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Denison Witmer

Denison Witmer is an indie singer-songwriter from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. His first release was a cassette in 1995 entitled "My Luck, My Love". He has released five LPs, a cover album (Recovered), two EPs, and an LP with his side project, The River Bends, in which Witmer plays guitar and sings along with a backup band including members of Philly-based alt-country band One Star Hotel. His latest album, Are You a Dreamer?...

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Melissa McClelland

Melissa McClelland (born c. 1979) is an American-born Canadian singer-songwriter who lived in Burlington, Ontario, in her youth and now bases her career from Toronto. McClelland's music is influenced by blues and americana. A writer on CMJ's staff blog wrote that McClelland has "a persona reminiscent of a female Tom Waits." Biography Melissa McClelland was born in Chicago, Illinois. She spent her youth in Burlington, Ontario before developing her career in Toronto.

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A Dead Forest Index

Melbourne based brothers, Sam and Adam Sherry make music that can fill the room beyond their small two-piece set up on stage. Their sound is dark, haunting, built up of layers of steady percussion, voice and silence. Very unassuming, Adam is captivating using vocal loops and sparse guitar chords while Sam completes their sound with perfectly disciplined beats and harmonies. Powerful and original, a live show with A Dead Forest Index will make your spine tingle and give you a feeling like crying and smiling at the same time.

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The Be Good Tanyas

The Be Good Tanyas are an trio with and influences, hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia. They play a combination of original and traditional material, and are notable for their lush vocal harmonies. The group features Frazey Ford (guitar, vocals), Samantha Parton (guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals) and Trish Klein (electric guitar, banjo, harmony vocals). Jolie Holland is a former member and also a frequent guest.

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Chris Lee

There are at least four artists named Chris Lee: 1) A Christian R&B singer.
2) Kristoffer Lie, better known by his artist name Chris Lee, is a Norwegian Hip Hop-artist.
3) Chris "C.P." Lee is a musician form Salford, UK. He was a member of Alberto Y Lost Trio Paranoias and Gerry And The Holograms.
4 ) Chris Lee is a singer-songwriter hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina. 1) A Christian R&B singer. In one year, singer Chris Lee has seen his career take a massive turn for the best in 2010.

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Matt Nathanson

Matt Nathanson (born March 28, 1973 in Lexington, Massachusetts) is a whose work is a blend of and music. In addition to singing, he plays acoustic and electric guitar (usually a twelve-string), and has played both solo and with a full band. The Faster Songfacts says that his seventh studio album, Modern Love debuted on #17 on the Billboard 200 for the week of July 9, 2011, making it Nathanson's most successful album to date.

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Jaymay

There are two artists that use the name Jaymay. 1) Jamie Seerman and 2) JayMay a Christian rapper. 1. Jamie Seerman is an American folk singer-songwriter from New York. She performs under the name Jaymay. She was raised on Long Island and in 2003, unable to find a job in book publishing, Jaymay began playing open mics. Her major musical influence is Bob Dylan. She has been described by the BBC as "darling of the New York 'Anti-Folk' scene", and by the New York Times as a "big name for the indie universe".

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Jay Farrar

Jay Farrar is an American songwriter and musician currently based in St. Louis, Missouri. A veteran of two critically-acclaimed music groups, Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt, he began his solo music career in 2001. Beyond his established talents as a songwriter, he is a well-regarded guitarist, harmonicist, and a distinctive vocalist. His music is an informed expansion of traditional American music.

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