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World at a Glance

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) (The) World At A Glance are an Australian 4-piece Screamo band based in Melbourne. With influences of Emo, Screamo, Post-Rock, Punk bands such as At The Drive-in, Fugazi, Rites Of Spring, Saetia, Merchant Ships, Make Me and Explosions in the Sky. They began playing together on the first day of December in 2008. after a few months of writing, they recorded a 3 song demo.

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Deerhoof

San Francisco's Deerhoof mixes sugary melodies and an experimental spirit into sweetly challenging and utterly distinctive music. The group began as the brainchild of guitarist Rob Fisk and drummer/keyboardist Greg Saunier in 1994; early releases, such as 1995's 7"s The Return of the Wood M'Lady and For Those of Us On Foot, had a more traditionally harsh, no wave-inspired sound, though they also included the quirky tendencies that dominated their later efforts.

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Declan Kelly

There are at least two artists that share the name Declan Kelly. 1. A Sydney-based soul and roots act. 2. Declan Kelly, the deejay, has been an active member of Melbourne's music community for the last 10 years. Through Dj'ing in; clubs, bars and festivals; producing music; designing sound for theatre; touring international artists; and his well-received and eclectic radio programs on PBS and RRR, he has gained a reputation as someone who cares about sound and constructs it as such, often working in tandem with musical partner Richard Campbell under their Research & Development alias.

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Cola Wars

Cola Wars is a contemporary pop-rock ensemble from Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America. We use amplified string instruments, 8-bit synthesizers, standard rock drum configuration (SRDC), and the male vocal chords to produce experimental data concerning the generation of physiological and psychological movement in both public and private environments. Current staff have held appointments with such Chicago organizations as Millimeters Mercury, The Planck Length, Starlister, Mucca Pazza, and Zinc Finger and the Major Groove.

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Animal Collective

Animal Collective is a New York City/Washington, D.C/Lisbon based music collective of avant-garde musicians from Baltimore, Maryland. Animal Collective consists of Avey Tare (David Portner), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox), Deakin (Josh Dibb), and Geologist (Brian Weitz). Records released under the name Animal Collective may include contributions from any or all of these members; the lineup is not uniform.

Drawn From Bees

Drawn From Bees are a collective of four ambitious musicians who since their inception late last year, have managed to make a respectable impact on the Australian music scene. Setting themselves a challenging role in late 2008 to write, record and release a fresh batch of music every six months, Drawn from Bees spent their formative year building a name and proving themselves as something more than a band with a crazy idea.

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Balance and Composure

Balance and Composure is an indie/emo band from Doylestown, PA. The band formed in the winter of 2007 and has released a 6 song EP entitled 'I Just Want To Be Pure', a 12'/CD EP entitled 'Only Boundaries' and a self-titled split with Scranton, PA's Tigers Jaw. The bands debut full length album, titled 'Separation', was released on May 10, 2011 via No Sleep Records. www.balanceandcomposure.com
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Mercury Rev

Mercury Rev is an American rock music group, that formed in 1989 in Buffalo, New York. Original personnel were David Baker (vocals), Jonathan Donahue (vocals, guitars), Sean "Grasshopper" Mackowiak (guitars, clarinet), Suzanne Thorpe (flute), Dave Fridmann (bass) and Jimy Chambers (drums). With their debut, Yerself Is Steam, the band gained an underground following, particularly in the UK. 1993's Boces was critically acclaimed for its alternative sound, and the band's next album, See You on the Other Side...

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Jet

"Jet" is the name used by five groups. Jet (1) is a rock band from Melbourne, Australia, whose debut album Get Born, released in 2003, has so far sold over 1 million copies throughout the world.
The band claims to draw influence from groups such as The Beatles, The Sex Pistols, The Kinks, AC/DC, Oasis and The Rolling Stones.
Their tunes Are You Gonna Be My Girl and Cold Hard Bitch became worldwide hits; the former became popular largely due to featuring in an ad for the Apple iPod. The track Look What You've Done was used in the film A Lot Like Love.

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