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Stephanie

Stephanie may refer to at least 4 different artists: 1. Stephanie (ステファニー) is a new Japanese singer who debuted in 2007 under Sony Music Japan with the single 君がいる限り (Kimi ga Iru Kagiri) -anime KISS DUM -ENGAGE planet-'s ending theme song-. Stephanie has an Armenian-American father and a Japanese mother, and lived in California until she was 14. When she was in California she sent demo material to music producer Joe Rinoie, who was very impressed with her.

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植松伸夫

Nobuo Uematsu (Born March 21, 1959) is best known for his composition for the Squaresoft (now Square Enix) games company throughout the 1980s and 1990s, most notably on the Final Fantasy series of games. Composing all his work on the keyboards, he has been hailed as one of the most popular and beloved composers of video game soundtracks. Uematsu enjoyed commercial success with the track "Eyes on Me" from Final Fantasy VIII, performed by Hong Kong singer Faye Wong.

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Flame

There are at least 15 artists with this name: 1) A Finnish black/thrash metal band.
2) A Russian drum and bass producer.
3) A Christian rap/hip-hop artist.
4) A Japanese dance-pop/hip-hop boy band.
5) A South African soul-rock band.
6) A rock band fronted by vocalist Marge Raymond.
7) A Polish rock band.
8) An Estonian band.
9) A Serbian girl band.
10) An American hard rock band.
11) An American R&B female singer.
12) A Swedish hip-hop artist.
13) A British glam rock group.
14) A Stanic funk/reggae/salsa rock band.

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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Merzbow

Merzbow (メルツバウ) is an experimental music project created in Tokyo in 1979 under the direction of musician Masami Akita (秋田昌美). Since 1979, Akita has formed two record labels and has contributed releases to numerous independent record labels. As well as being a prolific artist, he has also written a number of books and has been the editor of several magazines in Japan. He has written about a variety of subjects, mostly about art, avant-garde music and post-modern culture. His more renowned works have been on the topics of BDSM and fetish culture.

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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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Kodo

<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/%E9%BC%93%E7%AB%A5" class="bbcode_artist">鼓童</a> (Kodō) is one of the elite taiko drumming groups today. Based in Sado Island, Japan, they have been a major force in the post-World War II revitalization of taiko drumming, both in Japan and abroad. They regularly tour Japan and the United States. Although the main focus of the performance is taiko drumming, other traditional Japanese musical instruments such as fue and shamisen make an appearance on stage as do traditional dance and vocal performance.

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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