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Bear in Heaven

Bear in Heaven is a Brooklyn-based rock band formed by Jon Philpot. The sound of the band incorporates influences from psychedelic music, electronic music and krautrock Jon Philpot has previously released music as part of the duo Presocratics, in collaboration with guitarist and composer Need Thomas Windham. Presocratics released two albums on the record label Table of the Elements in 2001; both were produced by Philpot.

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Matthew Dear

Depending on whom you ask, Matthew Dear is a DJ, a dance-music producer, an experimental pop artist, a bandleader. He co-founded both Ghostly International and its dancefloor offshoot, Spectral Sound. He’s had remixes commissioned by The xx, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Spoon, Hot Chip, The Postal Service and The Chemical Brothers; he’s made mixes for the Fabric mix series and Get Physical’s Body Language.

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Seekae

SEEKAE is a three piece experimental electronica outfit formed in Sydney, Australia, by high school friends George Nicholas, John Hassell and Alex Cameron in 2006. Collectively, the band uses a number of instruments including drum machines, synths, samplers, melodicas, guitars, glockenspiels and even spoons. The band's style sifts through ambient electronica and glitchy hip hop, expanding on the sounds of Xela, Boards of Canada and Telefon Tel Aviv, via the pop affability of Hot Chip or Hudson Mohawke.

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Timo Maas

Timo Maas (born July 27, 1969 in Hannover, Germany) is an electronic music DJ/producer and remixer. Maas' first fascination with music was sparked by listening to the radio when he was young. At the age of 9 he bought his first record and went on to buy his first set of turntables at 17. His very first set was in 1982, when he played at a party in his friend's home. The beginning of his career consisted mostly of gigs around Germany playing "Top 40"-records, but occasionally sneaking in a techno record.

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Technasia

Technasia, also known as Charles Siegling, is a musician and DJ raised and based in Paris. Until 2008, the group also consisted of other founding member, Amil Khan, raised and based in Hong Kong. After meeting in China during the 90's, they felt it was time to put South East Asia on the world map of electronic dance music and started their musical duo and label Technasia in 1996. In 2008, Amil took the decision to quit the duo in order to commit exclusively to raising his newly born child. He remains however until today a very strong input in all label and artist management related issues.

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Empire Of The Sun

Empire of the Sun are an electronic music duo based in Australia. Formed in 2006, the duo is composed of Nick Littlemore of Pnau and Luke Steele of The Sleepy Jackson. Their debut album, Walking On A Dream, was released on the 4th of October 2008. The first single from the album is also called Walking On A Dream and the second single was We Are the People. The video for Walking On A Dream was shot in Shanghai and We Are the People was shot in Mexico. The song Standing On The Shore was used in the credits for Entourage season 6 and followed as the albums 3rd single.

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Sonny & The Sunsets

In 2007 San Francisco-based singer-songwriter, artist, and film director Sonny Smith formed the band Sonny & the Sunsets, a loose collective of friends including Shayde Sartin & Tim Cohen of The Fresh & Onlys, Sub Pop recording artist Kelley Stoltz, Ryan Browne, and Tahlia Harbour of Citay and The Dry Spells. The band recorded their debut LP, Tomorrow Is Alright, in various apartments in the Mission District in 2007 and 2008. In early 2009, shortly after the release of the band's debut 7" single Love & Death, Sonny Smith completed a songwriting residency at Marin Headlands.

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Outlines

Outlines are long-time friends Jerome, Irfane and Jay1. Although the paths of life led the three members to interact - Jerome and Irfane went to school together - it is hip-hop culture that is responsible for their union. Indeed, while, in the early nineties, Jerome was breakdancing, both Irfane and Jay1 were writing graffiti. Jay1 has since then established himself as one of the finest French writers, collaborating with fashion designers (agnes b.

Pendulum

There is more than one artist with this name. 1. The most recent are a drum and bass/rock/ group from Perth, Australia, who relocated to the UK in 2003. The group (2002) comprises Rob Swire (vocals/synth/producer), Gareth McGrillen (bass guitar/producer/DJ), Perry ap Gwynedd (guitar), Paul 'El Hornet' Harding (DJ) and KJ Sawka (drums). In 2005 they released their debut album, Hold Your Colour. Critically, the album was well-received in both the United Kingdom and Australia. In addition, it was one of the biggest selling Drum and Bass releases of all time.

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Whitey

There is more than one artist with the name Whitey:
1. A solo project by <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/N.J.+Whitey" class="bbcode_artist">N.J. Whitey</a>;
2. A blues-based-doom band from Boston, Massachusetts. 1. Whitey is an ongoing solo project by N.J. Whitey. He is a hard character to pin down- his genre-twisting songs swing wildly between styles, and his dismissive attitude towards the music industry means there are few shows, and even fewer interviews. He has to date had no major record deal, but has still released over 30 records under a variety of names.