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Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Robert Randolph & The Family Band is a multicultural American blues and funk band composed of Robert Randolph, Marcus Randolph (drums), Danyel Morgan (bass), and Jason Crosby (organ). Frontman Robert Randolph was trained as a pedal steel guitarist in the House of God Church, Keith Dominion, and makes prominent use of the instrument in the band's music. The group's sound is inspired by successful 1970s funk bands such as Earth, Wind & Fire and Sly & the Family Stone, another multicultural band comprised of former members of the Church of God in Christ.

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Mux Mool

“I know it’s electronic music,” Brian Lindgren says, “but sometimes I feel like an old-timey traveling musician with an M-Audio Trigger Finger instead of a guitar.” As Mux Mool, Lindgren has been criss-crossing the country by himself for years, collecting records, loops, and samples, and rocking parties in towns both large and boondock-small. Lindgren is a self-confessed nerd to the bone, an incurable doodler, a Star Trek: The Next Generation fan; he lives on energy drinks and barely sleeps, spending his days working on music and his nights absorbing Internet memes by the hard-drive load.

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Syl Johnson

Syl Johnson (b. July 1, 1936) is an American blues and soul singer and music producer. Born Sylvester Thompson in Holly Springs, Mississippi, Johnson sang and played with blues artists Magic Sam, Billy Boy Arnold, Junior Wells and Howlin' Wolf in the 1950s, before recording with Jimmy Reed for Vee-Jay in 1959. He made his solo debut that same year with Federal, a subsidiary of King Records of Cincinnati, backed by Freddie King on guitar.

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Fort Knox Five

Fort Knox Five is a DJ collective out of Washington DC. Their style ranges from eclectic downbeat & hip hop, to upbeat funk and breaks. They have DJed in Russia, Germany, Greece, Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Canada. FK5 fuse live instrumentation with modern electronics to create a funk-driven sound. They've remixed Tito Puente, Louis Armstrong, Tower of Power, A Skillz and Krafty Kuts, Dynamo Productions, and Mo'Horizons. They produced four tracks on Afrika Bambaataa's album "Dark Matter" on Tommy Boy Records.

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Earl

1) A german indie rock band. <a href="http://www.facebook.com/stayEARL" rel="nofollow">http://www.facebook.com/stayEARL</a> 2) <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Earl+Sweatshirt" class="bbcode_artist">Earl Sweatshirt</a> is the youngest member of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, the foul-mouthed, skating, rap crew from LA. Earl was only sixteen years old when he recorded his 2010 album, 'Earl'.
'Earl' was released by OFWGKTA for free on their blog, just as they did with all their other albums.
Earl was at the Coral Reef Academy in Samoa with no way out until February 2012. Golf Wang

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Fishbone

Fishbone is a long-lived, influential band, self-described as jazzy ska-gospel punk rock-reggae. The band was formed in 1979 in the ghettos of South Central Los Angeles by Angelo Moore, also known as "Dr. Madd Vibe" (vocals, saxophones ranging from soprano to bass, and theremin); Kendall Jones (guitar); John Norwood Fisher (bass); Philip "Fish" Fisher (drums); "Dirty" Walter A. Kibby II (trumpet); and Chris Dowd (keyboards, trombone).

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The Liberators

There are at least two bands under this name. A Dutch rock band and a Australian afrobeat-centered act. - The Liberators was a band from the southern Dutch province Limburg and based in the city of Maastricht.
The band existed from 1979 until 1992 playin' all over Europe. Concerts from Bergen (Norway) all the way down to the Canarian Island and worldfamoust in Maastricht. The band made three albums for Polydor, and the Belgium KKRecords.

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Scat

SCAT is an English techno-electronica project by Dorset based Bill Moseley with collaborations from various other local Artists. Scat is also a band that plays jazz, specialising in original gospel music and jazz standards. The unrivalled jazz act has picked up a 2004 American Gospel Music Award and when you see them jam you’ll know why. SCAT brings together Queensland’s best musical talent with Jeremy O’Connor on double bass, Trent Bryson-Dean on drums, Chris Poulsen on keys and Craig Burnett on vocals.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are a funk rock band based in Hollywood, California and was formed in 1983, in Los Angeles, California. The band currently consists of founding members Anthony Kiedis (vocals) and Michael "Flea" Balzary (bass) along with longtime member Chad Smith (drums). Guitarist John Frusciante quietly left the band on good terms in early 2008. On January 2nd 2010 Josh Klinghoffer was announced as Frusciante's replacement.