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Pidgeon

There are two bands called Pidgeon.
1) Pidgeon is 5 piece band from San Francisco.
They have released two albums on the label Absolutely Kosher Records.
"From Gutter W/ Love" July 27, 2004
"Might As Well Go Eat Worms" September 23, 2008
Pidgeon is:
Val Iwamasa- guitar, voice
Micah Foley - guitar, voice, screaming
Alexi Alexaieff - bass, screaming
Troy Enrile - drums
Nick Garrett - guitar, screaming

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Michael Beach

Michael Beach is a San Francisco-based musician. The formative years of his musical career were spent in Melbourne, Australia where he released several EPs with Electric Jellyfish (Ecstatic Yod, Twin Lakes) as well as his debut LP, Blood Courses (2008). Michael has toured the USA three times with Electric Jellyfish (2007, 2008, and 2010) and once solo (2008). He has toured Australia twice with Electric Jellyfish (summer 2009 and winter 2009) and once solo (2009).

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Swans

Swans is an influential band from New York City, New York, United States, active from 1982 to 1997, reformed in 2010, led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Michael Gira. Marginally associated with the no wave scene at first, their original sound was slow and heavy, with live performances that were often so brutal and physical that in a number of instances certain audience members were made ill, police were called and venues were shut down. This early physical sound is possibly best heard on the live album Public Castration Is a Good Idea.

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The Rapture

There are two bands sharing the name Rapture:
1. An American dance-punk group
2. A common mistake for a finnish death/doom band actually called "Rapture". 1)The Rapture are an American rock band formed in San Francisco. The band mixes influences of post-punk, dance-punk, acid house, disco, electronica, and more. The Rapture formed in 1998 by drummer Vito Roccoforte and guitarist/vocalist Luke Jenner. After relocating to New York, the original bassist left and was replaced by Matt Safer.

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Movement

1) MOVEMENT are a Sydney based Tropical Pop band formed in 2011 2) Movement is an alternative rock band from Västerås, Sweden.
Members: Erik Stenström: Vocals/Guitar, Jens Åkerlind: Guitar/Backing Vocals, Frej Drake: Bass/Backing Vocals, Erik Lundin: Drums 3) Movement is an 80's french coldwave/minimal wave band. 4) Movement is an new band from nyc which has a self-titled ep out. 5) Bay Area band from the late 90's. Was featured on Live 105's Local Lounge Volume 3 comp.

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Love of Diagrams

Love of Diagrams is an indie rock band from Melbourne, Australia, formed in 2001. Their sound is characterized by a mix of energetic drumming, angular guitar and bass riffs, and call-and-response vocals. Their sound is notably influenced by New York No Wave and UK post punk. Love of Diagrams began as a band back in early 2001 and quickly cemented their place as a live sensation amongst the Australian music scene.

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The Stabs

Formerly called Jodi Moore as a tribute to an acquaintance who didn't want the honour of seeing her name in the street press, The Stabs acquired their new name not long after starting to play irregular gigs at small Melbourne venues around 2003. They have the honour of clearing the 'Airport Lounge' at Monash Uni faster than any other lunchtime act, with only three diehards ending up braving the wall of noise for the whole set.

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The Ivys

Based on Sydneys Northern Beaches, 2009 saw the release of their massively fancied debut EP INSIDE OUT and their critically acclaimed national tour with UKs KEANE. 2010 brought some changes to the line up and a regeneration of an already unique sound bringing new songs, new directions and a massive lift in energy. Lead singer and songwriter Luke Hannaford has been working on new material for most of this year, tapping a raw and rich vein of ideas that leaves the band with tough choices about what they should take into the studio.

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