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UK

There are multiple artists under this name: 1) U.K. were a short-lived British progressive rock supergroup active from 1977 through 1980. In September 1976, singer/bassist John Wetton formerly of the British Psychedelic band Family (with Roger Chapman and Rick Grech) and drummer Bill Bruford, both alumni of King Crimson, worked on forming a band with Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman. The project was stopped by Wakeman's label. According to Bruford, "A&M Records were unwilling to let their 'star,' Wakeman, walk off with a used, slightly soiled King Crimson rhythm section, and the idea failed."

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Aviva

Aviva is an electronic music producer, dj and vocalist. After playing 5 string bass in bands for many years, her passion evolved into electronic music. She began creating her own soundscapes, beats and grooves and mixing her poetic and powerful spiritual lyrics on top. Her enchanting vocals, weave influences from Celtic, jazz, and eastern influences. Gradually her solo project is gaining more and more interest.. She is a resident artist at the Inspiral Lounge in Camden and has played at festivals including Sunrise, The Glade, Spaceport, The Big Green Gathering among others.

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Flyte

Flyte were a Dutch/Flemish progressive rock group active from circa 1975-1981 (with a brief reunion in 1984 for a special concert). They released an album in 1979 (Dawn Dancer) and a single in 1980. 2. Flyte was also the name of a group with Chris Hillman, Gene Clark, Herb Pederson, Al Perkins, Trey Thompson.
Obscure? Forgotten? I have only a bootleg (2 sets) for an 8/12/1982 in The Palomino, LA show and a concert at the Palomino. (different songlist)

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Karmakanic

The 90's saw the rebirth of progressive rock in the symphonic style, and bands like The Flower Kings, Spock's Beard, Porcupine Tree and Transatlantic listened to the call. Jonas Reingold, member of the world famous group The Flower Kings, wrote in the autumn of 2000 a couple of progressive masterpieces. He joined forces with Roine Stolt, Jaime Salazar, Zoltan Csörz, Johan Glössner, Göran Edman, Robert Engstrand and Tomas Bodin, all prominent members of the progressive rock family.

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Magenta

Magenta is a name that has been used many times. (1) is a Welsh progressive rock band formed in 2001, by ex-Cyan member Rob Reed. (2) was an English folk rock band of the late 70s. (3) was a band from Belgium. (4) was a character in The Rocky Horror Show. (5) is a Norwegian band formed in 1995 by Anders Odden and Vilde Lockert.(6) Is an Italian rock band formed in 2005. (7) is an band from Greece.

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Spock's Beard

Spock's Beard is a band formed in 1992 in Los Angeles by brothers Neal and Alan Morse. Neal (keyboards/vocals) and Alan (guitars) were joined by fellow musicians Nick D'Virgilio (Nick D'Virgilio, drums - also known as NDV) and Dave Meros (bass), and were later joined by veteran keyboardist Ryo Okumoto. Spock's Beard play a brand of progressive rock with pop music leanings, drawing much influence from Genesis and The Beatles. They are also well known for their intricate multi-part vocal harmonies and use of counterpoint much in the vein of Gentle Giant.

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Deja Vu

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Without a doubt, one of Almighty’s biggest acts, with a string of club smashes to their credit, is Deja Vu Featuring Tasmin. The band who’ve been together for less than two years have already scored four Pop-Tip top 20 hits and have recently, rather fantastically, enjoyed their first American single in the US Billboard Top 75! DJs and clubbers first heard Tasmin’s strong yet emotive vocal with the release of their first single...

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