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Caribou

Caribou is Canadian Dan Snaith (b. 1978), who formerly recorded under the moniker Manitoba. Known for altering his sound with each subsequent release, he incorporates electronic psychedelia, krautrock rhythms, and breakbeat drums and creates a swirling, lush, musical panorama. Snaith grew up in Dundas, Ontario, Canada, which gave its name to a song from his debut album Start Breaking My Heart. He studied at the University of Toronto as an undergrad, but was based in the UK for several years until he completed his Ph.D. in mathematics at the Imperial College, London in 2005.

Chad Valley

Chad Valley – the alias of Hugo Manuel – is part of the same Oxford collective, Blessing Force, that Fixers belong to, and there is a similar feeling of 60s music being given a shimmery modern electronic makeover. But maybe because there's just one of him he is able to give the project greater focus; there is no dilution, or sense of boxes being ticked, with Chad Valley – it's just one idea, gloriously stretched out over four tracks on his sublime self-titled debut EP; one long wave of luxuriant sound after another.

Panta Rei

1) Panta Rei was an early Swedish progressive rock band. They released a self-titled album in 1973. Not to be confused with the similarly named Panta Rhei. The band played psychedelic rock/blues. The setting on the record was as follows: Leadsinger Georg Trolin, Cary Wihma on bass, Tomo Wihma played the drums, Thomas Arnesen on guitar and Leif Östman also on guitar and Göran Freese on sax. Panta Rei was considered to be even better live...

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Monster Zoku Onsomb!

.. ... Someone said MZO sounded like: "Techno Jungle Sixties Hardcore Punk from Outa Space! " ... Someone else said : "Mental ragga rave n bass with zigzag bass lines and the kind of free spirited abandon guaranteed to ram a dance floor in 10 seconds flat! " Biography 2009 From the cultural swamps of Australia’s most gleaming citadel; Brisbane Australia,(?) crawl Monster Zoku Onsomb! An ensemble who have forged their own sound from the shattered pieces of kitsch retrodelica and contemporary bass culture.

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Jamie Lidell

Jamie Lidell (born September 18, 1973, Huntingdon, England) is a musician and soul singer, signed to Warp. Famed for his largely improvised shows, that see Jamie constructing his tracks live, voicing and layering right in front of your eyes, effortlessly whipping them out of the air and forging them into clanking electro riffs and deathprod funk grooves. Likened to Sly Stone, Prince and Little Richard, he is Britain's voice of soul for the new era.

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tUnE-yArDs

tUnE-yArDs is the moniker of Oakland-based musician Merrill Garbus. To date, she has two full-length studio albums and is currently signed to the British independent record label 4AD. She was formerly a member of Sister Suvi. Her debut album Bird-Brains was first released on limited edition vinyl and cassette in June 2009, via the Portland-based imprint Marriage Records. In July 2009, it was announced that tUnE-yArDs had signed to 4AD, and a limited edition pressing of BiRd-BrAiNs was released on August 17, 2009.

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Wet Hair

Wet Hair is Shawn Reed and Ryan Garbes, the two remaining members of Raccoo-oo-oon that stayed in Iowa City after the bands end. Reed also runs Night-People Records, which Garbes often contributes to. Wet Hair began as a solo outing for Reed in late 2007 during the final months of Raccoo-oo-oon, and after the release of a 12" EP and the Irifi Cassette Garbes was added on organ and live drums. Wet Hair has evolved over time shifting the bands sound steadily towards a more refined pop sensibility.

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Bob Log III

Bob Log III was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Arizona. Growing up, Log listened to musical artists such as AC/DC, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Bo Diddley, Hasil Adkins and Chuck Berry, later commenting that "That's what rock'n'roll is to me. You take a guitar, turn it up, make the ladies dance, and have a good time.” [1] Bob Log got his first guitar at the age of 11, and by the age of 16 he had moved to slide guitar, playing Delta blues, modeling his slide guitar style on that of Mississippi Fred Mcdowell.

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Black Dice

Black Dice are an experimental group based in Brooklyn. They formed in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1997, comprising members Bjorn Copeland (guitar), Hisham Bharoocha (drums) (following a short drumming stint by Lightning Bolt's Brian Chippendale), Sebastian Blanck (bass) and Eric Copeland (vocals). After the band relocated to new york City, Sebastian Blanck left and was replaced by Aaron Warren. Hisham Bharoocha had previously sung for Lightning Bolt and is currently working on other projects, but he left the band too and is now working as a solo musician Soft Circle.

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Mondo Cane

There is more than one artists/albums with this name. 1) Mondo cane is another Mike Patton project. It features Patton, backed with a 40-piece orchestra, a 15-piece band and choir, providing vocals for a collection of covers of Italian pop songs from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. The music is arranged by Mike Patton together with Daniele Luppi, a young and talented Italian film music composer. The album was recorded during a series of performances in Europe, which included a show in an outdoor northern Italian piazza.

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