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Stories

There have been at least two bands with the name 'Stories' (as opposed to 'The Stories'). 1) Stories was a short-lived art rock band based out of New York City in the early 1970s. The band consisted of keyboardist Michael Brown (ex-The Left Banke), bassist/vocalist Ian Lloyd, guitarist Steve Love, and drummer Bryan Madey, and had a fluke hit with a cover of Hot Chocolate's "Brother Louie" on their second album ABOUT US. Brown left the band by their third album. 2) Stories is a Metalcore band from Sydney, Australia. (http://www.myspace.com/storiesau)

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The Summer Set

The Summer Set is a pop rock/powerpop band from Scottsdale, Arizona that formed in 2007. TSS is signed on the Militia Group and released their first EP on September 30th, 2008 titled “…In Color”. In December of 2008 The Summer Set realeased their EP “Meet Me On The Left Coast” which inculded their Christmas single, “Love By Our Side”, a b-side titled “Can You Find Me” and an Usher cover, “Love In This Club” as a bonus track. The Summer Set announced in April 2009 that they were heading into the studio to record their debut album, “Love Like This” which was released on October 13th, 2009.

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statues

There is more than one artist with this name: 1. statues are a power pop outfit from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. They are comprised of Rob Seaton (vocals, guitar), Jeff Houle (drums, vocals) and Mitch Houle (bass, vocals). You can find more information on their MySpace page (http://www.myspace.com/statues) or their own website (http://www.statues.ca). 2. Statues is an hardcore/blues/screamo band from Perth, Australia, made up of Mike Dann (vocals), Duncan Wolfe (drums), Scott Kay (guitars) and Matt Templeman (bass).

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Ross

1) In 1992 Ross worked in several samples that later on recollect the fruit of the seed. Many people inside the independent movement of Spain were very interesting and soon Ross start to be recognize in Spain and also in USA, Japan and some countries of Europe...
In 95 it´s came out the first album of Ross called “Sugar” (Munster Records'95) a collection of beautiful songs produced by Ken Stringfellow (Posies – Big Start – REM).

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Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs were a London three-piece who made wonky and joyfully noisy pop music. The band comprised of an Englishman on bass (Jay Ballard), a Scotsman on guitar (Al Joseph) and a half-Portugueseman on drums (Chris Rodriguez); who were all equally in charge of singing, hooting, whooping and shouting.

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Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond are a British trance music group formed in 2000 and consists of the members Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki. The trio are popular in the electronic dance music scene for their forward-thinking uplifting trance productions and collaborations with renowned vocalists. They have their own record label, Anjunabeats, which releases trance & progressive music, and they also host their own weekly radio show, Trance Around the World.

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Ratcat

Ratcat were an Australian indie rock band of the late 1980s and early 1990s fronted by Simon Day. Their combination of indie pop songwriting and energetic punk-style guitar won them fans from both the indie and skate-punk communities. Ratcat formed in 1986 in Sydney and were a mainstay of that city's live music scene until they were eventually signed to Waterfront Records where they released a self-titled EP, several singles ("I Think I Love You", "Baby's Got A Gun") and their debut album, This Nightmare in 1989. Another EP, Killing Joke, and another single, "Saying Goodbye" followed.

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Minibikes

Minibikes are a band from Melbourne, Australia. Members of the band are:
<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Marcel+Borrack" class="bbcode_artist">Marcel Borrack</a> (Guitar and Vocals)
Al Barden (Drums)
Libby Chow (Keyboard and Vocals)
Nathan Farrelly (Bass and Vocals).
Rob Mackenzie is an occasional contributor on guitar. Libby Chow has worked with <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Clare+Bowditch" class="bbcode_artist">Clare Bowditch</a>, as a member of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Clare+Bowditch+and+The+Feeding+Set" class="bbcode_artist">Clare Bowditch and The Feeding Set</a>, while <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Marcel+Borrack" class="bbcode_artist">Marcel Borrack</a> has released two albums under his own name. Links:
Minibikes website: <a href="http://www.theminibikes.com.au" rel="nofollow">www.theminibikes.com.au</a>

Nick Lowe

Nick Lowe (born Nicholas Drain Lowe, 24th March 1949, Walton-on-Thames, England) is a singer-songwriter, musician and producer. A pivotal figure in U.K. pub rock, punk rock, and new wave, Lowe has recorded a string of well-reviewed solo albums. Along with vocals, Lowe plays guitar, bass guitar, piano, and harmonica. He is perhaps best known for his songs "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding" and "Cruel to Be Kind", as well as his production work with Elvis Costello.

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