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The Impellers

The Impellers are a funk outfit previously known as Ed Meme & the Forms. The band is currently signed to Freestyle Records and is set to release their first album Robot Legs in 2009. Band members:
Glenn Fallows (aka Ed Meme) - Guitar, Hammond, Rhodes
'Lady' Clair Witcher - Vocals
Alex Berry - Bass
Tom Humphries - Sax
Chris Evans-Roberts - Sax
Gram Canyon - Trombone
Mark Yexley - Trumpet
Will Stanley - Drums
Barry 'Impact' Lalanne - Guitar

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Burt Bacharach

Bacharach studied music at McGill University and the Mannes School of Music. In the 1950s and the early 1960s he was the pianist, arranger and bandleader for Marlene Dietrich with whom he toured. He teamed with lyricist Hal David and others to write many popular songs in the 1960s and 1970s. Bacharach's music has been sung by a number of popular singers including The Beatles,The Carpenters, Aretha Franklin, Jack Jones, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, Luther Vandross and The Drifters. He met Dionne Warwick, with whom he would form a famed collaboration.

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Ultramagnetic MC's

Members Kool Keith, Ced Gee, TR Love and Moe Love released their debut album Critical Beatdown, produced by Paul C., in 1988 and inspired the world of hip hop with their original sound of unorthodox sampling, polysyllabic rhymes, and bizarre lyrical imagery. Kool Keith went on to work with many other groups and solo projects including The Cenobites, Dr Octagon, Masters Of Illusion and Dr. Dooom Their work has been often sampled, most notably in The Prodigy song "Smack My Bitch Up"

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Public Information

Public Information are a contemporary jazz quartet based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Their present lineup has been together for about five years and they perform their own material, mainly written by guitarist Iain Carleton, along with new arrangements of various works within the modern jazz rubicon.
The line-up is completed by Don Kelman on alto sax & flute, Ron Ballin on electric bass and Des Travis on drums.

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Young Empires

Young Empires are Robert Aaron Ellingson, Jake Palahnuk and Matthew Vlahovich out of Toronto, Canada The electronic/world beat trio formed in October 2009. They claim their style is world beat haute rock. Since their formation in October 2009 the band has received international acclaim for their infectious hooks and high-energy sets. Spinner described their emergence as, "almost fully formed with their rock star moves well-honed and their cred firmly cemented.

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