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Elder

There are several artists with the name Elder: 1) Elder is 3 piece stoner doom band from Boston. They have a self-titled full-length album released in 2008, a second full-length album titled "Dead Roots Stirring", released 2011, both on MeteorCity records, and a split CD with Hong Kong's Queen Elephantine on Concrete Lo-Fi Records. <a href="http://www.myspace.com/beholdtheelder" rel="nofollow">www.myspace.com/beholdtheelder</a> 2) Elder is a Screamo band from Philadelphia who combine soft/hard and quiet/loud dynamics to build epic Screamo songs. They feature members from <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Towers">Towers</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Balboa">Balboa</a> and have a 10" record and CD out on Forge Again Records.

Matt Stevens

Matt Stevens is a musician and composer from North London, UK. He uses an acoustic guitar and a sampler to create multi layered tracks live. This is often called Live Looping. His music is compared with artists as diverse as John McLaughlin and Sigur Rós. He plays live all over the UK. You can download both his albums for free from his website.
His website is www.mattstevensguitar.com There is another musician called Matt Stevens and his album is called Earth Vibration.

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Totally Unicorn

Just as the Hunt Of The Unicorn was considered by many to be the high point in Medieval tapestry manufacture, so will history recognize the bearded magical animal metal of Wollongong's latest fantastical four headed Chimera, Totally Unicorn be considered to be the watermark for musicians that are both hirsute and technically gifted when it comes to bringing a party that is part wall of crushing noise, part pithy word play and all monstrously enjoyable.

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Decoder Ring

Decoder Ring was formed in 2001, in Sydney, Australia. Original line-up consisted of Matt Fitzgerald ( keyboards, guitar) Geoff Towner (bass, El Mopa), Pete Kelly (guitar, Sea Life Park), Kenny Davis Jr (keyboards, piano, The Jackson Code, The Blackeyed Susans) & Thomas Schutzinger (drums). Original line-up recorded the EP "Spooky Action at a Distance" (2002) and album "Decoder Ring" (2002). Geoff Towner departed in 2003 and was replaced by Ben Ely (Regurgitator).

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This Town Needs Guns

This Town Needs Guns, (sometimes shortened to "TTNG") are a math rock band originating from Oxford in the United Kingdom. They were formed in 2004, and are currently signed to Sargent House (USA) and Zankyo (JP). Their debut full length album, Animals, was released in UK via Big Scary Monsters Recording Company in October 2008 and shortly after in the US via Sargent House Records. The line-up changed in June 2011. Stu Smith left the band to become a father, and he was replaced by Henry Tremain (Pennines).

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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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Frames

There are 2 bands with the name 'Frames'. 1. A progressive rock band 2. A Progressive Doom metal band from Great Falls, Montana
Since fall of 2007 frames create songs that take the listener on a trip through landscapes of overwhelmingly epic, thrillingly gloomy, and refreshingly clear nature. Songs without words, using only what music is capable of.
Elements of Post-, Progressive-, Alternative-Rock and -Metal melt into a mixture described by german media as "something between Bombast-, Post- and New-Art-Rock".

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Gang Gang Dance

Gang Gang Dance is a music group based in New York City, signed to the the Social Registry record label. Members were previously seen in Washington DC's The Cranium, NYC's Angel Blood, Actress, and Ssab Songs (with Harmony Korine). The group has become well known within the New York experimental/art scene for its distinctive sound that draws equally from African rhythms, Middle eastern dance music, industrial, noise, grime and other genres.

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Efterklang

Efterklang is a band from Copenhagen, Denmark, consisting of four core members (Mads Brauer, Casper Clausen, Thomas Husmer & Rasmus Stolberg) who have played together since 2001. They are often joined by musicians like Peter Broderick, Frederik Teige, Heather Broderick and Niklas Antonson when they perform live and they also have a 5th member (Rune Mølgaard) who has been a part of Efterklang since the beginning, but who has taken a more secluded role in the past years. The Springer EP was originally released in a limited edition of 500 handmade covers in white fake fur.

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Eleventh He Reaches London

Eleventh He Reaches London sat beneath a tree sometime in 2007. They thought of music and they thought of life; they thought of the perfect way to balance both, but soon realised that one was far easier to love than the other. They wrote "Hollow Be My Name" soon after, an endless representation of positive and negative emotions, of audible notes that have lost their way since 1927, when Henry Thomas first sat on the bank of a river and composed the "Fishing Blues".

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