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Brooklyn

Several artist appear under the name Brooklyn: 1)
Pod hlavickou Juanita Juarez na sebe tento producent z Prahy upozornil zejmena albem Spa Boy, vydanem r. 2003 na labelu Quazi Delict (v minulosti zde vyslo napr. Andelem ocenene album Floexe, projekt Bratri Orffove nebo aktualne Soil). Album, kombinace drum&bassu, downtempa a experimentalnejsi hudby, bylo nominovane na Cenu Akademie popularni hudby (Andel); nasledovaly oficialni remixy pro kapely Esctasy of St. Theresa, Skyline, slovenske Veneer, The Slots (cesky remix roku podle casopisu Filter) nebo prazskou Khoibu.

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Mystery Jets

Hailing from Eel Pie Island, London, England Mystery Jets are a prog/psychedelia-influenced British indie band who refer to as many genres as they like without being bound by any of them. Formed in 2005, the band consists of Blaine Harrison (lead vocals, keyboards), his father Henry Harrison (guitar, backing vocals), William Rees (lead guitar), Kai Fish (bass) and Kapil Trivedi (drums). Due to health problems, Henry Harrison no longer tours with the band, but is still involved in writing and recording.

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Rush In Attack

Rush In Attack are a four piece melodic Indie Rock band based in Melbourne, Victoria. In the past year they have been tearing up Melbourne venues such as The Espy, The Arthouse, Pony, IDGAFF, Pogo and Noise Bar with their extremely catchy Pop Rock tunes. Ask them about their influences and you’ll get a wide variety of bands from early 90’s Britpop to Twitchy Electro to Melodic Hardcore. That’s the beauty of Rush In Attack, their sound can only be described as a modern mash up of the last 70 years of popular music in one explosive live set like an 8-Bit assault on the senses.

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The Medics

A Dutch indie/rock band from Utrecht, formed in the spring of 2008. Along the way, The Medics have been labeled as 'Morrissey on speed', but gain also heavy influences from bands like The Strokes, Vampire Weekend and The Killers. Early 2009 The Medics released a three song EP. In October 2010 The Medics released the first single called City. Listen to this single + two remixes.

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The Wombats

There are two artists that share this name: 1) The Wombats are a three-piece indie band from Liverpool, England. They are composed of two native Liverpudlians; front man Matthew Murphy, provider of voice, guitar and keyboards, drummer and b-vocalist Dan Haggis and bass and additional vocalist Tord Øverland-Knudsen, a Norwegian who has made his home in the city. The three met at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. The school gave them the chance to play gigs to over 20,000 people in China. This was one of the band's first trips to play outside the UK.

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Glasvegas

Glasvegas are an alternative/shoegazing band which formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2003, the band is composed of James Allan (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rab Allan (lead guitar), Paul Donoghue (bass guitar) and Jonna Löfgren (drums). Caroline McKay (drums) left the band in March 2010 and was replaced by Lofgren later that year. Their music is influenced by artists such as Wall of Sound producer Phil Spector and other, more recent, bands which share that same aesthetic such as My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus and Mary Chain.

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Elliot

There are at least 2 artists with the name Elliot: 1. An american rock band
2. An experimental hip-hop producer Elliot is a five-piece rock band from the Pacific Northwest playing energetic, acoustic and melodic rock with a heart for social justice. With smooth, pop-influenced vocals, wide open electric guitars, rhythm pianos and soaring harmonies, Elliot's sound is modern and tasteful. Michael Summers, Casey Parnell, Corey Parnell and Nathan Walker were the founding members of what would later become Elliot.

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Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs are a britpop revival band which formed in Leeds, England in early 2003. The band consists of Ricky Wilson (vocals), Andrew White (guitar), Simon Rix (bass), Nick "Peanut" Baines (keyboards) and Nick Hodgson (drums). The band has released three albums as of 2009 and have released 11 singles, including the hits I Predict A Riot, Oh My God, Ruby and Never Miss A Beat. Several members of the band are ardent fans of the English football team Leeds United (as the band originates from Leeds).

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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. Often referred to as "the Manics", they are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet). The band were originally a quartet: lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards mysteriously vanished on 1 February 1995. He was declared presumed deceased in November 2008.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds is the solo moniker of former <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Oasis" class="bbcode_artist">Oasis</a> guitarist and lead song writer Noel Gallagher. The band originates from Manchester, England, and includes former Oasis session pianist Mike Rowe, drummer Jeremy Stacey of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/The+Lemon+Trees" class="bbcode_artist">The Lemon Trees</a> and percussionist Lenny Castro. The band also varies guests on their debut album such as the <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Crouch+End+Festival+Chorus" class="bbcode_artist">Crouch End Festival Chorus</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/The+Wired+Strings" class="bbcode_artist">The Wired Strings</a>.