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Miaow Miaow

This is how Miaow Miaow describe theirselves:
With members who played or are still playing in local bands like Mutiny on the bounty, Actarus, Eyston, Hal flavin, Pandha, Treasure chest at the end of the rainbow, d.a.d.o.e.s?... The whole story started in June 2006, as some of us decided to form a band, actually a side-project or like we call it a 'Sunday project'. We wanted to have a band just for fun, without stress and all the bad sides you can actually find in a regular band.

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Heavy Loaded Dice

Heavy Loaded Dice - Indie Rock n Roll group based in Chelmsford Essex UK, Owen James - Guitar/Vocals
Alan Launder - Lead Guitar
Joe Lethbridge - Bass Guitar
Mark Mcainey - Drums Heavy Loaded Dice was Formend in late 2011, Alan met Owen. Mark met Joe. Alan and Owen met Mark and Joe. Heavy Loaded Dice was born. The Debut EP was recorded by the band themselves in Mark's garage. All of the tracks can be downloaded for FREE!!

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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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Jump The Gun

There have been at least 2 acts using this name. 1) A Burlington Staight-Edge Hardcore band existing from 2004 to 2006. Members included Matt St. G, Cam Barrows, Kevin Savage, Josh Zelazny and Adam Bister. 2) Jump the Gun was an Irish pop/rock band, best known for competing in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988 with the song "Take Him Home". They scored 79 points, finishing eighth in the contest.

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Sleeper Service

Sleeper Service are a Leeds based folk/alt-rock collective started by Rory Evers and Will Tapply over the summer of 2008.
The duo began writing songs together whilst still in school and Sleeper Service is their newest manifestation, the genesis of which occurred in early June 2008. Enlisting the help of numerous fellow Leeds musicians: guitarist/mandolin player Jay Ramsurran, pianist/singer Emer MacManus, Henry Ruddell on organ and synths, Dave Walker on drums and James on bass guitar, the band are currently recording a full length album.

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Atoms for Peace

Atoms for Peace is an and supergroup formed in late 2009 in Los Angeles, California, United States. The group consists of Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke (vocals, guitars, and piano), Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea (bass guitar), longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich (keyboards, synths), Joey Waronker of Beck and R.E.M. (drums), and Brazilian instrumentalist Mauro Refosco (percussion). Their debut album, Amok, became available for streaming on February 18, 2013, and was released on February 25, 2013.

Read more about Atoms for Peace on Last.fm.

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Ventura

There are 2 bands with the name Ventura. (1) Ventura (Switzerland) - Phil (Guitar, Vocals); Mike (Drums) and Diego (Bass) - is a three piece from Switzerland founded in summer of 2002. Ventura has shared stage with fine acts such as The pAper chAse, Medications, Cat On Form and Scumbucket. In 2005, the band released two 10'' splits vinyl on Get a Life Records. The first split was shared with the mighty swiss band Disco Doom and the second with the brutal Cortez. In 2006, Ventura released its first full length Pa Capona.

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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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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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