

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper is the musical moniker of Aly Spaltro. Spaltro began her music career writing and recording songs in a DVD rental store in Brunswick, Maine, using the store as her studio after finishing her midnight shift at the cash register. She anonymously gave out free samples of her first demo CD under the name Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, and quickly gained local popularity.

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Ashleigh Mannix

Hailing from a geographical and cultural mix that takes in both the ACT and NSW’s South Coast, Ashleigh Mannix has recently emerged as a bright young singer/songwriter and natural solo performer, consistently embraced by fans, peers and audiences alike, both locally and overseas. Ashleigh picked up her first guitar at the age of 11, a few years later adding to this musical experience with her own voice.

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