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Boredoms

Boredoms is a musical group from Osaka, Japan. The band was officially formed in 1986, although some date the band to bedroom tape experiments from 1982. The band's output is usually referred to as noise rock or sometimes Japanoise, though their more recent records have been largely based around repetitive minimalism, ambient music, and tribal drumming. The band has a vast and sometimes confusing discography.

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moskitoo

Moskitoo is Sanae Yamasaki (b. 1978), a sound-artist and graphic designer residing in Sapporo, Japan. She began making music in 1997 playing guitar and small casio keyboards in various bands in Sapporo. In 2005 she began writing, playing, and singing under the moniker Moskitoo. "Drape" (2007, 12k1041) was her first full-length release. A 4 track EP with remixes shortly followed, featuring remixes by Frank Bretschneider, Mark Fell and Taylor Dupree, who was also the mastering engineer on "Drape".

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Yoji Biomehanika

Yoji Biomehanika, can only be described as the Japanese Lord of NRG or Nu-NRG Master, and Japan's No 1. NRG DJ overseas. In the evolution of the electronic music world, Super Star DJs from around the globe have replaced the persona of the rock star for many music fans, and have become the driving force in building the image of our industry.

Having already achieved rock star status in his country of Japan, Yoji smashes all the rules in the book and puts vitality back into the dance scene...

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Triceratops

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) A three-piece Japanese pop/rock band, composed of Sho Wada on vocals/guitar, Koji Hayashi on bass, and Yoshifumi Yoshida on drums. 2) A noise band out of Vancouver, Canada that gives much of their music away at trashrecords.org/triceratops/ 3) A hardcore band from Columbus, Ohio. 4) A doom/stoner metal band from Auckland, New Zealand. Their debut release was the 'Vs. Music' EP in 2011. Members: Aaron, Craig, Duncan, Jared. <a href="http://www.facebook.com/triceratops666" rel="nofollow">Facebook.</a>

Machine

Numerous artists have used the name Machine, including: 1. HAKUEI (vocals) and Kiyoshi's (guitar) duo. Started in 1999. Hakuei's also PENICILLIN's vocalist and has a solo career, Kiyoshi has been in bands like media youth and Spread Beaver, as well as on a solo career. Machine began making fast, hard rock with a large emphasis on layers of post-production electronic work. As time progressed, Machine began to focus on a more straight-rock sound, while still incorporating elements of their older material sporadically.

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Heidi

Heidi could refer to: 1) a Danish singer and songwriter, know form the Danish edition of X-Factor. 2) an all girl rock band from Boston, Massachusetts that started in 1999 and dressed like a punk rock field hockey team. They released 2 demos before moving out to California to "make it big" and promptly broke up in 2002 having recorded a full-length album, but never released it.

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Most

MOST (1): japanese punk band formed by Phew (vocals), Seiichi Yamamoto, Yusuke Nishimura, Masayuki Chatani and Hisato Yamamoto. Most (2): Most is a dj from Geneva, mixing lot of italo, disco, electro, hiphop and techno stuff he's spinning records since around 2003 and have a very special touch in his italo mix. He's also mixing italo or disco instrumental with hiphop accapela which give a special approache in his mix and he do it with a very nice feeling.

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Mono

There are at least eight artists sharing the name Mono; The name is used by a Japanese post-rock band, a British trip-hop band, a Dutch post-rock band, a female Austrian reggae artist, a Swedish trance artist, a Korean pop ballad trio, a Polish hip-hop band and a new Dutch indie rock band.
_____________________ Japanese: Mono are a post-rock group from Tokyo, Japan formed in 1999. The songs, all of which are instrumental, are usually focused on layered guitar melodies. Strings and pianos are also prominently featured in some songs.

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Ruins

There are multiple artists with this name: a Japanese prog-rock duo, an Australian black-metal band, a German thrash-metal band, a new wave band, a Canadian ska band, and a Chinese rock band. 1) Ruins is a bass-&-drum duo that formed in Tokyo, Japan, in 1985. They are usually pigeonholed into the category of prog rock. The only constant member of Ruins is the drummer/vocalist Tatsuya Yoshida (吉田達也, Yoshida Tatsuya), who has cycled through four different bassists since the band’s inception.

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