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Takida

Takida, a five piece rock band from Ånge, Sweden, started out in 1999 and they have worked hard to get where they are today. They have been touring all around Sweden and built quite a reputation as a solid live rockband. Their fanbase is growing as we speak. Their first demo Old was only produced in 500 copies and sold out immediately, Old was recorded in year 2000. It was followed up by the EP T2 (2000), the full length album Takida (2001), the ep Gohei (2003) and the ep Thorns (2004).

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Chinaski

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Chinaski is a czech pop group formed by a leader Michal Malatný. Playing for years, started as a formal "garage rock group", nowadays they are a popular pop group in the Czech Republic. 2) Chinaski (Los Angeles) is also a post-grunge group from California @ myspace.com/chinaskiband 3) Chinaski is also a group from the French Riviera. 4) Chinaski is also a four-piece German Stoner Rock formation.

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Mensa

There are at least two acts with this name. i) Mensa project was born on the spring 2006 when I was studying in Sweden. the project started to have a concrete form after a few months working with the software. The plan was to develop a personal perspective about sound experimentation. The project was conceived with the aim to be showed outdoors. All the sounds that I process are thinked to be listened outside, in public spaces or natural environments.

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The Feathers

In late 1968, David Bowie briefly led a trio called Feathers, which also included his girlfriend Hermione Fatheringale on vocals and guitar, and guitarist John "Hutch" Hutchinson (who had played with Bowie in 1966 as part of the Buzz). More folk-rockish than other Bowie endeavors before or since, they were a multi-media group that, in addition to performing songs by Bowie and Jacques Brel, used tape recordings and mime.

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Silbermond

Silbermond is a German rock band from Bautzen. The band originally formed in 1998 under the name Jast, which comes from the first letters of the band members' names (Johannes, Andreas, Stefanie, Thomas). In 2001, they changed their name to Silbermond ("Silver moon"). As opening act for Jeanette Biedermann, they became increasingly popular in Germany and Austria. They released their first album "Verschwende deine Zeit" ("Waste your time") in 2004. In late 2004 they went on tour, publishing their first concert DVD "Verschwende Deine Zeit - Live" in April 2005, which reached gold status.

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Kettel

Kettel is Reimer Eising (born 1982), a self-described "elixir-brewing, camping-loving and musicmaking sorcerer-to-be." He is well-known for his playful, spontaneous melodies and organic folk sounds similar to Aphex Twin, Jega, and Plaid. Kettel has frequently performed live in his home country of the Netherlands, including at the Virus festival in Eindhoven, the Dutch Electronic Arts Festival in Rotterdam, and at Eurosonic and Noorderzon in his home town of Groningen. He has also collaborated on several projects of various remixes and compilations on his many record labels.

Read more about Kettel on Last.fm.

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