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Hal

There are several artists using this name: 1) Ultra-hooky, dramatic vocal harmony-drenched tunes. Echoes of the Beatles, Harry Nilsson, the Beach Boys, and Phil Spector are everywhere. Hal go beyond imitation and use their influences, as a good band should, as guides and not blueprints. Tim Sendra-All Music Guide.
Dublin 3-piece, Hal, formed in 2003 and were signed by Jeff Travis to Rough Trade Records in 2004. Their eponymous debut album was produced by Tears for Fears’ Ian Stanley, and released to critical acclaim in 2005, producing two UK and Irish top 40 chart hits.

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Takehisa Kosugi

Takehisa Kosugi (????; surname Kosugi; b. Tokyo, Japan, 1938) is a Japanese composer and performer working in the field of contemporary classical music. He is associated with the Fluxus movement, worked with John Cage and David Tudor, and has served as music director for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. He was also a member of Taj Mahal Travellers. His primary instrument is the violin. Kogusi studied musicology at the Tokyo University of Arts, graduating in 1962. During this period he began multi-instrumental improvisation.

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Angelo

There is more than one artist with this name: Angelo is a band consisting of キリト(Kirito, Pierrot) on vocals, Karyu (D'espairsRay, joined the band in 2011) on guitar, ギル (VIDOLL/ヴィドール, joined the band in 2011) on guitar, KOHTA (Pierrot) on bass and TAKEO (Pierrot) on drums. Official Homepage: http://angeloweb.jp/index.php
2) Angel Luis Garcia, Jr, known simply as "Angelo" - was born March 28, 1976 in Brooklyn, New York.

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Aus

There are 2 bands with the name Aus: 1) Born in 1983, Aus is the talented Yasuhiko Fukuzono from Tokyo, Japan. Yasuhiko Fukuzono is an experimental video score, ambient breaks and sound artist from Tokyo, Japan. His third LP, "Sonorapid", mixes floating ambient electronics and gentle female vocals with glitch rhythms. He started his journey in the world of music at the age of 4, when his family sent him to attend piano classes.

Read more about Aus on Last.fm.

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Nepathya

Nepathya ( नेपथ्य ) is a popular Nepalese music band that was formed in Pokhara, Nepal in the early 1990s. Nepathya is best known for its blending of folk melodies into new, youth-friendly pop and rock tune. Since 1994, Nepathya has gained consistent popularity and recognition. Nepathya’s songs also portray contemporary Nepal. The moving force behind this band is Amrit Gurung. Son of a former British Gurkha, he wears Gandhian frames ( supposed to have inherited it from an aunt of his who was a staunch follower of M.

Read more about Nepathya on Last.fm.

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Babe

There are seven groups with this name. 1* Babe (Grandmothers) is a rock band from Belgrade, Serbia.
2 * Babe is a Finnish Eurodance group.
3* Babe is a rock band from Sankt Augustin, Germany.
4* Babe is a "girl-next-door" pop act from Berlin, Germany.
5* Babe is a Dutch girl band.
6* Babe is an American pop punk band affiliated with Teenage Prayer.
7* BaBe - with both "B"s capitalized - is Tomoko Kondo (近藤 智子) and Yukari Nikaido (二階堂 ゆかり), a Japanese pop duo who notably sang the end theme for the "Project A-Ko 3". (* See also: BaBe)

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Makoto

There are at least two artist with name Makoto: 1. Based in Tokyo, Makoto Shimizu, better known as simply Makoto, is Japan's chief Drum & Bass ambassador. After completing an Acoustic Engineering major at Nippon University, Makoto first signed with LTJ Bukem's legendary Good Looking Records back in 1999.
Since then he has gone from strength to strength, releasing a long string of quality music in the form of singles and EP's, but also on the famous 'Earth' and 'Progression Sessions' compilation albums.

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Ilham Al Madfai

Ilham al Madfai (Arabic: ????? ???????) is an Iraqi guitarist, singer, and composer. His musical talent began to develop seriously when he was twelve years old. He started as, and still is, a guitarist at heart. His musical career formally started when he formed his first band, the Twisters, in the 1960s. They were the first band in Iraq, and probably the Arab world, that used modern instruments to play Arabic music (guitar, drums, bass, & piano).

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